Why Do We Have a Development Office?

Why Do We Have a Development Office?

Many of you are aware that Ashwood ‘s tuition income does not cover the expense of running the school. Every year there is a financial gap that needs to be bridged in order to keep Ashwood financially stable and thriving. In recent years, the gap has been in the...

Student Writing: “The Plunge”

The seventh graders at Ashwood have been working on adding precise language and strong imagery to their writing. Here’s an example from an assignment they were given to write a narrative from an event in the their lives. The Plunge: A True Story by Sadie,...
Introduction to First Grade

Introduction to First Grade

This week, Ashwood grade school teachers visited with the first-grade ready kindergarteners at our early-childhood center. The excitement of the six-year-olds was palpable. There was a feeling in the air of: “Yes! I’ve finally made it to the big...

The Soul of Discipline: Parent Discussion Group

Join other Ashwood parents every second and fourth Thursday morning from 8:45-9:45 a.m. in the Buttercup room of the early-childhood center to discuss parenting ups and downs, share advice, and swap stories and insights. There might even be tea and breakfast treats!...
Class 2-3: Sauerkraut! Sauerkraut!

Class 2-3: Sauerkraut! Sauerkraut!

Ashwood alumna Saphrona Stetson shows how it’s done. Benjamin and Larkin grate the cabbage “Grate” job! Frances grating Siri gets to grate Viv and Ami look on Getting ready to grate Benjamin grates Ami grates Transferring the grated cabbage Bridget...
Class 4-5 Animal Dioramas

Class 4-5 Animal Dioramas

Class 4-5 has recently completed its Human and Animal block. In this block the students began to explore what it means to be human by looking at their relationships with the living beings and environments that surround them. As a culminating project, each student...
Winter Revels: Joy!

Winter Revels: Joy!

Winter Revels is here! Join us on Wednesday, December 19 at 4:00 p.m. at the Camden Opera House as Ashwood students, ages 7-13, romp the stage for a brief and energetic program of hilarious sketches, inspiring poetry, and music and dance from around the...
Winter Spiral of Light

Winter Spiral of Light

On Wednesday, December 5, during the school day, children in the grade school will walk the Winter Spiral of Light. Early-childhood students will walk at 3:30 p.m. in the Buttercup Room. EC parents are invited to attend and are asked to arrive no later than...