Waynflete’s first-ever Community Celebration Night was a huge success!

The Waynflete community is enriched by cultural, religious, and spiritual diversity, as well as cross-age connections. To celebrate this, we held our first-ever Waynflete Community Celebration Night, an all-ages evening of offerings by local performers and food surrounding our different and shared traditions!

The evening was an incredible success. Students, parents and guardians, grandparents, alumni, faculty, and staff representing all divisions of the school were in attendance. Many students and adults remarked on how much they enjoyed the opportunity to connect and experience our community in this light. 

Special thanks are due to our performers—Antonio Rocha, Clarisse Karasira and Mesa Schubeck, and Lauren Rioux and Isa Burke—for the engaging performances. The audience was captivated by the storytelling, music, and singing. We appreciate the efforts of the planning committee and many volunteers who brought this event to life. Thank you to Niyat Catering and to our community for all of the delicious food contributions.

We can’t wait to do it again next year!


Clarisse Karasira
Rwandan singer, songwriter, cultural dancer, and poet.



Lauren Rioux
Maine-born fiddler, violinist, educator, and Waynflete parent.



Antonio Rocha
Brazilian storyteller and performer, incorporates mime and spoken word.

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