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...
After-School Theatre Production Workshop

After-School Theatre Production Workshop

This is the final week of our after-school theatre production workshop, and it’s been productive! For three Wedesdays, 20 5th-8th graders have shown up to build and paint props, design makeup and costumes, and create set elements for The Oddity, our Class 5-6...