MCS 40

A Story

MCS 40 at Bill & Amy Hinkley’s Blueberry Farm in Waldoboro As I sit at home on the couch and …

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Final Field Exam

We knew that this wasn’t like any other final exam we’d taken before. For one thing we’d gotten up at …

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The Little Things… Dish Crew Six

No matter what you do after preparing, cooking, and eating a meal there will always be dishes to wash, and …

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Switching gears

On Friday Lola had her calf. He is light brown and is wide eyed. He is so curious, when we …

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Mother’s Day

The day broke with clear skies and the whisper of a breeze: Mother’s Day. I had been tossing and turning …

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The Greatest OAP Ever

The day began like any other ordinary day at MCS. I had four classes during the morning and barely made …

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A Sliding Extravaganza

This morning, MCS 40 woke up to an unfamiliar sound. It was pouring rain for the first time since spring …

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Solo Reflection

Solos Solo at last, only breath says I’m here under great red pine tree. With eyes you can’t see them, …

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36 Hours at Chewonki

During lunch announcements on Friday, Ted stood up and gave an amazing speech to prepare us all for what we …

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The Greatest and Most Glorious Moment of All

It was a cold windy Friday night back in the dead of winter. Chewonki’s recent sunshine and warm weather were …

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Each Millisecond of Life

The late afternoon sun flickered across my face as I stumbled onto Pinky Point, one of Chewonki’s gigantic, painfully heavy, …

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GORP

Nothing epitomizes the Chewonki culinary arts more than a delicious bag of GORP. For those of you who are not …

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NORA

Katlyn & Emma selling stylish canvas bags to raise money for Nora’s trip to Portland This week we saw the …

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From Ontario to Wiscasset

As a Canadian here at Chewonki I think my experience may be slightly different than other students. There are of …

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Orchard House

During the Open House for accepted students I was asked an interesting question. “What has been the hardest part about …

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Lamb Watch

RING! I’m startled and jump out of bed into the darkness. I turn off the alarm before it wakes up …

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The Birds

Spring is coming to Chewonki and the sun is shining brighter and longer each day. Now when we go to …

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OC Encampment

Today is the second day of farm chores. In my cabin, we all wake up at six a little groggy, …

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Changing Places

“…And here’s our 3 pound lobster, flown in fresh daily from Maine!” The Morton’s Steakhouse waitress smiled grandly as she …

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The Days Before Spring Break

As the days get closer to our departure for spring break and the workload goes from high, to regular again, …

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The Secrets Hidden in the Pages

This week the Environmental Issues Class took a field trip to the Verso company’s Androscoggin Paper Mill Plant which makes …

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Wake Up and Smell the Compost

I wake up at six a.m. to Kanye West playing from Maia’s speakers: the current wake up selection. Any other …

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Each & Every Species

Pachyella Clypyata? I examined the brown, slimy fungus that had spread itself over this tree branch. I thought back to …

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Snow Stars

Tonight’s my last night on Wilson Pond and our group of eight is swaddled up in puffy down jackets, gators, …

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