NYA to Honor Travis Roy

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA), in partnership with the prep hockey community and Travis Roy Foundation (TRF), will honor Travis Roy with events befitting his life and work. The Maine Prep Cup annual hockey tournament, featuring NYA, Berwick Academy, Bridgton Academy, Hebron Academy, and Kents Hill School, has officially been renamed the Travis Roy Cup. 2021 Tournament dates are TBD due … Learn more about this story

Elizabeth Martin Heads Nordic Skiing’s Return to NYA

Nordic skiing returns to the North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) winter sports lineup for the first time since 2014. Recent University of New Hampshire (UNH) graduate and Freeport High School alumna, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Martin, will coach the Panthers this season. Martin was the Maine State Champion in Nordic and Alpine Combined in 2013 and 2014 and Maine State Runner-Up in 2015 … Learn more about this story

Mrs. Gallagher Receives National Geographic Educator Certification

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Lower School Elementary Teacher, Shannon Gallagher, is now a certified National Geographic Educator. According to the National Geographic website, the program “recognizes pre-K through 12 formal and informal educators committed to inspiring the next generation of explorers, conservationists, and changemakers. These educators are part of a powerful movement to make the world a better place by … Learn more about this story

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NYA Launches Alumni Association Leadership Council

Hugh Robbins ‘99 to Lead Alumni Association Leadership Council    November 19, 2020, Yarmouth, Maine:  Led by chairperson, Hugh Robbins ‘99, the North Yarmouth (NYA) Alumni Association Leadership Council will work to promote and encourage alumni engagement and connectedness with NYA.  Members of the council will act as energetic ambassadors for NYA to support the Academy’s mission, vision, and values.   “This effort is all about reinvigorating and connecting NYA … Learn more about this story

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NYA Boys and Girls Hockey Benches Bolstered With Assistant Coaches

The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Boys and Girls Ice Hockey programs welcome several additions to the coaching staff for the 2020-21 season. Most notably, NHL veteran Hannu Toivonen, the 2002 first round draft pick of the Boston Bruins, joins NYA as the new goalie coach. “I’m very happy and honored to join the NYA coaching staff,” said Toivonen. “I look … Learn more about this story

Travis Roy April 17, 1975 – October 29, 2020

Yarmouth, Maine, October 30, 2020: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) and the NYA community lost an exemplary member of our family in the passing of Travis Roy. His name emblazons our buildings, drapes from our rafters, and hangs on our walls. For honor, and now remembrance. “Travis inspired our students and community through his positivity, generosity, and his amazing work in … Learn more about this story

Travis Roy at NYA Athletic Hall of Fame 2019

Statement from Head of School, Ben Jackson, on the Death of Travis Roy

Yarmouth, Maine, October 29, 2020: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Travis Roy. Travis was a valued member of our school community, where he often returned to speak to students and attend special events. Travis inspired our students and community through his positivity, generosity, and his amazing work in support of … Learn more about this story

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NYA Dedicates Bicentennial Learning Commons

Yarmouth, Maine, September 28, 2020: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) celebrated the completion of the Bicentennial Learning Commons with a dedication and ribbon cutting on Friday, September 25. Nearly 50 benefactors gathered on NYA’s front lawn for the ceremony, followed by guided tours of the new facility. In total, 106 families contributed nearly $1 million to support this project which transformed … Learn more about this story

S.T.E.M. Grants in Excess of $53,000 Awarded to NYA

Yarmouth, Maine, August 11, 2020: Through the generosity of the Davis Family Foundation and Toshiba America Foundation, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is extremely grateful to receive grants totaling over $53,000 to reinforce S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) initiatives campus wide. This adds to over $150,000 in funds secured in support of STEM education at the Academy via private donations … Learn more about this story

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North Yarmouth Academy Campus Set to Reopen This Fall

Yarmouth, Maine, June 25, 2020:  North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) intends to open campus safely in September with a full, five-day per week schedule for all students. The average classroom size of 14 students uniquely positions the Academy to accommodate the full population on campus at the same time while practicing social distancing. The school plans to make necessary and prudent … Learn more about this story