(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)
Tues, Oct 14, 5:45 pm
Tues, Oct 14, 7 pm, Community Hall. Open Community Meeting: "Sharing the Strategic Plan"
Wed, Sept 15, 8 - 9 am. Couldn't make the Tuesday evening Community Meeting? Have more questions from Tuesday night's discussion about One Merriconeag? Please come for coffee to share your thoughts in a personal conversation with a few board members and staff. We want to hear from you.
Craft Blitz with Sandy Pearson:
Wed, Oct 15, 3:05 - 4:30 pm,M & M Room, Handcraft Building.
The items you make in this class will be sold at the Fall Fair, so on top of all these other reasons to come, you will feel good about supporting Merriconeag!
Children in grades 4 and up are welcome to attend the afternoon session if they are able to participate. We are not able to offer aftercare for younger siblings.
MS XC Race :
Thurs, Oct 16, MS Final XC Race at Twin Brook, Cumberland, ME, CCC Invitational hosted by Greely:
3:30-Boys Team of 7 Race
4:00-Girls Team of 7 Race
Early Childhood Parent Evening:
Thurs, Oct 16, 7 pm, Early Childhood Center.
Craft Social Parent Evening.
HS XC Race :
Fri, Oct 17, HS XC WMC race at St. Joseph's College.
(1:45 course walks begin, 3:00 VG, 3:30 VB, 4:00 JVG, 4:30 JVB)
See directions on blog by clicking on the link below.
EC Michaelmas Celebration:
Sat, Oct 18, 9 - 11 am, Early Childhood Center.
High School Information Evening:
Wed, Oct 22, 7 pm.
Desert Rd, Campus, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
Featuring Marisha Plotnik will present "From Clapping to Calculus" about how the foundation laid in the early Waldorf elementary years leads to a meaningful, rigorous and appropriate mathematics program in the middle and high school years. Evening also includes our high school teachers and students discussing our unique program and Beth Caputi,
our college guidance counselor, sharing her experience of working with our students, and why colleges are eager to have them. Bring your questions.