Save the Date! Class 7-8 to Perform The Tempest

Save the Date! Class 7-8 to Perform The Tempest

It starts with a violent shipwreck, but wait… no one perishes, and the passengers, now marooned on a deserted island, begin to notice eerie noises emanating from the forests. Meanwhile, the king’s son, last seen plunging into the brine, is believed dead. And, by...
Earlier Start Time for Serve-A-Thon Pizza Night

Earlier Start Time for Serve-A-Thon Pizza Night

Pizza Night is growing! The fundraiser now goes from 4:00–9:00 p.m. Join us on Tuesday, January 14 at Flatbread Company, 399 Commercial St, Rockport. Gather your friends, and head on over! Each pizza sale benefits Ashwood, including take-out orders. Call 207-706-4146...
Alumni Artisan Spotlight: Goldenrod Textiles

Alumni Artisan Spotlight: Goldenrod Textiles

Tiyana Wolf-Whitehead (’00) and Nathaniel Stimson (’02) own and operate Goldenrod Textiles, a new studio space and storefront in Thomaston, Maine. The pair hopes to inspire “appreciation and stewardship of our local and global environment through the making of...
We’re Recycling Wrappers!

We’re Recycling Wrappers!

We now have a TerraCycle Zero Waste Box in the grade school building, allowing us to recycle candy and snack wrappers. When the box is full, it will be returned to TerraCycle where the contents will be either recycled, composted, or repurposed. This is a pilot project...
Alumni Artisan Spotlight: Ella Simon ’13

Alumni Artisan Spotlight: Ella Simon ’13

Coastal Caps was created by Ella Simon (Ashwood ’13) and Grace Kenney, students at Bennington College with a shared passion for art and the environment. Single use plastic bags are one of the most difficult materials to recycle, but Ella and Grace have created a new...
100 Ways to Say Thank You

100 Ways to Say Thank You

This season, we put up a Gratitude Tree in our grade school building to mark the culmination of a year of 100th anniversary celebrations for Waldorf education. We invited the entire community to write a word or a sentence and hang their gratitude leaf on the...
Class of 2016 College Admissions Begin!

Class of 2016 College Admissions Begin!

Rachel Sizeler-Fletcher, Class of 2016, has been accepted early-decision to Vassar College. Congratulations, Rachel, and our very best wishes for this new chapter in your life! Alumni, please send us your news! College acceptances, new jobs, awards, moves, adventures,...
Community and Social Engagement: Essential for Students

Community and Social Engagement: Essential for Students

Editor’s note: With the 2020 Serve-A-Thon gearing up for its fifth season, we offer you some thoughts on community service from the executive director of AWSNA. “The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are...