Waldorf Student Wins Peace Poem Contest

Winner: Eighth grader Maija O’Hara of Falmouth
Waldorf School of Cape Cod teacher Ted Curtin with his award-winning student, Maija O’Hara of Falmouth. (Waldorf School photo)

Waldorf School of Cape Cod eighth grade student and Falmouth resident, Maija O’Hara, was named a winner in the Voices of Peace 2017 Poetry Contest. Earlier this month, winners were chosen in this 22nd annual contest sponsored by Cape Cod Veterans of Peace.
Along with all the contest winners, Maija will read her winning poem at a public gathering at the South Congregational Church, 565 Main Street, Centerville, at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Winners also receive an awards certificate and a copy of the published book of all winning poems.

Poetry is an important part of the middle school curriculum at the Waldorf School of Cape Cod.

Eighth grade teacher, Ted Curtin, inspired all his students to write Peace Poems for the Cape Cod Veterans of Peace poetry contest. The peace poems were one of many poems written by his students this year which are all posted in the middle school hallway at the Waldorf School.

The Waldorf School of Cape Cod prepares students for academic success and a well-rounded life beyond the classroom. Waldorf teachers are focused on a classroom environment that creates a space for children to be inspired and become active participants in their journey of
learning.


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