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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Burnurwurbskek Singers Visit CampusBurnurwurbskek Singers Visit Campus
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Last week we welcomed Ron and Nick Bear, core members of the Burnurwurbskek Singers, to school. Comprised of men representing many of Maine’s Wabanaki people (including the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Mic Mac tribes), the members of the Burnurwurbskek Singers have been drumming together for almost 25 years. They perform traditional northeast woodland songs, as […]

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Maine Is Our ClassroomMaine Is Our Classroom
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Some of the best learning happens outside of the classroom, and High School Science classes are taking advantage of our beautiful location on the coast of Maine for some hands-on scientific exploration and inquiry. The ninth grade Plant Chemistry class headed to Olivia’s Garden, a greenhouse in New Gloucester, to gain a better understanding of […]

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Alum Spotlight: Myah Garrison ’20Alum Spotlight: Myah Garrison ’20
Friday, October 29, 2021

We are beyond excited to announce that Myah Garrison, MCWS ‘20 and current student at Bennington College, is a newly published author. Her debut book, Igor in Therapy, which was born the summer before her senior year at MCWS, is available for pre-order HERE! She also just learned that she has signed a five-book deal with […]

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High School Study Abroad Offers ‘Transformative’ OpportunitiesHigh School Study Abroad Offers ‘Transformative’ Opportunities
Monday, October 4, 2021

After a pause last year, Maine Coast Waldorf School’s unique exchange program is back in action. The High School has welcomed about ten students from Waldorf schools in Germany, Switzerland, and France, and will welcome a total of around 15 throughout the school year. The students will be in Maine and part of our school […]

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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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Expert Identifies over 50 Edible Plants on CampusExpert Identifies over 50 Edible Plants on Campus
Monday, August 9, 2021

Following enough rainy days to prompt the emergence of numerous brightly colored fungi, Russ Cohen, naturalist, author, gardener, and wild foods enthusiast, joined Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Farm, Field and Forest (FFF) Committee for a 2-hour walking tour of wild edible plants. Russ lives in Massachusetts and has connections with several in the MCWS community, […]

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