Responsible Innovation in the High School Humanities Curriculum Responsible Innovation in the High School Humanities Curriculum
Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Waldorf high school humanities curriculum is rich and storied, but with a preponderance of the Western canon. As we work on enlivening the next 100 years of Waldorf education, one of our tasks is to take up responsible innovation that reflects the diversity of our students and includes more voices from across the human […]

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Poetry Out Loud Finalists Selected Poetry Out Loud Finalists Selected
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Last week seven Maine Coast Waldorf students earned top honors in the preliminary round of the school’s Poetry Out Loud contest and advanced to the finals, to be held on Thursday, January 9, at 8:20 in the Downeast Room of the high school. Parents are welcome to attend. The seven students include ninth grader Piper […]

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Maine Coast Waldorf School Student & Faculty Are Winners in Freeport Historical Society Writing Contest Maine Coast Waldorf School Student & Faculty Are Winners in Freeport Historical Society Writing Contest
Monday, January 14, 2019

In December, Maine Coast Waldorf School ninth graders submitted short stories for the Second Annual Freeport Historical Society Writing Contest that focused on the current exhibit’s theme of blacksmiths and shopkeepers. Freshman Wes Teegarden’s story won first place in the high school category, and German and Humanities teacher Ann Coltman took home second place in […]

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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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Tenth Grade to Perform Shakespeare’s As You Like It Tenth Grade to Perform Shakespeare’s As You Like It
Monday, April 23, 2018

Exile! Romance in the forest!  Hand-to-Hand combat! Cross-dressing! A final hoe-down!  Maine Coast Waldorf’s Class of 2020 will be enacting all these exciting moments and more in William Shakespeare’s classic comedy As You Like It on Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, at 7 p.m. in the Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport.  Suggested donation at the door […]

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Twenty Area High School Poets to be Honored at 11th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival Twenty Area High School Poets to be Honored at 11th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Twenty high school poets have been selected as honorees at the upcoming Merriconeag Poetry Festival, to be held at Maine Coast Waldorf School in Freeport on Sunday, April 29, at 3 p.m.  Maine’s Poet Laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum, selected the finalists from a pool that included submissions from twenty area high schools. Four high schools placed multiple […]

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Coffee House Captivates Coffee House Captivates
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Despite snow days limiting rehearsal time, last week’s annual High School Coffee House was a huge success, both in terms of fund-raising and “fun-raising.”  Many thanks to co-hosts Maria Barton and Rodrigo Cortes-Estevez for their light-hearted “Wald-kanda” skits, to the poets, singers, musicians, circus artists and dancers who shared their talents, and to the many […]

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