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COVID-19 Guidance Changes

May 19, 2021 Dear Families, On Monday, May 16, the Maine Department of Education (DOE) in coordination with the Maine DHHS released updated health and safety standard operating procedures for schools. In these guidelines, the DOE reiterated that recent federal and state changes to mask mandates do not apply to schools. However, some changes were made in regard to mask … Learn more about this story

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Spring 2021 Athletics Update

April 30, 2021 The spring athletics season continues to move forward with successes, challenges, and seemingly never-ending changes. We sincerely appreciate the continued flexibility and understanding of everyone as we navigate it all. The number one goal driving all decisions is keeping our student-athletes in the classrooms and on their respective playing surfaces for the remainder of the season. Our … Learn more about this story

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COVID-19 Guidance Changes

April 30, 2021 Dear Families, Earlier this week, Governor Mills and the Maine CDC released new mask guidelines. We are excited about the opportunity to modify our policies at school in response to these new guidelines. While modifying restrictions, we will continue to work diligently to mitigate the risk of the spread of COVID-19 on campus. I appreciate the efforts … Learn more about this story

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Updated COVID-19 Announcement

April 8, 2021 Dear Upper School Families, I am writing to let you know of a recent change to DOE/CDC guidelines regarding close contacts that we were just made aware of today. This provision allows for a more narrow definition of close contacts in schools than previously permitted. A positive case will no longer impact all students in a given … Learn more about this story

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COVID-19 Announcement

April 11, 2021 Dear Students, Families, Faculty, and Staff, I am writing to let you know that an Upper School student tested positive this weekend for COVID-19. Unfortunately, case rates among young people remain an issue, and NYA is not immune to the impact of these cases. The student was last in school on Thursday, April 8. Because they developed … Learn more about this story

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

April 7, 2021 Dear Students and Families, We were notified today that a student in the Upper School tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last in school on Tuesday, April 6. Because this individual developed symptoms less than 48 hours after being at school, we have been directed to notify families of students who had close contact with the … Learn more about this story

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

January 29, 2021 Dear Families, As the landscape changes with COVID-19, we at NYA continue to examine the latest information and adapt as we are able. Below is an update and a reminder of the school’s current COVID-19 policies: Quarantine Timing If a person is considered a close contact, the CDC has changed the quarantine period to 10 days. However, … Learn more about this story

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

January 12, 2021 Dear Students, Families, Faculty, and Staff, This letter is to inform you that three additional Upper School students at NYA have tested positive for COVID-19. The students were last in school on Friday, January 8. Only one individual developed symptoms less than 48 hours after attending school. We have been directed to notify families of students who … Learn more about this story

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Positive COVID-19 Test in Upper School

January 9, 2021 Dear Students, Families, Faculty, and Staff, This letter is to inform you that an Upper School student at NYA has tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last in school on January 6. Because this individual developed symptoms less than 48 hours after being at school, we have been directed to notify families of students who had … Learn more about this story

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Impact of DOE Yellow Status on NYA

December 18, 2020 Dear Families, We received notification from the Maine DOE that the color designation for Cumberland County has been moved from green to yellow. This status will be re-evaluated on December 31. We want to briefly share what this means for North Yarmouth Academy: 1. NYA’s academic program and full time, in-person learning will not be impacted even … Learn more about this story