Circus Comes to Town

Students performed acrobatics and circus arts for family and friends during the assembly before winter break on Friday, February 17, 2012. The performances included human being and animal-themed acts–from circus performers to insects to escaping leopards. The acts incorporated movements they learned in gymnastics class, which helps the students develop coordination. Teachers lend a hand with musical support 2nd grade “peacocks” A 1st grader “prairie dog” coming out of his burrow 2nd grade “stick bugs” 3rd & 4th grade “seals” Mr. Yoors as the Master of Ceremonies 8th grade juggler on the shoulders of a classmate 6th and 7th grade “wall” 8th grade “black panther” hangs from the ceiling after climbing a pyramid of...

Up a Tree

Q:  Why do children at CAWS climb so many trees? A:  Because someday they might grow up to be Waldorf teachers and those skills will come in handy.  After watching failed attempts at dislodging a glove stuck in a tree, second-grade teacher Aria Nevin sprung into action and retrieved the glove for a grateful student and impressed...

Rising Teacher

School Administrator Susan White, left, introduces next year’s first-grade parents to their children’s new teacher, Sabrina Babcock.  As the current eighth-grade teacher, Mrs. Babcock looks forward to bringing her students to graduation, then embracing the first-grade class in the fall.  This current eighth grade will be the second class that she has taken from first to eighth grade at Cape Ann Waldorf...

Picking Up the Pieces

Kindergarten parent Marty Adler picked up the ball with assembling  a geodesic climbing dome that was donated to the school. It was a complex and daunting endeavor–with no instructions and a high level of difficulty matching five different length pieces into a dome. Thank you, Marty, for your construction skills.   The children are going to love it!  And thank you to Rachel, Tim, Madison & Adam Crateau of Georgetown, MA for giving us the dome!  ...

Shaping the Future

Anna Scalera leads her sixth grade class through main lesson on geometry Thursday, February 9, 2012. Students worked through geometric exercises using straight edges and compasses and measuring intersections and arcs to draw regular pentagons and star...