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...
Whose Topic Is It? A Quiz

Whose Topic Is It? A Quiz

by Jeremy Clough, Class 7-8 Teacher Here are the answers to this week’s Leaflet quiz, wherein you were asked to guess which 7th-8th grader wrote which expository essay: “Dungeons & Dragons: The World’s Greatest Roleplaying Game?” –...
Service During Stay-at-Home

Service During Stay-at-Home

A big shout out to the Hoppin and the Burnham/Kornfield families for answering the call for volunteers at Midcoast Recover Coalition. On May 2, which would have been Serve-A-Thon Saturday. Both families spent a couple of hours pruning bushes and brambles, raking and...
Ashwood Welcomes a New Board Member

Ashwood Welcomes a New Board Member

While teachers, parents, administration, and students have been busy as bees, the board of trustees has be particularly active, not only overseeing the financial health of the school, but recruiting new and talented members as well. We’re pleased to welcome the...

April Snowstorm Inspires “Poetree”

Ashwood students across the grades were given optional assignments to do during this stay-at-home Spring Break. One assignment was to write some “poetree.” Having weathered a fierce snowstorm, the birch trees were bending and reminding many of us of the...
Service During Stay-at-Home

From Quarantine to Community

In wonderful and difficult ways, the coronavirus pandemic has made clear how connected we all are. In ordinary times Ashwood would be celebrating community connections this month with our annual Serve-A-Thon. This year, the Serve-A-Thon committee has created a list of...
Class 5-6 “Travels” to Latin America

Class 5-6 “Travels” to Latin America

The past few weeks have been challenging. Aside from the obvious challenges a Waldorf teacher faces adapting to an online platform to deliver material and assignments, one of the biggest hardships for me has been not seeing my students. Luckily, they have been sending...

Hand Washing Song

The teachers at Ashwood have been hard at work creating take home learning plans for our students. We miss you! So we made this video for you. It’s a song you can sing when you wash your hands (over and over!) It’s just the right length (20 seconds or so)...