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 …

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 …

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. …

Amber Rose ’19 Wins Gold at AAU Junior Olympics Field Hockey Tournament

When the NYA Panthers field hockey team’s season came to an end last fall, Amber Rose ’19 (Falmouth) did not hang up her cleats for the year. She told Coach Sterling that she was interested in seeing how she could compete in the USA Futures Program, a developmental program for field hockey players. Rose tried out and was accepted. Twice …

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 …

Walsh Named Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Coach at North Yarmouth Academy

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is excited to announce the hiring of Tyler Walsh as the new varsity boys ice hockey coach. Walsh, a native of Bangor and a coaching legacy, is looking forward to returning to his home state. He currently serves as an Assistant Coach with the USA Hockey National Development Program U18 team in Plymouth, Michigan. Previous to …

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 …