Permaculture Design Course: Connecting with the greater community Permaculture Design Course: Connecting with the greater community
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

For the second time this year, The Resilience Hub of Portland is holding its 6-month long Introduction to Permaculture Certification Course (PDC) on MCWS’s campus. Lisa Fernandes, executive director of The Resilience Hub, is teaching the course to 25 adults, many of whom were unfamiliar with Waldorf education but share similar interests.  This collaboration between […]

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Eighth Grade Field Trip To Circus Maine Eighth Grade Field Trip To Circus Maine
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

On Wednesday, December 6th, our 8th graders were treated to an hour and a half circus skills workshop at Circus Maine on Thompson’s Point in Portland. The trip was organized by John Saccone and Mary Martin as part of the ongoing outreach stemming from Circus Smirkus. Upon arriving at Circus Maine, the students were given […]

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The Shepherds Play is December 20th at 1:30 pm The Shepherds Play is December 20th at 1:30 pm
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

For a few years, the high school students acted in the Shepherds Play and beautifully brought the archetypal images in the play to our school community. Their performances were always heartfelt and lovely in their simplicity and purity. This year we return to that tradition with students from all grades in the high school performing […]

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MCWS Hosts Meeting of Admissions Directors
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

On Wednesday, November 29, our Admissions Office hosted an annual gathering of admissions directors from Portland area independent schools. Fifteen representatives from Friends School, Breakwater, NYA, Waynflete, Cheverus, Maine Girls Academy, and Seacoast Waldorf attended. Following the meeting that was held in the high school student center, our guests were shown around the new high […]

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Theme Days in the High School Theme Days in the High School
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Just before Thanksgiving break, the high school set aside three days of regularly scheduled classes and dived into an artistic exploration of identity and self-expression. We heard from the gay-straight alliance GLSEN on Monday morning and then worked with four professional artists – Penelope Wendtlandt (dance/body percussion), Marjolaine Whittlesey (poetry/creative writing), Rene Johnson (drama/improvisation), and Tom […]

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