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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MS Cross Country Continues Success
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The MCWS MS cross-country team had a busy week last week with two meets in three days.  We started out with a long road trip to Hiram on Wednesday where we took on teams from Mount Ararat, St. Dom’s and Sacopee Valley. Our girls got out to a fast start led by Rahel Delaney who […]

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High School Study Abroad Offers ‘Transformative’ OpportunitiesHigh School Study Abroad Offers ‘Transformative’ Opportunities
Monday, October 4, 2021

After a pause last year, Maine Coast Waldorf School’s unique exchange program is back in action. The High School has welcomed about ten students from Waldorf schools in Germany, Switzerland, and France, and will welcome a total of around 15 throughout the school year. The students will be in Maine and part of our school […]

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MS Cross Country Off and Running MS Cross Country Off and Running
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The middle school cross-country team got off to a slow start with back-to-back rainouts, but that all changed last week when the team managed two events. First, the Greeley Relays were held at Twin Brook in Cumberland as we ran a casual event with several teams of 5 runners tackling the one mile course. Then, […]

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Michaelmas, a festival for our age Michaelmas, a festival for our age
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

What is this festival called Michaelmas? It is called a “new” festival although it has its roots in ancient Babylonia, India, and earlier. On the very simplest of levels it is known as a harvest festival. That moment in the year when all the fruits of our planting, weeding, growing efforts have ripened and are […]

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Chicken Coop Returning to Early Childhood GradesChicken Coop Returning to Early Childhood Grades
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

MCWS has once again been fortunate to work with a volunteer team of college  students from Bowdoin College’s McKeen Center for the Common Good. Ten energetic Bowdoin College volunteers helped the Farm Field and Forest Committee do a number of outdoor projects that simply wouldn’t be possible without this volunteer effort. The team from Bowdoin […]

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38th School Year Is Underway!38th School Year Is Underway!
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 38th school year opened today as we welcome 267 students—200 returning and 67 new— to our beautiful 75-acre campus. After a restful summer, Grades 1-12 have quickly returned to their usual flurry of activities in classrooms and are out and about in our fields, forests and gardens, happy to see old […]

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MCWS Welcomes New Faculty for the 2021-22 School YearMCWS Welcomes New Faculty for the 2021-22 School Year
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

We are excited to welcome an amazing group of new faculty members to our community. From the Early Childhood to the High School, we’re excited to better get to know them, and look forward to their many contributions to our community. Kendall Grady joins our faculty as our violin teacher. Kendall has studied music around […]

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