Welcome to Monadnock waldorf school

Monadnock Waldorf School is an independent school rooted in the international learning philosophy of Waldorf education. We provide a rich and challenging environment that inspires students to reach their highest potential in academic, artistic and physical achievement. Through the integration of these pursuits, we nurture the unique capacities within each student, providing a deep and broad education that develops a lifelong love of learning and sense of compassion that benefits them, their communities and the world at large.



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Waldorf in the News

Voted Best Local Private School Grades 6–12

May 24, 2018 / Keene Sentinel
MWS was voted Best Local Private School Grades 6–12 in the Keene Sentinel Reader's Choice Awards. Thank you to all who supported us! View 2018 Winners >

Moguls in the Making? Monadnock Waldorf Students Create Plans for New Businesses

February 4, 2018 / Keene Sentinel
Could you imagine a nonprofit sustainable seafood restaurant in the Monadnock Region? Students at the Monadnock Waldorf School can. That was just one of the local business ideas presented by the senior class at the Keene school this week. For the past month, the seniors have been completing research to create their own business plans as part of the economics block taught by Katie Schwerin, chief operating officer of W.S. Badger Company Inc. in Gilsum. Read More >

Alumni News : Rebecca Hamilton Named in Union Leader's "40 Under Forty"

January 23, 2018 / Union Leader
Congratulations to Rebecca Hamilton, a 1997 eighth-grade alum, recently honored in the "40 Under Forty" by the Union Leader. This program recognizes some of the state's brightest young achievers who have a record of professional and volunteer accomplishments in New Hampshire. Read Article >

Preparing for Life

2011 / Waldorf School of the Peninsula
The New York Times sparked national media coverage with its front page story on why Silicon Valley parents are turning to Waldorf education. This film picks up where that story left off. "Preparing for Life" takes viewers inside the Waldorf School of the Peninsula where the focus is on developing the capacities for creativity, resilience, innovative thinking, and social and emotional intelligence over rote learning. More Waldorf in the News >

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