Waynflete accepting applications for Students Shoulder to Shoulder 2018

“Caring participation in the world” is a cornerstone of Waynflete’s mission. The global citizenship courses offered by Students Shoulder to Shoulder provide students and faculty with the opportunity to learn what sustainable development looks like in our global community. Courses take place in both the U.S. and international locations and are facilitated by our longstanding NGO partners. Many projects focus on environmental projects that are consistent with the UN Millennium goals.

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Weekend volunteering at Preble Street

The Upper School’s Active Community Engagement group has participated in monthly breakfast shifts at Preble Street Resource Center for three years. Shifts accommodate between 5-8 students. Students also work with Furniture Friends (a new nonprofit that helps distribute gently used furniture to those in need) and South Portland Rotary Club (on Bug Light upkeep and Christmas tree sales in Mill Creek).

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New England Youth Identity Summit

Waynflete and Maine Seeds of Peace are thrilled to announce the inaugural New England Youth Identity Summit, an event for students and educators from across New England designed to spark meaningful conversations about identity, diversity, and community.

The Summit kicks off on Friday evening with a poetry, music, and theater performance by NYC-based Dialogue Arts Project. DAP creates experiences that help individuals collaborate and communicate across lines of social identity.

Waynflete will host Saturday’s program which features speakers, musical performances, student-led workshops, and breakout sessions for both students and educators.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11
Dialogue Arts Project Performance
7:00 p.m.
Portland Public Library (Rines Auditorium)
5 Monument Way, Portland, ME 04101

SATURDAY, MARCH 12
New England Youth Identity Summit
7:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Waynflete
360 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04102

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