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Ashley Hall is an all girls' school in Charleston, South Carolina, founded in 1909 by Mary Vardrine McBee, who headed the institution until 1949. It is the only girls' college-preparatory school in the state. Ashley Hall's pre-school is the only coed part of the school. Charleston legend has it that the original owner of the McBee House, the mansion on the school property, was the man on whom Margaret Mitchell based the character Rhett Butler in her novel, Gone with the Wind. American high school students in a school A school is most commonly a place designated for learning. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 320 km 420 km 6 32°430N to 35°12N 78°030W to 83°20W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Gone with the Wind, an American novel by Margaret Mitchell, was published in 1936 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937. ...


Up until the 1950's, Ashley Hall was a boarding school, and since then has served as a day school.


The school's motto is Possunt Quae Volunt, or “Those (f.) willing are able.” (This was changed in regard to a senior and AP Latin student's suggestion in 2003; the previous motto was Possunt Qui Volunt, or “Those willing are able.”) The school has been noted throughout the South in the past decade for its championship-winning varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams.


Students

The student body population is 613 students. This number includes students from the age of 2 years old to seniors in high school. Preschool (ages 2-5) is co-educational, and from 1st grade until senior year the school body is all-girls. It is a very prestegious all girls school in the low-country.


Notable alumnae

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Ashley Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (201 words)
Ashley Hall is an all girls' school in Charleston, South Carolina, founded in 1909 by Mary Vardrine McBee, who headed the institution until 1949.
Ashley Hall's pre-school is the only coed part of the school.
Charleston legend has it that the original owner of the McBee House, the mansion on the school property, was the man on whom Margaret Mitchell based the character Rhett Butler in her novel, Gone with the Wind.
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