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Kauffmann Program Lecture Series Presents Sy Montgomery

On November 28, NYA welcomes the second speaker of the NYA Kauffmann Program Lecture Series, award winning author and naturalist Sy Montgomery. She will give a presentation to the Lower and Middle School students. Later in the evening, she will also present to parents and the NYA community with a focus on her adventures throughout the world at 6:30 p.m. … Learn more about this story

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Second Annual Kauffmann Prizes for Environmental Writing Awarded

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce the winners of the second 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 and poems about any environmentally-related topic. Essays and poems could include writing about nature, environmental … Learn more about this story

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Singing for Make-A-Wish

North Yarmouth Academy’s Make-A-Wish Club has one of its most popular fundraisers fast approaching. The annual Make-A-Wish Benefit Choral Concert is November 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the First Universalist Church in Yarmouth (97 Main Street). Singing groups from Bowdoin College, Freeport High School, Mt. Ararat High School, NYA, and more will perform an array of vocal stylings. Representatives from Make-A-Wish … Learn more about this story

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Lace ’em Up with the Black Bears!

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) will be hosting the University of Maine Black Bear men’s Division I hockey team at Travis Roy Ice Arena on Sunday, November 19 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. for the team’s annual Skate With The Bears. This event is free and open to the public. No sticks. Please bring your own skates and helmets as they … Learn more about this story

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NYA Girls Ice Hockey Finds New Leadership

Pavel Navrat has been named head coach of the North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) girls varsity ice hockey team. Navrat, originally from the Czech Republic, came to America in the early 90’s to play at Westminster School in CT. He went on to play at the University of Vermont, participating in the Frozen Four in 1996. He served as manager and … Learn more about this story

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Welcome to late October!

I wanted to take a few minutes to review the different daily nutritional choices we offer the students at the NYA Cafeteria. Fruit bowl which include bananas, apples, clementines, grapes, and plates of watermelon slices. Carrot, celery, and cucumber sticks which are available with ranch dressing, hummus, or guacamole Homemade hummus and guacamole can also be paired up with a … Learn more about this story

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NYA Celebrates International Day of Peace with Poles & Pinwheels

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) will celebrate the International Day of Peace on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:15 a.m. on the lawn of the Lower School, 148 Main Street, Yarmouth (rain location is the gymnasium). There will be a special assembly recognizing the installation of eight Peace Poles around campus, a presentation of the Lower School’s Pinwheels for Peace, and … Learn more about this story

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NYA Holiday Craft Fair – Space Available

The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Parents’ Association will host the Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 2, 2017 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 part of Yarmouth’s Hometown Celebration weekend. Over sixty vendors from across the state will … Learn more about this story

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The Transformative Power of Confidence-Building in Middle School

The Transformative Power of Confidence-Building in Middle School A few years back at an event for prospective families, some of our current students were asked to share what they like most about NYA.  The responses ranged from the friendly dining staff and supportive student body, to the athletic teams and musical groups, to the engaging classes and strong student-teacher connections.  One ... Learn more about this story