Articles Categorized: Upper School

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 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

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...

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...

Upper School students develop classification technique to research asteroids

For the past year, as part of the Exploration of the Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students (ExMASS) initiative run by the Lunar Planetary Institute, five Upper School students have been conducting a research project of their own design, in...

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