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
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
Marie, Class of 2025, was inspired to take her learning outside of the classroom when she solved a problem her sister was having. Marie participates in problem-based learning (PBL) during her enrichment class. … [Read more...] about Marie was inspired to take her learning outside of the classroom
Matthew Brocker, Class of 2010 #MyNewLifeStory #WhereAreTheyNow Matthew Brocker is a New Life alumni from 2010. With nine kids in his family, he and his siblings have attended New Life for going on 20 years. Now his child is enrolled at New Life and the legacy continues. Matthew started at New … [Read more...] about Why Matthew, Class of 2010, chose New Life for his own children
Paul and Sarah (Muyskens) Ofelt – Class of 2006 Paul and Sarah (Muyskens) Ofelt met while they were students at New Life Academy. After graduation in 2006, Sarah went on to study Spanish and elementary education at Bethel University, where she graduated in 2010. Paul went on to Grove City College, … [Read more...] about Building a Lasting Legacy