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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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  • Service: A Pillar in New Life Academy's Mission

    At New Life Academy, students begin learning how to live out Jesus’ message from an early age. Though much of this learning takes place academically, NLA aims to give real-life opportunities to apply God’s Word; community service projects make up a large part of learning outside the classroom. Service opportunities are provided beginning in elementary school.

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  • Reset Tour with Aaron Gillespie, Shawn McDonald, & Josh Brewer: Coming to NLA!

    Gillespie’s musical path began at age 14 when he co-founded Christian metalcore band Underoath then continued with the alt-rock band The Almost 13 years later. But leading worship has been a mainstay since age 15. He's also traveled the world with the platinum-selling band, Paramore.

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  • Register for New Life at the Lodge: Northwoods Adventure and Auction!

    Head on over to to register for the Early Bird ticket price and get your spot reserved at the biggest part of the year! Sample Auction items in the past have been: trips to Hawaii, Maui and the Dominican Republic, a Joe Mauer bat, a set of braces, and an opportunity to be the Principal for the Day.

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  • The Dangers of a Front-Runner Mentality vs. True Success

    An old friend of mine coaches basketball at a large high school. I recently asked how his season was going, and I’ve since been reflecting on his profound response—he said one of his biggest concerns for his team was, what he called, a “front-runner mentality.”

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  • The Impact of iPads in NLA Classrooms

    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.

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  • National Honor Society Students Impacting Younger Students Through Tutoring

    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.

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Mon Mar 30

Quarter 4 begins

Fri Apr 03

NO SCHOOL - Good Friday/Easter Break

Mon Apr 06

NO SCHOOL - Easter Break

Tue Apr 07

Late Start - 2 Hours Late (No Bussing in AM)

Parent Conferences - grades 7-12

TBD 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Sat Apr 11

NLA Auction & Gala

New Life Academy 5:30pm - 9:30pm

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Mon Apr 13

Blood Drive

NLA Cafeteria/Commons
Tue Apr 14

Elementary Poetry Festival (Grades 1 -5)

Worship Center 1:45pm - 2:30pm

Art Fair (Grades 1 - 8)

Great Room 6:00pm - 7:30pm