This year's Middle School Turkey Trot looked a little different than usual, but its results were the same as in any previous year: more than $12,000 raised in support of Harvest Hope Food Bank.
While the Turkey Trot, held each year on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, is traditionally an opportunity for all Middle School students and faculty to raise money for Harvest Hope by walking, running, and dancing along the Heathwood track together, this year's Turkey Trot had to be reimagined in... Read More
Six Heathwood Upper School students took part in the 2020 NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference, spending the week of Dec. 1-4 working with fellow independent school students from across the nation to develop cross-cultural communication skills, learn how to design effective strategies for social justice practice, and more.
The participating students were Justin Ansley, Annie Benoit, Allison Davis, Genevieve Marterer, Liam Quan, and Myles Roberts. Their faculty mentors were Director... Read More
Heathwood Hall senior Ronnie Porter has been named Mr. Richland County Football Player of the Year. The award caps off a stellar season in which Ronnie rushed for more than 1600 yards, scored 15 touchdowns, and had 98 tackles and seven sacks.
“Ronnie is an outstanding football player but an even better person,” said Heathwood coach Danny Lewis. “He means so much to our Heathwood Hall football program and our community. I’m tickled to death for him and I’m excited to watch what the next phase... Read More
Heathwood is proud to be the 2020 recipient of the South Carolina Independent Schools Association’s Charles A. Beach Volunteer of the Year Award.
In the words of SCISA President Dr. Spencer Jordan, Heathwood “has a volunteer spirit like none other. From using their facilities for our association’s Cross Country State Championships and Basketball Tournament Playoffs to Student Government retreats and All Star Games, this school exemplifies volunteerism in every aspect of their existence. The... Read More
Heathwood's Les Savants chapter of the National Honor Society has welcomed 21 new members. Two seniors and 19 juniors have been tapped for NHS membership.
The new members are:
Hagood Tighe... Read More
Seven Heathwood alumni are among the 40 young writers from across the state featured in the South Carolina Honors College's new anthology Writing South Carolina: Selections from the 5th Annual High School Writing Contest.
The Highlanders whose work was published in the anthology are Christina Altman, Genevieve Altman, Marie Charlotte Dememtriades, Justice Hill, Melina Manos, Athraya Murali, and Alyce Petit, all members of the Class of 2018.
All the essays in the anthology address the... Read More
Averaging 20.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and two blocks per game, Wilson led the Aces to an 18-4 record, and the No. 1 seed. As a result, she ran away with MVP, falling four votes shy of winning the award unanimously. Read More..
This year looks different at Heathwood in some notable ways. But in many ways it's also felt similar to every other year at Heathwood: students who are enthusiastic about learning and educators who are passionate about teaching coming together for substantive and meaningful experiences both in the classroom and beyond.
Since pandemic safety guidelines prevent us from opening our campus to visitors as fully as we normally would, we created this video to give both current and prospective... Read More