They Float!

As part of their Waterways/Ways of Water block, Class 1-3 made tiny canoes out of beeswax. Today, they sent them off for their first voyage on the stream. They really float! Science in action.

Alumni Update: Emma Berryman-Moore ’10

Photo: Taken on Arthur’s Seat (near Holyrood Park), Edinburgh, Scotland I graduated from Ashwood in 2010, which feels impossibly long ago! I attended Camden Hills Regional High School and graduated in 2014, before moving on to the University of New Hampshire, where I...
Off on a Tangent

Off on a Tangent

The snow is gone, and the plow stakes are no longer needed. It was the perfect opportunity for Class 4-8 to do a little campus clean up while trying out their recent lessons on tangents by building a model of Leonardo d Vinci’s fastenerless bridge.
Ocean Waves by Class 1-3

Ocean Waves by Class 1-3

Can’t you just hear the great waves crashing and sighing? And do these paintings remind you of something? See below. The Great Wave of Kanagawa
More Mandala

More Mandala

For me, school days at Ashwood have been a sweet refuge from all of the disruptions of the past year. Nowhere has this more evident than in art class each week, when the upper grades students settle in and begin working on their mandalas. A hush quickly settles over...

Lisa Newcomb to Lead Spring Parent & Child Playgroup

Lisa Newcomb Lisa Newcomb will be leading our 4-week parent & child playgroup this spring. Lisa has been involved in Ashwood’s early childhood program for the past nine years as a substitute and aftercare teacher. Lisa is a certified Simplicity Parenting...