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NYA Receives Anonymous $400,000 to Support Character Development and Service

Yarmouth, Maine, May 22, 2021: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $400,000 gift to create and support a Character and Service Champion faculty position. The anonymous gift comes just ahead of the June 4 NYA Soirée, a major fundraiser for the Academy. This year’s Soirée will honor the dedication and excellence of the NYA …

NYA Partners with Net Generation to Introduce Tennis to Elementary Students

Yarmouth, Maine, May 27, 2021: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce its certification as a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Net Generation School. Through a partnership with the USTA, which also included a grant to support the construction of the new Poulin Family Tennis Courts on campus, the Academy also received training programs, teaching and learning tools, right-sized …

Alumnus To Help NYA Environmental Club Achieve Green Campus Milestone on Earth Day

Yarmouth, Maine, April 9, 2021:  David Griswold ‘03 pledged to help the NYA Environmental Club complete their goal of converting the entire campus to LED lighting. Griswold is the author of the children’s book, “Fur & Feather Stand Together,” a story of a puffin and a polar bear who join forces with their community to save the ice that is melting around them. In …

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, …

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NYA Celebrates 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Award Recipients

Yarmouth, Maine, February 4, 2021: Congratulations to all the North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) student artists and writers who received recognition in the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Three members of the freshman class represented the Academy well on the writing side with two Gold Keys and one Silver Key. An outstanding achievement for students just entering the upper school …

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NYA Fourth Grade Poet Inspired by Amanda Gorman

Yarmouth, Maine, January 29, 2021: On January 20, 2021, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) fourth grader Quinn Barschdorf of Yarmouth watched the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States in his classroom like many students across the nation. When National Youth Poet Laureate and inaugural Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, stepped up to the podium on the U.S. Capitol Building …

NYA to Honor Travis Roy

North Yarmouth Academy (NYA), in partnership with the prep hockey community and Travis Roy Foundation (TRF), will honor Travis Roy with events befitting his life and work. The Maine Prep Cup annual hockey tournament, featuring NYA, Berwick Academy, Bridgton Academy, Hebron Academy, and Kents Hill School, has officially been renamed the Travis Roy Cup. 2021 Tournament dates are TBD due …

Elizabeth Martin Heads Nordic Skiing’s Return to NYA

Nordic skiing returns to the North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) winter sports lineup for the first time since 2014. Recent University of New Hampshire (UNH) graduate and Freeport High School alumna, Elizabeth “Lizzy” Martin, will coach the Panthers this season. Martin was the Maine State Champion in Nordic and Alpine Combined in 2013 and 2014 and Maine State Runner-Up in 2015 …