More Poetry Honors! More Poetry Honors!
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Over the years Maine Coast Waldorf students have earned a number of regional—and even national—honors for their poetry.  The string continues: we just heard that two current students, senior Myah Garrison and junior Aniela Holtrop, have finished first and second respectively in the state-wide Plunkett Poetry Festival, organized by the University of Maine at Augusta. […]

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Register for our 2020 Summer Camps Today! Register for our 2020 Summer Camps Today!
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Summer camps at Maine Coast Waldorf School take advantage of our incredible setting in rural Freeport Maine, as well as our open, day-lit facilities. In 2020 we are offering an outdoor camp for children ages 3 – 6 (not yet in first grade) and a circus camp for ages 8 – 12. CIRCUS CAMP (AGES […]

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Looking for a MCWS Intern this Spring? Looking for a MCWS Intern this Spring?
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Since the inception of the high school, each spring Maine Coast Waldorf seniors spend several weeks pursuing an internship. These exciting opportunities for on-the-job experiences give young people a sense of the workplace and a chance to explore possible life paths. In the past students relied largely upon their own contacts to find suitable possibilities. […]

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Junior Aniela Holtrop is recognized by Smith College and Princeton University for her outstanding poem “Arpilleras.” Junior Aniela Holtrop is recognized by Smith College and Princeton University for her outstanding poem “Arpilleras.”
Monday, February 24, 2020

Junior Aniela Holtrop, a finalist for a state-wide Maine Literary Award last spring, has just been recognized by Smith College and Princeton University for her outstanding poem “Arpilleras.”  Her piece was awarded an honorable mention in Princeton’s Leonard Milberg ’53 High School Poetry Contest.  She was also among eight semi-finalists selected from hundreds of submissions […]

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Fourth Grader Has First Short Story Published! Fourth Grader Has First Short Story Published!
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Fourth grader Mattheus Reinhart just had his first short story published! “In the Pig Pen,” was published in Alban Lake Publishing’s Drabble contest anthology, Planting the Seeds, where it won an honorable mention. (A drabble is a 100 word story.) The anthology contains stories for and by young writers on the theme of first encounters. […]

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Alum Announces Candidacy for Maine State Senate District 24 Alum Announces Candidacy for Maine State Senate District 24
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

On Wednesday, January 22nd, alum Mattie Daughtry (Grade 8,’05) announced her candidacy for State Senate District 24 during her campaign kick-off at Moderation Brewery. For the past eight years she has been the State Representative for Brunswick, her hometown. She is passionate about combating climate change, student debt, and fully funding the education system, as […]

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Equity and Inclusion in the Grades: Seventh Grade Algebra Equity and Inclusion in the Grades: Seventh Grade Algebra
Friday, January 24, 2020

In seventh grade, the students have begun the study of Algebra, and no study of Algebra is complete without an understanding of its origins. The word algebra is from the Arabic al-jabr, which means “the reunion of broken parts.” The brilliant eighth century Persian mathematician Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi is considered the father of Algebra. […]

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