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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

One School’s Approach to In-Person Learning

by Benjamin Jackson Head of School, North Yarmouth Academy Yarmouth, Maine, March 25, 2021: The US Department of Education, local education boards, along with the entire nation are embroiled in the debate on how to safely return our children to in-person learning. Since the pandemic hit last March, schools have utilized a variety of educational models including fully remote learning, … 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

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A Message About NYA Camps and COVID-19

Winter 2020-2021 Dear Families, While much is unknown about where we will be in June with regard to COVID-19, we will continue to follow state guidance on health and safety. At North Yarmouth Academy this year, I was a part of the Health and Safety Committee that worked diligently to safely open our school full time to our students. We … Learn more about this story

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Winter Update for NYA Summer Programs

Winter 2020-2021 Dear NYA Summer Camp Families, After a wild and unprecedented year, NYA is thrilled to be planning for an exciting summer camp season in 2021. While we had to make the difficult decision to cancel camps last year, this year, we are in a far better position to offer our amazing slate of camps in a safe way. … Learn more about this story