Nine MCWS Students Participate in MMEA District Instrumental Honors FestivalNine MCWS Students Participate in MMEA District Instrumental Honors Festival
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Maine Coast Waldorf high school students Isla Barmby, Nora Goldberg-Courtney, Aniela Holtrop, Grace Kessler, Louis Walker, and middle school students, Alec Benton, Jack Byrne, Ruby Harrison, and Lydia Sharp traveled to Oxford Hills High School to participate in the District Instrumental Honors Festival on January 11th and 12th. The festival is sponsored by the Maine Music […]

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The Martinmas Lantern WalkThe Martinmas Lantern Walk
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Many Waldorf communities have taken up the European tradition of celebrating the festival of Martinmas with a Lantern Walk during the evening on, or near, November 11, the day of St. Martin’s death. What does this signify to us in these modern times? Martin was born in the year 316, and died in 387. He […]

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Mighty are the Preparations: Producing the 2018 Senior Class Play, John Cariani’s LOVE/SICKMighty are the Preparations: Producing the 2018 Senior Class Play, John Cariani’s LOVE/SICK
Thursday, May 17, 2018

From the high school, we trek across the street to the theater – that sacred space where imagination comes to life. But the rehearsal period is a joyful, chaotic buzz where everything, from learning lines, cues and blocking to paying royalties, producing posters and playbills, building and painting sets, making props and costumes and dealing […]

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Eighth Grade African GeographyEighth Grade African Geography
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The Eighth Grade ended our study of African geography with a feast! Our table was laden with delicious African dishes prepared by the students, and our room was filled with the sound of drums and songs. Our block was busy; each student researched a different African country. What truly made this a cultural experience, though, […]

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Moving into the New Music RoomsMoving into the New Music Rooms
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Nancy Roderick and Chris Chasse were thrilled to welcome students into the new music rooms this morning.  Everyone is happy that the students now have spaces to store their boots and instruments, and classrooms equipped with everything needed to make beautiful music. Many thanks to Nancy and Chris, the Campus Planning Committee members, and Jacob […]

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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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Robust Coffee House Takes the CakeRobust Coffee House Takes the Cake
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Last week’s annual High School Coffee House treated a standing room-only audience to an evening of poetry, song and circus performances. Ably and amusingly co-hosted by seniors Ava Haag and Thomas Kolle, the Coffee House showcased nearly half of the high school students’ talents. Many thanks to students who shared their poetry: Rodrigo Cortes-Estevez, Sabrina […]

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The Young Child’s Urgent Need for QuietThe Young Child’s Urgent Need for Quiet
Monday, October 10, 2016

The young child is an open sense organ. Everything in the environment penetrates into her very being and affects the developing nervous system. Light, sound, activity and environmental toxins all bombard the young child of today.   With the eyes, the child has a means of shutting out this bombardment. She can close her eyelids […]

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