An education both timeless and timely.
About Maine Coast Waldorf School
Founded in 1984, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 295 students from early childhood through high school. Our early childhood-12th grade campus in Freeport offers our students state-of-the-art buildings, as well as acres of outdoor classrooms and woodland trails.
We foster independent thinking, creative problem solving, and a sense of connection to equip students for future challenges, while inspiring them to create their own opportunities. At Maine Coast Waldorf School, we offer an education for life.
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- Fully Immersed in BiodynamicsTuesday, October 8, 2019
Last week, in collaboration with The Resilience Hub, MCWS hosted a series of events for the community featuring Thea Maria Carlson, executive director of the national Biodynamic Association, who lives in northern California. Like Waldorf education, biodynamics was initiated nearly 100 years ago by Rudolf Steiner and is now practiced all over the world. Biodynamics […]Read More »
- Reflections on the Senior Trip to Hermit IslandTuesday, October 1, 2019
Each September, MCWS seniors join fellow Waldorf students from across the country for a remarkable immersion into coastal ecology and marine biology. This year, our own seventeen seniors added to the throng of 110 students representing eight Waldorf high schools from Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania. Hermit Island in Phippsburg, ME provided the […]Read More »
- Reading the Landscape of our Fields and ForestsTuesday, October 1, 2019
Tom Wessels, forest ecologist, author, and teacher, led 30 participants on a fascinating tour of MCWS’s woods and fields on Saturday, September . By “reading the landscape” and sharing his deep knowledge about complex ecosystems, Tom pointed out numerous examples of how ecological diversity and mutual beneficial relationships support sustainable and resilient systems. It was […]Read More »