MS Cross Country Off and Running MS Cross Country Off and Running
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The middle school cross-country team got off to a slow start with back-to-back rainouts, but that all changed last week when the team managed two events. First, the Greeley Relays were held at Twin Brook in Cumberland as we ran a casual event with several teams of 5 runners tackling the one mile course. Then, […]

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Michaelmas, a festival for our age Michaelmas, a festival for our age
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

What is this festival called Michaelmas? It is called a “new” festival although it has its roots in ancient Babylonia, India, and earlier. On the very simplest of levels it is known as a harvest festival. That moment in the year when all the fruits of our planting, weeding, growing efforts have ripened and are […]

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Chicken Coop Returning to Early Childhood GradesChicken Coop Returning to Early Childhood Grades
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

MCWS has once again been fortunate to work with a volunteer team of college  students from Bowdoin College’s McKeen Center for the Common Good. Ten energetic Bowdoin College volunteers helped the Farm Field and Forest Committee do a number of outdoor projects that simply wouldn’t be possible without this volunteer effort. The team from Bowdoin […]

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38th School Year Is Underway!38th School Year Is Underway!
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 38th school year opened today as we welcome 267 students—200 returning and 67 new— to our beautiful 75-acre campus. After a restful summer, Grades 1-12 have quickly returned to their usual flurry of activities in classrooms and are out and about in our fields, forests and gardens, happy to see old […]

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MCWS Welcomes New Faculty for the 2021-22 School YearMCWS Welcomes New Faculty for the 2021-22 School Year
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

We are excited to welcome an amazing group of new faculty members to our community. From the Early Childhood to the High School, we’re excited to better get to know them, and look forward to their many contributions to our community. Kendall Grady joins our faculty as our violin teacher. Kendall has studied music around […]

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Gardens Thrive at MCWS Gardens Thrive at MCWS
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

After a warm and rainy summer, the many gardens at Maine Coast Waldorf School are nearly ready for their fall harvest. In the last few years, the third grade has planted a Three Sisters garden, a Native American companion planting technique that involves planting corn, beans, and squash (or pumpkins) together so that their individual […]

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