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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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Kindergarten Testing

Below is an alarming article on the current state of testing in  public school kindergartens: Kindergarten teacher details ‘lunacy’ of standardized tests for kids (by Nancy Creech in The Washington Post) At Cape Ann Waldorf School, there are assessments, but the … Continue reading

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Waldorf Early Childhood — Why Play Is So Important

Imaginative play is an essential foundation for future health and success in school and beyond.  Listed below are links to some of the current education research that corroborates what Waldorf Educators have known for almost a century. — Kelly Hiselman, CAWS Admissions … Continue reading

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Raffle Winner Announced!

The “Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World” raffle was a great success, raising $20,000 for CAWS. The winner of the big raffle couldn’t be more excited! He lives in Boise, Idaho, and is uncle to parent Margie DeWeese-Boyd. Gary … Continue reading

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Moraine Farm in the Trustees’ Magazine

An article in the Spring “Special Places” magazine captures why the Trustees of Reservations are so excited to now be a stakeholder at Moraine Farm.  We’re excited too!

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CAWS Move in the Beverly Citizen

Beverly, Mass. —Botany and environmental studies might not seem like typical subjects for kindergarten to eighth-grade students, but according to the staff at the Cape Ann Waldorf School in Beverly, these areas of study play a crucial role in child … Continue reading

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