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Important Travel and Holiday Updates

November 16, 2020 Dear Families, I hope everyone is doing well. I very much appreciate your efforts thus far in making prudent decisions to keep our community safe. With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the state and country, and the holiday season fast approaching, I want to share a few important reminders along with some updates around NYA … Learn more about this story

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Positive COVID-19 Test in Upper School

November 8, 2020 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 November 3. 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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COMMUNITY UPDATE

November 5, 2020 Dear Families, With the completion of Parent-Teacher Conferences, we are past the one-quarter point in the school year. By all accounts, it has been an extraordinary start to the year. From the beginning, our number one priority has been health and safety and mitigating the risks associated with COVID-19. We have balanced these essential safety protocols with … Learn more about this story

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Community Update Regarding COVID-19

October 8, 2020 Dear NYA Community Members, I am writing to update you on some recent COVID-19 activity in our area. North Yarmouth Academy was made aware today that an area independent school reported that a single student tested positive for COVID-19. Currently, no members of the NYA community are considered close contacts to this individual. I am also writing … Learn more about this story

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COVID-19 UPDATE

September 19, 2020 Dear NYA Families, I am writing to let you know that a non-NYA student who practices at NYA’s Travis Roy Arena has tested positive for COVID-19. The athlete’s team has contacted the CDC to initiate the standard investigation and contact tracing protocols. Although this case is not directly related to NYA, members of our school community who use … Learn more about this story

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Summer Update Regarding Key Campus Reopening Dates

July 15, 2020 Dear Families, We hope that you are all staying healthy and enjoying the summer so far! Although NYA’s campus contains has far less activity than that of prior summers (especially without the annual Yarmouth Clam Festival setup this week), there is still a great deal of planning underway as we prepare the campus for the opening of … Learn more about this story

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Summer Update Regarding Schedules, Textbooks, & Key Campus Reopening Dates

July 15, 2020 Dear Families, We hope that you are all staying healthy and enjoying the summer so far! Although NYA’s campus contains has far less activity than that of prior summers (especially without the annual Yarmouth Clam Festival setup this week), there is still a great deal of planning underway as we prepare the campus for the opening of … Learn more about this story

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Message from the Head of School: Reopening Campus in the Fall

June 25, 2020 Dear Families, I hope you are all settling into summer routines and enjoying some quality family time. It has now been close to four months without students on campus, and we miss them now more than ever. As I reflect on this past spring, I am incredibly grateful to our students, faculty, and families and proud of the resiliency, innovation, and flexibility demonstrated by the entire community.    As challenging as this past year … Learn more about this story

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Message from the Head of School – Community Support During Uncertain Times

June 2, 2020 Dear Families and Students, I wanted to reach out during these challenging times. Adults and children alike have been inundated with adversity and tested as individuals. We are entering the fourth month of a global pandemic that has killed over 100,000 in this nation alone. Protests and riots in response to racial divisions and the death of … Learn more about this story

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Planning for the Fall

May 22, 2020 Dear Families, I never envisioned I would be writing a letter to the community from an empty campus in the month of May. This experience has tested each of us and presented many different challenges. It has also brought out the best in our community. I can’t thank teachers enough for their leadership and innovation, our students … Learn more about this story