A Third MCWS Student Wins Plunkett Poetry Honors! A Third MCWS Student Wins Plunkett Poetry Honors!
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

We recently heard the news that junior Miles Winslow finished third in the in the state-wide Plunkett Poetry Festival, organized by the University of Maine at Augusta. That makes it a clean sweep for Maine Coast with Myah Garrison, Aniela Holtrop and Miles Winslow winning first, second, and third respectively. Congratulations, Miles! We have included […]

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More Poetry Honors! More Poetry Honors!
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Over the years Maine Coast Waldorf students have earned a number of regional—and even national—honors for their poetry.  The string continues: we just heard that two current students, senior Myah Garrison and junior Aniela Holtrop, have finished first and second respectively in the state-wide Plunkett Poetry Festival, organized by the University of Maine at Augusta. […]

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Junior Aniela Holtrop is recognized by Smith College and Princeton University for her outstanding poem “Arpilleras.” Junior Aniela Holtrop is recognized by Smith College and Princeton University for her outstanding poem “Arpilleras.”
Monday, February 24, 2020

Junior Aniela Holtrop, a finalist for a state-wide Maine Literary Award last spring, has just been recognized by Smith College and Princeton University for her outstanding poem “Arpilleras.”  Her piece was awarded an honorable mention in Princeton’s Leonard Milberg ’53 High School Poetry Contest.  She was also among eight semi-finalists selected from hundreds of submissions […]

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Coffee House Rocks! Coffee House Rocks!
Monday, February 25, 2019

On February 13th the snow and snow day could not keep the performers and audience away! Coffee House 2019 was a resounding success and the packed Community Hall was a sparkling and creative community space for the night. While the Coffeehouse was once largely teacher directed, the students now give the evening its shape and […]

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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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Augusta to Honor Maine Coast Waldorf School Poets! Augusta to Honor Maine Coast Waldorf School Poets!
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

For the second consecutive year, Maine Coast Waldorf High School Students swept the top prizes in The University of Maine at Augusta’s Plunkett Festival student poetry contest.  Junior Wilson Haims and sophomore Miles Lloyd earned first and second prize, respectively, and will be honored at the Festival’s evening program at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April […]

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11th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival 11th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Dear Poetry-Lovers: We are pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival. The Festival arose out of the conviction that the untapped voices of student-poets in Maine deserve to be recognized.  During the past eight years, student-poets from over twenty-five schools—including Aucocisco, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Maine Girls Academy (formerly Catherine McAuley), Cheverus, Chop Point, […]

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