On Sunday, August 20, Asheville School will kick off the 118th academic year of the school. The following day, every Asheville School student will travel to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to witness the 2017 solar eclipse from the path of totality.
On Tuesday, August 15, members of the Asheville School community joined the Abernethy family and Head of School Arch Montgomery to dedicate the Abernethy Tennis Pavilion in honor and memory of Jill Abernethy.
A surge of playing and coaching experience is coming to Asheville School's Arbogast Field ahead of the 2017 fall season. Asheville School welcomes Ben Williamson, Christon Gill and Geoffrey Strickland, who join Head Coach Gus Schill and Assistant Coach Lecky Haller on the Blues' coaching staff.
Parent Reception - Opening Day - Sunday, August 20
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the conclusion of Opening Day, parents are invited to gather at the Century Room in Pack's Tavern in downtown Asheville. Parents will be asked to depart campus by 6:15 p.m. on Opening Day, and this marks an excellent opportunity for Asheville School's parent community to meet and mingle.
Pack's Tavern Address: 20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801
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"Asheville School prepares kids for life. If the kids take it seriously and really try, it creates in them a sense of life skills early on that will carry them through college and the workplace.Gary Dickinson, Class of 1974
Father of Meredith 2014 and Hudson 2017 (Sarasota, FL)
"Because of the spirit of Asheville School and the support from all of the faculty and staff, my child has been given the desire and the tools to become the student and the citizen that she wants to be. Joanna has developed friendships that will be with her a lifetime."Lisa Cromartie
Mother of Joanna, Class of 2017 (Leesburg, GA)
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