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.
Asheville School celebrated Graduation Day on Saturday, May 26, as 73 seniors received their diplomas on the Boyd Chapel lawn during the school's 118th commencement. Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
Congratulations to Ahmad Galimore, who has committed to play football for North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina.
Congratulations to Heather Capps, who committed to pole vault for the Track and Field team at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina.
On May 26, 2018, Asheville School will celebrate the school's 118th Commencement. The 73 graduating seniors are looking forward to their next chapters as they prepare to join the ranks of alumni.
On Friday May 18 and Saturday May 19, members of the Asheville School Track and Field team traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina, to compete in the NCISAA 3A Track and Field Championships. Kamryn Graham 2019 walked away a state champion, and three other Blues medaled in individual events.
On Monday, May 14, the Asheville School community gathered together for the official groundbreaking of a new $3 million multi-sport athletic complex. The facility upgrade includes a new artificial turf field, a new track surface in Asheville School's navy blue and white colors, stadium seating for fans, a press box, field-level restrooms, and lights—enabling Asheville School to host evening games year-round.
Asheville School is accredited by the Southern Association for Independent Schools, a membership organization and accrediting body that serves independent schools primarily in the southeastern United States. Every five years, schools seeking accreditation through SAIS undergo a process where the school completes a comprehensive self-study and then creates a report and provides documentation that covers all areas of school life.
Congratulations to Rachel Kuehn, who won the 13th annual Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship on May 13!
Asheville School senior Joshua Wong committed to swim for Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia during a ceremony on May 9. Wong is excited to join Roanoke's team and plans to study business.
The 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting went to the staff of the Press Democrat, a newspaper based in Santa Rosa, California, for their coverage of the devastating wildfires that swept through the area in the fall of 2017. Congratulations to Steve Levin 1973, who works as city editor for the paper and shares in the award.
Asheville School senior Paul Hill has committed to play football for Grinnell College. Hill is excited to both extend his football career and explore the wide range of academic offerings at the college in Grinnell, Iowa.
Congratulations to Rachel Kuehn, who won the Carole Martin/ Northwestern Mutual Division II Outstanding Female Athlete in an Olympic Sport award for her performances in both tennis and golf at the 2018 WNC Sports Awards!
On Thursday, May 3, members of the Class of 2018 were officially welcomed into the Asheville School Alumni Association during the annual Senior Pinning Ceremony.
On Thursday, May 17, the Asheville School Fine Arts Department will host the annual spring concert and student art opening. These events honor the hard work that students have dedicated to their crafts throughout the year.
Asheville School standout swimmer Abby Kriegler has committed to swim for North Carolina State University beginning in fall 2019. Join us in wishing her congratulations!
Each Spring, the Asheville School Fine Arts Program bands together to put on an interdisciplinary arts production that combines dance, music, writing and visual art to create a performance that features original work by students. This year, Fine Arts presents "Looking Out, Looking In," a performance that seeks to explore and celebrate diversity, community and connection.
Asheville School is pleased to welcome poet Richard Blanco for the annual Founders Day Convocation on Thursday, April 26. Blanco's work grapples with themes of cultural identity, community and belonging, and he is speaking to the school community as part of a series on multicultural issues of today.
This year, the Mountain Amateur Athletic Club selected Asheville School athletes as finalists for five Western North Carolina Sports Awards. During WNC Sports Awards Banquet, 118 athletes from 28 regional high schools will be recognized as finalists for 22 awards and 15 scholarships.
Architectural Digest has confirmed what graduates of Asheville School have long known: that the campus' 300 pastoral acres, Tudor-style buildings, and gorgeous mountain views add together to make one of the most beautiful scenes that can be found.
We are excited to welcome the next generation of Blues on Saturday, April 7 for Comeback Day: a time for admitted students and their families to meet one another and hear from teachers, administrators, and current students and their families.
On Tuesday, March 27, Asheville School will welcome U.S. Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, who created and co-wrote Lewis's memoirs in the series "March."
When Asheville School begins its 119th school year, students, teachers, parents and alumni will gather together this fall to celebrate one giant leap forward for the school's athletic program — a new $3 million multi-purpose athletic field with lights.
Congratulations to Mac Waters and John Delaloye, who have been named finalists for the National Merit Scholarship.
On Thursday, March 22, join Asheville School for the opening celebration of the newest exhibition in the John M. Crawford Art Gallery, "Coalescence."