Academic News

Random Acts of Crazy Kindness in 4th Grade

Mrs. Niessen’s 4th grade class has been focusing kindness.  Recently, they hosted a Random Acts of Crazy Kindness (RACK) Week!  Every day they…Learn more »

Super Slime Success

This year’s 2nd annual slime sale was a success! Students lined up to purchase one of the 450 packets of slime made by…Learn more »

PreK & 5th Grade Take on Construction

Allowing and promoting opportunities for students to be creative is a focus at Legacy Christian Academy!  In Miss Bock’s fifth grade, the students…Learn more »

STEM Design Thinking used to Trap Gingerbread Men!

First graders joined forces with preschoolers for a STEM Design Thinking project building gingerbread man traps! It was so fun to see the…Learn more »

National Honor Society Induction

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll,…Learn more »

Day One 2019

On Monday, August 19th, Legacy welcomed 567 students into the building to kickoff the 2019-2020 school year. The high fives were flying, the…Learn more »

Graduations Galore!

From our youngest learners to those ready to launch, the end of the school year is all about celebrating our students! PreK students…Learn more »

NSE Winners

National Spanish Exam Accolades

Congratulations! (¡Felicidades!) to Legacy Spanish students attaining national recognition for excellent performance on the 2019 National Spanish Examination (NSE). The National Spanish Exam…Learn more »

Robot Blue Prints

1st Grade Inventors & Engineers

Our first grade classrooms were transformed into a makers space as the students completed the plans for their robot and then spent time…Learn more »

Heart of the Class

Legacy is proud to share that teachers Sara Henderson (3rd grade) and Kimberly Oberg (Spanish) were selected to receive the Heart of the…Learn more »

College Decision Journeys

As our seniors begin to finalize college plans, we wanted to share some of their stories in the journey to college! Alexa started…Learn more »

School-to-Work Connection with Pizza Ranch

On Monday, March 25th & Wednesday, March 27th our 6th grade scholars had the tremendous opportunity to be involved in our fifth School-to-Work…Learn more »

Magnetic Flexible Building – Honorable Mention 2019

Legacy 8th graders Charlie Block, Haylee Montenegro, and Brady Murdoff received Honorable Mention Awards for their Magnetic Flexible Building project in the Toshiba/NSTA…Learn more »

3D Bridge Competition

Senior Justin Demars took home top honors in this 3rd quarter 3D bridge building competition! During fourth quarter all students will be reworking…Learn more »

I Love to Read – Challenge Crushed!

February is our month to celebrate the gift of reading and to challenge students (and parents) to read above and beyond their normal…Learn more »

The Legacy Winterim Experience

January 2019 marked the 3rd Winterim experience at LCA. With courses that have become student favorites, like Woodworking at the Ruff’s, to new…Learn more »

Christmas Care with Kindergarten

We are most like Jesus when we serve like Jesus. The holiday season is a special time to serve and shine the light…Learn more »

Caroling Fun at the Farmstead

Wednesday was such a special day for our Kindergartners. The excitement was high as the students entered the classroom in great anticipation of…Learn more »

Learning at Legacy – Outstanding October

Fall was filled with wonderful opportunities for students to express themselves and discover new things. These outstanding October moments were memorable. Third Graders…Learn more »

Learning at Legacy – September Standouts

The first 6 weeks of the school year have been jam packed with learning across all grades and platforms. Here are just a…Learn more »

5th Graders Serve at Pizza Ranch Andover

Legacy 5th grade students would like to thank all of the Legacy community that joined them at Pizza Ranch of Andover this past…Learn more »

Graduation 2018

The Legacy Class of 2018 graduated 35 seniors on Friday, May 18. We want to wish each one congratulations on their achievements while…Learn more »

Mr. Rudzitis Receives CenturyLink Grant

  Mr. Rudzitis got a little surprise at chapel this morning! He was awarded $4,230 from CenturyLink to outfit the Music & Technology…Learn more »

Global Connections Students Tour Mpls

The Global Connections students enjoyed a fun day in downtown Minneapolis. The students learned about resources available for international students during an admissions…Learn more »

Biblical History Trip 2018

During Spring Break 30 students, parents, and staff from Legacy Christian Academy traveled on a biblical history trip to Egypt and Israel! During…Learn more »

Kindergarten Round Up

Fun was in the air as kids got a chance to experience what kindergarten will be like! After a year of practicing “getting…Learn more »

100 Days of Learning

Our kindergarten students are “100 Days Smarter!” since the beginning of the school year. To mark the 100th day of school, they had…Learn more »


          This year our 4th grade students are participating in a program called SMART RELATIONSHIPS, a program specially developed…Learn more »

Yearbook Staff Wins Certificate for 2016-17 Yearbook

The LCA Yearbook staff received word that last year’s ‘Call to Adventure’ yearbook was selected by the Balfour yearbook company to be a…Learn more »

Billy Muggins – 1st-4th Grade Students Help Write A Book

Even though the 1st-4th grade students are only days from finishing the 2016-17 school year, there is still great learning happening this last…Learn more »

Class of 2017 Graduation

Graduation was held Friday, May 19 for the 45 students in the Class of 2017 at Legacy Christian Academy. Congratulations seniors! Check out…Learn more »

Bees Visit Kindergarten

Mr. Mike Happ brought his bees to Kindergarten and explained the process of making honey.  

PreK Graduation

  Our precious 3 and 4 year olds captured our hearts as they opened our night by singing “My God is So Big!”…Learn more »

Pi Day!

 There were two Pi Day celebrations at Legacy – one for middle school students and one for high school students. Part of the…Learn more »

5th Grade Heroes of the Faith Wax Museum

Heroes of the Faith came alive at the 5th Grade Wax Museum. Students researched Christians that lived in the past and wrote a…Learn more »

February Was Reading Month!

Elementary students enjoyed Reading Month at LCA. They read books, had books read to them, read by flashlight, created a display on a book…Learn more »

100 Days of School Celebration

The kindergarten classes celebrated being 100 days smarter on Friday, January 27! We enjoyed finally meeting Zero the Hero. He has been leaving…Learn more »

“Understanding Islam” Winterim Class and Field Trip to Masjid Al Huda Mosque

The students in this winterim class were able to not only learn about Islam in the classroom, but were able to take a…Learn more »

MS Musical Judge Julie Truly

Well the verdict is out from Judge Julie Truly, played by Sydney Posey,  on the Case of the Holey Roof from the Gospel…Learn more »

Holocaust Survivor Visits 7th & 8th Grade Classes

Our 7th and 8th grade students had the unique opportunity to hear a first hand account from a survivor of the Holocaust. Anita…Learn more »

2016 Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans were honored across our country today for their service near and far, past and present. At Legacy, we were able to make…Learn more »

Grandparents/Special Guest Day

We were so blessed to have more than 200 visitors on the Legacy campus for PreK-4th Grade Grandparents/Special Guest Day. Guests enjoyed refreshments and a wonderful program…Learn more »

College Tour Day

On Tuesday, November 1, Legacy juniors and seniors spent the day visiting University of Northwestern-St. Paul and University of MN-Twin Cities. This day…Learn more »

Greasers and Socs

The 8th grade students just completed their study of the book The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. As a part of their study, they got into character…Learn more »

Connexus Energy Physical Science Demonstration

Legacy students study electricity in 9th grade Physical Science. This past week students attended an electrical safety demonstration by Connexus Energy here on the…Learn more »

Who Doesn’t Love a Cool Science Experiment!?!

Our 8th grade Earth Science students are studying engineering design and rocket propulsion! (Is that cool or what?!) Students designed and built a…Learn more »

5th Grade Students and Parents Serve at Pizza Ranch

On Monday, September 20, eight of our 5th grade students and their parents served at Pizza Ranch of Andover. The students raised $1014.86…Learn more »

Legacy’s 40th First Day of School Makes the Paper

A special thanks to ABC Newspapers Staff Write Olivia Alveshere for covering Legacy’s 40th first day of school and publishing the article below.…Learn more »

Legacy Receives Readers’ Choice Award

For the 3rd year in a row, Legacy Christian Academy has received the Readers’ Choice Award for Best Preschool and Best Private School! Thank…Learn more »

Graduation 2016 – PreK, 4th Grade, and High School

Legacy celebrated graduations at 3 different levels in 2016 – PreK, 4th Grade, and High School. Our students have accomplished much and we…Learn more »

Track & Field Day 2016

Track & Field Day for Kindergarten-4th grade students went on as scheduled, but had to end early because of rain. It didn’t dampen…Learn more »

Kindergarten Students Learn About Pond Life

All this week we will continue to learn more about pond life. This morning, we read books about pond life and saw a…Learn more »

7th Grade Poetry Contest Winners

Four poetry contest winners in 7th grade are soon to be published authors! Creative Communication is an organization devoted to the promotion of…Learn more »

6th Grade “Celebration of Nations”

“Celebration of Nations” is always a highlight of the year for the 6th grade students. They presented a display of the country that…Learn more »

Science Department Receives Grants

The Legacy Christian Academy Science Department is pleased to announce that teachers Dave Broden and Jody Shank will be receiving grants to implement…Learn more »

Kindergarten Takes Color Walk With Buddies

We had a perfect day to take a Color Walk with our big buddies! This week and next week are our kindergarten color weeks.…Learn more »

Student Artwork at Dunn Brothers

Legacy’s 7th and 8th grade artists lit up Dunn Brother’s Coffee Shop in Anoka at their Art Opening on Saturday, April 2. Their…Learn more »

6th Graders Serve at Pizza Ranch

“Serving God … Serving Others.” That’s the motto our 6th graders were living out as they worked the lunch hour at Pizza Ranch!…Learn more »

Middle School Arts & Academics Night

The Theme for the 2016 Middle School Arts & Academics Night was “Mission Impossible.” Legacy’s 5th-8th grade students and their parents came to the…Learn more »

PI Day!

In honor of March 14 (3.14.16) we had a “Pi Day Celebration.” The first six digits of pi are 3.14159 which made last…Learn more »

5th Grade Wax Museum

It’s the annual Heroes of the Faith Wax Museum! Our 5th grade students have been researching a specific hero of the faith, and…Learn more »

K-4 Students Love to Read

What a great day to cap off Legacy Loves to Read Month. The K-4th grade students showed great creativity in presenting a book…Learn more »

Kindergarten Round Up

Current PreK students had the opportunity to experience kindergarten with Mrs. Beyers and Mrs. Coolbroth. They had story time, sang songs, played games,…Learn more »

100th Day of School Celebration and Parade

Happy 100th Day of School! Our kindergartners brought 100 pieces of something from home to count, had a visit from Zero the Hero,…Learn more »

PreK With Their 10th Grade Buddies

PreK students had fun in the snow with their 10th grade buddies!  

Creativity Expressed

The 8th grade girls used their creativity in making up pyramids in class.

Kindergarten Christmas Caring Project Raises $913

The kindergarten students selected to support Komeka, an orphan from the Congo, as their Christmas Caring Project. They are thrilled to announce that…Learn more »

3rd Grade & Senior Big Buddies

On Wednesday, December 9 the 3rd graders met with their Big Buddies (the seniors) and made Christmas wreaths to take home. The seniors…Learn more »

6th Grade Skiing Field Trip

The 6th graders did the annual ski trip to Wild Mountain on December 8. The weather was wonderful, almost 40 degrees. The students…Learn more »

2015-16 Yearbook Sales in Full Swing

It’s that time of year again! YEARBOOKS are now on SALE for PreK-12th grade! We’re pleased to announce that ALL Yearbooks can be purchased…Learn more »

1st Graders With Their Spanish Buddies

  First grade and Spanish class teamed up together to go on a school-wide scavenger hunt to find different colored shapes. It was…Learn more »

19th Annual Pie Contest

This year’s 19th annual 5th grade pie contest was a huge success! Mrs. Albinson’s class of 24 students brought in 20 home made…Learn more »

Kindergarten Friendship Fridays

For this Friendship Friday, all the boys went to Mrs. Beyer’s class and the girls went to Mrs. Coolbroth’s class. They had a…Learn more »

5th Graders take to Deep Portage

In October, 5th graders, along with Mrs. Albinson, Mr. Manske, and several parent volunteers, traveled to Deep Portage Conservation Reserve in Hackensack for…Learn more »