Jessica Wheeler Joins the Board

Jessica Wheeler Joins the Board

Recently, Ashwood had the pleasure of welcoming three new members to our Board of Trustees. Last week we heard from alumni board member Valerie Shepard. This week, we meet parent of two and tireless volunteer Jessica Wheeler. Jessica Wheeler has been a parent at...

Student Writing: “Blown Away”

by Ina (Grade 7) I craned my neck and looked up in awe at the top of the tallest mountain in Maine, Mount Katahdin. It was massive. The beginning wasn’t too hard. I was surprised because it was the hardest trail. Glancing down, the ground looked like a thick carpet...

Wrestling for Ashwood

Kristina Mainella, mother of sixth grader Vincent Mainella, wrote in to update us on Vincent’s recent sporting adventures. Kristina writes, “[Vincent] has been wrestling with the Camden Rockport Middle School for the last three years now, and this is the...
Ashwood Welcomes New Board Members

Ashwood Welcomes New Board Members

Recently, Ashwood had the pleasure of welcoming three new members to our Board of Trustees, Valerie Shepard, Lisa Newcomb, and Jessica Wheeler. Welcome all! In the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the new members. This week, we’ll meet Valerie...
In the Winter Garden

In the Winter Garden

Early Childhood News In the winter garden, covered with snow, little seeds are sleeping, deep down below. Here come the children: 1, 2, 3. Skipping in the garden, happily. The kindergarten play yard has been a blur with busy children at work and play in the snow....

Student Writing: Peter and the Silver Spoon

Recently, two of our 7th grade students approached me about writing a story for their 1st grade buddies…Here is the result. A not-so-brief history of the Northern Mou and their stolen treasure  by Mazy and Sofia Once upon a time, there was a young Mou called...
The Great Math Block Swap: What Is It?

The Great Math Block Swap: What Is It?

Each year, Ashwood’s grade school teachers consider whether or not to include a “block swap” in their calendar. Will it be of benefit to the students? To the school? In the past several years, the answer has been a solid “yes.” So, once...