12th Grade Play: Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel 12th Grade Play: Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Friday, May 27, 2016

Irish playwright Brian Friel’s 1992 Tony award winning play, Dancing at Lughnasa, is coming to the Maine Coast Waldorf School stage May 31- June 3, Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. $5 donation at the door Tuesday, May 31, 7:00 pm (Preview Night) Wednesday, June 1, 1:00 pm (Student performance) Thursday, June 2, 7:00 pm […]

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MCWS Teacher and MCWS Parent Win 2016 Maine Literary Awards! MCWS Teacher and MCWS Parent Win 2016 Maine Literary Awards!
Friday, May 27, 2016

Congratulations to high school humanities teacher David Sloan and parent Liza Bakewell who were both named 2016 Maine Literary Award Winners last night. David won in the Short Works Competition, Poetry category and Liza won in the Book Award for Anthology (Editors) category for her book, A Gateless Garden. Our heartfelt congratulations to both David […]

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Celebrating Spring with the Young Child Celebrating Spring with the Young Child
Friday, May 20, 2016

Spring is a time for great celebration especially at Maine Coast Waldorf school after the long, cold Maine winters.  We dance and sing around the May Pole with crowns of flowers on our heads as an official welcome to spring, but the real celebration with the youngest children is in the daily discoveries.   My […]

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Words of Waldorks! Words of Waldorks!
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

For her senior project this year, Phoebe Dolan has been compiling thoughts and reflections from Waldorf high school seniors around the world.  She has worked to make connections with Waldorf students in far flung places, adding depth and breadth to the project.  Each person’s answers to Phoebe’s questions helps to paint a picture of what a […]

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In Their Own Words—Creative Writing in the High School In Their Own Words—Creative Writing in the High School
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

One of our most important tasks as high school teachers is to teach our students how to write. In many schools, however, that writing is limited to analytical essays and research papers. Learning such skills is undeniably crucial for young people intent on higher education, but focusing solely on expository writing at this level is […]

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