(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!
Willow Pond Farm Apples are Back: Starting this Friday, September 30, apples will be delivered to Merriconeag's Early Childhood Center on Fridays before 11:30am. Orders must be placed with Willow Pond Farm (email@example.com) by Thursday noon. Please leave payment in envelope in Early Childhood Office PRIOR to delivery.
McIntosh and Cortland Fancy: peck $10, half bushel $17
McIntosh Utility: half bushel $9, bushel $15
Cider- no preservatives, not pasteurized - Gallon $5.25, half gallon $3.25
Jill Agnew, Willow Pond Farm, 395 Middle Road,
Sabattus, Maine 04280, 207-375-6662
MWS is in need of one flat screen computer monitor. If you have one that is looking for a new home, please bring it to any school office and we will put it to use. Thank you! Lisa Mainella
Irish step is back at Merriconeag: As many of you know, Cristina Post won't be able to teach Irish step this year due to her daughter's imminent arrival. However, we are VERY lucky to have Bridget Burns stepping in, an Irish dance teacher from the Kennebunk area. She will be offering an 8 week session of classes on Tuesday nights in the Community Hall this fall. Beginners (dancers with 0-1 years of experience) are from 6:30-7:30, and continuing (more than one year of experience) are from 7:30-8:30. Classes start on October 18th. For more information, email either Bridget (questions about class info or pricing) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cristina (questions about your dancer) at email@example.com. (10/11)
Girls size 7 Bogs in great condition. Will trade for aquarium, dinner or other useful stuff.
Put your Garden Beds to bed...... Need some help getting your garden cleaned up for the winter? Dreaming of spring daffodils and tulips? Now is the time for fall garden chores and bulb planting. Let me help you get it done!
The WOODEN CASTLE has been sold. Thank you so much for all of your interest! Beth (10/11)
Waldorf Early Childhood Study Group: If you are interested in learning more about the magic that happens in the Waldorf Nurseries and Kindergartens and in learning more about early child development please join us in our studies. We are presently a small group of parents and educators who are interested in deepening our understanding of the Waldorf approach to early childhood education. We gather every other Tuesday evening in Portland. Please e-mail or call if you are interested in joining us. All are welcome! Warmly, Jessica Gebhardt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-838-1990 (10/11)
High School Parents: Hi, My name is Martha Carton and I am the parent of a student at the high school. I making and selling homemade healthy power bar snacks and am looking for any high school families that may be interested in purchasing these healthy, yummy snacks. I am sending home a mailing to all high school families that will include all the ingredients (they do have peanut butter in them) and an order form with pick up information. Look for your order form in the mail! (10/04)
If you are the kind person who lent Megan Murphy a child carrier back when she went to China, it has been returned to the Early Childhood Center. Megan has moved and she dropped the carrier off here with heartfelt gratitude, but she was unable to recall exactly who had lent it to her. Call ext 105 or stop by the ECC to claim it.
Hello Everyone, I hope the beginning of school has been good. My Frisbee team is trying to raise money for the Maine Special Olympics. There is a tournament the 15th and 16th of October, which my team is attending. The tournament is all about raising money for this cause. Every team attending raises money, it’s a great cause and gives many people opportunity’s they might not otherwise have. If you can donate money to this cause it would be greatly appreciated. I will leave an envelope in the office at both the High school and the Lower schools. Checks can be made out to Maine Special Olympics.Thank you, Sierra Jeffers (10/04)
ISO Small utility trailer: Few things would make our family feel more complete than a small utility trailer—to borrow for barter or to go in on with one or more families who could use one, too. We haven't the room to store it, but a trailer we could tow to the dump, to camp or to fetch compost would sure come in handy from time to time. If you have one to loan, or you'd like to share in owning one, let us know! Michael Stefanakos / 917.279.4646 / email@example.com (10/04)
The Barham family is looking to rent a 1- 2 bedroom condo/camp near Sugarloaf a few weekends this winter. If you have any leads for us or have a rental available, please contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org or 433-0124. Thanks so much. (10/04)
Tea & Play Sessions for Prospective Parents:
Tea & Play Sessions for
Wednesdays, Dec 11, 18
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. Registration is appreciated but drop-ins are welcome. For more info & to register: 207.865.3900, Ext 163 or email@example.com
Early Childhood Parent Evening:
Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm.
Tues. Dec 17, 6:30 p.m., Community Hall.
Wed, Dec 18, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Performing Arts Center
30 Holbrook St., Freeport
Join us for a delightful evening of music. The concert begins at 5:30 and all students in grades 2-12 are expected to arrive no later than 5:15 with all necessary music and instruments. Upon arrival, students should bring their string and wind instruments backstage to the band rehearsal room.
(Students in 5 - 12 dress in black & white. Students in 3 & 4 may wear concert attire in festive colors. Gr 2 students wear their Santa Lucia attire.)
Fri, Dec 20, 11:00 am, Community Hall.
We warmly invite the entire community to join us to witness this simple, yet profound offering which speaks to what it means to be truly human.
Caroling in Downtown Freeport:
Fri, Dec 20, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (Gather in front of the L.L. Bean boot at 5:00 pm)
Come spread the holiday cheer and represent the Merriconeag Community in downtown Freeport with an evening of caroling led by our Chorus Teacher, Chris Chasse. Singing books will be provided and you may want to bring head lamps. Be sure to dress warmly. Snow Note: If the weather is inclement, please check the MWS website for a cancellation notice.
Fri, Dec 20: 12:30 Dismissal for Grades 1 - 12
Mon, Dec 23 through Fri, Jan 3 School is closed for winter break.
Classes resume on Jan 6.