Congratulations to our District 2 Honors Instrumental Festival MusiciansCongratulations to our District 2 Honors Instrumental Festival Musicians
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

This past Friday and Saturday Maine Coast Waldorf School musicians Isla Barmby, Nora Goldberg-Courtney and Grace Kessler, Gus Anderson, William Barmby, Alec Benton, Noah Corcoran, Maddie Harrison, Ruby Harrison, Minka Holtrop and Lydia Sharp participated in the District 2 Honors Instrumental Festival At Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. Over the two day festival, students rehearsed […]

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Clara Bossi, Myah Garrison Earn MCWS Poetry Out Loud HonorsClara Bossi, Myah Garrison Earn MCWS Poetry Out Loud Honors
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Junior Clara Bossi and senior Myah Garrison finished first and runner-up, respectively, in this year’s high school Poetry Out Loud competition. They were among seven finalists from the four grades, including: ninth grader Piper Staples, sophomores Emma Haims and Avery Jean, junior Finn Veerkamp and senior Adams Staples. These students advanced through the preliminary round […]

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Poetry Out Loud Finalists SelectedPoetry Out Loud Finalists Selected
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Last week seven Maine Coast Waldorf students earned top honors in the preliminary round of the school’s Poetry Out Loud contest and advanced to the finals, to be held on Thursday, January 9, at 8:20 in the Downeast Room of the high school. Parents are welcome to attend. The seven students include ninth grader Piper […]

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MCWS Adds Two Waldorf Chronicles to Storycorps ArchiveMCWS Adds Two Waldorf Chronicles to Storycorps Archive
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Waldorf Chronicles are a Waldorf100 archival project that involves recording the stories of Waldorf teachers, staff, parents, students, and/or communities and adding them to the StoryCorps Archive. Through this project the histories of Waldorf schools around the continent will be preserved for future generations. To date, Maine Coast Waldorf School has recorded and shared […]

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Fully Immersed in BiodynamicsFully Immersed in Biodynamics
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Last week, in collaboration with The Resilience Hub, MCWS hosted a series of events for the community featuring Thea Maria Carlson, executive director of the national Biodynamic Association, who lives in northern California. Like Waldorf education, biodynamics was initiated nearly 100 years ago by Rudolf Steiner and is now practiced all over the world.  Biodynamics […]

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Reflections on the Senior Trip to Hermit IslandReflections on the Senior Trip to Hermit Island
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Each September, MCWS seniors join fellow Waldorf students from across the country for a remarkable immersion into coastal ecology and marine biology. This year, our own seventeen seniors added to the throng of 110 students representing eight Waldorf high schools from Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania. Hermit Island in Phippsburg, ME provided the […]

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Reading the Landscape of our Fields and ForestsReading the Landscape of our Fields and Forests
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tom Wessels, forest ecologist, author, and teacher, led 30 participants on a fascinating tour of MCWS’s woods and fields on Saturday, September . By “reading the landscape” and sharing his deep knowledge about complex ecosystems, Tom pointed out numerous examples of how ecological diversity and mutual beneficial relationships support sustainable and resilient systems. It was […]

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