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.


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



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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Upper School art students collaborate with alum Nate Dubuque ’07 on pattern design and printing

Longtime visual arts teacher Judy Novey discusses a project that started with “super humble little stamps” and kept multiplying, both literally and educationally…

The hybrid learning environment presented a challenge: how could I teach a printmaking class when kids weren’t in the studio? My solution was to use color stamp pads. We took a deep dive into pattern over the course of a month-and-a-half. Students made small stamps using Soft-Kut linoleum:

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