Fieldtrip: A Search for the Source

Fieldtrip: A Search for the Source

On April 8, upper grades students met at Ragged Mountain to follow Hosmer Brook up the mountain in search of its source. Along the way the students identified tress and observed the changing forest make up as they gained altitude. At the top they could see clear...

Alumni Update: Caroline Ginsberg ’00

by Valerie Shepard ’98 Caroline and Lennon Alumni Caroline Ginsberg ’00 and husband Colin Reid welcomed their son, Lennon Matinicus Reid, in January 2021! Caroline lives in Portland and works as the membership director for Maine Farmland Trust. Last...

Kristina Mainella to Lead Mixed-age Kindergarten

Kristina Mainella Ashwood recently announced the hiring of Kristina Mainella to lead its mixed-age kindergarten next year. Kristina brings a wealth of experience to the job, including raising two boys, both of whom attended Ashwood, and serving on our board of...

Alumni Update: Alex Wilder ’08

By Alex Wilder Alex Wilder ’08 After Ashwood, I did a year at Camden-Rockport Middle School before attending high school at Camden Hills. I loved my time at CHRHS, where I participated in the choral program, the musicals, and the nordic ski team. I did my...
A Little Fun in Language Arts

A Little Fun in Language Arts

Students in the Writing Club revisited our study of character traits by tagging each other with positive character traits. Left to right: Clementine, Frances, Oliver, Vivian, and Ceri. Giggles abounded and many kind compliments were given!
They Float!

They Float!

As part of their Waterways/Ways of Water block, Class 1-3 made tiny canoes out of beeswax. Today, they sent them off for their first voyage on the stream. They really float! Science in action.

Alumni Update: Emma Berryman-Moore ’10

Photo: Taken on Arthur’s Seat (near Holyrood Park), Edinburgh, Scotland I graduated from Ashwood in 2010, which feels impossibly long ago! I attended Camden Hills Regional High School and graduated in 2014, before moving on to the University of New Hampshire, where I...
Off on a Tangent

Off on a Tangent

The snow is gone, and the plow stakes are no longer needed. It was the perfect opportunity for Class 4-8 to do a little campus clean up while trying out their recent lessons on tangents by building a model of Leonardo d Vinci’s fastenerless bridge.
Ocean Waves by Class 1-3

Ocean Waves by Class 1-3

Can’t you just hear the great waves crashing and sighing? And do these paintings remind you of something? See below. The Great Wave of Kanagawa