Winter Festivals in 2020

Winter Festivals in 2020

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....

Those Beautiful Mugs!

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...

Exploration, Inquiry, and Joy

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...

Alumni Spotlight: Nadejda Stancioff ’06

Photo: Nadejda paragliding in Colorado After Ashwood, I attended Camden Hills Regional High School and graduated with a desire to explore! I spent six months working and saving money and then six months hitchhiking through New Zealand and working on organic farms,...

Student Poetry

by Juliet, grade 6 Trees dressed in green silk begin their dance They sway, dance, waltz, and repeat And bow for an audience of plants The plants shake, whistle, bob, and sway, applauding their own ways The trees leaves blush red and thank their audience, Feeling...
Michaelmas 2020

Michaelmas 2020

The grade school gathered at Camden Hills State Park for our annual Michaelmas pageant and hike. The teachers were particularly pleased to see so many parents and siblings in attendance (while still managing to stay under the governor’s group assembly limit of...