High School Students win awards at Maine State Science FairHigh School Students win awards at Maine State Science Fair
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

It was an award-winning weekend for two Maine Coast Waldorf High School students at the Maine State Science Fair. Junior Nora Goldberg-Courtney finished in second place in a highly competitive Plant Sciences category, while first-year student Alec Benton won two awards for his 3D printed filament bridge project.  Nora’s second place finish for her project […]

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Eighth Grade Performs “The Miracle Worker” Eighth Grade Performs “The Miracle Worker”
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

As the title of the play infers, it is a small “miracle” when after weeks of struggling to learn lines, remember cues, sort out props and costume changes, that a picture finally emerges with fully embodied characters, and we can call it a play. It was certainly true for the eighth graders last Thursday when […]

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Middle School Organizes Donation Drive for Maine NeedsMiddle School Organizes Donation Drive for Maine Needs
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The middle school student council is looking beyond life at school and finding a way to make a difference in the local community. That’s why they’ve organized a donation drive for Maine Needs, a grassroots, non-profit organization run by volunteers who work to help families and individuals across the state meet basic needs.  The overarching […]

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Alum Spotlight: Dana Freshley Alum Spotlight: Dana Freshley
Friday, March 26, 2021

Dana is a Grade 8, Class of 2005, alum and currently resides in Ghent, Belgium where she works as a PhD researcher for B-GOOD, a project funded by the European Union (EU) aimed toward developing policies and practices for healthy and sustainable beekeeping in Europe. Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Dana to […]

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Selective Spotlight: African American LiteratureSelective Spotlight: African American Literature
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

David Barham’s African American Literature class for 11th and 12th graders has taken on some of the most topical and most difficult questions and themes that run throughout American history. In the nine-week class, students read Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, and draw inspiration from the novel to discuss systemic racism and the African American […]

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Senior Projects Kick Off Busy Senior SpringSenior Projects Kick Off Busy Senior Spring
Friday, March 12, 2021

As we head into March and the longer days and warmer weather arrive, we are reminded that we only have a finite time remaining with our incredible senior class. This is a time in the school year where seniors begin to gain even more independence, given time to explore new passions as they prepare to […]

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Spring for Waldorf: Saturday, May 22Spring for Waldorf: Saturday, May 22
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Join the MCWS community for a 1-hour online celebration and presentations on May 22, beginning at 7 pm. Even though COVID prevents us from gathering together for a night filled with laughter, music, skits, food and wild bidding, we will not let it stop us from demonstrating gratitude and having some fun!  Spring for Waldorf […]

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Strong Finish to Nordic Season Strong Finish to Nordic Season
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Spectacular is the only word to describe the entirety of the ski team’s day on Saturday in Fryeburg. For the last race of the season, all the WMC schools gathered on a bluebird day at Stark’s Hill in Fryeburg, our only trip to that world class venue this year. Despite required Covid protocols (girls and […]

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Board Profile: John Manganello Board Profile: John Manganello
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Board of Directors is currently seeking parents who are interested in joining a board committee.  The Board, working closely with the teachers and staff, oversees the financial and legal health and safety of the school. Committees include Marketing and Communications, Finance, Development, Risk & Legal Management, Equity and Inclusion, and Climate Action.  Our members […]

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Alum Spotlight: Lani Geistwalker Alum Spotlight: Lani Geistwalker
Friday, February 26, 2021

Lani was a student at MCWS from nursery school through grade 8.  She currently is the co-founder and owner of Cultivating Thyme Wellness and serves as the Wish and Volunteer Coordinator for Make-A-Wish Maine. Lani gives much credit to her Waldorf education and the relationships made here for preparing her for a career helping others. […]

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