Opening Receptions!
Opening Receptions!

Food Trucks in Thomas House Loop

11:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.     Thursday, August 29
Reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and purchase a delicious treat from one of Portland's fine food trucks. All Waynflete families are invited to stop by for lunch (including Lower School families, whose Opening Reception is on Wednesday, September 4).

Upper School - Thursday, August 29

9:30 a.m.–  Noon Grade 9 and New Grade 10–12 Students
Orientation and Outdoor Experience Meeting
All grade 9 students and parents and new to Waynflete grade 10–12 students and parents. Students must be accompanied by a parent. Registration in the Middle School courtyard

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Grade 10 – 12 Outdoor Experience Meeting
All grade 10 –12 students (parents are also welcome to attend).Franklin Theater

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Performing Arts Season Opening Meeting
Upper School students interested in learning about the upcoming season. Chorus Room (main level of Arts Center)

Middle School - Thursday, August 29

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Grade 6 Orientation
All grade 6 students and parents. Students must be accompanied by a parent.  Registration in the Middle School courtyard

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  New Grade 7– 8 Tour
New to Waynflete grade 7– 8 students and parents meet for introductions and a brief tour.  Morrill 14

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.  Grade 7– 8 Orientation 
All grade 7– 8 students and parents. Students must be accompanied by a parent. Registration in the Middle School courtyard

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.  Grade 7– 8 Sports Kickoff
All grade 7– 8 students participating in fall athletics and their parents are asked to attend. Come meet the coaches and athletic trainer and hear important information about games, practices, and equipment needs. Franklin Theater

Lower School - Wednesday, September 4

Grades EC –  5 Orientation

  • 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Last names beginning with K – Z
  • 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. Last names beginning with A–J

Students must be accompanied by a parent. Registration in the Lower School lobby