Weekly Update 9.6.2018

Important Dates to Remember

Sept. 3–Labor Day, No School

Sept. 6, 7 PM–College Prep Night, 10th-12th grades

Sept. 10-13–Spirit Week

Sept. 10, 6-8 PM–Movie Night:  Mulan

Sept. 13–PTO Meeting

Sept. 14–Homecoming Game (Tonopah)

Sept. 15–Homecoming Dance (high school scholars)

Sept. 17-20–Constitution Week

September 18th–Picture Day

Sept. 20–Constitution Night

Sept. 27–Dollars for Duds

Sept. 28–HS Orchestra Field Trip

Sept. 30–Dollars for Duds

Oct. 1–Jostens meeting with seniors

Oct. 3-4–Jostens set up in front office for senior orders

Oct. 8-11–Fall Break, No School

Oct. 25–Dollars for Duds

Oct. 26–State Fair Field Trip, Choir and Orchestra

Oct. 26, 7-10 PM–Fall Festival/Trail of Legends

Oct. 30-Nov 3–HS Play: Midsummer Night’s Dream

Nov. 8–PTO Meeting

Nov. 12–Veteran’s Day, No School

Nov. 16-17–JH Musical:  High School Musical

Nov. 21-22–Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 29th–Dollars for Duds

Dec. 1–Helicopter Santa Community Event

Dec. 6–Band/Orchestra/Guitar Concert

Dec. 6–Choir Concert

Dec. 7–Dance Concert

Dec. 8–Day of Service

Dec. 10–Drama’s Night of Treteau

Dec. 13–PTO Meeting

Dec. 14–Dance Performance

Dec. 17–20–Finals Week, please plan on attending every day

Dec. 18th, 6:00–Parent Arts Retreat Meeting

Dec. 20th–Dollars for Duds

Dec. 24-Jan.3–Christmas Break, No School

Jan. 7–First Day of Second Semester

10-12th Grade College Seminar September 6

The Heritage Academy Director of College Relations, along with our associates from Rio Salado College, U of A, and Benedictine University, will provide a brief presentation on college preparation. This event is specifically for parents of 10-12th graders and their scholars. Presentation topics will include: Dual Enrollment, Financial Aid, Scholarships, SAT/ACT test preparation, Extracurricular/Service activities, and the College application process.

Monday, September 10th, 6-8 PM

Featuring:  Mulan

For $2 you will receive a hot dog and drink with your ticket purchase.  Bring your friends, blankets, and pillows and come watch Mulan to start out spirit week!

Need transportation to the Homecoming game on September 14?  Don’t worry, the Scholar Council’s got you covered.  The Scholar Council will have a bus that you can ride to the game and back.  Tickets are $8.  If you dress out in your super spirited fan attire you can get the discounted price of $5.  Seating is limited and can be reserved at the front desk.  Let’s support our Heroes and show our opponents how much school spirit we have!

Dual Enrollment Registration

Registration is on-going for dual enrollment courses through Rio Salado. Courses can be added at www.my.maricopa.edu, choose “student center”. The last day to enroll in classes is September 16. For questions and assistance contact Mrs. Weiler: aweiler@heritageacademyaz.com or 480-390-4381

Picture Day is September 18th.  If you would like a packet to order pictures, please see Ms. Romito.

Class of 2019 – Senior College Planning Meetings

Meetings are optional for 12th grade scholars and their families that would like additional one-on-one assistance on topics such as, FAFSA, ACT/SAT/accuplacer testing, college applications, scholarships, etc. Schedule your appointment using the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4fa9a623a5ff2-class

Tickets for all of our performances will now be online.  Online ticketing for all fall performing arts events is live! Go to this link:


Or go to PurplePass.com and search “heritage academy” to find all our events.

All tickets are sold online and are print-at-home. New this year is a Season Pass for those families who have children in every single fine arts performance. This pass allows a purchaser to choose six events this fall for a total of $30 (including fees), saving them about $10 per person throughout the semester.


Jostens will be on campus for your senior orders.  They will be taking orders for caps and gowns, announcements, class rings, etc.  They will be on campus to meet with the seniors during citizenship on Monday, October 1st and they will be set up in the front office on October 3rd and 4th.

The PSAT is Wednesday, October 24. (see flier below)
The PSAT is an optional preparatory test for the SAT with four focus areas: reading, writing, language, and math. Students can use their scores to think strategically about where they will apply to college. The cost is $20. The most common reasons for taking the PSAT are:
  • To help prepare for the SAT. You will become familiar with the kinds of questions and the exact directions you will see on the SAT.
  • To enter the competition for scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (grade 11).
  • To assess your strengths and weaknesses on skills necessary for college study.
  • To see how your performance on admissions tests compares to other students applying to college.
  • To receive information from colleges when you check “yes” to Student Search Service.
  • To help prepare for the SAT. You can become familiar with the kinds of questions and the exact directions you will see on the SAT.

Registration and payment can be done through the school website. Select “fees”, choose “other” and add the description: “PSAT Test.”

College Resources

Heritage Academy College Resources is now available on Social Media. Scholars and families that follow will receive information, such as, upcoming events, dual enrollment, scholarship opportunities/deadlines, ACT/SAT testing dates/tips, College and University information, FAFSA, community service opportunities, college/job application tips, 7-12 yearly checklist reminders, and more.

Facebook @HACollegeResources  or https://www.facebook.com/HACollegeResources/

Instagram @HACollegePrep or https://www.instagram.com/hacollegeprep/

All scholars who drive to school must have their vehicle registered with the front office and have a parking permit hanging on their rear view mirror.  Any vehicle parked on campus without a permit can be subject to towing.  Please see the front office to register your vehicle(s) and pick up a parking pass for $10.


Yearbook is very excited to work with a new publishing company this year, TreeRing.  With this change there will be a couple of benefits:

–the yearbooks will never cost more than $35

–with the purchase of your yearbook you will have the option to use your own photos to create two free custom pages just for your copy of the yearbook!

Yearbooks are now on sale for just $29.75!  The price will go up on September 30th!

For directions on how to order and customize your yearbook in English, click here.  

For directions on how to order and customize your yearbook in Spanish, click here.  

Science Tour

For:  Freshmen and sophomores in 2018-19

When:  October 9-12, 2018

To:  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

Cost:  $650 ($250 non-refundable deposit to sign-up at the front desk)

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

Click here for more information

Independence Tour

For:  Juniors and seniors in 2018-19

When:  October 7-13, 2018

To:  Williamsburg; Monticello; Washington, DC; Philadelphia; Valley Forge; Gettysburg; and more!

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

Click here for more information.

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:

August 1–Mr. Hulihee

August 23–Mrs. Foerst

August 29–Mr. Leybas

October 28–Mrs. Rowland

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