Monthly Archives: December 2016

The College Process: A Game of Chess

The College Process The anxiety and stress of the senior class starts to dwindle at the end of December due to the generous amount of Early Decision deadlines that colleges have given out. Many of Waynflete’s seniors have taken advantage...

Pliny the Younger

In the Latin elective on Pliny’s letters, Latin students spent the fall semester reading a selection of letters from Pliny the Younger who, as the governor of Bithynia in the 1st century, maintained extensive correspondences with friends, fellow politicians, and even the...

Waynflete Volunteers

It’s a good time of year for giving, and Waynflete Students have been especially active! Furniture Friends, Preble Street, and the Rotary Club have all received hours of time from boisterous groups of students this December. Check out some of...

24-Hour Theatre Festival!

On Saturday, December 10th, five playwrights and twelve actors spent the day playfully rehearsing five brand new ten minute plays. The afternoon culminated in an informal performance for family and friends. There were lights, sound effects, props and few improvised...

Christmas Carols at the Museum

It was a chilly and festive First Friday on December 2nd when the Waynflete Upper School Chorus, together with Portland’s poet laureate, Gibson Fay-Leblanc, presented a performance of seasonal songs and poetry in the Joan B. Burns Garden at the...

Exams: Everything You Need to Know!

During the week of exams (Thursday, December 15 – Wednesday, December 21), students are only required to be in school during their exam periods.  They may be on campus when they do not have exams if they choose. Please make...

Maine Youth Court: Restorative Justice

I have been involved in the Maine Youth Court since my freshman year of high school. The Maine Youth Court provides a platform for high school students from all over Maine to participate in practicing Restorative Justice in their own...

This Week: December 12

Monday, December 12 11:00 – 12:00 – KICKING OFF EXAM WEEK IN THE KITCHEN  Stop by the kitchen for some heathy and not so healthy exam prep snacks hosted by Kate Corbett and RAPS students.  Note: Foundations of Art and...

Students Shoulder to Shoulder Info Session

This year’s Shoulder to Shoulder Courses Announced! Waynflete is a Global Schools Coalition member which means that Waynflete students have guaranteed space on all Shoulder to Shoulder courses which take place both here in U.S. and abroad. Click here for...

One Act Auditions and 24-Hour Theater Festival!

Two big theater events are coming soon! Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6, audition for the Great Bank Robbery, an original play written by Jesse Brooks. Performances March 3-4 at Waynflete and March 10-11 at the Regional One Act Festival....