Alum Spotlight: Alice Gauvin
Friday, April 29, 2022

Recently I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Alice Gauvin, MCWS Grade 8 Alum and owner of the newly-opened Alice Gauvin Gallery in Portland, Maine. Alice shared how her love of family and Waldorf education influenced her interest in history, drama, and the visual arts, and ultimately her decision to open her own art gallery.  […]

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Valo Hosts In-School Retreat for High School Students Valo Hosts In-School Retreat for High School Students
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Valo, a Yarmouth-based nonprofit that provides retreat programming for teens across Maine, spent the better part of two days before April break with the 9th-11th grade. The intention of the in-school retreat was to help students form a school culture that is more open, mindful, and reflective of what the students envision.  The organization listened […]

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Seniors Pursue Internship OpportunitiesSeniors Pursue Internship Opportunities
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

The High School has felt a bit quieter over the past week, as the senior class has left temporarily to pursue an internship opportunity. This is a long-standing spring tradition for the senior class since the inception of our High School. These exciting opportunities for on-the-job experiences give our students a sense of the workplace […]

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High School Students Thrive in Maine State Science FairHigh School Students Thrive in Maine State Science Fair
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

On Saturday, a van full of scientists, namely Inga Yeo, Zoey Kent, Evan Porterfield, Dash Sattin, Will Barmby, Leah Muentener, Alec Benton, James Fowler, and Michael Willard,  arrived at Colby College and represented Maine Coast Waldorf School at the 76th annual Maine State Science Fair.  Over the past four years, the school has sent one […]

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Seniors Start Busy Spring with Senior Project PresentationsSeniors Start Busy Spring with Senior Project Presentations
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

As we head into March and the longer days and warmer weather arrive, we are reminded that we only have a finite time remaining with our incredible senior class. This is a time in the school year where seniors begin to gain even more independence, given time to explore new passions as they prepare to […]

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Nine High School Students Headed to Maine State Science FairNine High School Students Headed to Maine State Science Fair
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

This year Maine Coast Waldorf School is sending nine high school students to the Maine State Science Fair—the most the school has ever sent. They will be presenting eight projects across six different categories.  The Maine State Science Fair is an opportunity for all Maine high school students to present original research and engineering projects […]

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Making a Difference in our Local CommunityMaking a Difference in our Local Community
Monday, February 14, 2022

For the fourth straight year, Maine Coast Waldorf School students, families, faculty and staff are coming together for the Share the Love Food Drive. All items donated in the food and personal care drive, organized by 10th grade student Ruth Burchestead, will go to Freeport Community Services to benefit local families in need.  The goal […]

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Meet Two Alums Building a Movement to Empower Young MainersMeet Two Alums Building a Movement to Empower Young Mainers
Friday, February 11, 2022

When Phoebe Dolan ‘16 and Sylvie Fenderson ‘17 met at Maine Coast Waldorf School when they were in elementary school it was the start of a connection that, many years down the road, would lead them to form an organization that is building a social justice movement for young people in Maine. The two grew […]

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Alum Spotlight: Norajean Ferris ’10Alum Spotlight: Norajean Ferris ’10
Friday, January 28, 2022

Recently I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Norajean Ferris, MCWS Alum and member of our  first Grade 12 graduating class of 2010. Norajean is already an accomplished artist and well on her way  of making a name for herself through her intense, raw, and unapologetic pieces that bring human rights  issues to the forefront. […]

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Alum Spotlight: Emma Morgenstern Alum Spotlight: Emma Morgenstern
Monday, December 20, 2021

Emma is a Grade 8, Class of 2004, alum of Maine Coast Waldorf School (then Merriconeag) and currently works as a Staff Attorney and Immigrant Justice Corp Fellow at Volunteers of Legal Services (VOLS). Emma shared some highlights of her journey in Immigration Law and how her time at MCWS shaped her career choices. Q:  […]

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