NYA Holiday Craft Fair – Space Available

The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Parents’ Association will host the Annual Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 2, 2017 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

The Transformative Power of Confidence-Building in Middle School

The Transformative Power of Confidence-Building in Middle School A few years back at an event for prospective families, some of our current students were asked to share what they like most about NYA.  The responses ranged from the friendly dining staff and supportive student body, to the athletic teams and musical groups, to the engaging classes and strong student-teacher connections.  One ... Learn more about this story

Tasty Fresh Summer Treats

With the season of summer upon us, and just coming in from the garden, I wanted to focus on fresh offerings we have at NYA every day during the school year: At the salad bar we have these options available: Peas Carrots Corn Broccoli Tomatoes Onions Cucumber Green Pepper Cottage Cheese Mandarin Oranges Sprouts Salsa Black Beans Garbanzo Beans Shredded … Learn more about this story

Make the Most of the College Visit – 12 Tips From a Pro

Make the Most of the College Visit - 12 Tips From a Pro Katherine Thomas College Counseling Director at North Yarmouth Academy Katherine has a BA in English from Williams College. After teaching in Japan for a year, Katherine worked in college counseling at Woodberry Forest School and Foxcroft School, both in Virginia. She came to NYA in 2006. She ... Learn more about this story

15th Annual Steve Morris Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament

North Yarmouth Academy’s 15th Annual Steve Morris Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament presented by Patriot Insurance Company, will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Toddy Brook Golf Course in North Yarmouth, Maine. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Player orientation is at 8:30 a.m. before all participants fan out across the links for an 8:45 a.m. shot gun start. On … Learn more about this story

How I Navigated the College Search Process

How I Navigated the College Search Process Cameron Woods Class of 2017 Cameron Woods is from Yarmouth, Maine.  She is a formidable athlete who contributed to NYA’s varsity volleyball and lacrosse programs, and she is also a talented actor, singer, and musician. She performs with NYA’s Bluegrass Ensemble and in Studio Band and has spent years devoted to piano instruction. ... Learn more about this story

Portland Police Chief to Speak at NYA Commencement

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is honored to have Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck as this year’s commencement speaker. Chief Sauschuck has served the City of Portland since 1997 when he began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer. He now leads a team of highly trained professional men and women committed to the department’s core values of leadership, integrity, … Learn more about this story

NYA Spring Student Short Film Competition

And the winners are…. Middle School – “Star Wars – Attack on the Ewok Village” by Caleb King, Eben Weislogel, Tiger DeMillo, and Finlay Gepfert. The judges’ comments include: “This is epic.  Great use of music and well-timed SFX.” “Great use of explosions! Sound effects were the best of show for sure!” “Lots of epic scenes in this one…” Upper … Learn more about this story

Kauffmann Summer Writing Seminar

This July, come enhance your writing while on a sea kayaking adventure – for free! The Kauffmann Summer Writing Seminar offers all Maine high school students an opportunity to learn about environmental writing and experience an sea kayaking adventure on the coast of Maine. The Seminar, free of charge and open by application to all Maine high school students, includes … Learn more about this story

Kitchen Traditions

I thought you might want to know about some of the things we have been doing in the NYA kitchen for quite some time: We have been recycling and composting for the past 17 years. We have made a “Special Sandwiches List” every year since 2005. The sandwiches on the List are named after students, two from each grade in the Middle … Learn more about this story