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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Bowdoin Students Work on MCWS Trails on Bowdoin Common Good DayBowdoin Students Work on MCWS Trails on Bowdoin Common Good Day
Monday, September 23, 2019

Nineteen fabulous Bowdoin College students (including much of the Bowdoin Nordic team) spent Saturday afternoon, September 21, working on Maine Coast Waldorf School’s cross country and Nordic trails as part of Bowdoin’s  Common Good Day. Thanks to their hard work our “yellow trail” is vastly improved and ready for the middle school racing season! We […]

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Celebrating Waldorf Education’s 100th Anniversary at Maine Coast Waldorf SchoolCelebrating Waldorf Education’s 100th Anniversary at Maine Coast Waldorf School
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Nearly 100 years ago, on September 19, 2019, the first Waldorf school, located in Stuttgart, Germany opened. Throughout this coming year, Waldorf schools around the world will be celebrating 100 years of Waldorf education.  Maine Coast Waldorf School is also celebrating its 35th anniversary, so it’s a BIG year. Several committees, including Festivals, Marketing, Development, and […]

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Maine Coast Waldorf Receives NEFA grant for Circus Smirkus Freeport’s Magic MatineeMaine Coast Waldorf Receives NEFA grant for Circus Smirkus Freeport’s Magic Matinee
Monday, June 3, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Maine Coast Waldorf School is a recipient of a grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), funded in part by the New England States Touring program. This grant is one of 83 grants totaling $371,995 awarded to artists and nonprofit organizations to support public presentations and […]

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Waldorf Reunion at Growing to GiveWaldorf Reunion at Growing to Give
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Maine Coast Waldorf School is excited to collaborate with Growing to Give who will host a Waldorf Reunion –  featuring a Chopped-Style Cook-Off – on Saturday, August 17, 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Scatter Good Farm, 30 East Coxon Road, Brunswick, Maine.  Growing to Give is a nonprofit food bank farm with many connections to […]

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