Commencement 2021

Waynflete’s 123rd Commencement was held the afternoon of Thursday, June 10 at Thompson’s Point—a beautiful early summer day accompanied by the cooling breeze that we’ve come to appreciate about this venue!

View/download Commencement photos

Photos can be downloaded from SmugMug in their original high-resolution format. You can also share images directly to social media from the site or purchase photo keepsakes, including prints, wall art, magnets, and mugs.

View/download Commencement video

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View messages of hope and congratulations for seniors from members of the Waynflete community.


Our Graduates are Going Places 2021!

Waynflete’s Class of 2021 is a group of accomplished young adults with an impressive list of colleges and universities that they will be attending!

Below is the list of where our 73  graduates will/may matriculate this fall. Some students may choose to adjust their plans in response to what they learn about how the colleges are planning for the fall.

American University
Bard College
Bates College (4)
Bentley University (2)
Boston College
Boston University
Bowdoin College (4)
Brown University (3)
Bryn Mawr College
Carleton College (2)
Case Western University
Champlain College (3)
Colby College
College of William & Mary
Colorado College
Connecticut College (2)
Davidson College
Denison University
Drew University
George Washington University
Hamilton College
Lafayette College
Macalester College
Middlebury College
Occidental College (2)
Providence College
Sarah Lawrence College
Skidmore College (2)
Smith College (3)
Stevens Institute of Technology
Stonehill College
The American University of Paris
The New School (2)
University of Tampa
University of Arizona
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Maine (2)
University of New England
University of Pittsburgh
University of Southern Maine
Utah State University
Vassar College
Wellesley College (2)
Wesleyan University (2)
Wheaton College
Williams College
Yale University

View the five-year matriculation


2-3 students take direct action to keep our oceans clean

This spring, faculty members in the Lower School’s 2-3 program added an environmental unit to their yearlong maritime study, with a focus on marine debris. Teachers reached out to staff at the Rozalia Project, an organization that is committed to cleaning up the ocean and local beaches, tracking data, and looking for solutions to marine debris issues in the Gulf of Maine. A member of the Rozalia team participated in a Zoom call with faculty to help prepare for a field trip to Willard Beach in South Portland, where students recently collected marine debris.

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