Nordic Teams Compete in State RacesNordic Teams Compete in State Races
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

With two days of States races at Black Mountain in Rumford, the ski team was busy during vacation. The first day, a classic race, was one for the record books. With the temperature in the 50s and deep puddles as part of the race course, the day was one the skiers will remember for a […]

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MCWS and Maine Solar Solutions Team UpMCWS and Maine Solar Solutions Team Up
Tuesday, February 8, 2022

We are excited to announce a new partnership with Maine Solar Solutions which will benefit both our school and our environment. Starting today, anyone who is a part of the Maine Coast Waldorf community can take advantage of a new affiliate program, SunRaising for Maine Coast Waldorf School, which raises money for MCWS while incentivizing […]

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Welcoming New Community Members
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

We are thrilled to welcome four new faculty/staff members who have recently joined our community: Laura Bonarrigo is our new Development Director. She started out as an actor in New York City where she had a successful career on Daytime Television and Off-Broadway. She is a mom of two young adults and recently returned to […]

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News from the Accreditation Coordinator
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Maine Coast Waldorf School is accredited by two organizations, New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA). NEASC asks schools to undergo a self-study, by means of Foundation and Program Standards, to ensure that all students experience a high-quality education. Since Maine Coast is a […]

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Visiting Teacher to Join MCWS Community in January
Monday, December 13, 2021

When we return to school after the December break (in 2022!), the junior class will have a guest teacher for the History Through Music block. We are delighted to know that Matthew Witherow, currently teaching at the Tara Performing Arts High School (the only Waldorf performing arts high school in North America), will be joining […]

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Maine Coast Community Well Represented in Local Writing Contest
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Joy of the Pen is an annual local writing contest sponsored by the Topsham Library. This year—as in past years—Maine Coast Waldorf School was well-represented; two current students, junior Piper Staples and third grader Opal Reinhart, a current high school teacher, as well as a teacher “emeritus,” all received recognition. Piper Staples won the […]

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MS Cross Country Closes Out a Strong SeasonMS Cross Country Closes Out a Strong Season
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The middle school cross-country team wrapped up its 2021 season on 10/21 at Twin Brook in Cumberland. It was a rather crazy day of sun/clouds/showers/rainbows making it a challenge for assessing proper attire. After a surprise shift in scheduling, the girls team of seven went off at 3:30.  Rahel Delaney (surprise, surprise) took first place […]

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Lynne Espy Announces Retirement Lynne Espy Announces Retirement
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

I have been privileged to be a part of this wonderful Maine Coast Waldorf School community for 30 years, the first 18 as a parent and volunteer, and the last 12 as the Development Director. With each year, I have gained a deeper appreciation for the benefits of this amazing education and the power of […]

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MS Cross Country Closes Out SeasonMS Cross Country Closes Out Season
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Last Thursday the middle school cross-country team made its way to Bath for the first time for a meet with Brunswick, Yarmouth, Mt. Ararat, and our hosts. We had another beautiful fall day for our last regular season races. The girls started off the afternoon led by Rahel Delaney who maintained nearly a full minute […]

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