Virtual Open House
Join us for a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, January 27 from 6:00–7:00 p.m. We’ll talk about how Ashwood students make the transition to high school and some of the qualities and capacities they carry with them that help them thrive. A high school teacher and an alumnus or two will be on hand to help answer your questions. For information or to receive a videoconference link for the January virtual open house email: email@example.com or call 207-236-8021.
Ashwood Waldorf School is an independent, pre-K through eighth grade learning community. Ashwood offers a rigorous, classical education structured around the stages of human development. Our professional faculty is devoted to challenging and engaging each student through a curriculum that integrates science and mathematics with literature, history, and the arts. Ashwood graduates are vibrant, balanced and confident individuals with the initiative to learn, adapt, and thrive in a changing world.
Statement of Solidarity
Our early-childhood teachers create a warm, caring atmosphere that nurtures each child’s initiative through creative play and fosters healthy social experiences.
Central to Ashwood’s philosophy is a desire to honor childhood and make learning joyful. Individual achievement gives way to the quality of our students’ relationships with their teachers and classmates.
Like many other Waldorf schools, Ashwood observes a number of annual festivals. Some of these events are celebrated with the participation of families and/or the wider community. Others are in-school festivals that may or may not include the participation of parents....
by Elizabeth Doshi, Class 1, 2, 3 teacher Each student in grades 1, 2 and 3 now has a whimsical and functional mug to drink water from at school. The class hand built the ceramic mugs over many days and with great care and creativity. They recently received their mugs...
Let the sunshine and flowers in these Grade 1-3 watercolor paintings brighten your November day!
Enthusiasm and excitement fill the day: apples and leaves falling from our trees, finding the homes of small creatures underneath the stumps and rocks, spiders making their webs, water in the stream, snow on the ground, and ice in the puddles! Each day holds a new...
Kate Kemper '16 "This year has been strange; however, my college plans have proceeded on a surprisingly normal schedule. I am attending the University of Maine (at Orono) in the honors college, planning on studying physics, and continuing to learn French, as I started...