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Frederick Law Olmsted

What does Moraine Farm have in common with Stanford University and New York City’s Central Park?  All are landscapes designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. PBS is launching a new series on Olmsted tonight — here’s a trailer: Visit Frederick Law … Continue reading

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Studying Virtue

Perhaps you’ve noticed the sixth graders looking particularly noble and valiant lately. On Friday evening, May 30, 2014, a beautiful knighting ceremony was held for them to culminate their studies of the Early Middle Ages. Each student carved a wooden … Continue reading

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A Case for Writing by Hand

This happens to be the most emailed story on the New York Times web site today. At Waldorf schools, handwriting is an integral part of how students learn to read and write. What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades WWW.NYTIMES.COM Even as … Continue reading

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Saturday Doll-Making Workshop in March and April

Spots Still Available in Saturday Doll-Making Workshop Saturdays March 15 through April 5, May 10 and 17. Time: 9:30 am until 12:30 pm Fee: $100 for all materials and fees. Choice of skin color and hair colors available. Class size … Continue reading

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Annual Fund Success!

Annual Fund Challenge Met!  $10,000 Gift Spurs Success Thanks to a wonderful response from the CAWS community, we met our challenge goal of 90% participation in this year’s annual fund! As a result, CAWS will receive an additional $10,000 gift … Continue reading

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Inside the Waldorf School of the Peninsula

) The New York Times sparked national media coverage with it’s front page story on why Silicon Valley parents are turning to Waldorf education. This film picks up where that story left off. “Preparing for Life” takes viewers inside the … Continue reading

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See For Yourself Why Waldorf Education Works

  See For Yourself Why Waldorf Education Works On Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to noon, families of students entering Pre-K through Grade Eight are invited to Cape Ann Waldorf School to learn more about Waldorf education.  Parents and children can … Continue reading

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A Grandmother’s Story about the Impact of Today’s Kindergarten on One Little Boy

reposted from the blog, “Defending the Early Years” A Grandmother’s Story about the Impact of Today’s Kindergarten on One Little Boy Posted on October 6, 2013   This piece was written by our colleague Blakely Bundy. Bundy is the Outgoing Executive Director … Continue reading

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Working Outdoors

Monday saw the whole school working outside, helping to weed and improve the kindergarten playground.  This was part of the annual Michaelmas celebration.  Unfamiliar to many, Michaelmas was celebrated in England on September 29 and marked the end (and beginning) … Continue reading

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Oven Update

The school’s new oven is almost ready for baking.  The first step was making a sand dome of the proper proportions.  Yoko Yeaton, Daisy Nursery teacher, came out to help build the sand form.   The next step was checking … Continue reading

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