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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."
This is my life
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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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  • A Christmas Letter from NLA's Head of School, Cade Lambert

    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.

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  • Taking Community Even Deeper at New Life Academy

    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.

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  • Innovative Learning Methods in U of M Anatomy and Physiology Class at NLA

    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.

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  • 24th Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale

    Remember to order your thanksgiving pies from the NLA Kitchen! Pie options include blueberry, dutch apple crumb, cherry, pumpkin, and pecan.

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  • New to MAP Testing at NLA this Year: The Learning Continuum

    This year, MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) tests will be administered again to first through seventh graders in the Fall and Spring semesters. New to the bi-annual MAP testing at NLA in 2014 is a Learning Continuum that will help teachers more effectively apply students’ score data in the classroom.

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  • NLA Bible Teacher, Brian Schrader, Receives his 2nd Doctorate

    With a Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling and Doctorates in both Youth Ministry and Theology, Schrader is able to forge meaningful connections with his students, empowering them to use their gifts and abilities for God.

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Mon Dec 22

NO SCHOOL - Christmas Break

Thru: 1/2/2015
Thu Jan 01

NO SCHOOL - New Year's Day

Fri Jan 02

NO SCHOOL - Christmas Break

Mon Jan 05

School Resumes

Thu Jan 08

Road to College - 11th grade


AXIS Event

Bethany Academy, Bloomington
Wed Jan 14

Finals Semester 1 (Gr. 9-12)

NLA Thru: 1/16/2015
Fri Jan 16

End of Quarter 2

12:00 Noon Dismissal