Tamara Rosenthal to Lead Nursery Program

Tamara Rosenthal We are pleased to announce that we have hired Tamara Rosenthal as our new nursery school lead teacher. Tamara is a trained Waldorf early childhood teacher. She was the early childhood assistant at Ashwood last year and rejoined the EC faculty in...
Winter Fun

Winter Fun

What do you do for all-school games when it’s too icy to ski or sled? Otter sliding, of course!
A Valentine for the Kindergarten

A Valentine for the Kindergarten

For all-school games today, the grade school students went for a morning ski. Nothing new about that, but this time there was twist. For a Valentine’s treat, they hitched up the kindergarteners’ sleds and gave them a ride in the wintery woods!
Ashwood Ukes!

Ashwood Ukes!

Class 4-8 has taken up the ukulele in music class this term. The little instrument lends itself to a certain amount of clowning around, as you can see from these photos. Linnea and TuckerFayeOliverAmiCeriClementineFrances
Upper Grade Students Paint Dot Mandalas

Upper Grade Students Paint Dot Mandalas

Students in the upper grades have been painting dot mandalas—ancient, sacred symbols of the universe. We began by designing and painting a mandala on paper. Smooth river and beach stones were washed and designs were sketched with compass and straightedge. Using a...
Alumni Inspire at Virtual Open House

Alumni Inspire at Virtual Open House

On January 27, we had a wonderful start to our series of monthly virtual open houses. With the theme of “Where Do They Go from Here? How do Ashwood students fare in high school and beyond,” participants Jesse Snider ’11 [sarah: can we look up his...
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...