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  • "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."
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    "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."

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    "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."

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    “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."

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  • New Life Academy Senior, Demetra Salls, is named 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

    New Life Academy Senior, Demetra (Demi) Salls, is named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist, ranking among the highest-scoring entrants for the state of MN.

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  • New Life Academy welcomes Joanna Richter as the new Elementary Principal

    New Life Academy welcomes a new Elementary Principal, Joanna Richter, who will join NLA in July in preparation for the 2016-2017 school year. Ms. Richter is an outstanding leader with a drive for excellence and “as New Life Academy moves into a new chapter, I could not be more excited to have Joanna as the new Elementary Principal. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. I look forward to partnering with her as she begins her new role” says Lynn Atkinson, New Life Academy Head of School and Secondary Principal.

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  • NLA Traditions: Spirit Week Recap

    Spirit Week: two words that excite New Life Academy students and teachers alike. Spirit Week is a week full of themed dress up days, community building, and activities to set the week apart from the normal school-day schedule.

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  • Athletic Director, Curt Wetsel: Induction to NLA Hall of Fame

    Join our New Life community by honoring Wetsel’s many years of service and experiencing his induction into the brand new NLA Hall of Fame. Wetsel’s induction will take place on Friday, January 29, between the girls' and boys' varsity basketball games in Wetsel Court around 7:15pm.

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  • Problem-Based Learning Projects Receive Grants from Thrivent Financial

    A quote from Roger Lewin encouraged the idea of these projects with Lutes: “Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” These projects encouraged research and perseverance to help students create their final products. Students created a wide-range of ventures, such as studying and building castles, learning and presenting about the weather, researching breast cancer, and learning how to create slideshow presentations.

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  • A Christmas Message from Our Head of School, Cade Lambert

    Dear New Life Academy Community, I have a lot of hope this Christmas season. If you have read or watched any news over the last thirty days, you might be feeling otherwise. It is hard to look at a newspaper or watch a newscast that doesn’t show humanity in crisis. It reminds me of the phrase from “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”: "For hate is strong that mocks the song, of peace on Earth, goodwill to men."

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Sat Apr 01

NLA Gala and Auction

New Life Academy 5:00pm - 9:00pm