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Tasty Fresh Summer Treats

With the season of summer upon us, and just coming in from the garden, I wanted to focus on fresh offerings we have at NYA every day during the school year: At the salad bar we have these options available: Peas Carrots Corn Broccoli Tomatoes Onions Cucumber Green Pepper Cottage Cheese Mandarin Oranges Sprouts Salsa Black Beans Garbanzo Beans Shredded … Learn more about this story

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Make the Most of the College Visit – 12 Tips From a Pro

Make the Most of the College Visit - 12 Tips From a Pro Katherine Thomas College Counseling Director at North Yarmouth Academy Katherine has a BA in English from Williams College. After teaching in Japan for a year, Katherine worked in college counseling at Woodberry Forest School and Foxcroft School, both in Virginia. She came to NYA in 2006. She ... Learn more about this story
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15th Annual Steve Morris Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament

North Yarmouth Academy’s 15th Annual Steve Morris Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament presented by Patriot Insurance Company, will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Toddy Brook Golf Course in North Yarmouth, Maine. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Player orientation is at 8:30 a.m. before all participants fan out across the links for an 8:45 a.m. shot gun start. On … Learn more about this story

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How I Navigated the College Search Process

How I Navigated the College Search Process Cameron Woods Class of 2017 Cameron Woods is from Yarmouth, Maine.  She is a formidable athlete who contributed to NYA’s varsity volleyball and lacrosse programs, and she is also a talented actor, singer, and musician. She performs with NYA’s Bluegrass Ensemble and in Studio Band and has spent years devoted to piano instruction. ... Learn more about this story
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Portland Police Chief to Speak at NYA Commencement

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is honored to have Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck as this year’s commencement speaker. Chief Sauschuck has served the City of Portland since 1997 when he began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer. He now leads a team of highly trained professional men and women committed to the department’s core values of leadership, integrity, … Learn more about this story

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NYA Spring Student Short Film Competition

And the winners are…. Middle School – “Star Wars – Attack on the Ewok Village” by Caleb King, Eben Weislogel, Tiger DeMillo, and Finlay Gepfert. The judges’ comments include: “This is epic.  Great use of music and well-timed SFX.” “Great use of explosions! Sound effects were the best of show for sure!” “Lots of epic scenes in this one…” Upper … Learn more about this story

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Kauffmann Summer Writing Seminar

This July, come enhance your writing while on a sea kayaking adventure – for free! The Kauffmann Summer Writing Seminar offers all Maine high school students an opportunity to learn about environmental writing and experience an sea kayaking adventure on the coast of Maine. The Seminar, free of charge and open by application to all Maine high school students, includes … Learn more about this story

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Kitchen Traditions

I thought you might want to know about some of the things we have been doing in the NYA kitchen for quite some time: We have been recycling and composting for the past 17 years. We have made a “Special Sandwiches List” every year since 2005. The sandwiches on the List are named after students, two from each grade in the Middle … Learn more about this story

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North Yarmouth Academy to hold “NYA Soirée” May 5

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is holding its 33rd annual fundraising event, NYA Soirée, on Friday, May 5 from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Brick South, 8 Thompson’s Point, Portland. Proceeds from this charity event support student financial aid, arts and music, and support for the Kauffmann Program in Environmental Writing and Wilderness Exploration. Members of the NYA community and the … Learn more about this story

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NYA Hosts Tibetan Monk Khen Rinpoche

On Thursday, April 13, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) will welcome Khen Rinpoche back to campus. Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist monk and founding director of the Siddartha School in Ladakh, India. Rinpoche is visiting officially to present a Mani prayer wheel to the Academy. This traditional Buddhist wheel is filled with thousands of mantras which are the universal mantra of compassion. … Learn more about this story