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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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  • Just BE It

    A poster in my high school locker room said something like this: “Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.” As I’ve experienced challenges in my own life, I’ve thought a lot about this old poster, and I really believe the concept has Biblical roots. Jesus desperately wants our hearts, not just our actions—He spoke this in the Gospels and demonstrated it in His ministry.

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  • Northwoods Adventure & Auction Raises More Than $278,000!

    Over 460 attendees and 23 sponsors raised more than $278,000 for Academy Students on Saturday, April 11 during the Auction. Thank you, NLA community, for your caring and generosity.

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  • Innovative Learning through STEM-Inspired Maker Spaces at NLA

    Maker Spaces offer access to unique technology and materials, creating an ideal environment for innovation and invention. Resources made available in Maker Spaces are based on student interest but typically include trade-specific technology like video and sound production, 3D printers, Lego Robotics, drafting equipment, circuit equipment, art and craft materials, or digital animation software.

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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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Fri May 01

Mid Quarter 4

Jr. High Project Serve

Various Locations 8:00am - 2:45pm
Sat May 02

Spring Formal (Gr. 10-12)

Various locations
Mon May 04

AP Chemistry Exam

Tue May 05

AP Calculus Exam

Wed May 06

6th Grade Camp Forest Spings Trip

Thru: 5/8/2015

AP English Literature Exam

Thu May 07

AP Art History Exam


National Day of Prayer