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We love to see girls making a difference around the world. The young Egyptian te...
We love to see girls making a difference around the world. The young Egyptian teenager Azza Abdel Hamid Faiad has recently found a way to make biofuel out of her country's waste. Read the story below.


16-Year-Old Egyptian Scientist Finds Way to Turn Plastic Waste Into $78 Million of Biofuel!
inhabitat.com
Sixteen-year-old Azza Abdel Hamid Falad has discovered a way to convert Egypt's plastic waste in to biofuel!
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Celebrate the launch of the new novel CHARLESTON by Ashley Hall Alumna Margaret...
Celebrate the launch of the new novel CHARLESTON by Ashley Hall Alumna Margaret Bradham Thornton, '77, at Blue Bicycle Books this Thursday, July 31, at 5:00pm. Check out Margaret's Q&A with Adam Parker in today's Post & Courier.



Charleston native Margaret Bradham Thornton writes novel about city
www.postandcourier.com
Margaret Bradham Thornton, a Charleston native, is an expert on the great playwright Tennessee Williams. She edited his abundant letters and gained extraordinary insights into the writer's style and psyche.
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Members of Ashley Hall's Tall Ship Leadership Program's honor society, Compass R...
Members of Ashley Hall's Tall Ship Leadership Program's honor society, Compass Rose, took to the deck of the Spirit of South Carolina last weekend to help with repairs and clean up. Throughout the year, they provide much needed volunteer support to the Charleston Maritime Foundation.


Compass Rose on the Spirit of South Carolina
Members of Ashley Hall's Tall Ship Leadership Program's honor society, Compass Rose, took to the deck of the Spirit of South Carolina last weekend to help with repairs and clean up. Throughout the year, they provide much needed volunteer support to the Charleston Maritime Foundation.
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Making the most of her summer break, Selie Feldman, '20, is attending iTEAMS sum...
Making the most of her summer break, Selie Feldman, '20, is attending iTEAMS summer camp at the SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics. iTEAMS inspires students to pursue careers in the fields of computer science and technology. Selie's dream is to attend MIT. PQV, Selie!



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We love inspired advertising! #inspirehermind
We love inspired advertising! #inspirehermind


Inspire Her Mind
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We're building a brighter future by inspiring more girls to get involved with STEM.
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Ashley Hall Senior Projects are one of many programs that distinguish our school...
Ashley Hall Senior Projects are one of many programs that distinguish our school. As part of her year-long research project "The Holy Grail of Whole Grains", Madeline Leadem, '14, published her own cookbook. She has recently been deemed a "whole grain hero" by the national advocacy group, The Whole Grains Council. PQV, Madeline!



Q&A With a Whole Grain Hero! | The Whole Grains Council
wholegrainscouncil.org
The Whole Grains Council is a nonprofit consumer advocacy group that helps consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health benefits; helps manufacturers create delicious whole grain products; and helps the media write accurate, compelling stories about whole grains.
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We have a lot of young alumnae news to share this week! If you find yourself in...
We have a lot of young alumnae news to share this week! If you find yourself in the Myrtle Beach area this summer, check out Elizabeth Scarborough, '11, performing as a Taylor Swift tribute artist at Legends in Concert. You may not know the difference! For more details, visit www.legendsinconcert.com.



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Ashley Hall All-American volleyball player Litsa Darby, '12, isn't afraid of a l...
Ashley Hall All-American volleyball player Litsa Darby, '12, isn't afraid of a little challenge. When asked to help launch the University of South Carolina's new beach volleyball team this past season, she didn't hesitate at this exciting opportunity. PQV, Litsa!



Mount Pleasant native enjoying 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' with Gamecocks' sand volleyball
www.postandcourier.com
COLUMBIA - Litsa Darby didn't see her crossroads coming until she was sitting in her assistant coach's office more than a year ago.
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McBee, our campus pup, is having a great summer but says he can't wait for the g...
McBee, our campus pup, is having a great summer but says he can't wait for the girls to come back next month.



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For this week's #throwbackthursday, we found this terrific photo of the entire A...
For this week's #throwbackthursday, we found this terrific photo of the entire Ashley Hall student body from 1914. Our mission was the same then as it is now: To produce educated women who are independent, ethically responsible, and prepared to meet the challenges of society with confidence.



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Things are going "swimmingly" at summer camp this year. Wish you were here!
Things are going "swimmingly" at summer camp this year. Wish you were here!



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We'll admit to #worldcup2014 fever this summer at Ashley Hall. Amidst all the fu...
We'll admit to #worldcup2014 fever this summer at Ashley Hall. Amidst all the fun, we came across this interesting article on what role women play in the game. Did you know that the all-time leading U.S. soccer scorer is Abby Wambach, followed by Mia Hamm? Sorry Landon Donovan!


World Cup Soccer Stats Erase The Sport's Most Dominant Players: Women
jezebel.com
There are few sporting events I get as excited about as the World Cup. I played soccer in high school, in the NCAA, and for five years post-college, including two glorious years in the Golden Gate Women's League, Premier Division. What the U.S. Men's National Team has accomplished is extraordinary,…
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For today's #throwbackthursday, here's a little Schoolhouse Rock clip (you remem...
For today's #throwbackthursday, here's a little Schoolhouse Rock clip (you remember those!) so cleverly explaining the road to our nation's independence. Happy July 4th everyone!



Tea Party - Schoolhouse Rock - No more Kings

Tea party
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Summer campers are getting into the Fourth of July spirit! Check out the Stars a...
Summer campers are getting into the Fourth of July spirit! Check out the Stars and Stripes made out of cute hand prints.



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For over a century, #likeagirl has meant something positive to us. Glad to see...
For over a century, #likeagirl has meant something positive to us. Glad to see everyone is finally catching on!


Always #LikeAGirl

Using #LikeAGirl as an insult is a hard knock against any adolescent girl. And since the rest of puberty's really no picnic either, it's easy to see what a h...
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Today is the last day to contribute to the 2013-2014 Ashley Hall Loyalty Fund. Y...
Today is the last day to contribute to the 2013-2014 Ashley Hall Loyalty Fund. Your donation will help support important school initiatives like an enhanced health and wellness program as well as computer language classes targeted to middle school girls. Every gift counts. Please consider making yours today at www.ashleyhall.org. Thank you.



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Ashley Cook, our Lane Hall science teacher, shared what she ate over a day with...
Ashley Cook, our Lane Hall science teacher, shared what she ate over a day with The Post and Courier's Food Section editor, Hannah Raskin. Impressive, Mrs. Cook!


School teacher Ashley Cook balances healthy eating with sweet indulgences
www.postandcourier.com
For breakfast, I had Quaker Instant Oatmeal with water. It's a little packet, just the original one. You mix it with water. I drank water, too.
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Wimbledon, one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, began in...
Wimbledon, one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, began in 1877 with all men playing on its grass courts. Women were allowed to begin playing in 1884 and since then have provided many of the tournament's most exciting matches. Who do you think will win the Woman's Championship title this year?



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Summer is the perfect time to escape with a good book. Hop over to the Charlesto...
Summer is the perfect time to escape with a good book. Hop over to the Charleston County Public Library and see what adventures you can find!



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If you believe that Ashley Hall provides an exceptional environment for girls to...
If you believe that Ashley Hall provides an exceptional environment for girls to learn and grow, please support the 2013-2014 Loyalty Fund Campaign. All gifts must be made by June 30. Visit www.ashleyhall.org to contribute easily online. Thank you.



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Summer campers traveled to Japan yesterday - without leaving campus. With activi...
Summer campers traveled to Japan yesterday - without leaving campus. With activities center around this ancient culture, a Japanese Wishing Tree was made out of our bamboo garden near McBee House. Hopefully wishes do come true!



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Ashley Hall faculty are truly remarkable and never cease to impress. Visual arts...
Ashley Hall faculty are truly remarkable and never cease to impress. Visual arts coordinator Rebecca Stone-Danahy is wrapping up a trip to Salt Lake City where she served on an adjudication panel for AP Studio Art Portfolios for the College Boards. Over the period of a week, she viewed approximately 25,000 pieces of high school artwork from around the world. Here's an interesting article on the process.


Thousands of AP Studio Art Portfolios Assessed in Salt Lake City
blogs.edweek.org
Unlike most AP offerings, the three studio-art programs dispense with the traditional pencil-and-paper exam in favor of student portfolios of artwork.
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Ashley Hall girls continue to be on the move this summer! Upper School students...
Ashley Hall girls continue to be on the move this summer! Upper School students are currently studying in Ecuador and exploring the Galapagos Islands. They recently visited the small city of Otavola for a shopping excursion and then took off for a beautiful waterfall hike on the outskirts of town. Thanks Anne Jervey Rhett, Ashley Hall faculty member and trip chaperone, for the amazing photos. Keep them coming.... #AHworldlywomen


Ashley Hall Ecuador and Galapagos Island Trip - 2014
Ashley Hall girls continue to be on the move this summer! Upper School students are currently studying in Ecuador and exploring the Galapagos Islands. They recently visited the small city of Otavola for a shopping excursion and then took off for a beautiful waterfall hike on the outskirts of town. Thanks Anne Jervey Rhett, Ashley Hall faculty member and trip chaperone, for the amazing photos. Keep them coming.... #AHworldlywomen
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