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Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
By now you’re probably aware of new Head of School Chris Hinchey’s impressive resume as a teacher, administrator, and coach. But did you know about his passion for lawn care, his secret love of ‘80s rap music, or his unusual taste in donuts? Read on to learn about all of that plus his feelings about Southern food, SEC sports and more. What attracted you to the Head of School position at Heathwood? The sense of community.  The students are known, and the teachers care about each other and... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
Steve Victory joins Heathwood this year as Head Football Coach and Head Baseball Coach. Hailing from Metarie, LA, Victory has a long track record of success coaching independent school athletics in Louisiana and Texas, including a 29-8 overall record and two district championships as Head Football Coach at Metarie Park Country Day School. Read our interview with him to learn more about why he’s excited to be working with a young Heathwood football team, and why he’d like to see more Heathwood... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
Lions, tigers, and bears (oh, my!) invaded Heathwood’s campus this summer when we hosted Workshop Theatre’s June 25-28 production of Wizard of Oz.  Directed by Heathwood drama teacher EG Engle, the show featured some 60 young actors ranging in age from four to 17, including Heathwood students Gracie and Maggie Tanner, Marra Edwards, and Ellie Hedgepath. This was Engle’s fifth year directing summer children’s theatre for Workshop, and the first time Heathwood hosted one of Workshop’s plays.... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
Combining high performance in the classroom and on the playing field is a tricky balance, but it’s one that Senior Brandon Hill has pulled off with aplomb. Brandon’s academic record alone would qualify him for admission to any one of a number of elite colleges. But thanks to his elite-level talent in football, he’s one of the lucky few who won’t have to sweat the college admission process—he’s already committed to Duke. Heathwood fans know Brandon is a special player. And they’re not the only... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
Thad Moore (’11) just graduated from college but already holds the distinction of being one of the most famous journalists in the country. Or at least, the most famous journalism intern in the country.   Thad was a month into an internship on the business desk at the Washington Post this summer when a software glitch caused the computers to go down on the New York Stock Exchange. Through a combination of journalistic instinct and luck, Thad was the first reporter at a major news outlet to... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
Thank you for your contribution to the 2014-2015 Heathwood Hall Annual Fund.  Because of you, we were able to raise $343,423 and make a major impact on our school. Your financial gifts to Heathwood Hall enhance our ability to offer an exceptional educational experience for each and every student on campus.  We appreciate your continued support! A very special thank you goes to the 2014-2015 Annual Fund Leadership: Early Childhood and Lower School Chairs: Pence and J. P. Scurry Middle... Read More
Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015
​Hostas, Hydrangeas, Ferns and more for your southern shade garden.  Heathwood Hall’s annual fall plant sale is just around the corner.  Our fall theme this year is Plants of the Shade Garden.   We will be offering many exciting cultivars of Southern classic perennials.  There will also be a limited number of end of the year sale items and a few cool season vegetables.   Warm days and cool nights are the absolute best times for southern gardening plant establishment.  Join us Friday, October... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 14, 2015
Visiting authors Kate Klise and Bob Buyea are both visiting campus this week and will be working with students in grades K-8 and 12. Kate Klise is the award-winning author of picture and chapter books, many of which are illustrated by her sister Sarah.  Ms. Klise and her sister have been collaborating on creating books since they were 10 and 11 years old.  They say their current books are a great improvement over their first one.  In addition to her books, Ms. Klise has also written for ... Read More
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2015
At its annual all-school Convocation ceremony on September 9, Heathwood Hall installed Christopher P. (Chris) Hinchey as its new Head of School. The installation was performed by the Right Reverend Andrew Waldo, Bishop of the Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Upper South Carolina. Holy Eucharist was celebrated by the school’s student body, faculty, staff, and trustees. Hinchey’s appointment as Head of School began July 1. Prior to assuming the Headship, he was Head of the Upper School. Hinchey... Read More
Posted by Wilson collects 30 points in the title match on Sunday, July 26, 2015
2014 alum A’ja Wilson and Team USA captured their sixth consecutive FIBA U19 World Championship after their 78-70 victory in the title game over host nation, Russia.   The Americans (7-0) dominated throughout the tournament, before a close match in the championship final as the Russians (6-1) stormed out to early leads throughout the first half.  However, as the Highlander faithful can attest, it’s only a matter of time before A’ja dominates in a big game! Wilson collected 30 points (a USA ... Read More