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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Sheep Grazing on CampusSheep Grazing on Campus
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

We are happy to welcome sheep Winnie and Willa to the the lawn outside of the High School, where they will be spending this school year! They have been on here now for nearly a week, happily grazing on all of the grass on the High School field. The sheep belong to High School science […]

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12th Grade Explores Hurricane Island12th Grade Explores Hurricane Island
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Last week, after starting the day with (negative) covid tests before setting out, an intrepid group of 12 seniors, two chaperones and one pair of crutches made their way to Hurricane Island, a small island 10 miles off the coast of Rockland in Penobscot Bay. Thanks to the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership, […]

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