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SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

Waynflete unveils new Passive House addition

Photo / Maureen Milliken

Students in Waynflete School's lower school enjoy their new classroom in the Portland school's new addition, which was built to Passive House standards.

Geoff Wagg, head of school at Waynflete School, said some older students asked him earlier this week when they could get a tour of the school's new addition, which houses the lower school.

"Walk over and take a look," he told them. Delighted, the students did just that.

The Portland private school's 28,000-square-foot addition and the renovated 140-year-old building it is part of houses the school's preschool through fifth grade, but in reality, the new space is for everyone at the 550-student private school, which has grades through 12.

"There are lessons for all ages," Wagg said Monday.

Some finishing touches still have to be put on the new addition at Waynflete School, but the $10 million Passive House construction project is already getting high marks from those at the school, as well as the neighborhood.

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