Asheville School senior JP Schill is a scholar athlete who has had a strong multisport career for the Blues. Schill now has the chance to take his passion for football to the next level, having committed to play for Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.
On February 9, both the Asheville School Boys and Girls Varsity Swim Teams finished first in the CAA conference championship meet. On Monday, February 19, the Blues will travel to the Greensboro Aquatic Center to compete in the NCISAA state meet.
Kirina Shah '21 got a front row seat in the 2018 Fed Cup first round hosted in Asheville from February 10 and 11. She was one of 20 ball kids selected to help during the matches.
From February 26 to March 2, Asheville School will host artist-in-residence Anabella Lenzu. Lenzu is a New York based dance teacher and choreographer who will work extensively with Asheville School students and host two community dance workshops that are free and open to the public.
On Sunday, February 4, Tristan Thompson 2019 won the Men's 5-kilometer Open Water Swim event in the Atlantic Medical Barracuda Invitational Swim Meet held in Nassau.
Asheville School's robotics team has earned a spot in the state championship tournament. The team will travel to the Corbett Sports Center in Greensboro, North Carolina, to compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship on Saturday, February 10.
This winter, join the Asheville School Dramatic Society for a night of Shakespeare as they delve into Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor" February 22-24 in the Walker Art Center's Graham Theater.
Asheville School families, alumni and friends are invited to come to campus and cheer on the Blues. The Asheville School Alumni Association will host a hospitality room from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. where guests can stop in for snacks, drinks and gear to help show Blues spirit!
Asheville School wants to help teenagers from across the U.S. and abroad learn how to make apps. This July, Asheville School's App Development Camp will focus on teaching kids how to write code, think critically, and make apps using Apple's programming language – Swift.
John L. "Jack" Tyrer, who served as Asheville School's Head of School for 28 years, passed away on January 24, 2018 at the age of 90.
Tyrer led from 1964 to 1992, making him the longest serving Head in Asheville School's history. He navigated Asheville School through uncertain times and transformed the school during his tenure.
Congratulations to the Asheville School students selected to participate in the 2018 Mars Hill Choral Festival!
Each year, Asheville School hosts a professional theatre company, the National Players, who bring students' studies to life. On Thursday, January 25, the National Players will present Shakespeare's "Othello" in the Walker Arts Center's Graham Theater for the school community.
In June 2018, Asheville School will host Project Connect, a three-day biennial conference that brings educators from all over the country together to share knowledge and strategies in interdisciplinary studies. Attendees can register for the conference before February 14 to receive an early bird discount.
On Thursday, February 1, Asheville School will host local professional musicians who will play musical works by current senior Mac Waters.
Dr. Christine Darden, a second generation "hidden figure," who was featured in Margot Shetterly's 2016 book, spoke to the Asheville School community about her life and career on Thursday, January 11.
On Monday, January 15, Asheville School is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an annual day of special programming devoted to discussions surrounding civil rights and social justice.
Twelve Asheville School students have garnered a total of 24 awards in the 2018 Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards.
Photo: Deep Blue Sea by Tori Kim '19, 2018 Gold Key Winner
Asheville School is set to host 14 high school robotics teams from Western North Carolina as they compete in a regional qualifier organized by the nonprofit For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
Rachel Kuehn has been named the N.C. Junior Girls' Player of the Year by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association and the Carolinas Golf Association. Join us in wishing her congratulations on this honor!
Two relatively new websites, ThoughtCo and Ranker.com are listing Asheville School as one of the best boarding schools in the nation.
On January 18, 2018, join Asheville School for the opening of "Marking a Movement: Selections From Hear Our Voice."
Image: Poster design, "Women are Perfect" by Jessica Sabogal
Living alone in a remote outpost in the middle of an active war zone, water rationing, and keeping up with hundreds of pages of daily reports is not the description of everyone's dream job. But for Mayank Bubna 2001, it describes the day-to-day life of his role as an analyst and co-team leader within the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
Asheville School Science Instructor Laura Lawrence is a state finalist for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She is one of three science instructors selected from across North Carolina, and this marks the second time that Lawrence has been selected as a finalist for the PAEMST, having reached the finalist round in 2013.
After learning about the humanitarian crisis in Syria, Asheville School students in Studio Art I partnered with The Memory Project, a nonprofit which encourages art students across the country to paint personalized portraits of Syrian children.
The annual Asheville School Open House is set for Monday, January 15, 2018. This event is perfect for families who are interested in an initial glimpse into student life at Asheville School.