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Posted by Andrew Richardson on Monday, February 8, 2016
Saturday, February 6 marked the first-ever appearance in the SCISA State Wrestling Championship final for the Highlander Varsity wrestlers, as they faced off against two-time defending state champion Cardinal Newman.  After defeating archrival Hammond in the semifinals, Heathwood entered the contest, held in the Hammond gymnasium, as the underdog but quickly proved to be ready for the challenge. On the mat, the Highlanders gave the Cardinals everything they could handle and more, winning the... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
With spring just around the corner, the Plaid Peddler has been getting in lots of new Heathwood gear. Below are just a few of the great new items now available. To purchase any of these items, stop by the Plaid Peddler Monday-Thursday between 8:15-4, or call store manager Antara Brandner at 803-231-7740. Plaid D-ring Belt  - 1 1/8” wide Sizes: Small - 7/8, Medium - 10/12, Large - 14, XL - 16 Cost: $17   GEAR Big Cotton Crews - 9 oz 80/20 cotton Sizes: Adult XS - XL Colors: Navy, White... Read More
Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016
​ Heathwood Hall 10th graders Ruth Dibble and Kate Nassab were honored as semifinalists at this year’s South Carolina Department of Defense Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, held at the University of South Carolina on January 29, 2016. Ruth and Kate were among some 80 students from 25 SC schools who made research presentations at the event, which promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level. Heathwood students... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016
What do you want to do when you grow up? That’s a question Heathwood Middle School students got to explore for several hours on January 26, when more than 20 Heathwood alumni, parents, and friends came by and talked with the students about their careers. Guest speakers included attorneys, physicians, members of the military, a teacher, a professor, an engineer, a chef, an entrepreneur, an architect, a social worker, two associate athletics directors at USC, and more. Lt. Kevin Hoover from the... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015
​Heathwood Senior McKenna Savoca has been named this year’s Friday Night Rivals George Sink Injury Lawyers Scholar Athlete of the Year by WACH Fox of Columbia.  The award recognizes students for excellence in sports and in the classroom, both of which McKenna has displayed in abundance. In addition to maintaining a spot on Heathwood’s honor role throughout high school, she’s also been a standout athlete who was undefeated in the #1 spot on Heathwood’s tennis team this year and has made the all... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 11, 2015
​Heathwood Hall is proud to be the recipient of this year’s Green Neighborhood/Community Group Award from Keep the Midlands Beautiful. The award recognizes the school both for all the gardens and other green projects on campus and for the clean-up and beautification work student and parent volunteers have done in the surrounding community. Much of that work, both on campus and beyond, is an outgrowth of Heathwood’sSEED program. Formed in 2011, SEED (School Environmental Education) is a faculty... Read More
Posted by Thad Moore, '11 on Friday, December 11, 2015
Susan McGuire has spent years reading college applications, both as an admissions counselor picking students-to-be and as an adviser helping them make the cut. Her first job after college was as Assistant Director of Admissions and Academic Advisor at her alma mater, Brown University. In her 20+-year career, she has also worked as a college counselor for veterans at the University of Pennsylvania, a college counselor at Rhode Island’s Moses Brown School, and Associate Director of Admissions and... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015
Derek and Alice Barker are 2015-16 chairs of the 1951 Society, which recognizes donors who contribute $1,951 or more to the Heathwood Hall Annual Fund during the fiscal year. Here they talk about why they’ve made giving to Heathwood a priority and how annual giving impacts the school in ways both expected and unexpected.   Why do you support Heathwood through the Annual Fund, a gift above and beyond what you pay for tuition? We support the Annual Fund because we recognize that tuition only... Read More
Posted on Monday, December 7, 2015
On a day when there were five holiday-themed races for Midlands residents to choose from, Heathwood Hall’s Deck the Hall race and reindeer games attracted a record crowd of 300 runners and raised $4,000 in support of Winston’s Wish and Salvation Army flood relief efforts. Featuring 5K and 2K trail races, and a 400 meter race and reindeer games for the youngest runners, Deck the Hall offers participants of all ages a chance to get a great workout on Heathwood’s beautiful cross country course,... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 4, 2015
Twenty-five alumni from the classes of 1994 to 2015 played in Heathwood’s first annual alumni flag football game on November 25, 2015. Officiated by Rip Blackstone, David Prezioso, and Ned Prezioso, the game was hard-fought but the Navy Team, featuring younger alumni, ultimately prevailed over the White Team, featuring members of the classes of 1994-2004, with a score of 84-42. The game featured a celebrity guest, former Heathwood football coach John Day, and participants and their fan bases... Read More