At 3:30 on Friday, December 8th three playwriting prompts were chosen by Waynflete theatre students and were sent out by email to eager student playwrights from four other schools. The 24 hour theatre festival had begun. Continue reading “The 24 Hour Theatre Fest!”
UPDATE: Congratulations to schoolwide winner Grace Nowacki ’21 and runner up Kiely Callahan ’21. It was an intense competition at the all-school assembly, but the admirable crew of poetry enthusiasts kept their collective cool and read beautifully. A panel of special-guest judges visited campus and awarded top honors to Grace for her amazing performance. Bravo!
On November 16th and 17th, students across the ninth grade took part
in the preliminary round of Waynflete’s Poetry Out Loud competition. A
stunning round of poetry recitations shook Franklin Theater as six
English classes spent three periods performing poems that they had
chosen, studied, memorized, and made their own through months of hard work, guided practice, and one-on-one feedback from teachers and peers alike. Our students brought to life words by poets from Thomas Wyatt to Maya Angelou, sometimes making us laugh, sometimes bringing us close to tears, but always bringing their own voices, quirks, and insights into texts both recent and ancient. Continue reading “Ninth graders compete in Poetry Out Loud”
Shuhao Liu ’18 interviewed new English teacher Dr. John Radway about his first months at Waynflete, adjusting to a new school, his love of books, and so much more. Check it out below!
“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.