Early Childhood

Warm and nurturing programs for the youngest children. Nursery, Preschool, Kindergarten, parent-child playgroup, and extended day offerings.

Elementary School

Holistic education of the “head, heart and hands,” grounding and nurturing a sense of wonder while broadening perspective on the world.

Middle School

Sharpening students’ intellect, their eye for beauty and accuracy, and their capacity to accomplish meaningful activities.

Our community, our classroom

Learn how our school engages with midcoast Maine, and discover resources for relocating.

May 2024

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Class 3-4 Play
  • Campus Cleanup
  • Class 3-4 Play
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  • Movers & Makers
3
  • May Fair Festival
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5
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7
  • Class 1-2 Parent Evening
8
  • Ashwood Community of Families
9
  • Movers & Makers
  • Eighth Grade Project Presentation
10
  • DEIB Meeting
11
12
13
  • Spanish Cafe
14
  • Walk Through the Grades
  • Pentathlon Demonstration and Send Off
  • Board Meeting
15
16
  • Movers & Makers
  • Class 3/4 Parent Evening
17
  • Grade 5 Pentathlon at Maine Coast Waldorf School
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20
  • Thank You Gathering for Dr. Morelli
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  • Movers & Makers
24
  • Class 7-8 Play @ John Street United Methodist
  • Class 7-8 Play @ John Street United Methodist
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28
  • Class 3-4 Day Trips
29
  • Class 3-4 Day Trips
  • Class 5-6 Camping Trip
  • Class 7-8 Overnight Trip
30
  • Class 3-4 Day Trips
  • Class 5-6 Camping Trip
  • Class 7-8 Overnight Trip
  • Class 1-2 Field Trip – 9:45 to 1:00
  • Movers & Makers
31
  • Class 3-4 Day Trips
  • Class 5-6 Camping Trip
  • Class 7-8 Overnight Trip

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Campus Highlights

  • Pentathlon 2024

    Pentathlon 2024

    Class 5-6 traveled to Freeport for the annual Pentathlon last week. This traditional Waldorf event comprises five athletic components: long jump; javelin; discus; wrestling; and a relay race. Fifth graders from participating New England Waldorf schools were mixed and sorted into city-states: Sparta, Corinth; Athens; and Thebes. It was a day of friendship, copious sunshine,…

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  • Food, Friends & Family at the Spanish Café

    Food, Friends & Family at the Spanish Café

    Tacos, almond cakes, hot and cold drinks, cheese buns, and many more treats were on “sale” Monday afternoon as Maestra Nevin and Class 5-6 transformed the community room into the Spanish Café. Students and parents received tickets as they entered and strolled around the festive plaza, shopping for treats—savory and sweet—trying out the cozy stuffed…

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  • Pentathlon Send Off

    Pentathlon Send Off

    This week, Class 5-6 will travel to the annual Pentathlon gathering where the 5th graders will join 66 other athletes from several participating New England Waldorf schools. Ashwood Movement Teacher Rose Swan put the athletes through their paces on Tuesday as grade school and early childhood students cheered them on in javelin, discus, sprint, long…

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Ashwood is accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA); the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC); and the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN). Ashwood is also approved through the Maine Department of Education. The Early Childhood program is licensed as a daycare by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.