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June 6, 2021

Dear Families, This morning, NYA held its 207th commencement ceremony. The Class of 2021 consisted of 45 seniors and three post graduates. They represented 25 towns in Maine, three countries, and four states. In the last week, they celebrated senior lunch, awards day, senior dinner, prom, commencement, and project graduation. The class had seven lifers, six first year students, and … Learn more about this story

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May 23, 2021

Dear Families, I am very excited to announce an anonymous gift of $400,000 to North Yarmouth Academy to support character based education among our students. The gift will create and support a character and service champion position. This character and service champion will provide vision, leadership, and strategy to NYA’s service and community engagement efforts. It will also provide resources … Learn more about this story

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May 16, 2021

Dear Families, This week, elections were held for NYA’s Student Executive Council President. Candidates were Chas Rohde, Darby Mutagoma, and Jack Schaeffer. I can’t remember a time that three stronger or more compelling speeches were given. I appreciate each of these candidates’ willingness to serve the student body for the 2021-2022 school year, and all three would have made an … 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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February 21, 2021

Dear Families, As we are approaching the one year anniversary of nationwide shutdowns due to COVID-19, there are some encouraging signs across the state and country. Vaccines are becoming more widely distributed, and the surge of cases that we were witnessing locally from November until recently seems to be plateauing. Current Maine COVID cases can be tracked through the Maine … Learn more about this story