Henry Lytle ‘23 never felt out of his element, no matter what was thrown at him in the wilderness of Idaho.
The Christ School sophomore returned home to Asheville just in time for Christmas after a semester away at Alzar School. Over the course of four months, Henry partook in such activities as backpacking, cross-country skiing and kayaking, all while keeping up with his academic curriculum.
Asheville and the surrounding areas have long been known as an artistic mecca. Christ School students are doing their part to maintain this reputation with their painting, photography, and mixed media work.
Six Greenies have been recognized in this year’s Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards.
Paradise to many people is simply home for Theodore Sweeting ’13.
The Christ School alumnus, known to his former classmates as “Trae,” is a luxury real estate agent for H.G. Christie in The Bahamas. H.G Christie is the oldest real estate service in The Bahamas and an exclusive partner of Christie’s International Real Estate, specializing in luxury homes and condominiums, vacation homes, beachfront properties, development properties, rental properties, and private islands.
As difficult as 2020 has been, the Christ School community has responded in kind.
Sunday’s 87th annual Candlelight Service was one more celebration of Greenies tackling adversity brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to maintain the school’s values and traditions. The Candlelight Service has been uploaded to YouTube with each segment timestamped for easy viewing.
Santa Claus can always count on some help from a merry band of elves at Christ School.
Thousands of children will have something under their tree this Christmas thanks to the Ingles Magical Toy Drive, a three-day, drive-thru event which began Thursday in Asheville. Eighth graders John Barton ‘25, Henry Wilhelm ‘25, Will Walker ‘25, Will’s younger brother, Ladson, and school counselor Steve Sandman helped collect donations on Day 1. Another group was scheduled to volunteer Friday.
Fourteen years ago, Dr. Jared O’Garro-Moore ’06 would have described himself as the typical college freshman, impressionable and undecided on a major. He not only found a career path but has followed it all the way to one of the most prestigious universities in the country.
Christ School had an extra-special delivery Wednesday morning for nearly 300 veterans in the Asheville area.
Lately after school, Greenies have been writing thank-you notes by hand in History instructor Olga Mahoney’s classroom and the boys built up quite a stack. Mrs. Mahoney said she dropped off 287 notes on Veterans Day to the local VA Hospital and Veterans Restoration Quarters.
The oldest high school football rivalry in the Carolinas only comes around once a year, but for Charlie Bednar ’22 it is a 365-day experience.
Charlie is a five-day boarding student in Gardner House and plays on the offensive and defensive line for Christ School. His father, Chris, is an assistant coach at Asheville School who specializes in coaching up the Blues linemen.
Assemblies and Chapel services are wonderful ways of promoting collegiality and communion at Christ School. The school has done its best to replicate this at a time when large gatherings are discouraged.
Making a spectacle does not always have to be a bad thing. Matt Cooper ’01 is the Founder and Principal Designer of Sparklight (SPRK), a company which provides lighting design for nationwide attractions, theme parks, and special events.
Student-produced news and media now has an online hub at Christ School.
Friday saw the launch of a website for The Stump newspaper at csstump.net, a place that will serve as the home for all student journalism initiatives, including the Christ School Broadcast Network. Users are encouraged to check out the site, bookmark it, and visit often for new content.
Christ School continues to put its stamp on the Ivy League.
When junior Nick Crowley ’22 verbally committed to the Princeton University lacrosse program on Sept. 26, it meant that Christ School has now placed seven students at Ivy League colleges in the last four years.