Merriconeag Waldorf School is sustained by invaluable partnerships with parents who contribute time, energy, expertise and financial resources to further the school’s goals.
The possibilities for volunteering are endless: assisting with play productions, class activities, field trips; serving as class parents or on board committees; helping with school festivals and fundraising events. Through volunteering, parents to get to know one another, help to build our school community, and deepen their understanding of Waldorf education. No matter your expertise or time availability, we hope to help you find a way to become involved in the Merriconeag community.
Snow Days and Unexpected School Closures
As the winter weather season begins, please remember: if school is closed, MWS evening events are cancelled. There are three ways to check on school closings (this information is printed on the inside cover of your school handbook/directory):
· Radio stations WGAN-AM (560), WMGX-FM (93.1), WYNZ-FM (100.9), and WPOR- FM (101.9)
· Local TV stations, Channels 6, 8 and 13
· School answering machines: Freeport Campus (EC- G8) 865-3900 and Pineland Campus
(High School) 688-8989
General Guidelines for Merriconeag EC - Grade 8 Desert Road Campus:
- If Freeport Public Schools are open, we are open.
- If Freeport Public Schools are closed, we are closed.
General Guidelines for Merriconeag High School, Pineland Campus:
- If Freeport Public Schools are closed, the High School is closed.
- If Gray/New Gloucester is closed, the High School is closed.
- If Freeport is open and Gray/New Gloucester is on a two hour delay, van riders will be dropped off at the Freeport Campus at 8:10, have supervised study hall in the Community Hall, and then be shuttled to the Pineland Campus for a 9:20 class.
WCSH 6 TV is also offering an automatic text alert for you computer or wireless phone, at the following website: http://www.wcsh6.com/weather/resources/text_alert/default.aspx
Required Forms for 2012/2013
(Click on each below to download)
Extended Day Enrollment Forms 2012/2013
Parent Calendar for 2012/2013
EC Parent Evening:
Tues, May 21, 7:00 pm.
HS Ultimate Frisbee Game:
Wed, May 22, 5:00 pm.
Merriconeag HS plays Fryeburg (FB1)at the Cumberland Fairgrounds.
Spring Ensemble & Chorus Evening:
Thurs, May 23, 6:30 pm, Community Hall.
Grades 5 - 12 perform.
Senior Project Presentation:
Fri, May 24, approx. 8:45 am, Community Hall (right after chorus).
Senior Tim Morse will present his senior project:
First Responder/Firefighter training
School is Closed for Memorial Day:
Mon, May 27.
School closed for Memorial Day.
"And Then There Were None" - Senior Class Play:
Wed, May 29, Thurs, May 30, and Fri, May 31 at 7:00 pm, Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport, $7 at the door. Merriconeag High School Class of 2013 performs Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" Please join us for an evening of theater, bisbuits, mayhem and murder!
Living Movement Talk:
Wed, May 29, 9:00 am, Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Road, Freeport.
Living Movement - Talk about Therapeutic Eurythmy at Merriconeag with Barbara Richardson and David Beringer. In the EC Chat Room.
MS Ultimate Frisbee Tournament:
Sun, June 2. TBA.
Early Childhood Classes' Last Day:
Wed, June 5. Last day for Early Childhood classes.
Roses & Sashes Assembly:
Fri, June 7, 9:30 am.
Last Day for Grades 1 - 12:
Fri, June 7, 11:00 am dismissal.
Last day of classes for Grades 1 - 12.
1998 & 2003 Class Reunions:
Sat, June 8, 12:00 - 1:30.
Merriconeag hosts the 15th reunion for the Class of 1998 and the 10th for the Class of 2003 in the Handcraft Building.
Grade 12 Graduation:
Sat, June 8, 2:00 pm. Community Hall