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

NYA Boys Soccer Team Rallies Around Coach

UPDATE: A message from NYA Athletic Director Jack Hardy, October 28, 2016, Yarmouth, Maine: Today’s #5 NYA’s boys soccer contest vs. #1 Monmouth has been postponed to Saturday, October 29. NYA’s varsity coach, Stuart Thorley – greatly respected by his players, leaves for New York tonight. He was to leave after today’s game and will be away through Monday. Due to the … Learn more about this story

NYA Alumnus to be first Kauffmann Program Speaker

 North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) will welcome alumnus Jeffrey McCarthy ’83 back to campus on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. He is the first speaker as part of NYA’s new Kauffmann Program in Environmental Writing and Wilderness Exploration. His presentation, “Using Alpine Adventure as a Path to Environmental Consciousness,” will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the NYA gymnasium and is open to … Learn more about this story

NYA Holiday Craft Fair – Space Available

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

North Yarmouth Academy Building Innovation Lab

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is installing a state-of-the-art innovation lab to be ready at the start of the 2016-17 school year. NYA raised $80,000 for the project. The lab will be located in the Mertz Science Center on NYA’s campus. The space will contain resources to promote innovation and integration of technology across the curriculum in grades kindergarten through twelfth. … Learn more about this story

NYA STEM Program Strengthened With Jackson Laboratory’s Partnership

The Jackson Laboratories in Bar Harbor, Maine recently received a Science Education Partnership Award of close to $1.3 million dollars from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to support the Teaching the Genome Generation program, (TtGG) for the next five years. TtGG launched in 2014 to “provide hands-on training for high school science teachers, helping them to bring greater understanding … Learn more about this story

Polstein Named New Varsity Field Hockey Coach

 North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is happy to announce Wendy Polstein as the new varsity field hockey coach.  Coach Polstein comes to us from Sterns High School in Millinocket, Maine where she coached for eight years and was named Eastern Maine Field Hockey Coach of the Year.  At Sterns, Coach Polstein took over a program that had never made the playoffs … Learn more about this story