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. ...

Alumni Profile – Jarred Davis ’14

Alumni Profile Jarred Davis '14 Dallas, TX Commercial litigation and transactional attorney for Shamoun & Norman, LLP Jarred is currently a commercial litigation and transactional attorney for Shamoun & Norman, LLP. His primary role is as one of the main litigators of large commercial contract disputes for property companies either based out of, or doing business, in Texas. Where are ...

NYA Students Bound for Oaxaca

Yarmouth, Maine, February 29, 2024: Director of the Kauffmann Program at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA), Ian Ramsey and NYA Middle School Spanish Teacher Jessica Smith are taking ten NYA Upper School students to Oaxaca, Mexico, a region in the southern part of the country, for 12 days over March Break. They will spend five days hiking the Pueblo Mancomunados (Commonwealth ...

Alumni Profile – Alexandra Dietrich ’03

Alumni Profile Alexandra Dietrich '03 Salem, MA Voice Professor at the Osher School of Music at the University of Southern Maine and a freelance Opera and Theatre Stage Director and Opera Singer Alexandra is a Puerto Rican American originally from Freeport, Maine. She is a mezzo-soprano widely praised for singing with "passion and understanding." She performs worldwide and was nominated ...