High School Helps Out at Growing To GiveHigh School Helps Out at Growing To Give
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Growing to Give would like to say a huge “thank you” to the Maine Coast high school students and teachers who spent three days last week at Scatter Good Farm in Brunswick helping out in the fields for our grow-for-donation program. Growing to Give is a nonprofit farm project that uses climate-friendly agricultural practices to […]

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Eighth Grade Performs “The Miracle Worker” Eighth Grade Performs “The Miracle Worker”
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

As the title of the play infers, it is a small “miracle” when after weeks of struggling to learn lines, remember cues, sort out props and costume changes, that a picture finally emerges with fully embodied characters, and we can call it a play. It was certainly true for the eighth graders last Thursday when […]

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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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Strong Finish to Nordic Season Strong Finish to Nordic Season
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Spectacular is the only word to describe the entirety of the ski team’s day on Saturday in Fryeburg. For the last race of the season, all the WMC schools gathered on a bluebird day at Stark’s Hill in Fryeburg, our only trip to that world class venue this year. Despite required Covid protocols (girls and […]

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Board Profile: John Manganello Board Profile: John Manganello
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Board of Directors is currently seeking parents who are interested in joining a board committee.  The Board, working closely with the teachers and staff, oversees the financial and legal health and safety of the school. Committees include Marketing and Communications, Finance, Development, Risk & Legal Management, Equity and Inclusion, and Climate Action.  Our members […]

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MCWS Receives Grant for New Beehive MCWS Receives Grant for New Beehive
Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Great News! MCWS has received a grant from Whole Kids Foundation to purchase a Swing View Observation Beehive. This is a beehive that is located inside the main entryway of the Community Hall. But not to worry – bees cannot get into the building through this observation hive. The bees enter and exit at the […]

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Celebrating the Winter Spiral at Home
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

December at Maine Coast Waldorf School is marked by the Winter Spiral, often held in late afternoon or in the early evening. Since we are not able to gather as a community for our traditional Winter Spiral, we invite you to make one at home to create a mood of wonder and quiet anticipation. Lay […]

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New Staff Members Join MCWS Community
Friday, November 20, 2020

We are so fortunate to have Kendra Gaarder, RN, with us, Maine Coast Waldorf’s first full-time school nurse. Although she was raised in Northern Virginia, Kendra’s Maine roots run deep over generations. She has been based in the Portland area for the past four years and feels at home here, nestled between the mountains and the […]

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9th Grade Student Wins STEM Award 9th Grade Student Wins STEM Award
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Congratulations to 9th grader Benjamin Pochurek, who recently won Maine Public’s “Age of Nature High School Student Challenge” for excellence in STEM. The contest, which was cosponsored by The Nature Conservancy, the Maine Education Association, and the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, invited high school students to submit any kind of multimedia—from poetry to sculpture–that […]

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