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

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June 2024

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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3
  • Parent and Child Playgroup – make up class
4
  • DEIB Meeting
5
  • Ashwood Community of Families
6
  • EC Bridge Crossing Ceremony
  • No extended day
7
  • Last Day of School
  • No extended day
  • Revels and Graduation at John Street United Methodist
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9
10
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Camp
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
11
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Camp
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
12
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Camp
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
  • Board Meeting
13
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Camp
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
14
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Camp
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
15
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
16
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
17
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
  • Playing with Fire Summer Camp
  • Printmaking with Nature Summer Camp
18
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
  • Playing with Fire Summer Camp
  • Printmaking with Nature Summer Camp
19
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
  • Playing with Fire Summer Camp
  • Printmaking with Nature Summer Camp
  • Juneteenth, Office Closed
20
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
  • Playing with Fire Summer Camp
  • Printmaking with Nature Summer Camp
21
  • Report writting and faculty meetings
  • Playing with Fire Summer Camp
  • Printmaking with Nature Summer Camp
22
23
24
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Summer Camp
  • Junior Circus Play! Summer Camp
  • Teen Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
  • Youth Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
25
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Summer Camp
  • Junior Circus Play! Summer Camp
  • Teen Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
  • Youth Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
26
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Summer Camp
  • Junior Circus Play! Summer Camp
  • Teen Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
  • Youth Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
27
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Summer Camp
  • Junior Circus Play! Summer Camp
  • Teen Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
  • Youth Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
28
  • Fairy Homes and Summer Gardens Summer Camp
  • Junior Circus Play! Summer Camp
  • Teen Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
  • Youth Circus Troupe! Summer Camp
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Campus Highlights

  • Bridge Crossing 2024

    Bridge Crossing 2024

    On a misty morning, the children and teachers of the Early Childhood program crossed the bridge into summerland.

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  • Stave Tangle

    Stave Tangle

    Here at Ashwood, classes are engaging in final-week activities. In Movement class the middle schoolers are testing their teamwork with a game of stave tangle.

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  • Belties!

    Belties!

    Class 1-2 enjoyed a day at Aldemere Farm where they met the Belted Galloway cattle and hiked to the beach along the Aldemere Farm Ocean Trail.

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  • Class 7-8 Goes to Town

    Class 7-8 Goes to Town

    Mr. Chisholm and Ms. Tucker took Class 7-8 to Freeport and Boston for a few days of urban exploration.

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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.