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NYA to Expand Lower School – Adding Classrooms for Fall 2023

Yarmouth, Maine, May 1, 2023: The Lower School at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) will expand with a renovation and addition to the current Merrill Lower School building. The project will take place in two phases over the next two to four years. Phase one is designed to meet an immediate need for increased demand for the early education program at NYA. ...

NYA Girls Ice Hockey Enters Newly Formed Conference

Yarmouth, Maine, April 24, 2023: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Girls Ice Hockey Team, along with teams from five other independent schools, will form the newest conference in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). Other programs in the yet-to-be-named conference include Austin Preparatory School (MA), Kents Hill School (ME), Northfield-Mount Hermon School (MA), Pomfret School (CT), and Worcester ...

NYA Environmental Club Reducing, Reusing, & Recycling

Yarmouth, Maine, April 18, 2023: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Environmental Club’s latest undertaking revamps the campus recycling initiative. Until this year, the club members collected recycling across campus and then drove it all to the Yarmouth waste management station themselves. Through an NYA Parents’ Association (NYAPA) grant, the club invested in a "Silver Bullet," a large recycling dumpster, that ...

CivilTea in the Middle School

Yarmouth, Maine, April 4, 2023: CivilTea is a youth-driven program aimed to encourage civil dialogue around challenging topics within school communities. It was first introduced to North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Upper School students in 2019 with the goal to bring an open mind and civilty to discussion on sensitive issues. Sam Grady ’26 (Gorham), inspired by his sister Ella ‘20 ...

NYA Hockey Players Heading to Nationals

Yarmouth, Maine, March 22, 2023: Coming off successful North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) boys and girls ice hockey seasons, a large contingent of NYA players are heading to the USA Hockey National Championships with their respective youth club teams. After winning state championship titles, 27 NYA players with the Girls 14U, Girls 16U, Boys 16U, and Boys 18U teams will travel ...
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NYA PRESENTS THE LITTLE MERMAID

Yarmouth, Maine, February 9, 2023: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) presents the hit musical Disney’s The Little Mermaid on February 24-26 at the Greely Center for the Arts (303 Main Street, Cumberland Center). This play, based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, tells the story of Ariel, the little mermaid with the beautiful voice who longs to be human. Despite pleas ...

Cancer Awareness Hockey Games

Yarmouth, Maine, December 28, 2022: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Girls and Boys Ice Hockey Teams will host cancer awareness games this week at NYA’s Travis Roy Arena (495 US-1, Yarmouth). The boys play on Thursday, December 29, at 1:00 p.m. vs. Berwick Academy. Helen St. Hilaire, grandmother to players Cooper and Daxton and mother of coach Dennis St. Hilaire, will ...

Creative Writing Now Offered as NYA’s Seventh Diploma with Distinction

Yarmouth, Maine, December 21, 2022: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) students with a passion for writing can now pursue a Diploma with Distinction in Creative Writing, the seventh distinction offered by the Academy. The new creative writing distinction is designed for students who demonstrate experience as creative writers (poetry and/or fiction). The program will allow them to pursue a course of ...