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November 22, 2020

Dear Families, I hope you are enjoying a much-deserved Thanksgiving Break. From the start of the year, we have emphasized the importance of responsibility among our students and members of the community. This year, responsibility has meant making decisions in the interest of keeping ourselves and those around us safe and healthy. I want to commend and thank our community … Learn more about this story

NYA campus from above

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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NYA Launches Alumni Association Leadership Council

Hugh Robbins ‘99 to Lead Alumni Association Leadership Council    November 19, 2020, Yarmouth, Maine:  Led by chairperson, Hugh Robbins ‘99, the North Yarmouth (NYA) Alumni Association Leadership Council will work to promote and encourage alumni engagement and connectedness with NYA.  Members of the council will act as energetic ambassadors for NYA to support the Academy’s mission, vision, and values.   “This effort is all about reinvigorating and connecting NYA … Learn more about this story

NYA Boys Varsity hockey 2019 - credit Brian Beard - CIP

NYA Boys and Girls Hockey Benches Bolstered With Assistant Coaches

The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Boys and Girls Ice Hockey programs welcome several additions to the coaching staff for the 2020-21 season. Most notably, NHL veteran Hannu Toivonen, the 2002 first round draft pick of the Boston Bruins, joins NYA as the new goalie coach. “I’m very happy and honored to join the NYA coaching staff,” said Toivonen. “I look … Learn more about this story

NYA campus from above

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

NYA campus from above

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

Travis Roy April 17, 1975 – October 29, 2020

Yarmouth, Maine, October 30, 2020: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) and the NYA community lost an exemplary member of our family in the passing of Travis Roy. His name emblazons our buildings, drapes from our rafters, and hangs on our walls. For honor, and now remembrance. “Travis inspired our students and community through his positivity, generosity, and his amazing work in … Learn more about this story

Travis Roy at NYA Athletic Hall of Fame 2019

Statement from Head of School, Ben Jackson, on the Death of Travis Roy

Yarmouth, Maine, October 29, 2020: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Travis Roy. Travis was a valued member of our school community, where he often returned to speak to students and attend special events. Travis inspired our students and community through his positivity, generosity, and his amazing work in support of … Learn more about this story