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Starting Early - Learning the power of budgeting and generosity

Posted by [email protected] on May 24, 2018 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Thanks Freeman Academy school community! Because of your support, the 1-3 have recycled over 400 pounds of aluminum cans and collected over $200 throughout the school year. The first half of the money was donated to the high school for their Washington, DC trip.


The seco...

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Alumni Headlines

Posted by [email protected] on May 18, 2018 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Sarah (Rensink) Waltner, 1997 Freeman Academy graduate, graced the cover of Sioux Falls Woman magazine this month. The article focuses on how Waltner has maintained balance as a wife, mother, and Director of Operations for Raven Industries. Waltner concludes, “The end goal is to live a life and to serve God and others, whether it’s at work or at home, we do it well because we’ve taken care of...

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Cicy Li Wins $1000 Concerto Competition

Posted by [email protected] on April 30, 2018 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)



Freeman Academy graduate Yunxi “Cicy” Li recently won $1000 and the honor of playing a concerto with the Seattle Pacific symphony. Her award presentation and performance can be viewed at https://livestream.com/SPU/music20180301/videos/170940991. Brass, string, keyboard...
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Exploring Art & Worship with Michelle Hofer

Posted by [email protected] on April 27, 2018 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Michelle Hofer’s art includes the Book of the Saints which she has been painting this spring. More pictures from this book and stories about each saint are at http://www.mlhofer.com/index.html.

The stories and pictures of saints, cathedrals and ancient and modern art was the focus of Freeman Academy grad and worship artist, Michelle Hofer, at ...

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Safe Return from HS Trip to DC

Posted by [email protected] on April 11, 2018 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Students and Staff enjoyed seeing the White House lit up at night last week.


Freeman Academy students stepped back on to SD soil about 7:30 last night. We appreciate everyone who supported this trip through prayer or giving. The blessings...

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Washington Museums Bring Learning to Life

Posted by [email protected] on April 11, 2018 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Photo by Andrea W.

Freeman Academy students visited four museums during their last two days in Washington, D.C. Here’s a glimpse of that experience through the eyes and cameras of students.

“Exploring the Universe was my favorite exhibit at the Air...

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Digging into Creation Care

Posted by [email protected] on April 11, 2018 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Freeman Academy HS students packed in a variety of experiences on their Washington, DC trip. On Saturday, they learned about the Vine and Fig ministry in Harrisonburg, VA, which “creates sustainable systems that care for the earth, empower people, educate and inspire.” Students helped incorporate mulch into community gardens and paint signs for a...

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Stepping into Social Studies

Posted by [email protected] on April 6, 2018 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Freeman Academy high school students continued their learning in Washington, DC, with a visit to the Capitol and the offices of Kristi Noem, South Dakota's US Congresswoman. 

Photo op at 100 Constitution Avenue

At the Capitol building, students felt a sense of awe as they walked throug...

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History Class in Washington DC

Posted by [email protected] on April 6, 2018 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

On Wednesday Freeman Academy students walked throughout history class as they listened to a tour guide leading them through the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Near the African American Museum


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Taking School On the Road

Posted by [email protected] on April 4, 2018 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Freeman Academy high school students are bound for Washington, DC, on a nine day, educational trip. The group left Freeman early Monday and arrived in Akron, PA, on Tuesday where they toured the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) distribution center to learn about ministries based there. MCC cares for vulnerable or uprooted people groups by providi...

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