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NYA Announces Support for Opportunity & Excellence Fund and New Endowed Scholarship Honoring Hannah Austin ’15

Yarmouth, Maine, May 23, 2024: In advance of the North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Soirée, alumni, parents, and grandparents have already made a historic impact on the Academy this year by contributing more than $1.7 million, which includes over $700,000 for the endowment. One critical area of support has been the Opportunity & Excellence Fund, which exists as both a current-use …

NYA Drama Presents Their Spring Production: The Actor’s Nightmare

Yarmouth, Maine, May 6, 2024: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Drama is excited to present Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy, The Actor's Nightmare. An accountant named George (or is it Stanley?) finds himself unexpectedly onstage, filling the leading roles in four different and simultaneous plays. He's never been to a rehearsal and doesn't know his lines but tries desperately to fill the spotlight ...

NYA Welcomes Dr. Glenn Cummings as 2024 Commencement Speaker

Yarmouth, Maine, May 2, 2024: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce its 2024 commencement speaker is Dr. Glenn Cummings. Cummings served eight years as university president within the University of Maine System, with one year at the University of Maine at Augusta and seven years at the University of Southern Maine (USM). Since 2022, he’s overseen business investments and ...

Alumni Profile – Kristina Block ’15

Alumni Profile Kristina Block, PhD '15 Conroe, TX Kristina starts a new job as assistant professor of Law and Justice Studies at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ beginning in the fall of 2024. Tell us a little about how you are! I am a newly minted PhD holder in Criminal Justice. Broadly, my research examines how different health factors, such ...

Welcome Jules Fernandes to the Lower School Art Program

Yarmouth, Maine, March 29, 2024: Please join us in welcoming Jules Fernandes, the new Lower School long-term art substitute to North Yarmouth Academy. Jules steps in while Christa Mecham is out for family leave this spring. Congratulations to Christa and Welcome Jules! We are delighted to have Jules teaching art to students in Toddler through Grade 5 and installing our ...
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The Athletic Philosophy

Athletics at NYA:  co-curricular, not extracurricular Athletics gives impactful outcomes through developing intangible skillsets. Unique to NYA, athletics is just as much a priority as the other programs in the mission of nurturing the whole individual. So on the surface, students participate in team sports and activities, but within the program, students are exploring personal growth, navigating leadership structures, and ...

NYA Kauffmann Program Hosts “The Land We Share” Authors

Yarmouth, Maine, March 18, 2024: Alaskan outdoor writers Christine Cunningham and Steve Meyer will be at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) on March 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School Community Room (172 Main St., Yarmouth). This event is part of NYA’s Kauffmann Program and in collaboration with Maine Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. The public is welcome to attend this ...
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Julia Gagnon ’20 Auditions for American Idol, Watch Party 3/24

Yarmouth, Maine, March 18, 2024: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) alumna, Julia Gagnon ’20, will be on campus for an American Idol watch party on Sunday, March 24, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., ahead of her Idol audition. The show begins at 8:00. Members of the NYA community will gather in the Bicentennial Learning Commons (148 Main Street, Yarmouth, door under ...
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The NYA Difference

Our Signature Programs An NYA education is one formed around nurturing the whole individual. Through community involvement and real-world application, NYA graduates thrive well beyond the classroom. Read more about each of our signature programs to discover the possibilities for your student. ARTS PHILOSOPHY ADVISORY PROGRAM ATHLETIC PHILOSOPHY WELLNESS PROGRAM Please contact us if you have any questions about NYA. ...