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NASA Pioneer Dr. Christine Darden to speak at Asheville School January 11, 2018

Dr. Christine Darden, who is featured in Margot Lee Shetterly's best-seller "Hidden Figures," was hired at NASA in 1967 as a Computer/Data Analyst, and over the course of her career became the first African-American woman promoted into the Senior Executive Service at the NASA Langley Research Center. Join us on January 11 for her talk, "From Monroe, N.C. to NASA," in the Walker Arts Center's Graham Theater. Reserve your ticket.

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AP Art Students Learn from Professional Asheville Artists

Students taking Advanced Placement Studio Art at Asheville School recently had the opportunity to visit local studios, galleries and architecture firms to connect with professional artists in Asheville -- thanks to the school's new community arts initiative.

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Students Perform in Youth Symphonies Across Carolinas

On Sunday, October 29, Mac Waters 2018 will perform in the Carolina Youth Symphony Orchestra at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. On Wednesday, November 1, Lia Sprouse 2021 and Grace Vo 2020 will perform with the Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra in Asheville's Diana Wortham Theatre.


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Karma Sherpa to Address Asheville School Community in November 2 Convocation

On Thursday, November 2, Asheville School will welcome Karma Sherpa, executive director and co-founder of The Small World, a nonprofit organization that supports community development and girls' education in rural Nepal. The Small World works with Asheville School's service learning partner, Students Shoulder to Shoulder.

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Undefeated Blues Tennis Team Earns No. 4 Seed in State Tournament

Asheville School's girls tennis team has earned a no. 4 seed as they enter the 3A North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) state tournament this week. The Blues have a first round bye and will go into the second round with an impressive 12-0 undefeated season.

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Mac Waters 2018 Selected for North Carolina Honors Chorus

Asheville School senior Mac Waters has been selected for the North Carolina High School Honors Chorus. This prestigious chorus is made up of the most dedicated choral students from across the state, and this is the second consecutive year that Waters earned this honor.

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Inaugural Rabun Gap Day Set for October 14

Saturday, October 14, marks Asheville School's first Rabun Gap Day, during which the entire Asheville School community will travel to Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School for a full slate of athletic contests and spirit activities.

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Asheville School Dramatic Society Presents &quot;Birds of Paradise&quot;

Join us October 19-21 for the Dramatic Society's fall production, "Birds of Paradise." The show promises to entertain—it has comedy, drama, tenderness and wit and comes from the minds of David Evans and the book writer for the popular Broadway show "Wicked," Winnie Holzman.

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Celebrating the International Day of Peace

Asheville School students have participated in a range of activities to celebrate the United Nation's International Day of Peace. One of those activities included a Vespers service that featured students' reflections on peace through song, instrumentation, dance and written word.

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Blues Tennis Celebrates Important Win

On Friday, September 8, the Asheville School Varsity Girls Tennis Team pulled out a critical victory against Greensboro Day School. This marked the team's second match of the season compared to Greensboro Day's sixth, and the Blues came out on top 6-3 over the more seasoned team.

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Asheville School Recognizes 50 years of Racial Integration

In recognition of the school's 50th anniversary of racial integration, Asheville School plans to host three dynamic speakers who will discuss multicultural issues. The first of those speakers will be Gil Prince, long time member of the Asheville School Board of Trustees and one of the three first black students to enroll at Asheville School.

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Asheville School Launches Service Saturdays

Every other Saturday, the entire school community joins together to learn about aspects of service before using the day to work on projects both on campus and throughout the Asheville area.

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Blues Dive Into Fall Athletic Season

The fall athletic season is underway and the Blues are off to a great start. With large lineups in cross country, tennis, and football and talent cropping up across the board, the 2017 season promises to be one to watch!

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