InWord: The MPCS Blog

Staff Spotlight: Kevin Lufkin, Pianist

What was your path to MPCS? I ended up working at MPCS because I had previously played with people in…

Student Spotlight: Middle School Students Create Video about Mental Health

At Mountain Phoenix Community School (MPCS), a group of 14 8th graders spent 6 months creating a video to portray…

Spring into Action

The Spring Equinox has come and gone. Warm breezes (and gusty winds), budding trees, and birdsongs at dawn. Spring brings…

Middle School News

There is a lot going on in the Middle School! Read about all the exciting developments below: Ms. Ciccone’s and…

Eighth Graders Visit the Capitol to Speak About Mental Health

On March 22, four MCPS eighth graders participated in Speak Up for Kids Health Advocacy Day at the state capitol….

Student Spotlight: Kylie

Kylie, a fifth grade student at MPCS, recently volunteered to have her head shaved to raise money for childhood cancer research…

Faculty Spotlight: Laura Babb

What was your path to MPCS? As a Waldorf-inspired educator, I have been searching for a school community where my…

Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Beer

This week we will hear from another parent, Katie Beer, who is working incredibly hard to create an auction for…

Administration Spotlight: Jen Chace

What was your path to MPCS? I came to Waldorf through my three children, all of whom went to Maine…

Curriculum Spotlight: Third Grade Measurement Block

In third grade, the child begins to develop a basic awareness for practical applications of mathematics. Measurement of all types…