Distance Learning Waldorf StyleDistance Learning Waldorf Style
Thursday, April 9, 2020

One of the Seven Core Principles of Waldorf education is Relationships. The principle begins, “Human interactions constitute the heart of Waldorf education. The task of teachers at all levels is to support the developing individuality of each student and the social health of the class as a whole. Relationships are strengthened and deepened because they […]

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The Connection Between Sleep & Learning with Cristina Post The Connection Between Sleep & Learning with Cristina Post
Friday, February 28, 2020

The Connection between Sleep and Learning. On February 27th, Valo and Maine Coast Waldorf School are co-hosting the second of a four-part presentation series on adolescence with educational therapist Cristina Post, EdM, of Affect Academics. In this talk, we’ll learn about the connection between sleep and learning. These presentations reframe the teen years as a time of […]

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Fourth Grader Has First Short Story Published! Fourth Grader Has First Short Story Published!
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Fourth grader Mattheus Reinhart just had his first short story published! “In the Pig Pen,” was published in Alban Lake Publishing’s Drabble contest anthology, Planting the Seeds, where it won an honorable mention. (A drabble is a 100 word story.) The anthology contains stories for and by young writers on the theme of first encounters. […]

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Grades 1-8 TourGrades 1-8 Tour
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Observe grades 1-8 classrooms and talk with a teacher about the Waldorf approach to the elementary and middle grades. For adults. Tours begin in the Community Hall. Reservations, 207-865-3900, Ext 103 or [email protected] Learn more about Grades 1-8 at Maine Coast Waldorf School here. The snow date for this event is Thursday, February 6.

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High School Tour High School Tour
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

We welcome parents to experience our vibrant high school in action. We will observe high school classes at every grade level. Our teachers and students will share insights and answer questions about what makes a Waldorf high school unique. For adults. To make a reservation, email [email protected] We look forward to seeing you on the […]

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Equity and Inclusion in the Grades: Seventh Grade Algebra Equity and Inclusion in the Grades: Seventh Grade Algebra
Friday, January 24, 2020

In seventh grade, the students have begun the study of Algebra, and no study of Algebra is complete without an understanding of its origins. The word algebra is from the Arabic al-jabr, which means “the reunion of broken parts.” The brilliant eighth century Persian mathematician Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi is considered the father of Algebra. […]

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Grandparents Day is One of Our Favorites! Grandparents Day is One of Our Favorites!
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Grandparents Day is an event we look forward to all year.  We are excited to welcome a wonderful group of grandparents and special friends to our campus tomorrow. This day provides us with a delightful opportunity to express our gratitude to our grandparents who do so much to support our families and the school. Grandparents […]

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Reading the Landscape of our Fields and Forests Reading the Landscape of our Fields and Forests
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tom Wessels, forest ecologist, author, and teacher, led 30 participants on a fascinating tour of MCWS’s woods and fields on Saturday, September . By “reading the landscape” and sharing his deep knowledge about complex ecosystems, Tom pointed out numerous examples of how ecological diversity and mutual beneficial relationships support sustainable and resilient systems. It was […]

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Our Annual Fall Fair & Open House Our 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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