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Class of 2015 Visits Hurricane Island

  The graduating 8th-grade class spent an eventful week on Hurricane Island in June. Hurricane Island is located in the Fox Islands archipelago, Penobscot Bay, Maine. Read all about their adventures on The Hurricane Island Foundation site.

Waldorf Education Featured on The Simpsons Season Finale

The Simpsons gave a comic shout out to Waldorf Education during their Season 26 finale for 2015 — “Mathlete’s Feat”, which aired May 17, 2015. The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) was pleased with the level of in-depth knowledge The...

Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Alumni Stand Out in Science

Earlier this year, one of our class of 2011 students was selected as a finalist in the Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair for her research on the Effects of BPA on the Regeneration Rate of Lumbriculus Variegatus (Effect of plastics on worm reproduction)....

Hey Kids! Go Outside, Already.

WBUR Radio’s On Point recently explored the trend of today’s children being further and further disconnected from nature and what is being lost along the way. Tom Ashbrook and guest, Dr. Scott Sampson, author of the new book, “How To Raise A Wild...

Middle School Brings Math Outdoors on Pi Day

Last week the seventh and eighth grades celebrated Pi Day, marking the once-in-a-century 3-14-15, with some scientific, artistic, and culinary experiences.  Our main activity was a project to estimate the age of trees on part of our campus. Armed with tape measures...