Weekly Update 4/19/2018

Important Dates to Remember

Apr 20-21–School Musical:  Once on This Island

Apr. 24th–NHS Inductions

Apr. 26–Dollars for Duds

Apr. 26, 6 PM–DC Trip Info Meeting

Apr. 26, 7 PM–Spain/French Trip Info Meeting

April 27–Drama Interactive Night:  Escape Room

April 28–Prom

May 3–Band/Orchestra Concert

May 4–Choir Concert

May 10–PTO Meeting

May 10–Ballroom Dance Concerts

May 11–Dance Concerts

May 14-16–Finals Week

May 16, 7 PM–Graduation

May 17–Awards Ceremonies, Last Day of School

May 28–31–School Closed

Have you seen Once on This Island?  This musical was nominated for numerous Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score and it won the Theatre World Award in 1991.  In 1995 it won the Lawrence Olivier Award for Best New Musical.  It is currently on Broadway now for the second time and can be seen locally for one weekend only.

The outstanding and innovative drama program at Heritage Academy Laveen will be performing Once on This Island at the Kroc Center (1375 E. Broadway in Phoenix) with three shows only:  April 20th at 7 PM, April 21st at 3 PM, and April 21st at 7 PM.  Tickets are $8 for ages 3-17 and $10 for 18 and over.  You may click here to order your tickets or visit or call the front office at 602-290-8546.  Any tickets still available may be sold at the door.

You won’t want to miss it!

Prom is April 28th at the Tempe Arts Center from 7-11 PM!

Tickets are $50 at the front desk.

Important Announcement Regarding Maricopa Grant for Tuition Assistance

The new flyer for Maricopa Grant/Tuition Assistance students is now available.  Students need to apply by May 31, 2018 to receive tuition assistance for the dual enrollment classes that they plan on taking in the 2018-2019 school year.  Students need to apply now for tuition assistance as funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. (Eligibility is required).

Students may refer to the tuition assistance link on our dual website for more information and to access the application.

The application and supporting documents must be mailed directly to the Dual Enrollment Department no later than May 31, 2018 to meet the priority deadline.

Mail to:
Rio Salado College
Dual Enrollment Department
2323 W. 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

Please call us at 480-517-8080 if you have any questions.

It’s time to start thinking about the 2018 science tour for 9th and 10th grade scholars that will take place October 9-12, 2018. Your scholar is eligible to sign up if they will be in either 9th or 10th grade in the 2018-2019 school year. This year’s tour will include time at University of San Diego, the Scripps institute (biomedical research institute), ocean kayaking and marine biology at La Jolla, and STEAM workshops at the Fleet Science Center.

Space for this trip is very limited – scholars from all three Heritage campuses are invited to participate, and only 44 slots are open. In order to secure a slot a non-refundable $250 deposit must be submitted to the front office as soon as possible. It is anticipated that this trip will fill quickly (in the past, Mesa campus has done their own trip, and it is always full).

You will find an itinerary for the trip here, as well as a payment schedule. This trip will only cost $650 per scholar.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Halterman at bhalterman@heritageacademyaz.com

Scholars who will be juniors or seniors this fall are invited to participate in the Independence Tour in October.   This trip will take scholars to  Williamsburg; Monticello; Washington, DC; Philadelphia; Valley Forge; Gettysburg; and much more.  There will be an information meeting for scholars and parents on Thursday, April 26th at 6:00 PM in room 442.  For more information click here.  Contact Mr.  Sheffer with any questions at msheffer@heritageacademyaz.com.

France and Spain Tour 2018

There will be a meeting for scholars interested in going on a language tour to Spain and France over Spring Break of 2019.  It will be in room in 242 on April 26th at 7:00 PM.  Contact Mr. Arnold at jarnold@heritageacademyaz.com.

Have an extra gift card you haven’t gotten around to using?  The yearbook staff could use it for their upcoming raffle!  Drop it by the front desk and it will be put to good use!

Spring Instrumental Concert

Thursday, May 3rd

6:30 PM

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20

On sale now at the front desk

Choir Concert

Friday, May 4, 2018, 7 PM

Kroc Center (1375 E. Broadway)

Tickets go on sale Monday, April 23rd at the front desk

$5 each or 5 for $20

Ballroom Dance Concert

Thursday, May 10th

Two shows:  5:30 PM and 7:30 PM

Tickets go on sale at the front desk for $7 each on April 30th

Heritage Dance Department presents

And in the Night…

Friday, May 11th

Two shows:  5:30 and 7:30 PM

Tickets are $8 each at the front desk starting on April 30th

Graduation is on Wednesday May 16, 2018.

Mandatory graduation rehearsal will be Tuesday May 15, 2018. This will be at Heritage.

Graduation will be held at South Mountain High School Auditorium located at 5401 S 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm. Doors will open for seating at 6:30.  Doors will close for the procession at 6:55.  Doors will be reopened after the procession.  Each graduating senior will be given 10 tickets to the ceremony. If your family is in need of more seats, you will be able to purchase additional tickets in the front office for $10.00.

2017-18 Awards Ceremonies

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Kroc Center (1375 East Broadway)

Junior High

8:00-9:30 AM

High School

10:00-11:30 AM

Meet the Teachers

Thursday, July 26, 2018

6-8 PM

Teacher and Staff Birthdays:

Apr. 10–Mr. Sheffer

Apr. 14–Mr. Brimhall

Apr.15–Mrs. Hulihee

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