(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!
Sauerkraut is Ready: The Gnomes, Mother Earth, Father Sky and the Gartopf-crocks have expertly done their work. Lacto-fermented organic vegetables are now available to grace your table and palates. Lactic Acid fermentation produces salutary intestinal flora for promoting healthy digestion, absorption of nutrients and is a natural and traditional preservation of vegetables.
Have your children outgrown a small wooden play/work table? Please call if you would like to lend or donate such a table for Artistic Therapy at the school.Thank you. Lisa Edge, 642-4446 (01/17)
Anyone Interested in Skating on Friday Afternoons? I am writing to invite additional families to join the Friday Afternoon Skating group. Novices and experts welcome. We will be skating at the Family Ice Center on Hat Trick Drive in Falmouth (behind Wal-Mart on Route 1), every Friday afternoon from 1:40-2:40 (including vacation week) until March 23rd.
We currently have about 10 families signed up. It would be great fun (and make the cost per family cheaper) to get more families involved. You can pay one lump sum of $109.00 per family to skate all 10 weeks, or you can pay $12.00 per family to drop in any Friday - if you use the drop-in program, please think of all the good financial karma you will receive by actually paying the drop-in fee, thank you.
The Family Ice Center is now under new management and the rates for us to reserve the rink have gone up significantly. It now costs $225.00 per hour to rent the rink (last year it cost $175.00 per hour). If we get 20+ families to pay up front for skating we will be able to rent the rink until March 23rd (10 weeks). So if you are considering joining us, please do. If more money is raised than needed to reserve the rink until March 23rd, we will either add additional Fridays or I will refund the additional money equally between the families that paid the lump sum (a benefit for paying the lump sum). If we don’t raise enough to pay through March 23rd, I will reserve the rink for as many weeks as we can afford. I’ll be sure to let you all know what happens.
For those that are interested, please make a check out to me, Julia Dodge for a total of $109.00. You can leave your check with Lisa Mainella or Deeda Burgess (there are Skating envelopes in their offices) or give your check to me. Cash is welcome as well, but please do not leave cash in the envelopes, give the cash to me. For drop-ins, please pay me (NOT the rink manager) when you come to skate. Any questions, feel free to email or call me, Julia Dodge -- email@example.com 829-3738
Thank you and I hope to see you on the ice. It is lots of fun! Julia Dodge
Girls white figure skates, great condition, strong ankle support, sharp blades, size 5. $20
The 2012 MWS Babysitters List is now available. Please email Lisa Mainella, firstname.lastname@example.org, to request a copy of this invaluable list. (01/17)
Cristina Post is looking for Waldorf-friendly childcare for her daughter beginning in September of 2012. If you have any leads or recommendations, please pass them along! My email is email@example.com and my cell is 233-2564. Thanks so much!
Need a warm hat? I am discontinuing my hat collection - all made from recycled sweaters, one of a kind and ON SALE! Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-3453.(01/10)
Class of 2000 Alumnus Seeks Farmland: Experienced farming couple seeks acreage in +/- 30-minute radius of Durham, ME. Looking to expand current organic winter greens enterprise into small-scale, diversified, year-round organic vegetables. Tillable acres sought for 2011/12 season are 1-2, though situations with additional tillable acres (up to +/- 20) are a plus. Situations that include additional acreage for pasture would be ideal for longer-term use (5+ years). Land which includes other non-tillable areas (e.g. woodland, orchard, perennials) will be considered. Infrastructure, equipment, and on-site housing in reasonable repair are all definite pluses. We are most interested in securing a long-term (5+ years) lease, but will consider other arrangements for the right situation. Please contact Kelsey Herrington and Dominic Pascarelli, MWS ’00 at email@example.com or 207.319.9102 for more detailed information. (01/10)
Childcare, personal assistant available: Care provider with 10 years of experience & college education seeks employment with local families. 24 years old, pediatric and adult First Aid & CPR certified, own transportation, non-smoker, organic farmer. Childcare, personal assistant, home & farm services available e.g. nannying, cooking, housekeeping, errands, home office management, property maintenance, pet & livestock care. Contact: Kelsey Herrington at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.914.0765 for more information. (01/10)
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 week in Portland. During our next meeting we will discuss beginning with a new book, On the Play of the Child by Freya Jaffke. You do not need the text for our initial meeting on February 1st. Please e-mail or call if you are interested in joining us. All are welcome! Warmly, Jessica Gebhardt, email@example.com, 207-838-1990. (01/10)
Milkweed Farm in Brunswick, ME is currently selling vegetable, meat, and medicinal herb shares for the 2012 farm season. You can read more about our farm and offerings at www.milkweedfarm.net, or call Lucretia Woodruff at home anytime (725-4554), if you have questions. (01/10)
G 2 Parent Evening:
Wed, March 25, 7:00 pm.
Public Talk by Jack Petrash:
The Challenges of Being a Good Dad: What Does It Take and How Is It Different From Being a Good Mom?
A public talk by Jack Petrash
This talk is open to all - moms and dads!
Friday, March 27, 7:00 pm
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport
Donation at the door.
A Fathering Workshop with Jack Petrash:
A Fathering Workshop with Jack Petrash
Saturday, March 28, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport
For fathers of children of all ages!
There is limited space in this workshop. Registration is considered complete when we have received your $15 payment.
"The Mask you Live in" Film:
April 2, 2015, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Yarmouth High School Performing Arts Center.
Merriconeag Waldorf School is co-sponsoring this film, The Mask you Live in, with Maine Boys to Men and Yarmouth High School. The film explores American masculinity and it is from the team behind Miss Representation, a film we previously co-sponsored, . This event is recommended for audience members 17 and older. Admission is free but space is limited so registration is required. Register today by clicking below.
Tour of Grades 1 - 8:
Wed, April 8, 8-10:30 am, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport, Begins in Community Hall.
Tour of Grades 1-8.
An opportunity for adults to experience Waldorf education first-hand by observing our students & teachers in action.
This tour is for adults only. Please call 207-865-3900, ext. 103, to register.
Tea & Play Session:
Fri, April 10, 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
Variety Show & Silent Auction to Benefit Tiered Tuition:
Saturday, April 11, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. (Happy Hour 5-6 p.m.), Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport
Windows into Waldorf Early Childhood:
Tues, April 14, 9:00 -10:00 a.m.
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport
This event is for prospective parents interested in Waldorf early childhood education. After a glimpse into a kindergarten classroom, we will discuss our unique
approach and answer questions. Adults only. Please register by calling 207-865-3900, ext. 103.
Tues, April 14, 6:15 pm
"You Can't Take It With You":
Grade 8 Play
Wed, April 15, 1:00 pm.
Thurs, April 16, 7:00 pm.
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
The 8th Graders will present their play, "You Can't Take It With You." Please join us.
Bring A Friend Day:
Fri, April 17, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Register your grade school friend through firstname.lastname@example.org