Alum Spotlight: Lincoln Samuelson ’15Alum Spotlight: Lincoln Samuelson ’15
Thursday, July 15, 2021

What do you get when you combine a MCWS alum, the Colorado River, a few rattlesnakes and wild hogs, and no food or clothing? You get a reality TV superstar! Meet Lincoln Samuelson, MCWS ’15 alum and Naked and Afraid survivor! Last spring, Lincoln starred on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid, an American reality TV […]

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Founding High School Teacher David Sloan RetiresFounding High School Teacher David Sloan Retires
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

David Sloan, the founding teacher of the High School, is retiring after 15 years at Maine Coast Waldorf School, and a nearly 50 year career across different Waldorf schools from California to Maine.  David joined the MCWS community in 2006 and began working with Lurcretia Pascarelli and others to envision and form the high school. […]

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John Saccone Transitioning from Teaching after 30 YearsJohn Saccone Transitioning from Teaching after 30 Years
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

John Saccone has been at Maine Coast Waldorf School for 30 of the school’s 37 year existence. In that time he has taught generations of Waldorf children, sharing his joy of physical education classes, hosting countless pentathlons, and spending many winter days on cross country skis with his students.  John first came to MCWS in […]

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Nancy Roderick Retiring After 20 Years at MCWSNancy Roderick Retiring After 20 Years at MCWS
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

After a 20-year career at Maine Coast Waldorf School, Music Teacher Nancy Roderick is moving on to her next adventure, retiring to spend more time with her family and on her youth orchestra.  Nancy’s impact to strengthen and grow the music program at Maine Coast Waldorf School cannot be overstated. When she first began back […]

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Jess Moore Steps Away from the ClassroomJess Moore Steps Away from the Classroom
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

After eleven years in Early Childhood classrooms at Maine Coast Waldorf School, Jess Moore is taking on a new, administrative role as she transitions out of the classroom to help the school with its 10 year reaccreditation process next year. Beyond that, she says she’s “planted a lot of seeds” in her life and is […]

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Alum Spotlight: Dominic Pascarelli Alum Spotlight: Dominic Pascarelli
Monday, June 21, 2021

Dominic is a Grade 8, Class of 2000, alum and current co-owner of Two Farmers Farm in Scarborough, Maine. Earlier this spring I had the chance to chat with Dominic and learn more about his four-seasons farm and how his Waldorf education led him to a carrier in environmental sciences. Please tell me how Two […]

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High School Helps Out at Growing To GiveHigh School Helps Out at Growing To Give
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Growing to Give would like to say a huge “thank you” to the Maine Coast high school students and teachers who spent three days last week at Scatter Good Farm in Brunswick helping out in the fields for our grow-for-donation program. Growing to Give is a nonprofit farm project that uses climate-friendly agricultural practices to […]

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Class of 2021 GraduatesClass of 2021 Graduates
Monday, June 14, 2021

In a school year defined by distance and upended routines, the Class of 2021—the largest graduating class in Maine Coast Waldorf School history— was able to come together surrounded by family members, faculty, and friends to celebrate their graduation. While some modifications were made (an outdoor ceremony and socially distant family pods, to name a […]

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Senior Clara Bossi Wins Maine Poetry AwardSenior Clara Bossi Wins Maine Poetry Award
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Senior Clara Bossi’s poem Cedars Still Growing won the prestigious Maine Literary Award in the Youth Poetry Category. The award, given out by the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance (WMPA) is a statewide contest, and continues a string of regional and statewide accolades for Maine Coast students’ writing. Bossi wrote the poem in David Sloan’s […]

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Spring for Waldorf Auction and Virtual Celebration a Huge Success!Spring for Waldorf Auction and Virtual Celebration a Huge Success!
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

The show must go on, and that’s exactly what we did with our first fully online Spring for Waldorf Auction. While we would have preferred an in-person event, our first online event was a huge success from both a fundraising and community building standpoint. We blew past our goal of raising $75,000 for tiered tuition, […]

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