Monthly Archives: September 2011

Commercial-Free Book Fairs

For the last few years in June, Cape Ann Waldorf School has put on a wonderful book fair. All recycled books, low prices and a great way to stock up on summer reading.  It’s one way to have a commercial-free … Continue reading

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Another Moraine Farm Partner

Essex County Greenbelt — you may have seen their signs and been on their properties.  They are involved in protecting Moraine Farm from future development and they’ve made a wonderful little movie highlighting their history and their work. Essex County … Continue reading

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CAWS Class of 1996

This graduation speech for the Cape Ann Waldorf School Class of 1996 was recently uncovered (thank you Jenny Helmick!).  Written by one of the CAWS founders, Linda Finigan, its final paragraphs are especially poignant now that the future home she … Continue reading

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Reading Is Elemental

Professor Helen Vendler, a distinguished scholar and leading American poetry critic, imagines what kind of early schooling would produce great readers.   Here’s what she says: In a utopian world, I would propose, for the ultimate maintenance of the humanities … Continue reading

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