Dates to Remember

Dec. 12, 7 PM—PTO Meeting

Dec. 13—Senior Picture Retakes

Dec. 14—Dance Performance

Dec. 16-19—Finals Week

Dec. 19—Last Day of Semester 1

Dec. 23-Jan.2—Christmas Break

Jan. 6—Semester 2 begins



Open Enrollment is NOW until January 31st!

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


Senior Due Dates

  • December 13th, 2019Senior Portrait Retakes
  • February 22nd, 2020Senior Portraits/Photos

Should I Join the Military? 11 Reasons the Military is a Good Career Option (Click Here for full article)

1. Patriotism, defending our nation, and a sense of duty.

2. Membership into one of the world’s oldest clubs.

3. Jobs in any economy.

4.  Pay and benefits.

5.  Full medical coverage for you and your family.

6. Skills and training.

7. Leadership opportunities.

8. Travel opportunities and vacation time.

9. Education opportunities after you leave the military.

10.  Buy a home with no money down with a VA Loan.

11.  Military retirement benefits are worth millions.


January 7

6 PM

Music Room

Arts Retreat Parent Information Meeting


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)


Dec. 11th: PSAT test scores will be sent out by email.  Test booklets will be handed out on Monday Dec. 16th to go over missed answers to prepare for the SAT Tests.


U.S. Air Force will be on campus during the lunch hour on Dec. 17th.


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.


FASFA Questions?  Try:  Benji is your digital FAFSA assistant.




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 2020

Where:  Tonto Rim Christian Camp near Payson, Arizona.

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:

Dec. 4th—Mrs. Arviso

Dec. 9th—Mr. Nash

Dec. 27th—Sheriff Mack