Seeking Student Internship Opportunities for our SeniorsSeeking Student Internship Opportunities for our Seniors
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The students of Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 12th grade are looking for local unpaid internship possibilities starting in April 2019. At that time our seniors will be available for three weeks, thirty hours a week.  These students are open to a variety of internship/work opportunities. If there are members of the school or greater community […]

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Maine Coast Waldorf School Student & Faculty Are Winners in Freeport Historical Society Writing ContestMaine Coast Waldorf School Student & Faculty Are Winners in Freeport Historical Society Writing Contest
Monday, January 14, 2019

In December, Maine Coast Waldorf School ninth graders submitted short stories for the Second Annual Freeport Historical Society Writing Contest that focused on the current exhibit’s theme of blacksmiths and shopkeepers. Freshman Wes Teegarden’s story won first place in the high school category, and German and Humanities teacher Ann Coltman took home second place in […]

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The Waldorf® School Postcard Exchange – A Worldwide Collaboration Connecting Students Around the World… with PostcardsThe Waldorf® School Postcard Exchange – A Worldwide Collaboration Connecting Students Around the World… with Postcards
Sunday, January 13, 2019

 Maine Coast Waldorf School is participating in a worldwide postcard exchange initiative to both broaden the global perspective of students and kick-off the 100-year celebration of Waldorf® Education planned for 2019.  Throughout 2018, students in 1,100 Waldorf schools from greater than 80 countries are sending a postcard to every other Waldorf school in the world. […]

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MCWS Dads Lit Up the Night (Again)!MCWS Dads Lit Up the Night (Again)!
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The 5th Annual All Dads Bonfire on Friday, November 16th was hot and snowy. More than 30 dads post-holed through the snow to the farthest reaches of the back field to set the Thanksgiving holiday vacation alight with massive fire and fun. We could not have pulled it off without the help of MCWS Caretaker […]

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Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 11th Grade Girls Paint the Inaugural Mural for “City of Hidden Figures”Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 11th Grade Girls Paint the Inaugural Mural for “City of Hidden Figures”
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The young women of Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 11th grade class went to Portland on Wednesday afternoon, November 7th, to work with artist and MCWS parent Abigail Gray Swartz on her mural “Hidden Figures.”  The piece celebrates three renown women artists from this region. The students first learned about the project and the women who are […]

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The Martinmas Lantern WalkThe Martinmas Lantern Walk
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Many Waldorf communities have taken up the European tradition of celebrating the festival of Martinmas with a Lantern Walk during the evening on, or near, November 11, the day of St. Martin’s death. What does this signify to us in these modern times? Martin was born in the year 316, and died in 387. He […]

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Fourth Grade Harvest LunchFourth Grade Harvest Lunch
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Last spring, as part of their gardening curriculum, the 3rd grade planted vegetables, herbs, grains, flowers and pollinators in the “kitchen garden”, located behind the Handcraft Building. Under the guidance of Heather Foran of The Resilience Hub, they used permaculture techniques, including no-till planting (aka lasagna planting) to keep the upper, organic layers of the […]

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Eleventh Grade Trip to QuebecEleventh Grade Trip to Quebec
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Like every year, the 11th grade class took the road towards our French-Canadian neighbors. Kali Coles, David Eichler and I accompanied some 18 students to Quebec during a short week, which happened to be at the peak of the autumn foliage season. The drive up along the Kennebec river was exceptionally beautiful and it put […]

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Biodynamic Beekeeping Workshop with Gunther Hauk is this Saturday! Register today!Biodynamic Beekeeping Workshop with Gunther Hauk is this Saturday! Register today!
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Maine Coast Waldorf School and co-sponsors Avena Botanicals and Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment are pleased to present biodynamic beekeeper Gunther Hauk for a Biodynamic Beekeeping Workshop, Saturday, October 13, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.  (The workshop is $60/person and requires preregistration and prepayment. Details below.) In […]

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