Getting to Know You

Getting to Know You

In upper grades language arts, students are kicking off their studies with a get-to-know-you exercise. Each student will interview one other student and then write a profile of that student. Lots of good skill work here: listening, speaking, note taking, organizing a...
Grades 1-3 Begin Making Their Cob Oven

Grades 1-3 Begin Making Their Cob Oven

Our first interdisciplinary learning block of the year is The Built Environment, and Ms. Doshi’s first, second and third graders have plunged right in to the task of building a cob oven. What, you might ask, is a cob oven? It is a wood-fired oven made from a...
First Day of School 2020

First Day of School 2020

It was a very special first day of school! After a summer of planning and meeting, it was wonderful to have the children with us at last, laughing, playing, and learning on campus. All is in readiness…Lower grades open-air classroom: waiting for the childrenWelcome to...
Inspired Learning: A Virtual Open House

Inspired Learning: A Virtual Open House

On August 12 from 6:30–7:45 p.m., Ashwood Waldorf School will host Inspired Learning: A Virtual Open House for adults interested in learning more about Ashwood’s programs for ages 3 through 8th grade. This hour-long, informal, virtual gathering will be...
Class of 2020 Steps Out for Graduation

Class of 2020 Steps Out for Graduation

With, as they say, “an abundance of caution”—including face coverings and physical distancing—the Class of 2020 gathered with faculty on the Ashwood campus on June 5 for a live, in-person graduation ceremony. Scroll down for pictures. The ceremony began...
The Show Must Go On! (And It Did!)

The Show Must Go On! (And It Did!)

Traditionally, the last day of school at Ashwood is a festive day of sharing as we put on our annual Spring Revels at the Camden Opera House. This year, as the faculty began to wrap up a spring semester of distance learning, we were faced with yet another challenge:...