Growing up hasn’t always been easy for Elaina. There have been challenging times and heartbreaking situations.But she has been surrounded by friends and teachers at New Life Academy that care for her and have helped her navigate through hard things … [Read more...] about Elaina is thankful for teachers who really care about students
Emily Streeter began teaching at New Life Academy in August. Get to know one of our newer teachers! Formerly, Mrs. Streeter has taught in both private and public schools. She teaches 7-8 grade science at NLA, which includes life science and earth science. … [Read more...] about I have my dream job – teaching middle school and science are my two favorite things
Mateo attended New Life for kindergarten but transferred to public school in first grade. From the beginning Mateo struggled with being bullied both on the bus and in the classroom. By November Mateo was in tears every day and was not thriving at school. He did not feel safe and was in constant fear … [Read more...] about Mateo is thriving in school – but it wasn’t always that way.
Ella, Class of 2023, was experiencing verbal bullying at her previous school. It got to a point where she was no longer thriving in school, in fact she felt like she was barely surviving on a daily basis. She would regularly look for excuses to stay home from school out of fear of what the day would … [Read more...] about Ella found a caring Christian school that is helping her thrive
Sam St. Cyr graduated from New Life Academy in 2017. She attended New Life in high school from freshman to senior year. Currently, Sam is attending Wheaton College in Illinois, double majoring in English and Secondary Education. She was motivated to choose her majors due to the relationships she had … [Read more...] about My New Life Story: Discovering A Call to Teach
New Life Academy is made up of a lot of unique people and many individual stories. One of these unique people is Louise Erickson. You can find her holding a teacup, teaching first grade, making a catchy comment, or hustling down the halls. Louise has been teaching at New Life Academy for 28 … [Read more...] about Inspirational Faith: Overcoming Challenges and Emerging Stronger
Kathy Lutes is the enrichment teacher at New Life Academy. Her classes range from one student to 15 students. These classes allow her to go deeper into a child’s understanding and push them to think differently or try something new. Students from second to eighth grade love the engaging activities … [Read more...] about Innovation and Inspiration