Upper School students participate in “Poetry Out Loud”

The “Poetry Out Loud” national recitation contest was created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. The contest is administered in partnership with arts agencies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Waynflete’s English Department has taken part in Poetry Out Loud for 12 years.

Ninth-grader Blythe Thompson won this school round. She will continue to the regionals for the next round of competition.

Upper School theatre hosts the 24-hour theatre fest

Students from Waynflete, Kennebunk High School, Scarborough High School, Morse High School, Portland High School, and Deering High School spent Sunday in Franklin Theater writing and staging plays during the 24-Hour Theatre Fest. Thirty participants and eleven playwrights!