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Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World Raffle — Last Year’s Winners

Traveling to Florence was a “dream come true” for Marilyn and Anton Kobus, winners of the 2012 “Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World” raffle.  Thanks to the CAWS community, the couple was able to relive a dream born twenty-seven years … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni Interviews

See what a few of Cape Ann Waldorf School’s alumni have to say about their time at CAWS and what a Waldorf education has meant to them. Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni Interviews: Hannah Elliott-Higgins Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni … Continue reading

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New Video — Early Childhood Eduation at Cape Ann Waldorf School

Featuring Lindsay Miles (Kindergarten teacher), Sabrina Babcock (currently teaching 1st grade– she’s already take two groups from 1st through 8th grade!), and the wonderful students at Cape Ann Waldorf School. Thank you to CAWS parent Tony Cheng  for making this … Continue reading

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The Pentatonic Scale

Many parents at the school probably haven’t heard about the pentatonic scale until their children begin learning the pentatonic flute in first grade.  In this short video, singer Bobby McFerrin shows how universal the scale is and how easy it … Continue reading

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Painting the Sistine Desk

Seventh Grade Curriculum Update by Anna Scalera The seventh grade recently finished a history block on the Renaissance – a period brimming with excellent possibilities for learning through biographies. Our block began with the life story of Joan of Arc. The … Continue reading

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Our Holiday Fair

A post by Pam Fenner of Michaelmas Press, who was kind enough to work at our fair and write this lovely piece for her “Pam’s Perspectives” blog. Go to a Holiday Fair By PJF | Published: DECEMBER 7, 2012 Holiday fairs are often held … Continue reading

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What is Education For?

An interesting article asking, “What is education for?” It’s from a lecture to future Waldorf high school teachers and poses some interesting questions. Enjoy! Education in the Presence of the Unknown from “In Context”, Fall 2012 by Craig Holdredge Most parents … Continue reading

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Why Does Arts Integration Work?

Arts integration has been shown in brain-based research to improve comprehension and  long-term retention; something Waldorf students and alums can attest to! – Kelly Hiselman A Research-Based Approach to Arts Integration At Bates Middle School in Annapolis, Maryland, arts integration … Continue reading

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The Class of 2012

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Spring Concert

The Cape Ann Waldorf School Middle School Orchestra gave their annual spring concert in the school’s Great Hall Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Students performed pieces ranging from the theme from “Pirates of the Caribbean” to “Allegro” from the Spring of the … Continue reading

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