Class of 2021 GraduatesClass of 2021 Graduates
Monday, June 14, 2021

In a school year defined by distance and upended routines, the Class of 2021—the largest graduating class in Maine Coast Waldorf School history— was able to come together surrounded by family members, faculty, and friends to celebrate their graduation. While some modifications were made (an outdoor ceremony and socially distant family pods, to name a […]

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Senior Clara Bossi Wins Maine Poetry AwardSenior Clara Bossi Wins Maine Poetry Award
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Senior Clara Bossi’s poem Cedars Still Growing won the prestigious Maine Literary Award in the Youth Poetry Category. The award, given out by the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance (WMPA) is a statewide contest, and continues a string of regional and statewide accolades for Maine Coast students’ writing. Bossi wrote the poem in David Sloan’s […]

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Spring for Waldorf Auction and Virtual Celebration a Huge Success!Spring for Waldorf Auction and Virtual Celebration a Huge Success!
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The show must go on, and that’s exactly what we did with our first fully online Spring for Waldorf Auction. While we would have preferred an in-person event, our first online event was a huge success from both a fundraising and community building standpoint. We blew past our goal of raising $75,000 for tiered tuition, […]

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Senior Releases Album on SpotifySenior Releases Album on Spotify
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

After working for many months and taking advantage of the freedom his senior project afforded, Matinicus Neveu’s album “Echoes of Life” has been released on Spotify! Neveu tackled all aspects of producing an album: he independently composed and recorded all of the instrumentals and vocals and also recorded, mixed, and mastered all nine songs. “This […]

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High School Students win awards at Maine State Science FairHigh School Students win awards at Maine State Science Fair
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

It was an award-winning weekend for two Maine Coast Waldorf High School students at the Maine State Science Fair. Junior Nora Goldberg-Courtney finished in second place in a highly competitive Plant Sciences category, while first-year student Alec Benton won two awards for his 3D printed filament bridge project.  Nora’s second place finish for her project […]

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Middle School Organizes Donation Drive for Maine NeedsMiddle School Organizes Donation Drive for Maine Needs
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The middle school student council is looking beyond life at school and finding a way to make a difference in the local community. That’s why they’ve organized a donation drive for Maine Needs, a grassroots, non-profit organization run by volunteers who work to help families and individuals across the state meet basic needs.  The overarching […]

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Alum Spotlight: Dana Freshley Alum Spotlight: Dana Freshley
Friday, March 26, 2021

Dana is a Grade 8, Class of 2005, alum and currently resides in Ghent, Belgium where she works as a PhD researcher for B-GOOD, a project funded by the European Union (EU) aimed toward developing policies and practices for healthy and sustainable beekeeping in Europe. Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Dana to […]

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Selective Spotlight: African American LiteratureSelective Spotlight: African American Literature
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

David Barham’s African American Literature class for 11th and 12th graders has taken on some of the most topical and most difficult questions and themes that run throughout American history. In the nine-week class, students read Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, and draw inspiration from the novel to discuss systemic racism and the African American […]

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Senior Projects Kick Off Busy Senior SpringSenior Projects Kick Off Busy Senior Spring
Friday, March 12, 2021

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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Spring for Waldorf: Saturday, May 22Spring for Waldorf: Saturday, May 22
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Join the MCWS community for a 1-hour online celebration and presentations on May 22, beginning at 7 pm. Even though COVID prevents us from gathering together for a night filled with laughter, music, skits, food and wild bidding, we will not let it stop us from demonstrating gratitude and having some fun!  Spring for Waldorf […]

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