It’s #Giving Tuesday!It’s #Giving Tuesday!
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Today is #GivingTuesday – a day to give back and to show your gratitude for Maine Coast Waldorf School and all it means to your family by making a tax-deductible gift to the Maine Coast Waldorf Fund (formerly called the Annual Fund). We appreciate your generosity; if you make your gift today, all new and increased gifts made […]

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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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A Simple Halloween in Early ChildhoodA Simple Halloween in Early Childhood
Friday, November 2, 2018

Jack O’Lantern, Jack O’ Lantern, you are such a funny sight, sitting up on my window looking out at the night. This Jack O’Lantern greeted all the children of the Early Childhood as they made their way up to the woodland camp for this sunny and crisp Halloween Day. The beech trees were shedding their […]

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Our Annual Fall Fair & Open HouseOur Annual Fall Fair & Open House
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Please join us on Saturday, November 3, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 57 Desert Road, Freeport, for our annual Fall Fair and Open House. The Artisan Market, where you can shop for fine crafts, first opens Friday evening, November 2, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. This annual event celebrates the season and provides tons of fun for […]

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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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