(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!
Fresh Local Food from our Community
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.
The costume room is in need of sturdy hangers. If you have any non-wire hangers to donate, please leave them in the boxes provided in the lower and upper school. Thank you!
Mother's Helper Available: My name is Kira Salter-Gurau. I am 11 y.o. and in the 5th Grade at Merriconeag. I just completed the requirements for the Red Cross Babysitting Course and am excited to take care of kids from about 4 y.o. to 8 y.o. I love playing with kids and like doing crafts, playing games and going outside with them. I'm comfortable preparing snacks and have had experience with being a Mother's Helper for my neighbors and my younger sister and her friends. Please contact my mother, Trace Salter, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207/756.9212 if you would like my help. Thank you. Submitted by Kira Salter-Gurau (04//08)
My daughter Sara Standish,( friend of Mattie Daughtry (2001) ), her husband Ben Hansen, and their new born baby boy are looking for a house sitting experience. They are happy to keep watch over someone's house, pets (if they like babies), plants and gardens. They would like one or two weeks in August. Please contact me, J. Standish at 729-4735. (04/08)
Returning to Maine and looking for a great place to live: I am a single executive man with a low impact lifestyle.
Summer child care and/or housesitting available in Portland area. I am a 26 year-old Maine native, starting a family nurse practitioner program at Yale at the end of August, with a background in international development and community organizing (my BA is from Brown). I am going to spend the summer in Portland to be with family and am looking for summer babysitting work (I have babysat on the side for the past 10 years, ages ranging from infant to 12 years old). I am also interested in housesitting for periods, as my parents' home is cozy! I am available from May 1 - Aug. 15. Very happy to provide references, resume, etc. I can be reached at email@example.com. (04/01)
Wed, Dec 17, 5:30 pm, Freeport Performing Arts Center, Freeport.
Fri, Dec 19, 11 am.
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
All are welcome!
12:30 Dismissal for Grades 1 - 12.
School Closed for Winter Break:
Mon, Dec 22 - Fri, Jan 2, School is closed for winter break. School resumes on Mon, Jan 5.
Tour of Grades 1 - 8:
Tues, Jan 13, 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.
Life after Waldorf :
Wed, Jan 14, 2:00 pm
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport
Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to hear our recent graduates speak about their post high school experiences.
Thurs, Jan 15, 7 pm, Community Hall
Tea & Play Session:
Tea & Play Sessions for Prospective Parents.
Fri, Jan 16, 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