Michaelmas, a festival for our age Michaelmas, a festival for our age
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

What is this festival called Michaelmas? It is called a “new” festival although it has its roots in ancient Babylonia, India, and earlier. On the very simplest of levels it is known as a harvest festival. That moment in the year when all the fruits of our planting, weeding, growing efforts have ripened and are […]

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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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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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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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Our Annual Green-Up Day is Thursday, August 30th Our Annual Green-Up Day is Thursday, August 30th
Monday, August 20, 2018

Parents and children of all ages are invited to Maine Coast Waldorf School’s annual Green-Up Day on Thursday August 30th, from 2:00 – 5:00 pm at 57 Desert Road, Freeport.  Help us celebrate the start of the new school year by working and learning together, as we “green-up” our campus. Meet at the picnic table, by the Grades 1-4 […]

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The Circus Is Coming To Freeport! The Circus Is Coming To Freeport!
Friday, July 6, 2018

Don’t miss Circus Smirkus, Vermont’s award-winning, traveling youth circus, where kids – ages 10 to 18 – are the stars, featured in aerial acts, high-wire, rolla-bolla, clowning, juggling and so much more! Get your tickets now for a dazzling tribute to the greatest form of family entertainment in history! The 31st annual Circus Smirkus Big Top tour […]

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