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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 and Resources on Race from the Head of School

July 2, 2020 Dear NYA Community, As I write to you, we are busy preparing for next year and eager to gather together again as a community. As we prepare to open campus safely for all students, we also realize our view of safety must encompass protecting our students from bias. The violence we have witnessed against fellow citizens George … 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

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Message from the Summer Programs Director at NYA

May 21, 2020 Dear Summer Camp Families, Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time. It is with extreme sadness that NYA has decided to suspend our 2020 camp season. This decision did not come easily. Over the last months, I met with local, state, and national officials to stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 … Learn more about this story

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Message from the Head of School – Mental Health & Wellness Resources

March 25, 2020 Dear Families, We are all getting used to our new routines, and I hope everyone is managing well. Even if you are finding time for some positive family bonding and new experiences, the transition to the “new normal” presents challenges for kids and adults alike. We are all in this together, and I want to make sure … Learn more about this story