Mac Waters and John Delaloye are two of approximately 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists nationwide. Eleanor McRae, Fahad Mohammad and John Michael Selser have been named Commended Students.
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.
This summer, Asheville School senior Mac Waters answered a call for scores for The Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival, and his piece for solo flute was selected as one of five winners in the category from an international pool of composers.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Every year The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences grants up to five fellowships to amateur screenwriters. Asheville School's Humanities Instructor Tim Plaehn is a semifinalist for a 2017 fellowship--his script is one of 151 to advance from a pool of over 7,100 entries.
Jose Gonzalez 1985 joined Asheville School's Board of Trustees in July. Gonzalez has led a fascinating career. He recently visited campus with his family and caught us up on what he has been up to since his time at Asheville School.
On Monday, August 21, the Asheville School community embarked on a trip to see the solar eclipse from the path of totality.
Thank you to David Zheng '18 for the photo of the eclipse.
Asheville School will host Armbruster for an opening reception and interactive installation from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 14. The event is free and open to the public. "Parallel Play" will hang in the John M. Crawford Art Gallery until Tuesday, October 31.
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.
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.
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.
Incoming freshman Connor Smith plans to join Asheville School's Cross Country team, and he will be a force to be reckoned with. This summer he has placed first in the men's 19 and under group in two Asheville triathlons.
This June, eight members of Asheville School's 2017-18 boys basketball program traveled to Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina to participate in the Mike Young Basketball Team Camp.
Asheville School App Camps Instructors Charles Long and Bob Williams help campers build an understanding of Swift, Apple's open source programming language. This year, they taught Apple's ARKit, a brand new augmented reality coding software that enables developers to create apps that integrate with device cameras to overlay interactive digital animations with the real world.
The latest Alumni Profile catches up with Michael Holowesko 2014, who will serve as team captain of the Men's Soccer Team at Washington College next season.
All current Asheville School families and alumni families are invited to join us for a fun-filled evening of Asheville Tourists Baseball on Monday, July 17.
Asheville School graduate Mitchell Frisch 2017 has earned All-Academic honors from US Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse.
A generous donor is matching every June Cody Fund gift up to a total of $100,000 with a contribution towards our capital initiatives. To help us reach $100,000 donate here.
Congratulations to Rachel Kuehn 2019, who won the Carolinas Women's Amateur Championship on June 4!
Photo courtesy of the Carolinas Golf Association.
This year, Asheville School Science Instructor Laura Lawrence launched a course in which students apply engineering concepts to create projects that benefit the community.
During the 2017 Commencement Ceremony, the Asheville School chapter of the Cum Laude Society honored 14 seniors who became members during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Asheville School celebrated Graduation Day on Saturday, May 27, as 69 seniors received their diplomas on the Boyd Chapel lawn during the school's 117th commencement.