News Archives 2012 - 2013
Technology, brain development and other interesting articles from
2012 - 2013
The Touch-Screen Generation
What will it mean for their development?
Please take a ten minute break from your day to see this TEDx Talk that features Jack Petrash from the Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, Maryland, speaking about his 40 years of teaching:
The more views the presentation gets, the more likely it is to survive to be kept in the TED Talk archives. Thanks for your help! Warm greetings in the busy month of May, Patrice Maynard, AWSNA/Research Institute
Cursive Benefits Go Beyond Writing
Maine Growers Link Biodynamics, Organic
Your Phone vs. Your Heart
The digital age has changed what it means to "search"
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Mind over Machinery
Pediatricians say kids need recess during school
Take Two Hours of Pine Forest and Call me in the Morning
Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest
Yes Magazine, December 5, 2012
Technology Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say
Is "secondhand" TV taking a toll on kids?
Waldorf Education featured in Forbes!
Forbes / Logistics & Transportation / 9/19/2012
Back to School
This article first appeared in the Huffington Post in September 2012. This is an edited version of that article
Why are American Kids so spoiled? Click on the link above to find out.
April Break - No School:
Mon, April 20 through Fri, April 24.
School is closed for April Break.
HS Parent Evening:
Wed, April 29, 7:00 p.m.
Living Thinking Talk by Michael D'Aleo:
Fri, May 1, 7:00 pm, Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Living Thinking: The Foundation for Flexible, Creative, and Innovative Minds. A public talk by Michael D'Aleo sponsored by the Foundation Studies Program. Donations gratefull received at the door. Learn more at link below.
Merriconeag Poetry Festival:
Sun, May 3, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport. Free admission. Featuring noted poet, Jeffrey Harrison as Festival Judge and student poet finalists from the following high schools: Cape Elizabeth, Catherine McAuley, Deering, Falmouth, Gorham, Hyde, Merriconeag Waldorf, Morse, Waynflete, and Yarmouth.
G 2, 4, 5 & 6 Parent Evenings:
Tues, May 5, 7:00 pm.
Senior Project Presentations:
Thurs, May 7, 6:30 pm. Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Tea & Play Session:
Fri, May 8, 9 - 10 am.
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Prospective parents: Bring your child, share
a cup of tea with us and learn more about our
programs for young children. Storytime at 9:30.
For more info & to register: 207.865.3900,
Ext 163 or
May Celebration and Medieval Faire:
Saturday, May, 10 am - 1 pm.
57 Desert Rd, Freeport