(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!
Postering Help Needed: The Public Relations Office is looking for someone to help with the postering of key places in Portland. Help increase our enrollment with this important work. Contact Deeda Burgess, 865-3900, Ext. 105 or email@example.com. (11/27)
Interested in needle felting? Want to make your child a cute toy for Christmas? I have a full kit from Halcyon Yarn with instructions, needles, and all the wool necessary to needle felt two little animals (a skunk and a raccoon). I originally paid $22 for it, but have realized I just don't have the time to do the project. It's yours for $15/OBO. firstname.lastname@example.org or 450-9698. (11/27)
We are looking for a half (?) size cello for our daughter, Maude. Please phone 207-319-8925 or email email@example.com , if you have one you are willing to sell or give before Christmas, but sshhh! this is elves work. (11/27)
Milkweed Farm Pasture Raised Turkeys, Elderberry Syrup and Large Shallots for Sale: We still have beautiful pasture raised turkeys for sale. They will be ready for pick up next Tuesday at our farm. The birds are raised freely on pasture. They are $4 per pound plus slaughter fee of $8. We also have Elderberry Syrup made with elderberries, honey, and echinacea root. The perfect fall tonic. A wonderful cold and flu preventive. $15 for a 4 oz. bottle. Our organic shallots are huge, $5 per pound. You can email us, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Lucretia at home 725-4554. I would be happy to drop off the Elderberry Syrup and shallots at school. (11/13)
Carpenter Wanted: Small residential construction collaborative in the Brunswick area SEEKS enthusiastic, flexible, hardworking, carpenter or carpenter's assistant. Experience preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. Send letter of interest to Adrian Bossi (MWS parent) email@example.com.(11/13)
Karine Odlin, mother of Caroline, 6th grade, is excited to offer the Merriconeag community fresh, local fish: A new Community-Supported Fishery, Salt and Sea, is offering 2-month shares of fish, fresh off my family's fishing boats! Once a week, you will receive one or two pounds of sustainably harvested Gulf of Maine groundfish fillets, all wild-caught and never frozen. Salt & Sea selects its species based on healthy stock levels, and shares will include Haddock, Pollock, Acadian Redfish, Monkfish and Flounder. The cost for 1 lb is $12/week ($96 for 8 weeks) or 2 lb for $20/week ($160 for 8 weeks).Salt and Sea offers fish caught by local fishermen who use responsible harvesting practices, and who target sustainable fish stocks. We use environmentally friendly packaging and plan to turn fish waste into organic compost/fertilizer. Best of all, I will deliver your fresh fish to school on Tuesday afternoons at pick up. There will be another earlier delivery at Royal River, and we have other pick-up sites in Portland and Brunswick. For more information and to join the CSF, please go to: www.saltandsea.me. (11/13)
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.