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Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017
We are excited to welcome 16 new faculty members to Heathwood for the 2017-18 school year. They bring with them a wealth of experience in the classroom and beyond, and are already making their presence felt academically and in our community.  They are: Mary Kay Deese – Assistant Head of Early Childhood and Lower School Mary Kay is joining us with over 20 years of experience in the classroom and as curriculum coordinator and trainer for the International Baccalaureate program.  She has a B.... Read More
Posted by John Caballero on Friday, June 30, 2017
Fifteen Heathwood Hall students traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to present their award winning one-act play at the International Thespian Festival.  The drama students, accompanied by Drama Teacher E.G. Engle, were selected to present their play, Dark Road, based on their performance at the South Carolina Drama Festival.  Their state performance earned the Chapter Select designation, qualifying them to perform in the national festival.  Dark Road, written by Laura Lundgren Smith, is the story... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  First they were All-Region, then All-State. Now Heathwood boys varsity soccer players JD Davis and Aidan Powers have been named NSCAA Scholar All-Americans—two of just 26 players nationwide to earn that honor. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America selects the Scholar All-Americans from a pool of high school seniors who have achieved at a high level academically and as soccer players and have performed significant community service. “This is massive,” said Heathwood Head... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
High School Sports Report has named Heathwood Girls Track & Field Coach Willis Ware 2017 SCISA AAA Coach of the Year, Senior Rachael Whittaker Miss SC Track, Junior Maryah Nasir AAA Track Athlete of the Year, and Junior Nadia Deas to the HSSR-SCISA All-State Girls Track Team. Those awards cap off a season in which the Lady Highlanders won the state championship after being state runner-up four years in a row. Heathwood finished 2nd in the 2016 state meet by 1 point and won the 2017 meet... Read More
Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017
  Have you made your gift to the 2016-2017 Annual Fund? There is still time to join 100% of Faculty, Staff and Board and 70% of current parents who have already given this year.  So much more is possible because you give.  Participation by all community members is essential, and each gift in any size make a difference in students’ lives.  Learn more about the impact of your gift and participate today by visiting The deadline for all gifts this... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
You’ve probably already gotten your kids’ summer reading lists, and maybe your kids have already started making their way through the books their teachers have recommended. But what about your summer reading? Whether you’re looking for a fun page-turner to take to the beach or a literary classic or a nonfiction work that’s full of great information and insight, Heathwood parents deserve a great summer reading list too. So we asked Heathwood faculty and staff what they’ve read and loved lately... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
When the Class of 2017 traveled to Johns Island the weekend before graduation to spend three days performing much-needed repairs for elderly homeowners, they became the 30th Heathwood class to do so. Over those 30 years, Heathwood students, faculty, and staff have provided assistance to hundreds of Johns Island residents. In the process, members of the senior class also have one last chance to spend time together in a meaningful way before graduating and going off in many different... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Heathwood’s Middle School Boys Lacrosse Team posted an impressive undefeated season in 2017, pulling off win after win against the likes of seasoned programs at Hammond and AC Flora as well as against club teams in the region. The team benefited from great buzz about the experience of last year’s participants, which brought out even more players this year. Great coaching also had a lot to do with the team’s success, with Head Coach (and Upper School Head) George Scouten ably assisted by... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017
If you’ve been near the Middle School lately, you might have noticed some extra splashes of color here and there around the building. The brightly painted squares of concrete both in front of and behind the Middle School are creations of the 7th grade class and are designed to call attention to Heathwood’s storm drains and their importance in our aquatic ecosystem. “Our goal was to remind citizens how the storm drain system works and how important it is to keep the water clean, since it... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Middle School and Upper School Librarian Nancy Reeder, who is retiring this year after 44 years of service to Heathwood, is the 2017 recipient of the Devanny Award. Earl H. Devanny was headmaster of Heathwood Hall Episcopal School from 1972 until his death in 1977.  The Earl H. Devanny Memorial Award is given by Heathwood Hall Episcopal School each year to a member of the Heathwood community who has been significant in the development of the School and who reflects values and principles upon... Read More