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We had to share this picture we received on our Ashley Hall Alumnae Facebook pag...
We had to share this picture we received on our Ashley Hall Alumnae Facebook page last night!

Thank you Susan Stellmann Walsh. Pictured here is Susan's grandmother and friends in front of the McBee House in 1910. Keep these posts coming, we love these special moments from Ashley Hall's past.



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What makes Ashley Hall special to you? Over the 2014-2015 school year, we would...
What makes Ashley Hall special to you? Over the 2014-2015 school year, we would love to hear your special Ashley Hall stories—your “AHA moment.” Feel free to share on our social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hash tag #ahamoment. Or email adkinsm@ashleyhall.org with a story or two! We can't wait to hear from you!



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What an amazing story! Obviously this Foxcroft School graduate believed in the t...
What an amazing story! Obviously this Foxcroft School graduate believed in the transformative power of an all-girls education.


An heiress’s surprise $40 million gift pumps life into Virginia’s all-girls Foxcroft School
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The Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Va., will receive the gift from Standard Oil heiress Ruth T. Bedford’s estate.
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Tickets are still on sale for Ashley Hall's Performing Artists in Residence Cham...
Tickets are still on sale for Ashley Hall's Performing Artists in Residence Chamber Music Concert!

Under the direction of cellist Edward Arron, this fall's residency culminates in a public chamber music performance on October 29 at 7:30pm in the intimate setting of the Sottile-Thompson Recital Hall on campus. Tickets are only $20 for the general public and free for students.

To order your tickets, click on the link below.
https://www.formstack.com/forms/ashleyhall-pair



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PQV to the Ashley Hall Golf Team! They captured the State Championship title yes...
PQV to the Ashley Hall Golf Team! They captured the State Championship title yesterday!

Please congratulate them when you see them. The girls that participated in the State Finals were:
Jennifer Baron, Heather Witherow, Maddie Schutte, Isabelle Lewis
and Kharynton Beggs. #gopanthers #purpleandwhite #statechampions



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On Friday, we had a special Big Sister/Little Sister event. Our students used re...
On Friday, we had a special Big Sister/Little Sister event. Our students used recyclable materials to construct an arcade game! The girls used creativity and teamwork and had a great deal of fun too! PQV!



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The Living Local Harvest Fest is right around the corner! Do you have your ticke...
The Living Local Harvest Fest is right around the corner! Do you have your tickets? Our stomachs are already growling for the tasty treats these restaurants will provide. A special thank you to our sponsors; Nick’s Bar-B-Q, Burtons Grill of Mt Pleasant, LLC, SOL Mt. Pleasant, Charleston Harbor Fish House and Rutledge Cab Company just to name a few!

We can't wait to see you there!
Click on the link below to buy your tickets today.
https://www.501auctions.com/harvestfest/?mobile=0



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It's Flashback Friday! With the Fall Theater Production of CINDERELLA happening...
It's Flashback Friday!

With the Fall Theater Production of CINDERELLA happening this weekend, we thought we'd take a look back at former Ashley Hall actresses from the class of 1982.

Does anyone recognize these Ashley Hall Alumnae? Be sure to tag yourself and your friends! #AHAlumnae #FlashbackFriday



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Tickets are still available for CINDERELLA, tomorrow, Friday, October 24 and Sat...
Tickets are still available for CINDERELLA, tomorrow, Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 at 7:30pm in Davies Auditorium. We got a sneak peek of the show last night and it's truly delightful. Perfect for all ages!

Check out these pictures from last night's rehearsal!



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Our Loyalty Fund Phonathon wraps up this week and it's taken a village to pull o...
Our Loyalty Fund Phonathon wraps up this week and it's taken a village to pull off! Our callers include Ashley Hall alumnae and student volunteers who work the phones tirelessly for the school they love. Great job everyone!

If you've made a pledge this year, thanks for your support. If not, there's still time, click on the link below.

http://www.ashleyhall.org/loyalty-fund.php



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Experiential learning is a key factor in the Ashley Hall experience. Tomorrow, W...
Experiential learning is a key factor in the Ashley Hall experience. Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22, is a dress-down day with student fundraising supporting the South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement program (SCORE). Ashley Hall has participated in SCORE for the past several years and looks forward to the next oyster-bagging project.

To learn more about SCORE, click on the link below.
http://score.dnr.sc.gov/deep.php?subject=2


Background Information
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The purpose of the SCORE program is to restore and enhance oyster habitat by planting recycled oyster shells in the intertidal environment to form new, self-sustaining oyster reefs ? all with the help of volunteers. This community-based habitat restoration project is an important endeavor because oy…
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Happy Fall Break to all of our hardworking teachers and students! With a few day...
Happy Fall Break to all of our hardworking teachers and students! With a few days off, now's the perfect time to plan your Halloween costume.

Check out A Mighty Girl's 2014 Halloween costume guide.

Click on the link below to view the costume guide. http://www.amightygirl.com/halloween



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This is a big weekend for Ashley Hall Athletics! The South Carolina Independent...
This is a big weekend for Ashley Hall Athletics! The South Carolina Independent School Association State Championships kick off today and Ashley Hall is gearing up for both Tennis and Volleyball matches.

Thanks to James Beck from the The Post and Courier for the great piece this morning on two of our incredible tennis talents, 8th graders Michaela Cuoco '19 and Ana-Lei Kalawe '19! #pantherpride #purpleandwhite #gopanthers

Click on the link below to read the full article.
http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20141016/PC20/141019492/1177
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We are so proud of Ashley Hall Alumna Margaret Bradham Thornton '77! She was a s...
We are so proud of Ashley Hall Alumna Margaret Bradham Thornton '77! She was a stand out student and is now an award-winning author. She will headline the Writer's Series on November 4, discussing her new novel CHARLESTON, with Assistant Head of School Dr. Nick Bozanic.

For more details, click on the link below.
http://www.ashleyhall.org/writers-series.php



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Kindergartners were in fine tune this morning at the Lower School Assembly. With...
Kindergartners were in fine tune this morning at the Lower School Assembly. With maracas in hand, they sang about special friends, their classrooms, and Halloween. Brava, girls!



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PQV! to the Junior Varsity Tennis Team for finishing their season 8-1! Way to go...
PQV! to the Junior Varsity Tennis Team for finishing their season 8-1! Way to go girls! #pantherpride #purpleandwhite



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Ashley Hall has always been recognized for its robust arts curriculum. Over the...
Ashley Hall has always been recognized for its robust arts curriculum. Over the next month, the arts come alive on campus with the following special events: the Ashley Hall Theater Department production of CINDERELLA on October 24 and 25, the Performing Artists in Residence Series Chamber Music Concert on October 29 and the Ashley Hall Writers Series featuring Ashley Hall Alumna Margaret Bradham Thornton '77 on November 4.

For more information and to purchase your tickets go to http://www.ashleyhall.org/


Charleston, SC Private PreK-12 School | Ashley Hall
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Ashley Hall in Charleston, South Carolina is a private day school for girls 2 years through 12th grade and boys ages 2-5 years.
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We were thrilled to hear of Malala Yousafzai winning the Nobel Peace Prize last...
We were thrilled to hear of Malala Yousafzai winning the Nobel Peace Prize last week. What an inspiration she is to young women around the world. PQV to Malala!

Click on the link below to read her incredible story.
http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/10/a-nobel-peace-prize-for-malala-yousafzai/


A Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai
takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com
In a gutsy gesture, she invited the prime ministers of Pakistan and India to attend the December awards ceremony.
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Tickets are now on sale for Ashley Hall's largest fundraiser of the year, The Li...
Tickets are now on sale for Ashley Hall's largest fundraiser of the year, The Living Local Harvest Fest, scheduled for November 7. This fun-filled event includes tastings from some of the hottest restaurants around Charleston like Charleston Harbor Fish House and Rutledge Cab Company. There will be drinks provided by ICEBOX BAR SERVICES and live music by The Lowhills. Keep your eyes out for more information next week.

Ready to purchase tickets? Click on the link below and you're on your way.
https://www.501auctions.com/harvestfest/?mobile=0



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The Lower School students have recently been studying the artist Diego Rivera an...
The Lower School students have recently been studying the artist Diego Rivera and produced this beautiful mural which is hanging in the entrance breezeway to Pardue Hall.



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Open House has kicked off today! Prospective families were on campus to learn mo...
Open House has kicked off today! Prospective families were on campus to learn more about Ashley Hall and were toured around by student ambassadors.

Click on the link below for more details about Open Houses.
https://www.ashleyhall.org/openhouse.php



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Yesterday was our first Big Sister/Little Sister event during our Pep Rally! Our...
Yesterday was our first Big Sister/Little Sister event during our Pep Rally! Our students enjoyed watching the Seniors play the coaches and staff in a Volleyball game. Guess who won? Teachers also got into the school spirit by surprising students with a high energy dance routine! #pantherpride #purpleandwhite



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Don't miss Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical, CINDERELLA, October 24 and...
Don't miss Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical, CINDERELLA, October 24 and 25 presented by the Ashley Hall Performing Arts Department. The ageless story of a young girl's dream of a better life- despite the efforts of her cruel step family - CINDERELLA blends tenderness with frivolity to fabulous effect. Perfect for audiences of all ages!

7:30pm | Davies Auditorium
$8.00 | Adults
$5.00 | Students and Senior Citizens

Click on the link below to buy your tickets today!
https://www.formstack.com/forms/ashleyhall-cinderella



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Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Ashley Hall-oween Carnival on Friday, Octob...
Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Ashley Hall-oween Carnival on Friday, October 31 from 2:30pm-5:30pm. Join us for an afternoon of great food, fun games, and the cutest costumes this side of Rutledge Avenue!

New for the 2014 Carnival: Panther Tab Wristbands, which will allow easy entrance to most attractions and games.

To purchase your tickets and for more information, click on the link below.
http://www.ashleyhall.org/halloweencarnival.php


Halloween Carnival : Ashley Hall
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We hope you enjoy these new wristbands that will allow your child to visit almost all of the Carnival's attractions .
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Tonight is Pizza-to-Go Night prior to the Ashley Hall Volleyball game! Come chee...
Tonight is Pizza-to-Go Night prior to the Ashley Hall Volleyball game! Come cheer on the Panthers as they take on Porter Gaud at 5:30pm. The Parent’s Association will be serving Papa John’s pizza from 4:00pm-7:00pm outside of Davies Auditorium. Stop by for a snack ($2) or pick up dinner to-go by the pie ($14). Go Panthers! #pantherpride



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Last week the 7th graders took a field trip to the McAlhany Nature Preserve. The...
Last week the 7th graders took a field trip to the McAlhany Nature Preserve. The girls seined for fish and invertebrates in addition to trail clearing, and learning about birds and botany.

From snake skins to Barred owls and bullfrogs, the girls got their hands (and feet) dirty while observing, recording and reflecting on the natural world around them.



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Check out season 2 of the PBS documentary series "MAKERS: Women Who Make America...
Check out season 2 of the PBS documentary series "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" which airs Tuesday night at 9/8pm central. This stimulating series is incredibly well done.

To view the clip for next week, click on the link below.
http://www.pbs.org/makers/home/#?utm_source=Oct+3%2C+2014-newsletter&utm_campaign=Oct+3%2C+2014+-+Coalition+Connection&utm_medium=email


Home | MAKERS Season 2 | PBS
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The official PBS website for Makers. Find out about Season 2, premiering September 30, 2014. Watch video clips, interviews and extras from the upcoming season and learn the unforgettable stories that every woman, man, girl and boy should know.
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Come experience the Ashley Hall Advantage at Open House! October 9 at 9:00am, Ea...
Come experience the Ashley Hall Advantage at Open House! October 9 at 9:00am, Early Education and Lower School. October 10 at 9:00am, Intermediate and Upper School.

Speak with members of our admission team, talented faculty and tour our beautiful campus.

Click on the link below to register.
https://www.ashleyhall.org/openhouse.php



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Widely known for its rich arts curriculum, Ashley Hall’s Performing Artists in R...
Widely known for its rich arts curriculum, Ashley Hall’s Performing Artists in Residence Series offers students the unique opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the world’s leading musicians.

Under the direction of cellist Edward Arron, this fall's residency culminates in a public chamber music performance on October 29 at 7:30pm in the intimate setting of the Sottile-Thompson Recital Hall on campus. Tickets are only $20 for the general public and free for students.

To order your tickets, click on the link below.
http://www.ashleyhall.org/performing-artists-in-residence-series.php


Performing Artists in Residence Series : Ashley Hall
www.ashleyhall.org
Edward Arron, cello"Edward Arron is not only one of New York's most exciting young cellists but also an inventive impresario."- The New Yorker
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