Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
             Heathwood 3rd Grader Jack Hinchey is this year’s independent school/homeschool winner of Congressman Joe Wilson’s “Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places” essay contest, which invites elementary school students in South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district to write about their favorite part of South Carolina History. Congressman Wilson visited Ms. Whiteman and Ms. Harris’s 3rd grade class on May 20 to present Jack with a certificate, and then recognized Jack on the floor of the U.S. ... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
​Heathwood Middle School Art Teacher Clare Scurry is this year’s winner of the Columbia Museum of Art’s Mac Arthur Goodwin Award for excellence in education in the arts. She is also one of two winners of this year’s Earl H. Devanny award, given to a member of the Heathwood community who has been significant in the development of the school and who reflects the values and principles upon which Heathwood Hall was founded. Mrs. Scurry, who is retiring this year after 23 years of teaching at... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
A strong season ended in impressive—and dramatic—fashion for the Boys Varsity Soccer Team, who made it all the way to the state finals before falling to perennial powerhouse Porter Gaud in a hard-fought championship game. Expectations for the team were high from the start, as evidenced by a preseason #3-in-the-state ranking. With a 14-7-1 record and a strong preseason tournament performance, the team mostly lived up to expectations, and earned a playoff berth—and that’s when things got ... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
The awards just keep coming for rising Senior Jaylen Davis’s scientific research. After earning 1st place for both her written work and her oral presentation at this year’s South Carolina Junior Academy of Sciences conference in April, Jaylen recently learned that she is also one of 11 students statewide (and the only student from an independent school) chosen to represent South Carolina at the AJAS (American Junior Academy of Science) and AAAS  (American Association of the Advancement of... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Heathwood’s 2015-16 yearbook was the clear standout in this year’s SCISAcompetition, winning three of five categories and receiving honorable mention in a fourth. The ambitious approach of this year’s editors, who held the book to consistently high standards and greatly expanded coverage of programs, events, and experiences all across campus, was validated with SCISA awards for Best Photography, Best Copywriting, and the Best All Around Yearbook, as well as an honorable mention for Layout and ... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2016
​ Heathwood parents Linda Rogers and Sharon Savoca are this year’s recipients of the Hickman Award. Named for Steve Hickman, Heathwood’s seventh head of school and his wife, Mary, who were committed to Heathwood Hall and gave tirelessly to our warm school community, the Hickman Award is given to a member of the Heathwood parent body who demonstrates “selfless commitment, consistent involvement over a period of years, and a willingness to serve in ways that enhance the daily life of the ... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2016
​Heathwood Hall alumnus, parent, and trustee Kirby D. Shealy III (’89, P ’18) is the inaugural recipient of the Anne Thornhill Weston Award. Named for longtime Heathwood teacher and administrator Anne Weston, the award honors a Heathwood alum who has followed in Anne’s footsteps, sharing her belief in the dignity of all people and the mission of Episcopal schools to serve with faith, hope, and love. Through his service to Heathwood and to the community at large, Kirby exemplifies those values... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2016
It’s that time of year again, when teachers are putting together summer reading lists for their students—but don’t parents deserve to do some great reading over the summer too? With that in mind, we asked Heathwood teachers and staff what great books they’ve read lately or what books they’re looking forward to picking up this summer. We suggested a few categories: great literature, great beach reads, great parenting books, and great nonfiction. Here’s what our faculty and staff suggest:  ... Read More
Posted by Willis Ware on Monday, May 16, 2016
After earning last year’s state runner-up trophy with an unprecedented score (125 pts.) for a second place team, the Lady Highlanders knew the 2016 season would be a rebuilding year. After all, the team would lose nearly 50 points due to graduation. The expectations for 2016  were to gain experience, be competitive in the region and finish in the top four at state. The team entered Saturday’s state championship as huge underdogs to Porter Gaud and Ashley Hall. Yet, with just 10 girls competing... Read More
Posted by Andrew Richardson on Friday, May 6, 2016
A familiar and legendary name in football will be on the Heathwood Hall sideline this fall, as former Byrnes HS standout, South Carolina All-American, and San Francisco 49er Marcus Lattimore has joined the Highlander Football staff! Lattimore, who graduates today from USC, has served as an ambassador for the University after concluding his professional career, in addition to creating and maintaining the Marcus Lattimore Foundation. Marcus will work within all phases of the HHES program, serving... Read More

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