The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers recognized nine Asheville School students in the 2017 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards.
The latest Alumni Profile catches up with Hyechang Rhim '10, who is busy with medical school, running ultramarathons, and coaching in his spare time.
Asheville School's annual Fifth Form College Weekend is scheduled for Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11. The weekend will give parents and students a chance to talk to college admissions professionals to get a better understanding of the college search and admissions process.
Every January, students at Asheville School pause their standard curriculum studies to reflect on and learn about the multifaceted topic of civil rights.
Kuehn had great seasons in golf and tennis in 2016 and earned honors in both sports. This January, she was named to the 2016 North Carolina All-State Golf Team!
Students and faculty members who help with Asheville School's gardening service group recently decided to begin delivering produce to the MANNA FoodBank in Asheville.
Two Asheville School seniors were recently named semifinalists for two prestigious scholarships in North Carolina. Chris Amoroso '17 is a semifinalist for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Mitchell Frisch '17 is a semifinalist for the Park Scholarship from NC State University.
Conor Fenn '16 steps on to the mat for Davidson College wrestling wearing the customary Wildcats uniform. But there is one addition—Fenn is always sure to go out in his blue knee pads, which he carries from his time wrestling for the Blues.
Asheville School will host an art opening featuring Asheville artist Douglas Lail on Thursday, January 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Walker Art Center's John M. Crawford Gallery.
The annual Asheville School Open House is set for January 16, 2017. This event is perfect for families who are interested in an initial glimpse into student life at Asheville School.
This semester, six students in the Visual Arts Afternoon Activity took weekly trips to the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center to learn from local arts professionals.
The Mountaineering Program has grown from when James "Pop" Hollandsworth created it in the 1960s. Today, aspiring outdoor enthusiasts can learn mountain biking, camping, hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, caving and ice climbing skills.
December 5-11 is Computer Science Education Week, which aims to celebrate computer science as a fun, creative field that is highly relevant to the modern job market.
Asheville School sophomore Abby Kriegler will swim in the 2016 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships from December 7-10 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Rachel Kuehn '19 has committed to play golf for the Demon Deacons.
This school year has seen several technology initiatives come to fruition at Asheville School. Thanks to the generosity of the Stonecutter Foundation, every student received an Apple Macbook Air in a new 1:1 laptop program, the network has been updated, and the campus has access to the Office 365 software suite.
On November 11, the Asheville School community joined together to express gratitude to Frank Navarro, who advocated and funded LEED certification for the renovations of the Vandergrift Science Center.
Sarah Frances McClure 2005 is on her way to becoming a Doctor of Osteopathy, and she aspires to be the medical director of a search and rescue team. Earlier this year she traveled to Nepal, where she worked in a field clinic and helped set up an emergency medical tent at the base camp of Mount Everest for the climbing season.
November marks a new athletic season at Asheville School. Student athletes will take to the court, pool and mat in basketball, swimming and wrestling.
On November 3, Asheville School hosted CNN Political Commentators Sally Kohn and Tara Setmayer for a debate, "Not Black & White: A Political Debate of Reversed Roles."
This year, Asheville School debuted a new afternoon activity: app development. Students learn Apple's Swift programming language and program apps and games for iPhones and iPads.
Asheville School occupies 300 acres between Patton Avenue and Interstate 40 in West Asheville. Two hundred of the acres are beautiful undeveloped woods, but they're under attack from invasive plant species. Humanities Teacher Christopher Arbor is doing something about it.
Asheville School sophomore Rachel Kuehn won the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) individual girls golf championship held at the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Pinehurst, North Carolina. She won the October 25-26 tournament by four strokes with rounds of 69 and 73.
Asheville School Equestrian has seen success this season in regional Hunter Pace competitions. Seniors Joanna Cromartie, Cordelia Gaupo and Emma Lane have proved a competitive team—they came in third place at the Biltmore Estate Hunter Pace on September 25, and scored sixth place in the Tryon Hounds Annual Fall Hunter Pace and Trail Ride.
During her time playing for the Blues, Azana Green made 1,196 kills, earned all-conference recognition four times, and she was named conference player of the year during both her sophomore and junior years.