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NYA Summer to Thrive Series on Instagram LIVE

June 9, 2020: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is excited to announce a new Instagram Live series for parents and kids called Summer to Thrive. Summer to Thrive seeks to give kids and families tools for thriving, learning, and having fun in their back yards in this disrupted summer. The show features Ian Ramsey (Director of NYA’s Kauffmann Program in Environmental Writing and … Learn more about this story

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Message from the Head of School – Community Support During Uncertain Times

June 2, 2020 Dear Families and Students, I wanted to reach out during these challenging times. Adults and children alike have been inundated with adversity and tested as individuals. We are entering the fourth month of a global pandemic that has killed over 100,000 in this nation alone. Protests and riots in response to racial divisions and the death of … Learn more about this story

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NYA Commencement Planned for June 7, 2020

June 3, 2020: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce the Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony will take place as originally scheduled on Sunday, June 7, 2020. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on the front lawn of the Curtis Building, 148 Main Street, Yarmouth. In compliance with state regulations, a maximum of 50 people will attend the … Learn more about this story

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Planning for the Fall

May 22, 2020 Dear Families, I never envisioned I would be writing a letter to the community from an empty campus in the month of May. This experience has tested each of us and presented many different challenges. It has also brought out the best in our community. I can’t thank teachers enough for their leadership and innovation, our students … Learn more about this story

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North Yarmouth Academy: Transitioning to Remote Learning

Guiding Principles for Success in Remote Learning and Lessons for the Future by Benjamin Jackson, Head of School As students at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) were wrapping up their annual Winter Carnival festivities on March 6, they were looking forward to spring break and fully expected to see everyone back on campus in two weeks. Few, if any, institutions were … Learn more about this story

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Message from the Summer Programs Director at NYA

May 21, 2020 Dear Summer Camp Families, Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time. It is with extreme sadness that NYA has decided to suspend our 2020 camp season. This decision did not come easily. Over the last months, I met with local, state, and national officials to stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 … Learn more about this story

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NYA Receives Anonymous $100,000 Gift for Student Financial Aid for Second Consecutive Year

Yarmouth, Maine, May 5, 2020: Today, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) announced a gift of $100,000 to support need-based student financial aid. This is the second gift in as many years from a generous anonymous family. The $100,000 gift will be used to support both current-use financial aid ($25,000) and the North Yarmouth Academy Endowed Fund for Scholarship Assistance ($75,000), which … Learn more about this story