- "High quality teachers with a passion for what they do and a passion for Christ."
- "My teachers were all role models and have shaped me to be the person I am today."
- "NLA has exceeded what we had hoped for in every way."
- "I can't believe we have this ‘gem’ of a school in our backyard."
- "We knew coming in that NLA was a fantastic school, but our expectations have been far exceeded."
- "Once again I am reminded of how different it is at NLA from many other schools."
"God showed me that He can work in anyone, even and especially in younger people like us. God means so much more to me now. He is the ONLY reason I live today, and my only purpose in life is to serve Him."Read Full Story
"I didn’t see Him or feel Him there for me when I was in that moment of rock bottom. I thought I was alone and that no one loved me. But when I look back on it now I can totally see how God was there the whole time and how he was working in my life then and using things step by step to draw me back to Him. If I hadn’t come to New Life I don’t know where I’d be."Read Full Story
“New Life Academy prepared me well for college and my internship. The teachers encouraged discussion and invited us to ask questions. I felt they really wanted us to know and understand the course work. They didn’t just want us to learn it for a test. They had high expectations of us. MIT was not overwhelming because I had developed good study habits and test-taking strategies."Read Full Story
New to NLA this year is the use of iPads in the classroom. The iPad harbors seemingly limitless functionality— its most significant value. It can facilitate group collaboration in the classroom or serve as a student’s passport beyond class walls for “virtual field trips.” Teachers can use their personal iPads as a gradebook, attendance tracker, research tool, or visual aid.Read More
New Life Academy’s Portrait of a Graduate states that its vision for graduates is that they become wise leaders and discerning followers. NLA students are taught to live out their faith authentically and lead generously and boldly from a heart that bends outward in love of God and of one another.Read More
I have an old, tattered Bible on my desk. To be honest, it’s kind of ugly. The leather is worn; the binding was failing, so I added a functional solution in the form of blue binding tape that in no way helped its overall aesthetic. But like many things with age, it has a story.Read More
This year, New Life Academy implemented a new program with its secondary students called Community Groups. Groups of students are assigned to a faculty or staff member who will mentor the students and walk through the rest of their high school career with them.Read More
Megan Henning’s Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology class is one of 30 in the Twin Cities to take advantage of the University of Minnesota College in the Schools program. The course, which offers transferable college credit, employs unique methods for teaching the structure and function of every major system in the human body.Read More
Remember to order your thanksgiving pies from the NLA Kitchen! Pie options include blueberry, dutch apple crumb, cherry, pumpkin, and pecan.Read More
- Mon Feb 02
- Room 249 6:00pm - 8:00pm
- Tue Feb 03
Mid Quarter 3
- Fri Feb 06
- Thu Feb 12
3rd and 4th Grade Grandparents' DayWorship Center 1:15pm - 2:30pm
- Mon Feb 16
NO SCHOOL - President's Day
- Tue Feb 17
NO SCHOOL - Teacher Workshop
- Classrooms 2:00pm - 7:00pm
- Wed Feb 25
- Guthrie Theater 9:30am - 1:45pm
- Fri Mar 06
No Bussing Day in AM or PM