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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Biodynamic Talk & Workshop with Thea Maria Carlson, Executive Director of the National Biodynamic AssociationBiodynamic Talk & Workshop with Thea Maria Carlson, Executive Director of the National Biodynamic Association
Friday, September 6, 2019

Maine Coast Waldorf School and our co-sponsors, The Resilience Hub and the Biodynamic Association, are pleased to present Thea Carlson, Executive Director of the national Biodynamic Association for a public talk and workshop on October 4th and 5th. Her talk, Climate, Carbon & Compost: How Biodynamic Gardening and Land Stewardship Can Help Us Embrace an Uncertain […]

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Waldorf Reunion @ Growing to Give CanceledWaldorf Reunion @ Growing to Give Canceled
Monday, August 12, 2019

The Waldorf Reunion @ Growing to Give has been cancelled. If you are a Waldorf alum 18+, save the date for our alumni reunion at Maine Beer Company, December 23. Interested in learning more about Growing to Give? Attend their Farm Jam, September 7.

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High School Counselor Needed!High School Counselor Needed!
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

New Employment Opportunity: High School Counselor position beginning fall 2019 This position provides leadership and coordination for Maine Coast Waldorf School’s high school counseling services, and ensures that the school’s policies and procedures reflect current best practices. It includes providing direct counseling services to students in grades 9-12, (total enrollment 65-70) through one-on-one sessions, small […]

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Commencement 2019Commencement 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Commencement Ceremony at Maine Coast Waldorf School is unique. Each senior gets to put their personal stamp on the proceedings. To begin the event, each student enters onto the stage to live music of their own choosing, and every year we all look forward with delight to listening to how their choices will represent […]

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Maine Coast Waldorf High School Featured in Renewal Magazine ArticleMaine Coast Waldorf High School Featured in Renewal Magazine Article
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Maine Coast Waldorf High School teacher David Sloan and parent Amy Eshoo teamed up to write a fabulous article for the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Renewal: A Journal for Waldorf Education. The article, entitled “Buildings that Embody Waldorf Values,” features our beautiful high school building and the thoughts and values behind its creation. We encourage […]

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