Class 1–2 Studies the Life of Wangari Maathai

Text: Wangari Maathai planted one million trees with the help of many Kenyan women. She was hit and jailed, but she never gave up. As part of their Saints and Legends block, Class 1-2 has been studying the life of Wangarĩ Muta Maathai (1940–2011) a renowned Kenyan...
Ashwood Tour Offers Window on Waldorf

Ashwood Tour Offers Window on Waldorf

On Wednesday, April 8, from 8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Ashwood Waldorf School will offer community members an opportunity to visit classes in-session. This behind-the-scenes look at Waldorf education is for all those who are curious about what goes on in a...
Where In the World Is Ms. Davis?

Where In the World Is Ms. Davis?

Sophie Davis, Ashwood’s strings teacher, will be off on an exciting adventure for the next several weeks. Her travels will take her to a schooner traveling through the Caribbean, while she collects water sound recordings later be integrated into a musical piece...
Our 2020-2021 First Grade Teacher

Our 2020-2021 First Grade Teacher

Lori Duckstad Please join us in enthusiastically welcoming Lori Duckstad to Ashwood’s faculty as grade one teacher in 2020-2021. Lori is a trained Waldorf teacher with more than 20 years of experience as a Waldorf class, handwork, and music teacher. In addition to...
Ashwood Adult Community Learning: Carve a Swedish Spoon

Ashwood Adult Community Learning: Carve a Swedish Spoon

Have you ever wished that you could take the classes that are offered to the students at Ashwood? Well, here is your chance! Join us for a three-session spoon-carving workshop! Ashwood’s much loved woodworking teacher, Forrester Valle, will guide adults in this...
Class 3-4 Fedco Seed Sale

Class 3-4 Fedco Seed Sale

All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today. —Ancient Proverb Class 3-4 is selling vegetable and flower seeds from Fedco to raise money for upcoming field trips and class activities.  You may view descriptions of the available seeds and print order...
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...