John and Sydney Horner - My New Life Story Meet John (’14) and Sydney (Steele ’15) Horner. They both graduated from New Life Academy. After meeting in middle school, they started dating in high school and got married in June 2017. “I had a huge crush on him the first day that I started at New … [Read more...] about A Foundation to Build Upon
Becca Wyant is one of the newest teachers at New Life Academy. Up until this fall, Ms. Wyant was teaching Middle School and High School Social Studies in Kuwait. Now – for her eighth year teaching – she’s the Upper School History teacher at New Life. She can’t wait to use her international … [Read more...] about Bringing History to Life
Jacque Olson is the new Middle School Bible teacher. The one main thing she wants to communicate with her students this year is that God is faithful, especially during this current season. So many people are wondering: “Is God faithful enough to bring us through this?” or “Are things really to going … [Read more...] about Discovering God’s Faithfulness
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.