Weekly Update 1.24.2019

Important Dates to Remember

Jan. 28-29—Talent Show Auditions

Jan. 29—8th-12th Grade College Night

Jan. 31—Dollars for Duds (scholars dress out of uniform, $1 for the top, $1 for the bottom—refer to handbook for dress standards)

Jan. 31—Pep Assembly

Feb. 1—Sweetheart Dance

Feb. 2—Laveen Parade

Feb. 4-7—Enrollment Lottery

Feb. 14, 7 PM—PTO Meeting

Feb. 16—Laveen BBQ

Feb. 18—President’s Day, No School

Feb. 21, 7 PM—Open House for

Prospective scholars

Feb. 28—Dollars for Duds

Mar. 1-2—Murder Mystery Dinner

Mar. 11-14–Spring Break

Mar. 28—Dollars for Duds

Mar. 29-30—JH Play:  Zorrito

Apr. 1-4—AZ Merit

Apr. 4—Open House for prospective scholars.

Apr. 11, 7 PM—PTO Meeting

Apr. 12-13—Musical: Westside Story

Apr. 25-27–Arts Department Disney Trip

May 2—Instrumental Concert

May 3—Choir Concert

May 4—Prom

May 9, 7 PM—PTO Meeting

May 10—Dance Concert

May 13-15—Finals Week

May 15—Graduation

May 16—Awards Ceremonies

Click here for this week’s newsletter in PDF

Benedictine University at Heritage Laveen – Jan. 28

Benedictine University (Ben U) offers a FastTrack to Bachelor’s program for our Heritage scholars. The partnership demonstrates a clear pathway to earning a degree from BenU Mesa in two years. To learn more about this program see the below links and be sure to visit with our Ben U representative during both lunches.

Criminal Justice Track Page 1

Criminal Justice Track Page 2

Business Track Page 1

Business Track Page 2

7th Grade Young Scholars Program

The Cooke Young Scholars Program is a selective 5-year, pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need. It provides comprehensive academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities. The 2019 Cooke Young Scholars Program application opens on January 14, 2019. Visit the website for more details.

Seminar and College Fair

Tuesday, January 29

7:00-8:30 PM

For parents and their scholars 8th-12th grades

Eighth graders will be able to discuss high school planning including opportunities to earn college credit while in high school.  Heritage Academy is proud to offer a number of ways to earn college credit including dual enrollment.  This is the time to plan to make the most of the next four years!

For those scholars already looking ahead to college, please join us to learn more about college planning. We will discuss the college application process and university and college representatives will be available from Rio Salado, Benedictine University, Grand Canyon University, U of A, ASU, NAU, and other local colleges.

Open Enrollment for all new students in the 2019-20 academic year is now until January 31st!  You must submit an application by this date in order to be in the lottery.

Go to halaveen.com to enroll!

Dual Enrollment Registration

It’s time to register for the Spring 2019 semester.  If you need assistance with registration or admissions, please contact Mrs. Weiler. See this link for course section numbers.


This girls’ choice dance will be on February 1st.  Tickets are $23 at purplepass.com or $25 at lunch until January 27th.  On January 28th they will go up to $30 at lunch or $29 online. Tickets will be $35 at the door.  Visit hascholarcouncil on Instagram to find out how you can get free tickets!


Auditions will be Jan. 28-29.  Sign-ups will be on the band room door.

The Talent Show will be on February 22

If you have friends or families interested in learning what a Heritage Academy education can provide, let them know about our upcoming open house dates:

January 17, 7 PM

February 17, 7 PM

April 4, 7 PM

We love supporting the community of Laveen at the traditional events held each year.  You can earn service hours by participating with Heritage in the parade and the BBQ by signing up at the front desk!

Laveen Parade: Sat., Feb., 2

Laveen BBQ: Sat., Feb. 16

College Planning Meetings

Parents and scholars, do you have questions regarding College planning? Below is a list of topics that you may want to consider. Schedule your appointment now with our Director of College Relations by going here.

  • High school course selection
  • Early College Program – Dual enrollment, AP & CLEP
  • Earning an Associates Degree at Heritage Academy
  • ACT/SAT/PSAT (Which test and when?)
  • Financial Aid (Scholarships, Grants, Loans & FAFSA)

Graduation is scheduled on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at South Mountain High School.  Each graduate will be given 10 tickets and additional tickets will be available for purchase.

Science Tour

For:  Freshmen and sophomores in 2019-20

When:  Fall Break 2019

To:  Northern California

Contact:  Mr. Halterman with questions at bhalterman@heritageacademyaz.com

Liberty Tour

For:  Juniors and seniors in 2019-20

When:  Fall Break 2019

To:  New York, Boston, Pennsylvania

Contact:  Mr. Sheffer with questions at msheffer@heritageacademyaz.com

For:  Performing arts scholars in grades 7-12

When:  January 9-12

Where:  Tonto Rim Christian Camp near Payson, Arizona.

Registration is nearly full, but a wait list will be created if you are interested.  Speak to your arts department teacher for details.

 France and Spain Tour 2019

For:  High school students in 2018-19

When:  Spring Break, 2019

Contact:  Mr. Arnold with questions at jarnold@heritageacademyaz.com

Teacher and Staff Birthdays:

Jan. 1–Ms. Mougharbel

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