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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Message from the Head of School – Materials Pick-Up SUNDAY

Parent Drive-Thru Materials Pickup March 21, 2020 Dear Students and Families, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. Yesterday, I sent several announcements regarding remote learning and resources available to our families. All school announcements, along with updated resources, may be found on our NYA COVID-19 web page, located through this link or the NYA homepage. We are working …

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Message from the NYA Health Services Office February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020 Dear Families, Many of you are aware of an international health risk related to “2019nCoV,” which is also known as coronavirus. North Yarmouth Academy is monitoring the situation and following the standard health care procedures set forth by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control. As this is an evolving and complex situation, we …

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Message from the Head of School – COVID-19 Update

March 13, 2020 Dear Families, As circumstances continue to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic, I want you all to be aware that we are following the situation very closely during our school’s break. Decisions at NYA will be guided by the best interests of our school community and the safety of our students, families, and faculty/staff. As we stated in …

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Message from the Head of School – COVID-19 Update

March 16, 2020 Dear Families, As I write this, I am thinking of all of our families and am hopeful that everyone is remaining safe and healthy. The COVID-19 virus is an unprecedented event. As we make decisions at NYA, there are many different, and sometimes competing, variables to consider. As we review these factors, our foremost consideration is protecting …