Joyful Learning: A Virtual Open House

Joyful Learning: A Virtual Open House

On July 15 from 7:00–8:00 p.m., Ashwood Waldorf School will host “Joyful 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:...
Class 7-8 Completes Independent Projects

Class 7-8 Completes Independent Projects

Raising and butchering pigs, pinhole photography, primitive skills, learning to cook and bake cakes—these are just a few of the independent student projects completed by our graduating class this spring. Each year, our oldest students take on a yearlong...
Class 3-4 Shelter Models Honor First Nations Design

Class 3-4 Shelter Models Honor First Nations Design

This spring, during their distance learning program, Class 3-4 rose to the challenge of creating a model shelter based on the homes of First Nations people across North America. The children were each provided with a book from Bonnie Shemie’s Native Houses...
April Snowstorm Clean Up

April Snowstorm Clean Up

Many, many thanks to the Hildreth/Dodge family for cutting and cleaning up brush from the large ash limb that came down during the fierce April snowstorm. We’re sorry to lose such a wonderful climbing branch, but the rest of the tree appears to be very healthy. We’re...