Open House Slideshow

A few photos from Saturday’s Moraine Farm Open House.  Vanya Yoors led children and adults in some circus arts activities, getting everyone moving, while Brian Macdonald conducted a few organic chemistry experiments.  That’s pure carbon smoking in the...

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...

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...

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 couldn’t be reached on...