This Saturday, Waynflete students competed in the State of Maine Science Bowl, a trivia competition held at the University of Southern Maine and sponsored by the Department of Energy.
Waynflete took two teams of five students each to the competition. One of our teams ended up in a three-way tie for first place in their division. After losing tie-breaker rounds, they ended up placing third in their division. The second Waynflete team placed fifth in their division.
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George Bernard Shaw wrote “Saint Joan” in 1923, just a few years after Joan of Arc was canonized. When the Nobel committee awarded Shaw the prize for literature in 1925, they noted Saint Joan to be, “marked by both idealism and humanity, its stimulating satire often being infused with a singular poetic beauty.”
Junior Julia Fiori reflects on her experience participating in the show:
I am extremely proud of this show. This is truly a work of love, passion, and commitment to the life and legacy of Joan of Arc, patron Saint of France and renowned hero of the Hundred Years’ War. Throughout this process, we explored the modern day connections, historical influence, and symbolism of this story.
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Under 15-year veteran coach Rich Henry, the boys basketball team had a very successful season. The boys earned the WMC Division Championship on their way to a 14-2 regular season record. The team recorded impressive wins over Class B powerhouses Cape, Freeport, Wells, and Yarmouth. The Flyers earned the #2 seed in Class C South and dispatched the #7 seed Old Orchard Beach 67-32 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals the Flyers fell to the #3 seed Hall-Dale Bulldogs by a score of 65-58. Solomon Levy ’20 and Dominick Campbell ’21 were named to the WMC First Team. Alex Saade ’19, Finn Scott ’19, and Askar Houssein ’20 were named to the WMC Second Team.
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The February 2019 issue of Lit Mag is out, and for the first time, we’ve featured alumni content!
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Waynflete art department chair Judy Novey was recently recognized by the Maine Art Education Association in its annual Art Educator Awards and Recognitions Program. Judy received the Association’s “Outstanding Commitment to the Profession” award.