(Deadline for submission is the Friday before publication. Most items are published for two weeks.)
MWS continues to recycle all toner cartridges and cell phones, just bring them to either office. Storage is easier if toner boxes are recycled at home. Thank you!
Houseplant Help: Are your indoor plants feeling neglected? As the sun is getting stronger, houseplants are starting to wake up and grow again. Now is the perfect time to give them some fresh soil, a larger pot, some fertilizer, and a bit of tidying up. I’d be happy to help you with this ‘dirty’ job! I have years of experience with plants, indoors and out. No plant too small! I’m also available for pet sitting and housecleaning services until gardening season starts in early May. Kat Coriell, BS Horticulture, owner, Garden Hands Gardening Services (since 2002), MWS alumni parent. 926-3047. (03/04)
Make your own cloth diaper covers: Fabric free to a good home! Special waterproof-yet-breatheable fabric (PLU)
Apartment for rent: The Tieman/Weiland family (Emma G6, Oscar G4) have an apartment available for rent beginning March 1. Located at 16 Elmwood Road, Pownal, 2.3 mi from Desert Road campus. Apartment has private entrance and is located above a workshop. Flexible layout; two large rooms that could be used a variety of ways. Main space has a kitchen, dining/office area, and sleeping nook for single bed. Other room is large and open. Can be used as a bedroom, living room, workout space, etc. Full bath. Space filled with character. Balcony overlooking 66 acres of hayfield and woods. Ample parking. Seeking quiet non-smoker. Photos available. Rent is $650 + heat. Contact Drew at 272-4017. (02/25)
Seeking Housesitting Opportunity in July: We are a Waldorf family (husband and wife - both Waldorf teachers - with two wonderful daughters) from Kansas looking to move to Maine in the not–too–distant future. This summer we are planning to visit the greater Freeport area for a couple of weeks in July, and are looking for a home to stay in (and provide loving care to) while the owners are away on their own summer vacation. We are happy to take care of pets, plants, gardens, etc. Dates flexible. References available upon request. Please email David at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested. (02/25)
Tough Traveler Stallion Child Carrier (great condition); rated for up to 60lbs, comes with rain/sun hood, $75. Trail-a-bike, $50. Contact Melissa at email@example.com (02/25)
totART Art classes for 18 months-4yrs. Spring session "roots and shoots" starts Saturday, March 1st. Classes meet on Tuesday or Saturday mornings from 9:30-10:30 for 6 weeks. Enrollment is limited to 5 per class, and includes playtime and snacks. For more information and registration. http://www.leahgauthier.com/totART (02/25)
Become a member of Milkweed Farm this season: We are a small family farm committed to growing healthy, delicious food for our children and the local community. Our Farm shares include vegetables, medicinal and culinary herbs, fruits (rhubarb, strawberries, melons), and flower bouquets from late May through September. We also offer egg and meat shares (pork and turkey). This year we will be offering a Freeport drop off for Merriconeag families. To find out more about our farm and practices or to download our 2014 application, please check out our website, www.milkweedfarm.net. You can also contact Lucretia Woodruff at 725-4554 with any questions.
G 12 to Hermit Island for Marine Biology:
Sun, Sept 14 - Fri, Sept 15. Merriconeag seniors join seniors from other eastern seaboard Waldorf schools for a week of Marine Biology at beautiful Hermit Island.
Tues, Sept 16, 6:15 pm
G 2, 5, & 6 Parent Evenings:
Wed, Sept 17, 7:00 pm.
MS XC Race :
Thurs, Sept 18, MS XC race at Gull Crest Field in Cape Elizabeth. Cape hosts Merriconeag, Greely, Jordan Small (Raymond), and Waynflete. Boys run at 4 pm, girls at 4:30. Come on out and cheer for our middle school teams!
HS XC Race :
Fri, Sept 19. HS XC race at Freeport. Freeport hosts Merriconeag, Poland and York. Boys race at 4:30, girls at 5. We hope to see you there!
Class Photo Day:
Tues, Sept 23. (Rain date: Wed, Sept 24)
G 7 Parent Evening:
Tues, Sept 23, 7:00 pm - Grade 7 Parent Evening.
The Gift of a Commercial-Free Childhood:
Wed, Oct 8, 7 pm.
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Donation at the door.
Dr. Susan Linn, Director of The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood & Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School will discuss the commercialization of childhood and ways to protect our children.