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 ItTenth 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 FestivalTwenty 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 CaptivatesCoffee 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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Original “Nuggets” from the Class of 2018Original “Nuggets” from the Class of 2018
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

For the past two weeks, the seniors have been exploring authors chiefly responsible for awakening the literary genius of nineteenth century America, with emphasis on Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Each writer exhorted people to find their own voices, to rely upon their own individual genius. In the spirit of this celebration of […]

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MCWS Seniors to Perform “Look Homeward, Angel”MCWS Seniors to Perform “Look Homeward, Angel”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

For their last artistic collaboration before they graduate, the Maine Coast Waldorf High School Class of 2017 is busily preparing their production of Look Homeward, Angel, based on Thomas Wolfe’s classic coming-of-age novel. Performances will be Tuesday evening, May 30 (an open dress rehearsal), followed by a school performance on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., and […]

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Be Sure to Read David Barham’s Article in RenewalBe Sure to Read David Barham’s Article in Renewal
Monday, May 15, 2017

Maine Coast Waldorf High School Humanities Teacher David Barham has an article in the current issue of Renewal magazine (Spring/Summer 2017). The article entitled, “Teaching Medieval History in Grades Six and Eleven” elucidates what we mean by a developmental approach to education by using the Medieval History block to illustrate how we educate the feeling […]

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Student Poets Honored at Merriconeag Poetry FestivalStudent Poets Honored at Merriconeag Poetry Festival
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Edward Little High School senior Barrak Abdraba earned the top prize at the Tenth Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival, held Sunday, April 30 at Maine Coast Waldorf School in Freeport.  Abdraba, born in Iraq, wrote a poem entitled “A Message” that contained Arabic phrases as well as English, describing an immigrant family’s heartbreaking separation.   Second place […]

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