Articles By: Waynflete Communications

Eighth graders participate in Science Fair

Students participated in the Eighth Grade Science Fair. Students have been engaged in their projects since November. They presented their findings for faculty judges and participated in peer reviews.  Students pursued projects in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Coding, Engineering,...

Varsity Sports Slideshow — Winter 2022

This week, coaches, athletes, and parents gathered to celebrate the winter season in Franklin Theater for the winter varsity sports recognition night. The event featured a slideshow of the winter athletic season. Congratulations to all of the athletes! Watch the slideshow.

A great day for Waynflete Athletics

The Nordic ski teams had a great day at Stark's Mountain in Fryeburg on day 2 of the WMC championship. The girls finished second overall, while the boys finished fifth. The Wayflete/South Portland/Cape Elizabeth girls ice hockey co-op team defeated...

Students in Theatre 8 perform Amanda Gorman’s “The Hill We Climb”

Students in Theatre 8 performed Amanda Gorman's "The Hill We Climb" at last week's Middle School Assembly. This poem was performed for the first time at President Biden's Inauguration in January 2021. The eighth grade has been studying persuasive speaking, and this choral reading was...

4 Reasons Why School Choice Should Rest With Parents

We all want our children to feel happy and safe in their school environment. But it’s the rare case where a child can make a well-informed, objective decision about switching schools. With kids’ brains undergoing rapid change, it’s simply not...

Flyer Wire — Fall 2021

Click here to check out the latest issue of the Flyer Wire! Artwork above: "Rest" by Kate Bramley-Simmons

Boys varsity soccer coach Brandon Salway receives regional award

Waynflete boys varsity soccer coach Brandon Salway has been named the 2021 Fall New England Boys High School Coach of the Year by United Soccer Coaches. This is a major accomplishment for Brandon and the entire boys soccer program.  The...

A super Saturday for the Flyers

Girls cross-country had a great day at Twinbrook, capturing the Class C south runner-up plaque. Boys cross-country exceeded expectations, coming in fifth in Class C out of 15 teams. Both cross-country teams qualified for the state meet Saturday at Troy Howard Middle School...

Convocation 2021

Read Head of School Geoff Wagg's Convocation remarks below, or watch a video of the event. Welcome to our opening Convocation for the 2021-2022 school year.  I would like to begin with acknowledging that we are gathered today on the...

The Perspective Project hosts first guest of the 2021-22 season

The Perspective Project—an Upper School student-led organization formed to bring new perspectives to the Waynflete campus—recently welcomed its first guest speaker of the season. James French is the inaugural chair of the Montpelier Descendants Committee, an organization formed by the...

Upper School students participate in community service projects

Participating in local service trips for Outdoor Experience (OE) is an annual opportunity that many Upper School students select, but this year our usual community partners weren’t able to schedule groups. With that obstacle in mind, OE Director Nikki Dresser...

Every student needs more this year

If you have concerns about your child catching up or measuring up after COVID-19 last year, you aren’t alone. At Waynflete, we meet every child where they are, and we know every child needs all the face-to-face interaction and support...

Press Herald’s Waynflete Flyers fall sports preview

Be sure to check out the Press Herald's Waynflete Flyers fall sports preview, featuring comments from all our coaches! Read the story

Patrick Shaw ’21 competes at worldwide freestyle skills tournament

Congratulations to Patrick Shaw '21, who made it to the quarterfinals (top 8) at this year's Super Ball, the global freestyle soccer skills competition. Watch the action: Top 32 battle (vs. Bas) Top 15 battle (vs. Marco) Quarterfinals battle (vs....

A magical conclusion to the spring 2021 athletic season

After missing the spring 2020 season due to COVID-19, Waynflete teams took full advantage of a return to sports in 2021. All our MPA teams won at least one postseason contest and Waynflete track athletes impressed on the track.  (more…)

Commencement 2021

Waynflete's 123rd Commencement was held the afternoon of Thursday, June 10 at Thompson's Point—a beautiful early summer day accompanied by the cooling breeze that we've come to appreciate about this venue! View/download Commencement photos Photos can be downloaded from SmugMug...

Our Graduates are Going Places 2021!

Waynflete’s Class of 2021 is a group of accomplished young adults with an impressive list of colleges and universities that they will be attending! Below is the list of where our 73  graduates will/may matriculate this fall. Some students may...

2-3 students take direct action to keep our oceans clean

This spring, faculty members in the Lower School’s 2-3 program added an environmental unit to their yearlong maritime study, with a focus on marine debris. Teachers reached out to staff at the Rozalia Project, an organization that is committed to...

Upper School Awards 2021

On behalf of the Upper School faculty and administration, it is my pleasure to announce the 2021 recipients of departmental awards, inductees into the Cum Laude Society, and recipients of other awards (descriptions of the awards are linked here): (more…)

Might adolescents possess the key to a revitalized democracy?

By Lowell Libby (Upper School Director) There is little doubt that extreme political division in America is paralyzing the nation’s ability to meet the many challenges we face and has left our democracy floundering. When encountering people with different viewpoints...

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