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!

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


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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Upper School students develop classification technique to research asteroids

For the past year, as part of the Exploration of the Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students (ExMASS) initiative run by the Lunar Planetary Institute, five Upper School students have been conducting a research project of their own design, in consultation with Dr. Caitlin Ahrens at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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