Opening Receptions August 30 and September 5
Opening Receptions August 30 and September 5

Waynflete will hold Opening Receptions on Thursday, August 30, and on Wednesday, September 5, to welcome students back to school. The schedule of events is as follows:

Thursday, August 30


11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Family Food Truck Lunch
Reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and purchase a delicious treat from one of Portland's fine food trucks. This event is open to all Waynflete families.


Upper School

9:30 a.m. to Noon

Grade 9 and All New Upper School Students
Orientation and Outdoor Experience Meeting
All Grade 9 students and parents and all new Upper School students and parents. Students must be accompanied by a parent.
Registration in the Middle School courtyard.

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

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

Middle School

8:30 to 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 to 1:00 p.m.
Grades 7–8 Orientation
New Grade 7– 8 students and parents meet for introductions and a brief tour.
Middle School Forum

1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
All Grade 7– 8 students and parents. Students must be accompanied by a parent.
Registration in the Middle School courtyard

2:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Grades 7–8 Sports Kick-off
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


Wednesday, September 5

Lower School
Grades EC – 5 Orientation
8:30 to 9:45 a.m. - Last names beginning with A–J
10:00 to 11:15 a.m. - Last names beginning with K–Z
Students must be accompanied by a parent.
Registration in the Lower School lobby