Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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
Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020
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
Posted on Friday, December 4, 2020
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
Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020
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
Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2020
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: Kayla Barnes Dasha Caughman Addie-Grace Cook Robert Golden Henry Haywood Morgan Iseman Janae Johnson John McCants Brooklyn Moore William Morris London Patel Pete Peterson Alexander Roberts M Roney Ryan Shelley Ellie Singerling Christina Smith Savannah Smith Caroline Tinch Austin Tuller Hagood Tighe... Read More
Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020
  Alum Marty Fort '93, Columbia music school director patents invention to motivate music students. The Invention has been patented and being used worldwide. Read More  
Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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
Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020
  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..
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020
  Congratulations to alumna Emily Harrold '08 for winning a Southeast Emmy Award for her documentary on Bakari Sellers, While I Breathe, I Hope.  Click here to read more and find out how to watch.
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020
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

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