An essay by Asheville School senior Richard Baek has been accepted for publication in The Concord Review, a prestigious academic journal that showcases excellent research papers written by secondary school students.
The Asheville School Track and Field Team traveled to the 3A NCISAA Championships on Saturday, May 20. The Blues came away with two state champions: S'Khaja Charles in shot put and Moss Rerkpattanapipat in the 300m Hurdles.
Asheville School senior Chris Amoroso is a recipient of Davidson College's esteemed John Montgomery Belk Scholarship. There are only eight Belk Scholars named each year from applicants across the world.
Asheville School seniors Ben Adair, Liz Campbell, and Cordelia Gaupo were three of the four winners of the 2017 Junior Achievement Business Ethics Luncheon essay contest. The contest is open to area high school students and winning essays are named in four separate categories.
Congratulations to senior Kechelle Robinson on signing to play field hockey at Newberry College!
Asheville School seniors Mitchell Frisch and Sarah Jane "SJ" Kline have been selected to play on North Carolina high school lacrosse exhibition teams which showcase the best high school senior lacrosse players in the state. Frisch has been invited to play in the Bull City All Star's Cullen Classic for Cancer. Kline has been selected to play in the Girls NC Senior Showcase.
Last week, four Asheville School students traveled across the country to Kansas City, Missouri to participate in the Youth Action Project, which aims to build community and self-efficacy through the understanding and exploration of diversity.
The Asheville School community is excited to welcome Lynn Gilliland to the Office of Advancement beginning this summer. Gilliland will take on a new role as the director of parent engagement, serving as the point of contact for all Asheville School families, both current and past.
Asheville School junior Alec Sands is from the Bahamas and recently returned home to represent his country in the CARIFTA 2017 Swimming Championships.
Rachel Kuehn '19, Abby Kriegler '19, Rashad Morrison '17, and the boys swim team have been invited to the May 7 Western North Carolina Sports Award Banquet hosted by the Mountain Amateur Athletic Club.
Congratulations to Christina Pyfrom, who has committed to the swim team at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky!
This May, Asheville School's Fine Arts Program will present "Fragments of Frankenstein," an original multimedia adaptation of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" imagined through dance, original music and poetry, film, and large-scale art installation.
Congratulations to Nathan Alleyne '18, who has been named the winner of Asheville School's annual Shakespeare Recitation competition, a school tradition that now goes back more than 30 years.
Asheville School will welcome Margaret Edson, who won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play "Wit," to speak at the annual Founders' Day convocation. She will speak in the Walker Art Center's Graham Theater on Thursday, April 27 at 7:15 p.m.
Asheville School senior Richard Baek was recently published in the PPE Review: Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Baek's piece, "The Right to Speak: Free Speech Issues in Somalia," was one of eight articles featured in the biannual journal's February 2017 issue.
Congratulations to coach Frank Kriegler, who has been named Western North Carolina boys swim coach of the year, to Asheville School's five athletes who earned All-WNC honors in swimming, and to the 10 athletes on the team who earned honorable mentions!
Congratulations to senior Rashad Morrison on committing to play football for Williams College!
On April 6, 2017, Asheville School will welcome Frances Jensen to speak about adolescent brain development as it relates to risk-taking behavior, with an emphasis on adolescent substance abuse.
Mountain Xpress recently released their annual "Kids Issue," which features creative work by K-12 students from the Asheville area. For 2017, their theme was "What Matters to Me?" The two-part issue featured work from several Asheville School students.
During the week of March 20 to 24, Asheville School will welcome Kelly Bartnik, who will lead discussions and workshops with Asheville School students and the larger Asheville community.
On Thursday, March 23, Asheville School will host alumni artists Betsey Ambler '77 and Leslie Keller '77 for their exhibition, "Two Friends, Two Visions." The opening will be in the Walker Art Center's Crawford Art Gallery from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
On February 25, Harlan ran in his first-ever marathon: the notoriously difficult Black Mountain Marathon. He came in 8th place out of the 218 runners who completed the race!
On Friday, March 3, Asheville School will host the school's annual World Awareness Day, a day of special programming that encourages students to explore a variety of topics on global issues.
Asheville School's boys and girls swim teams took third place at the NCISAA State Championship meet on February 20. While competing in Greensboro, NC, the Blues earned three state championships and shattered seven school records.
Asheville School junior Paul Hill, in his first year of wrestling, earned a third place finish in the 220-pound division at the NCISAA State Tournament.