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Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018
Heathwood's 2017-18 yearbook has been named Best All Around by the South Carolina Independent School Association. This is the second time in the past three years that Heathwood has earned that honor. The Heathwood yearbook also won Best Theme Development, and received Honorable Mention in all three other categories in which yearbooks were evaluated--Photography, Layout/Design, and Copywriting. Heathwood was the only school to be recognized in all five categories. The 2017-18 yearbook staff... Read More
Posted by Tim McKnight on Monday, May 14, 2018
Science and medieval history met in the halls of Heathwood's Upper School this month in the 9th grade's trebuchet project. At the end of the year, students in the 9th grade Physics 1 and World History classes complete a cross-curricular project involving the very successful medieval siege engine known as a trebuchet.  In their history class the students study life in medieval castles as well as the innovations made by early engineers in the area of mechanized warfare. After conducting... Read More
Posted by Willis Ware on Monday, May 7, 2018
The Heathwood Hall girls track team won the SCISA AAA State Championship in Charleston on Saturday thanks to outstanding performances by four seniors. Team captains Nadia Deas and Maryah Nasir led the charge that helped the team finish ahead of second place Porter Gaud by 33.5 points. The Lady Highlanders won 9 events and finished 2nd in another three events, giving the team first or second place finishes in 12 of 17 events. Deas won the long jump, sailing 17 feet and one half inch. She went... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018
Junior William Scouten and sophomore Riana Shelley are the 2018 winners of the Columbia Breakfast Optimist Club's Oratorical Contest. This is the third year in a row that Heathwood students have won both the male and female categories in the competition and the second year in a row that William has been the male winner. The topic of this year's competition was "Where are My Roots of Optimism?" William and Riana each were awarded $500 in scholarship money at the April 21 local contest and... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018
Fifteen thousand meals are on their way to hungry children overseas thanks to Heathwood Hall middle schoolers and parent volunteers. On Friday, May 4, Heathwood’s 7th and 8th grade classes, along with teachers, staff, and parents, packaged 15,000 meals for the aid group Rise Against Hunger in just two hours. The meals will be delivered to schoolchildren in other countries where hunger is prevalent. The Heathwood event was the brainchild of 8th grader Addie Grace Cook, who was inspired by a... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018
Eight members of the Heathwood Class of 2018 and five members of the Class of 2019 were inducted into the prestigious Cum Laude Society on April 18. The new inductees are seniors Lydia Comer, Lawson Leidinger, Isabelle Lord, Emmye Mullins, Paris Tomlin, Ray Wang, Jim Xue, Coco Yuan; and juniors Davis Buchanan, Julia Lauterbach, Ben Mathews, Kathleen Powers, and Kate Willhide. They join seven members of the Class of 2018 who were inducted last year: Marie Charlotte Demetriades, Ruth Dibble,... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Fourteen Heathwood Upper School students collectively won 18 awards for their original scientific research at the 2018 meeting of the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science at Presbyterian College on April 14. Altogether, 35 Heathwood students presented their research at SCJAS. All are participants in Heathwood’s Honors Science Research Program, through which students design, implement, and analyze results from an independent experimental research project. Heathwood is one of just seven... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Since Coach Lynn Humphrey took over the golf program in the mid-90’s, she’s had brothers, sisters, even twins, but never what she’s encountered this season.   The Boys Golf program currently features three different sets of brothers as the Lucas’ (senior Daniel and freshman James), Lamar’s (freshman William and 6th-grader Thomas), and King’s (senior Robert, and sophomore twins Manning and McLain) are all competing for the Highlanders this spring.  To say that the teammates are close is... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Since Coach Lynn Humphrey took over the golf program in the mid-90’s, she’s had brothers, sisters, even twins, but never what she’s encountered this season.   The Boys Golf program currently features three different sets of brothers as the Lucas’ (senior Daniel and freshman James), Lamar’s (freshman William and 6th-grader Thomas), and King’s (senior Robert, and sophomore twins Manning and McLain) are all competing for the Highlanders this spring.  To say that the teammates are close is... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Since Coach Lynn Humphrey took over the golf program in the mid-90’s, she’s had brothers, sisters, even twins, but never what she’s encountered this season.   The Boys Golf program currently features three different sets of brothers as the Lucas’ (senior Daniel and freshman James), Lamar’s (freshman William and 6th-grader Thomas), and King’s (senior Robert, and sophomore twins Manning and McLain) are all competing for the Highlanders this spring.  To say that the teammates are close is... Read More

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