High School Teacher’s Poem Nominated for Rhysling’s Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Poem AwardHigh School Teacher’s Poem Nominated for Rhysling’s Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Poem Award
Monday, March 4, 2019

High School Humanities teacher, John Reinhart, had his poem, “Curse of Waccasassa Lagoon,” recently nominated for the Rhysling Award for best sci-fi/fantasy poem published in 2018. Though it originally appeared in Dreams & Nightmares, it has been reprinted online and you can read it here: http://talesmoonlitpath.com/poetry__trashed/reinhart/. According to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association’s […]

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Student Poets Honored at Merriconeag Poetry FestivalStudent Poets Honored at Merriconeag Poetry Festival
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Falmouth junior Blake Knox earned the top prize at the Eleventh Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival, held Sunday, April 29, at Maine Coast Waldorf School in Freeport.  Blake’s poem, “Fickle Flames May Burn Brighter,” edged runner up Deering High School senior Janessa Roberts’ piece, entitled “I’m Problematic.”  Third place went to Morse High School senior Nina […]

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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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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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Area High School Poets To Be Honored at 10th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Twenty high school poets have been selected as honorees at the upcoming 10th annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival, to be held at Maine Coast Waldorf School on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m.  Two well-known Maine poets—Lee Sharkey and Linda Aldrich—collaborated to winnow a submission pool of nearly 120 entries down to the finalists. Three regional […]

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Maine Coast Waldorf Shines in Poetry ContestsMaine Coast Waldorf Shines in Poetry Contests
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Seven Maine Coast students were among the 20 finalists selected by Merriconeag Poetry Festival co-judges and well-known Maine poets Lee Sharkey and Linda Aldrich.  The students—ninth grader Ava Teegarden, sophomores Isabel Konstantino, Wilson Haims, Finn Dierks-Brown, and seniors Cassandra Albano, Emma Goldberg-Courtney and Fiona Libby–will be honored at the Festival on Sunday, April 30. In […]

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