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Spring 2021 Athletics Update

April 30, 2021 The spring athletics season continues to move forward with successes, challenges, and seemingly never-ending changes. We sincerely appreciate the continued flexibility and understanding of everyone as we navigate it all. The number one goal driving all decisions is keeping our student-athletes in the classrooms and on their respective playing surfaces for the remainder of the season. Our … Learn more about this story

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COVID-19 Guidance Changes

April 30, 2021 Dear Families, Earlier this week, Governor Mills and the Maine CDC released new mask guidelines. We are excited about the opportunity to modify our policies at school in response to these new guidelines. While modifying restrictions, we will continue to work diligently to mitigate the risk of the spread of COVID-19 on campus. I appreciate the efforts … Learn more about this story

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May 2, 2021

Dear Families, I am a bit reflective as I write this week’s Sunday letter. Friday, April 30, marked the last day of classes for the Class of 2021. Normally, the seniors complete their social service projects during the month of May, but due to COVID-19, there aren’t as many organizations accepting volunteers. Some students are finding opportunities and volunteering this … Learn more about this story

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Updated COVID-19 Announcement

April 8, 2021 Dear Upper School Families, I am writing to let you know of a recent change to DOE/CDC guidelines regarding close contacts that we were just made aware of today. This provision allows for a more narrow definition of close contacts in schools than previously permitted. A positive case will no longer impact all students in a given … Learn more about this story

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COVID-19 Announcement

April 11, 2021 Dear Students, Families, Faculty, and Staff, I am writing to let you know that an Upper School student tested positive this weekend for COVID-19. Unfortunately, case rates among young people remain an issue, and NYA is not immune to the impact of these cases. The student was last in school on Thursday, April 8. Because they developed … Learn more about this story

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

April 7, 2021 Dear Students and Families, We were notified today that a student in the Upper School tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last in school on Tuesday, April 6. Because this individual developed symptoms less than 48 hours after being at school, we have been directed to notify families of students who had close contact with the … Learn more about this story

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19

January 29, 2021 Dear Families, As the landscape changes with COVID-19, we at NYA continue to examine the latest information and adapt as we are able. Below is an update and a reminder of the school’s current COVID-19 policies: Quarantine Timing If a person is considered a close contact, the CDC has changed the quarantine period to 10 days. However, … Learn more about this story

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 … Learn more about this story