Caleb King ’24, National Geographic Contributor

Yarmouth, Maine, November 21, 2023: Amateur photographer and NYA senior, Caleb King can now call himself a National Geographic contributor. One of his photos is featured in the catalog for National Geographic student travel programs. “I took the photo this summer while in Yellowstone as a part of a National Geographic student travel program. The program brought a group of ...

Maddy Prokopius ’24 Class C Golf Champion

Yarmouth, Maine, October 16, 2023: Maddy Prokopius ’24 (Falmouth) won the Class C State Girls Golf Championship on Monday, October 9 at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro, Maine. She posted sixteen over-par on the Arrowhead Course, holding off two competitors to claim the championship by one stroke. Prokopius joins 2005 and 2007 girls champion Kate Merrill ’09 in NYA golf ...

Ben Stefanini NYA Fitness & Wellness Coach

Yarmouth, Maine, October 3, 2023: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce Benjamin Stefanini as the new Fitness & Wellness Coach. Stefanini will take up residence in the new Fitness & Wellness Center at NYA’s Travis Roy Arena. He is tasked with developing fitness programming for NYA’s Middle and Upper School students through their participation in afterschool activities. He ...

Coach Burningham to Lead NYA Boys Soccer

Yarmouth, Maine, August 2, 2023: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) and the defending Class D State Champion NYA Varsity Boys Soccer Team are happy to welcome new head coach Lawrence Burningham to the sideline. Coach Burningham comes to the Academy from the assistant coaching ranks at Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) Men’s Soccer program. He split that time heading the U19 ...

Environmental Club Receives Grant From ecomaine

Yarmouth, Maine, July 27, 2023: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Environmental Club secured $2,275 from ecomaine’s Outreach & Recycling Committee through their School Waste Diversion Grant Program. The funds will be used to reinstate the on-campus composting program with Garbage-to-Garden. Students in the club authored and submitted the grant during spring semester, shortly after teaming with ecomaine on campus recycling ...
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NYA’s Sarah Moore ’24 Jumps into Record Books

Yarmouth, Maine, June 16, 2023: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) rising senior Sarah Moore became NYA’s first, (and second) New England Champion when she placed first in Long Jump and Triple Jump, and second in High Jump at the New England Regional Track and Field Meet in Bangor on Saturday, June 10. Her first place finish in the Long Jump with ...

NYA Welcomes Bill Burke as 2023 Commencement Speaker

courtesy of Bill Burke Yarmouth, Maine, May 19, 2023: North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) is pleased to announce its 2023 commencement speaker is Bill Burke. Burke, who splits his time between New York City and Sebago Lake, founded The Optimism Institute  and Blue Sky podcast in 2022 after an extensive media and sports career as an executive, writer, and producer. NYA’s ...
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NYA Benefactors Give $1.3 Million to Endowment | Celebrating Philanthropy at Spring Soirée

Yarmouth, Maine, May 5, 2023: Over the last several months, North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) alumni, parents, and grandparents have made an historic impact on the Academy by contributing $1,300,000 to the endowment. “The generosity of these families will strengthen and expand the Academy’s resources for faculty, students, and programs,” said NYA’s Head of School Ben Jackson. “We are deeply grateful …

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NYA to Expand Lower School – Adding Classrooms for Fall 2023

Yarmouth, Maine, May 1, 2023: The Lower School at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) will expand with a renovation and addition to the current Merrill Lower School building. The project will take place in two phases over the next two to four years. Phase one is designed to meet an immediate need for increased demand for the early education program at NYA. ...

NYA Girls Ice Hockey Enters Newly Formed Conference

Yarmouth, Maine, April 24, 2023: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Girls Ice Hockey Team, along with teams from five other independent schools, will form the newest conference in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). Other programs in the yet-to-be-named conference include Austin Preparatory School (MA), Kents Hill School (ME), Northfield-Mount Hermon School (MA), Pomfret School (CT), and Worcester ...