Articles by Judith Soleil

 

Waldorf School Offers Tour of the Grades

By Judith Soleil on April 02, 2013, at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, M For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org Join us on for a behind-the-scenes look at Waldorf education! Every morning, in more than 1,000 Waldorf schools worldwide, the day begins with a dynamic …

Spring Celebration & Open House at Ashwood Waldorf School

By Judith Soleil on April 02, 2013, at 12:57 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org Come one, come all, new and old friends alike to Ashwood Waldorf School’s annual May Faire & Open House. Open to the public and free …

Ashwood Summer Camp to offer additional sessions, new Frisbee Camp This Year

By Judith Soleil on March 28, 2013, at 9:13 a.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — Ashwood Summer Camp is a day camp for children from age 3½ to entering seventh grade. This year, in response to parent requests, Ashwood will be offering more weeks of camp, both full- and half-day sessions, and an early drop-off option. Also, new this year is a …

Ashwood to offer Kindergarten tuition assistance

By Judith Soleil on Feb. 12, 2013, at 11:24 a.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — In a move to make a Waldorf education more accessible to the families of midcoast Maine, Ashwood Waldorf School is pleased to announce a new tuition assistance program for families with kindergarten-aged children. Ashwood has a longstanding history of fostering an economically diverse school community through its …

Waldorf School Offers Tour of the Grades

By Judith Soleil on Feb. 08, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 4:53 p.m. to 4:53 p.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org ROCKPORT | Ashwood Waldorf School will hold a Tour of the Grades on Wednesday, February 13 from 8:15-10:30 a.m. You do not have to …

Making the transition from kindergarten to first grade

By Judith Soleil on Jan. 18, 2013, at 3:26 p.m.
ROCKPORT, Maine — How do you know when your kindergartener is ready for first grade? A fun and informative workshop all about the “Grade School Experience” will help you answer this question and set your mind at ease about this important transition in your child’s life. The workshop will be …

Making the Transition from Kindergarten to First Grade

By Judith Soleil on Jan. 18, 2013, at 3:17 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org ROCKPORT, Maine –How do you know when your kindergartener is ready for First Grade? On Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ashwood …

Making the Transition from Kindergarten to First Grade

By Judith Soleil on Jan. 18, 2013, at 3:13 p.m.
Rockport – How do you know when your kindergartener is ready for First Grade? On Wednesday, January 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Ashwood Waldorf School, a fun and informative workshop all about the “Grade School Experience” will help you answer this question and set your mind at ease …

School invites the public to students’ performing arts show

By Judith Soleil on Dec. 06, 2012, at 12:58 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Camden Opera House, 29 Elm Street, Camden, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org ROCKPORT, Maine — Ashwood Waldorf School’s performing arts will be on parade at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the Camden Opera House. Students in …

Waldorf school to host tour of classrooms

By Judith Soleil on Dec. 04, 2012, at 8:23 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org ROCKPORT, Maine — Ashwood Waldorf School will hold its School Day Tour 8:15-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the school. The tour will take visitors …
Artwork © Toki Oshima

Friendly and Supportive Mornings with Your Young Child

By Judith Soleil on Nov. 15, 2012, at 2:20 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org Ashwood Waldorf School will offer a 10-week session of Parent Child classes beginning on November 29. Classes are offered each Thursday from 9 to 11:30 …

Friendly and Supportive Mornings with Your Young Child

By Judith Soleil on Nov. 15, 2012, at 2:08 p.m.
Rockport — Ashwood Waldorf School will offer a 10-week session of Parent Child classes beginning on November 29. Classes are offered each Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and are intended for children 18 months to age three and a parent. In this 10-session class, early childhood educator Cherry Short-Lee …
Teachers use these colored chalks for creating elaborate blackboard drawings to illustrate their lessons

See Waldorf in Action!

By Judith Soleil on Nov. 07, 2012, at 10:57 a.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org Take a behind-the-scenes tour at Ashwood Waldorf School. Join our School Day Tour on Wednesday, December 12 from 8:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for a …
Ashwood's new Grade School building

Ashwood Waldorf School Earns Accreditation

By Judith Soleil on Nov. 01, 2012, at 12:18 p.m.
ROCKPORT – Ashwood Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school through eighth grade, has recently received accreditation from the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) as well as reaccreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The school, located in Rockport, was commended by …

Ashwood Offers Drop-In Child Care for the Holiday Season

By Judith Soleil on Oct. 25, 2012, at 1:01 p.m.
Just in time for the winter holidays, Ashwood Waldorf School is offering drop-in child care (for children aged 3-6) with our experienced Early Childhood teacher for three weeks only, on Friday, November 30, December 7 and December 14, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It’s the time of year when …

School offers drop-in child care sessions during holiday season

By Judith Soleil on Oct. 25, 2012, at 12:47 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org ROCKPORT, Maine — Just in time for the winter holidays, Ashwood Waldorf School will offer drop-in child care with an experienced early childhood teacher 11 …

Raising Healthy Children in the Age of Technology

By Judith Soleil on Oct. 04, 2012, at 2:41 p.m.
Rockport/Camden – Ashwood Waldorf School presents “Raising Health Children in the Age of Technology,” a two-day conference for parents, teachers, counselors, and child care providers featuring author, educator and NPR commentator Jack Petrash. Continuing education units are available for professionals in the areas of social work, counseling, and teaching. The conference …

Annual Twilight Halloween Woodland Walk

By Judith Soleil on Oct. 04, 2012, at 2:06 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Merry Spring Nature Center, Conway Road, Camden, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207-236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org Rockport – Ashwood Waldorf School presents its 11th Annual All Hallows’ Eve Walk on Wednesday, October 31 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Merryspring Nature …
Platonic solids are studied in the Eighth Grade at Ashwood.

Behind-the-Scenes School Tour

By Judith Soleil on Oct. 02, 2012, at 9:56 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Location: Ashwood Waldorf School, 180 Park Street, Rockport, Maine For more information: Mark Ferrero; 207 236-8021; ashwoodwaldorf.org Join our School Day Tour for a behind-the-scenes look at Waldorf education! Every morning, in more than 1,000 Waldorf schools worldwide, the day begins …

Ashwood Waldorf School Offers New Two-Day Early Childhood Option

By Judith Soleil on Sept. 25, 2012, at 8:58 a.m.
Ashwood’s Early Childhood program is extending its offerings for children from 3 to 6 years old to include a new two-day-per-week option! Now you can choose the schedule that works best for your family: five-day, three-day, or the new two-day program. Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. with three convenient pickup …