On Saturday, November 3, Asheville School will host the second annual Shakespeare and Friends Day, a day of workshops led by professionals from the American Shakespeare Center based in Staunton, Virginia, and the North Carolina Stage Company (NC Stage) based in Asheville, North Carolina.
Asheville School seniors Heath Chase, Jennifer Fish, Grayson Sword and Stefan Yu have been recognized as Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Saturday, October 13, marks the second annual Rabun Gap Day and Border Cup Challenge. Asheville School will host athletes and fans from Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School for a day of school spirit and a full slate of athletic competitions.
On Thursday, October 18, Asheville School Fine Arts will debut "The Swan Song. A Study in Terror," a play by Mike Johnson. The production comes just in time for Halloween, promising to scare the daylights out of audiences.
Congratulations to Abby Kriegler, who has earned Scholastic All-America honors from USA Swimming. The prestigious honor recognizes top high school swimmers who are as strong in the classroom as they are in the pool.
On Saturday, September 22, Asheville School sophomore Lacy Westle and Director of Equestrian Programs Diane Wilson traveled to Inman, South Carolina, and placed third out of 23 teams in the Scotsgrove Fall Hunter Pace and Trail Ride.
Despite high winds and rough waters created by the encroaching Hurricane Florence, Asheville School third former Patrick Sleater had a great showing during the fourth annual Charity Open Water Swim hosted by the Greenville Splash Masters.
Asheville School is among the approximately 20% of boarding schools in the United States with an equestrian program (boardingschoolreview.com) and offers lessons for riders from beginner to advanced levels.
Maggie Chang, Julia Nolletti and Isoken Omoregbee are three of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists nationwide who were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Join us in wishing them congratulations!
Join Asheville School Fine Arts and Asheville artist Nan Davis for an opening reception of Davis' show, "The Way I See It," on Thursday, October 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Walker Arts Center's John M. Crawford Art Gallery.
This year, Asheville School will welcome three thought-provoking speakers for the 2018-2019 convocation series: Georgetown Chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi, political strategist Reverend Joseph Watkins, and Mayor of Miami Beach Dan Gelber will visit and address the Asheville School community.
Asheville School extends congratulations to the graduates of 2018 who started their college careers this week!
In conjunction with the NC Dance Festival Asheville performances, the Asheville School Fine Arts Program will host "Moving with Makers," a dance technique and repertory workshop featuring two NC Dance Festival artists on Saturday, September 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. for area students in eighth through twelfth grades.
Longtime faculty member William "Doc" Embler, Jr. passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the age of 82. Embler enjoyed a 28-year career at Asheville School, where he became a revered and loved teacher, mentor and friend.
Hannah Bonner 2006 is in her second-year of a Ph.D. program at the University of Iowa. She recently contributed to a new book: "HBO's Original Voices: Race, Gender, Sexuality and Power (The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture)," edited by Victoria McCollum and Giuliana Monteverde.
Service learning is an important part of an Asheville School education. August 18 marked opening day, and almost immediately students have had the chance to take part in service opportunities across the Asheville area.
With the addition of four coaches, an updated athletics logo, the continued development of Asheville School's strength and conditioning program and the opening of the new multi-sport athletic complex, there is a lot to look forward to this season for the Blues!
As orientation week begins at Asheville School, 94 new students are learning the ropes as they dive in to their new home-away-from-home. There's one group ready to reach out and help them -- Asheville School Proctors and Prefects.
Saturday, August 18, marks the 119th opening day for Asheville School, which welcomes a record number of students for the 12th consecutive year. The school's 294 students will travel to Asheville from 19 states and 16 countries to make up the school's tight-knit, motivated and diverse student body.
Asheville School has been ranked the best boarding high school in North Carolina by Niche, a website devoted to "connecting people to their future schools, neighborhoods and workplaces."
Finding inspiration through service work at school and abroad, rising Asheville School seniors Nicole Alleyne and Maggie Chang have spearheaded Camp Good Trouble -- a day camp about empowerment, mindset, and building confidence for the youth of Asheville.
This June, independent school educators came to Asheville School's campus from across the country to participate in Project Connect, a three-day conference devoted to building personal and interdisciplinary connections that can be applied to classroom teaching.
The Asheville School community is excited to announce Leigh W. Ruhl as the new Assistant Head of School for Advancement.
In June, Rachel Kuehn 2019 earned a place on the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Golf First Team and won the North Carolina Women's Amateur, finishing the tournament 11-under. Join us in wishing her congratulations!
On Friday, June 8, the Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Dr. Anthony H. Sgro as Asheville School's ninth head of school, effective July 1, 2019. Sgro is a 1984 graduate of Asheville School and has worked as the head of Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School since 2011.