Dates to Remember

Jan 8-11—Fine Arts Retreat

Jan 9–PTO Meeting, 7 PM

Jan.13-16—Savers Fundraiser

Jan. 16—Open House for Prospective Families

Jan. 20—Civil Rights Day, No School

Jan. 22—NJHS Chipotle Fundraiser

Jan. 29-30—Talent Show Auditions

Feb. 1—Laveen Parade

Feb. 3-6—Spirit Week

Feb. 13—Sadie’s

Feb. 13—PTO Meeting, 7 PM

Feb. 17—President’s Day, No School

Feb. 20—Open House for Prospective Families

Feb. 21—Talent Show

Feb. 28-29—Murder Mystery

Mar. 9-12—Spring Break, No School

Mar. 12—PTO Meeting, 7 PM

Mar. 27-28—JH Play

Apr. 9—PTO Meeting, 7 PM

Apr. 10-11—School Musical, Aida

Apr. 13-16—Scholar Council Elections

April 16—JH/HS Activities

Apr. 27-30—Spirit Week

May 2—Prom

May 9—Dance Performance

May 14—PTO Meeting, 7 PM

May 18-21—Finals Week, Please be in attendance

May 21—Awards Ceremony

May 22–Graduation




Open Enrollment is NOW until January 31st!

Go to our website at to enroll for the 2020-21 school year.



NJHS Chipotle Night

Wednesday, January 22

February 22nd, 2020

Senior Portraits/Photos Due To Yearbook


Click here for a helpful resource when scheduling testing dates for your college applications.

Important Dates:

SAT:  March 14 (registration deadline 2/14)

ACT:  February 8 (registration deadline 1/10)


Jan. 13:  U of A will be on campus to meet with all students who have applied and have been admitted into the college.


On Saturday, January 11, 2020, Mayo Clinic’s School of Health Sciences, Division of Nursing Education & Professional Development, and College of Medicine’s Office of Diversity are hosting an Health Careers Fair to introduce are hosting a Health Careers Fair to introduce area high school and community college students to a range of allied health and nursing career options.   The Health Careers Fair will run from 1:30pm to 4:30pm in the Franke Education Center’s Juanita Kious Waugh Auditorium, which is immediately adjacent to the Mayo Clinic Hospital at 5777 East Mayo Boulevard in Phoenix, AZ (85054).

Feb. 11th:  Student Success Fair from 6pm – 8pm:  Open to all Juniors, seniors and adult family members.  More information to come!


Mr. Herrera will be working closely with your family this year to assist your senior with post-graduation goals. Schedule your Senior Meeting now by clicking here.




Your grocery bill is going to go up around the holidays.  Make it go further by helping out the PTO.  Fry’s will donate when you link your VIP card to their community rewards program and choose Heritage Academy Laveen PTO as the beneficiary!.  Check it out here.


Use this QR code now to track your citizenship service hours!


Spanish/Science Tour

For:  Freshmen and sophomores in 2019-20

When:  Spring Break 2019

To:  Puerto Rico

Contact:  Mr. Halterman with questions at

For:  Performing arts scholars in grades 7-12

When:  January 2021

Speak to your performing arts department teacher for details.

France 2020

For:  High school students

When:  Spring 2020

Contact:  Mr. Arnold with questions at

Southern Arizona

For:  Junior high school students

When:  April 22-23, 2020

Contact:  Mr. Nash with questions at

Teacher and Staff Birthdays:

Jan. 1st—Ms. Mougharbel

Jan 2nd—Ms. Hernandez