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Serrene Karkos Gagnon ‘85 and NYA Panther Mascot Named to Edgar F. White ‘38 Athletic Hall of Fame

Yarmouth, Maine, September 3, 2021: Serrene Karkos Gagnon ‘85 and the NYA Panther mascot will be inducted into the Edgar F. White ’38 Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 17, 2021. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. during Friday Forum, NYA’s weekly school-wide community meeting. A luncheon for alumni, friends, and family will follow the induction ceremony. …

Matthew Poulin, NYA Girls Varsity Hockey Coach

Matthew Poulin Heads Girls Ice Hockey Bench

Yarmouth, Maine, August 3, 2021: Former Lewiston High School Assistant Boys Ice Hockey Coach, Matthew Poulin, has signed on as North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Associate Director of Athletics and head coach of the NYA Girls Varsity Hockey program, part of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). Poulin assisted in Lewiston for six of the past seven seasons aiding …

Head Girls Lacrosse Coach Molly Stokes

Molly Stokes ’05 Takes NYA Girls Lacrosse Lead

Yarmouth, Maine, July 20, 2021: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Alumna Molly (Moss) Stokes ’05 steps up from her assistant role to head coach the girls varsity lacrosse program. The 2021 season was Stoke’s first as the NYA varsity assistant, but it was by no means her introduction into the coaching foray. In 2012, she assisted with NYA girls soccer, Cape …

Alaska Bound

Yarmouth, Maine, June 21, 2021: This summer, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) students are returning to the wilds of Glacier Bay, Alaska. As the culmination of the Literature of Glacier Bay course, members of the class venture into Glacier Bay National Park on sea kayaks to experience the vast wilderness they spent a semester reading about, studying, and preparing to visit. …

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NYA Welcomes Meredith Segal ’04 as 2021 Commencement Speaker

Yarmouth, Maine, June 2, 2021: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce its 2021 commencement speaker is Meredith Segal, NYA Class of 2004. Segal has devoted her career to advancing opportunity for vulnerable individuals in the United States and around the globe. A zealous social entrepreneur, she offers meticulous operational leadership, creative strategic vision, and unflagging optimism that our …

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NYA Receives Anonymous $400,000 to Support Character Development and Service

Yarmouth, Maine, May 22, 2021: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $400,000 gift to create and support a Character and Service Champion faculty position. The anonymous gift comes just ahead of the June 4 NYA Soirée, a major fundraiser for the Academy. This year’s Soirée will honor the dedication and excellence of the NYA …

NYA Partners with Net Generation to Introduce Tennis to Elementary Students

Yarmouth, Maine, May 27, 2021: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce its certification as a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Net Generation School. Through a partnership with the USTA, which also included a grant to support the construction of the new Poulin Family Tennis Courts on campus, the Academy also received training programs, teaching and learning tools, right-sized …

Alumnus To Help NYA Environmental Club Achieve Green Campus Milestone on Earth Day

Yarmouth, Maine, April 9, 2021:  David Griswold ‘03 pledged to help the NYA Environmental Club complete their goal of converting the entire campus to LED lighting. Griswold is the author of the children’s book, “Fur & Feather Stand Together,” a story of a puffin and a polar bear who join forces with their community to save the ice that is melting around them. In …

One School’s Approach to In-Person Learning

by Benjamin Jackson Head of School, North Yarmouth Academy Yarmouth, Maine, March 25, 2021: The US Department of Education, local education boards, along with the entire nation are embroiled in the debate on how to safely return our children to in-person learning. Since the pandemic hit last March, schools have utilized a variety of educational models including fully remote learning, …