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Annual Citrus Sale: NOW!

Order delicious citrus fruits from Indian River Groves in Florida to help supplement the student activities fee for all Ashwood students. Fresh, delicious, and a great deal! Straight from the Florida citrus groves, the fruit is delivered within a week of being picked. In Maine, you can’t get any fresher!

Until Nov. 8, grades 6 and 7-8 will be coordinating the citrus sale. This is a much shorter sale than in recent years so DO NOT DELAY!!

There will be a sale table each day at pickup time from now until Nov. 6 where you can talk with a student salesperson and place your order. Be sure to bring cash or a check. The number of options to choose from are too many to detail — come see!

You can also order online, or talk with any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader to place an order.

Citrus will be delivered to the school in mid-December, before the winter break.

Be sure to spread the word! These class fundraisers benefit all Ashwood students, not just the classes coordinating the sale.

Parent-Child Classes 2017-2018.

Register NOW for our upcoming 5-week sessions of parent-child classes! Join a cozy, welcoming community of caregivers and little ones with a skilled parenting mentor.

Let’s Get the Rhythm! Film Showing at the Farnsworth.

Pulling the Plug: It’s Easier Than You Think!

Flatbread Pizza Benefit Night!

April 11 – Flatbread Pizza Benefit Night 5-9 p.m. Grab your friends and bring your appetite! This is a night for delicious pizza and a good cause. A portion of pizza-sale proceeds will benefit our Serve-A-Thon. We’ll also be selling raffle tickets to win $500 in gift certificates to fabulous local restaurants (winning ticket pulled at Primo Cubano dance party.)

Media and Young Children

 

boy-watching-tv_2Our early-childhood teachers are offering a parent evening on Wednesday, September 20, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. They’ll be discussing the effects of media on young children, and how to work with this as a family.

Here is a brief video on the subject, shared by the Marin Waldorf School in California. It’s well worth a watch!

Tea and Puppets

OG seashoreAshwood Waldorf School is hosting a puppet play and tea party for children 18 months-6 yrs. old with an adult in the Rosewood Early-Childhood Center on the campus at 180 Park St. in Rockport on Friday, July 22, at 10:00 a.m.

Join teacher Beth Lunt, who will share the tale of Old Gnome at the Seashore, followed by tea and a wholesome snack.

“Screenagers” Film Premiere

Ashwood Waldorf School is hosting a new documentary film at the Rockport Opera House on Thursday, April 14, at 5:00 p.m. The film showing is free, and everyone is warmly invited.

“Screenagers” is a personal look at how families are coping with kids and screen time and how being connected to devices is affecting relationships and even child development. The film was directed by Delaney Ruston, a Seattle filmmaker and physician who uses her own experience with her children as the central storyline.

“Screenagers” juxtaposes Ruston’s story with the experiences of other families as well as the insights of psychologists, brain scientists and authors. Beyond just the amount of time spent staring at devices, the film looks at a number of hot-button areas where screens come into play nowadays: phones in schools; violence in video games; the impact of social media on self-esteem.

We encourage parents, teachers, and high-school and college-age students to attend!screenagers flyer

Summer Camps at Ashwood in 2016

summer camps 2016

Ashwood will offer four weeks of summer camps in 2016:

Jump for Joy!
July 11-15 * 9:00-3:00 * For children entering grades 1-4 * $200

Ultimate Frisbee and Archery
July 18-22 * 9:00-3:00 * For children entering grades 4-8 * $200

La Cuisine Française
July 25-29 * 9:00-1:00 * For children entering grades 2-4 * $135

Le Théâtre Français
August 1-5 * 9:00-1:00 * For children entering grades 5-8 * $135

Please download and return the Camp Registration Form 2016 to Ashwood no later than
June 13, 2016. Registration is first-come, first-served.