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Three NYA Students Win Regional Scholastic Writing Awards

Congratulations to the three North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) students who earned 2017 Scholastic Writing Awards!  Afton Morton (’20 Freeport), who took home 3 Gold Keys last year, added another Gold Key and an Honorable Mention to her collection.  Morton’s “Concert Thoughts” was awarded the Gold Key in the Personal Essay/Memoir category. This piece will be judged in mid-March for national … Learn more about this story

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NYA Presents the Musical “Seussical”

With permission from Music Theatre International, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) presents the musical “Seussical,” based on the books of Dr. Seuss, on the following days: Thursday, February 16, 5:30 p.m. (preview) Friday, February 17, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, February 18, 2:00 p.m. AND 6:30 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2:00 p.m. “I can see that you’ve got quite a mind for your … Learn more about this story

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Kauffmann Environmental Writing Prize Awarded

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce the winners of the first annual Kauffmann Prize for Environmental Writing. The John Kauffmann Prize for Environmental Writing is an annual prize open to all high school students in the state. Entries were 1,500 word nonfiction essays about any environmentally-related topic. Essays could include writing about nature, environmental or political activism, scholarship, … Learn more about this story

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NYA Students Receive Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Congratulations to North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) students honored in the 2017 Maine Scholastic Art Awards. Eighth grader Sam Yankee (Freeport) received two Gold Key Awards and his twin sister Anna won one. Sam was awarded for his self-portrait and “Casco Bay,” while Anna was awarded for her self-portrait. Works from Silver Key award winners, Jonah Eng ‘21 (Falmouth), Taylor Hemenway … Learn more about this story

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NYA Juniors Begin the College Search with Help from Alumni

Turning the calendar to a new year often brings resolutions and new goals for the future. Be a better person, exercise more, and eat healthier amongst the top. On the first day back from winter break, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) juniors added “begin the college search process” to the mix at the College Kickoff For Juniors. This annual event, headed … Learn more about this story

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Upper School Winter Art Exhibit

The Winter Art Exhibit showing the finest upper school student works of art is currently on display in the Curtis Gallery (148 Main Street, Yarmouth) at NYA. Works of an eclectic mix of media from all upper school art students are available for viewing during regular school hours. NYA is closed from December 17, 2016 – January 2, 2017, but you … Learn more about this story

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NYA Adopts Holiday Families

The season of giving is once again upon us. This is not only the time of year to reflect and give thanks, but it is also a time to remember that not everyone is as fortunate as we are. Concern for the greater community at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is a year-round commitment engraved into the mission statement. The call … Learn more about this story

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NYA Holds Holiday Craft Fair and Book Sale

The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Parents’ Association will host the Annual Holiday Craft Fair and Book Sale on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in North Yarmouth Academy’s gymnasium (154 Main Street) and Safford Center cafeteria (148 Main Street) in Yarmouth. This annual event is held in conjunction with a town-wide holiday celebration: Yarmouth Hometown Holidays. … Learn more about this story

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Black Friday Coed Hockey Clinic to Benefit Make-A-Wish

While mom and dad shop for great Black Friday deals, the kids can lace ‘em up for the afternoon at NYA’s Black (and Orange) Friday Hockey Clinic.  The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Make-A-Wish club will be holding a coed hockey clinic at Travis Roy Ice Arena on Friday, November 25 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. NYA Black (and Orange) Friday … Learn more about this story

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Outdoor Adventurer and Writer Jon Turk to Speak at NYA

Author and expeditioner Jon Turk will speak at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) on Wednesday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Higgins Hall (168 Main Street, Yarmouth). Turk is the first annual Kauffmann Program in Environmental Writing and Wilderness Exploration lecturer. This event is free and open to the public. Turk will be on campus earlier that day speaking to the … Learn more about this story