Articles Categorized: News

Activism in action: Anna Siegel ’23 travels to Washington, DC

Anna Siegel ’23 recently traveled to Washington, DC, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act and advocate for further conservation legislation. Read more about Anna’s trip (in her own words!) below: "Last week, I had my first...

125 years and counting: Waynflete celebrates its anniversary with special Founders’ Day treats

It's Waynflete's birthday! We celebrated our 125th year with a Founders' Day celebration that included cupcakes for all students and employees. Did you know that Waynflete's founders, Agnes Lowell and Caroline Crisfield, sold the school to a newly formed corporation...

Will Burdick ’16 returns to Waynflete

If you’ve been following our boys varsity soccer team this year, you might have noticed a familiar face behind the coach’s whistle. Waynflete alum Will Burdick has returned to the soccer field as the new boys varsity head coach. Read...

Creating connections: Can We? brings educators from across the state together

On August 24, Waynflete and Third Thought Initiatives for Civic Engagement welcomed educators from across the state for the Can We? Kickoff, a professional development event for Can We? Project partner schools. The Can We? Project is one of Third...

125 years and counting: celebrating Waynflete’s impact

What a journey it’s been! 125 years of playful exploration, embracing innovation, nurturing students, and creating community. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating Waynflete’s 125th anniversary all year long. A big thank you to Laura Felina at Felina Design...

Boys varsity lacrosse team wins state championship for third year in a row

Congratulations to the boys varsity lacrosse team for their third consecutive state championship win! The Flyers triumphed over North Yarmouth Academy, securing the title with an impressive 14–6 victory. Terrific job!  Read more at bit.ly/3PinlNP.

The Class of 2023 is set to begin their next adventure!

The Class of 2023 is headed to a wide range of colleges and universities in the fall, and we couldn’t be more proud of them. We wish them all good luck on the next leg of their academic journeys! May...

Beloved educator Carol Titterton retires after 30 years at Waynflete

After 30 years of service to the Waynflete community, beloved science faculty member Carol Titterton retired at the end of the 2022–23 academic year. Carol's work in and out of the classroom has deeply affected the lives of countless Waynflete...

Legendary coach Brandon Salway bids farewell to Waynflete after 34 years

After 34 years of service to Waynflete, Coach Brandon Salway is stepping down as boys soccer coach, as well as Waynflete’s assistant athletic director and physical education teacher, leaving behind a legacy filled with triumph and dedication. During his career,...

Celebrating seniors: Waynflete introduces a new ‘clap-in’ tradition

Looks like we have a new Waynflete tradition! We held a touching “clap-in” today for our graduating class, who were cheered by the entire school on a walk through campus. Check out the full experience courtesy of a GoPro strapped...

Flyers clinch fifteenth consecutive state championship

The pressure was on as the boys varsity tennis team geared up for their championship match on Wednesday morning. The Orono Red Riots were the only obstacle left in their quest for a record-breaking fifteenth consecutive Maine State Championship win,...

The Class of 2023 present their senior projects

Last Friday marked an important milestone for the Class of 2023 as they delivered their senior project presentations. After four weeks of exploration into topics of their own choosing, they presented their findings to their peers, teachers, and other members...

Seniors in Native American History share book reviews in captivating podcast episodes

Working on your reading list for the summer? We’ve got some reviews for you to check out!  Seniors in Native American History recently produced podcast episodes in which they reviewed books written by Indigenous authors from North America. Within these...

Middle and Upper School students impress at the Maine Junior Classical League Spring Convention

Congratulations to the Middle School and Upper School Latin students who participated in the Maine Junior Classical League Spring Convention last week! Students celebrated their love of Latin and made friends with other students from around the state while competing...

Tenth-grade community service day

Tenth-grade students recently participated in a community service morning at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth and Payson Park in Portland. Students continued the volunteer work started recently by their ninth-grade peers and contributed approximately 130 hours of invasive species removal...

Waynflete Science Olympiad at Nationals

On May 20, eleven Upper School students competed in the National Science Olympiad tournament at Wichita State University in Kansas. The team earned their spot at the tournament by winning the Maine State Science Olympiad tournament in April. Sixty teams...

Waynflete juniors visit Bowdoin to to examine documents from the Reconstruction Era

Waynflete juniors recently spent the morning with Bowdoin librarian Barbara Levergood, who facilitated an activity for them to examine original documents from the Reconstruction Era. These primary sources were from the 1871–72 Congressional Hearings on the investigation into the Ku Klux Klan...

Ninth-grade community service day

The entire ninth-grade class participated in community service yesterday as part of the school's annual Community Engagement Challenge. Two groups boarded buses in the morning to head to Fort Williams and Payson Park to remove invasive species for our longtime partners Friends of Fort Williams Park and Portland Parks Conservancy. The class donated approximately 100 hours...

Waynflete announces 2023 Drake Award and Klingenstein Alumni Award recipients

Waynflete is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Drake Award and the 2023 Klingenstein Alumni Award. We will be celebrating these exceptional members of our community during Reunion Weekend on May 19. Elizabeth Barrett P’14, ’17 2023 Drake...

The Outliers place third at the FIRST Championship

Congratulations to The Outliers robotics team for an impressive third place finish in their division at the FIRST Championship, an international robotics competition with more than 650 teams participating from 26 countries! The team also won the Innovation in Control...

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