Dates to Remember
Sept. 13-16–Homecoming Spirit Week
Sept. 16—Pep Rally
Sept. 20—Hearing and vision screening
Sept. 22—Picture Day
Sept. 20-23—Constitution Week
Sept. 23—Constitution Night
Sept. 24—Senior Pictures
Sept. 30— Dollars for Duds (dress out of uniform day–$1 for top, $1 for bottom)
Oct. 4-7—Fall Break
Seniors are required to meet with Mr. McCambridge during Fall Semester. Meetings can be scheduled for Mondays and Tuesdays only via https://calendly.com/greg-mcca/
Senior Night is Tuesday 9/21 from 6pm-7pm via zoom. a link will go out just prior to the event to all Seniors. Some valuable information regarding what needs to be done now (scholarship searching) and the rest of the year (FAFSA in October), including options for post graduation. This is super important to help with your future.
LifeTouch will be at the HAL gym to take senior pictures starting at 9 am on Friday, Sept. 24. LifeTouch will send information to seniors about photo packages and what specific time to arrive and what to wear in multiple photos. To be pictured in the HAL Yearbook, scholars should wear their uniforms or something dressier. No facial hair, bare shoulders, or excessive jewelry.
Cap and Gowns Ordering
Cap and gowns may be ordered online now. The cost for the basic cap and gown unit is $35.95, however other packages are available. Order deadline is November 1, 2021.
SUPPORT THE SCHOOL WHILE YOU SHOP!
Make your grocery bill 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!
Constitution week is September 20-23. We need help with lunchtime activities from 11-noon.
Vision and hearing screening- September 20 & 21 from 8-11 or 12-3.
Picture day- September 22 from 8:45-noon.
Connect with us on the band app or email us at email@example.com if you can help.
Here are three favorite sources:
Coca-Cola Foundation Scholarship –
8/1/2021 – 9/27/2021
150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
If you have not created a 4 year plan for High School, make an appointment with Mr. McCambridge as soon as possible.
September 25—BYU-Idaho Campus Day
PSAT/NMSQT Exam – Grades 10 & 11 ONLY, Saturday, October 16, 7:30 – 11:30 AM at Heritage Academy Laveen, Cost is $20. Sign-up now https://halaveen.com/payments/ (Your payment through MySchoolBucks is your registration) Registration and payment due by Sept. 10th or when all spots are filled. ONLY 80 seats available for 2 campuses (Laveen and Maricopa).
The PSAT is an optional preparatory test for the SAT with four focus areas: reading, writing, language, and math. 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. 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
Questions? Please contact Greg McCambridge, College Relations Manager firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-290-8546
We are excited that we will be able to offer the Liberty Tour to Boston and New York this fall. All of our regularly scheduled attractions are expected to be fully open when we visit October 4-9 this fall. This tour is open to all Juniors and Seniors at all four Heritage campuses, so it is first come, first served. Please go here for the trip itinerary and payment schedule.
If you are interested please go here to be added to the waitlist
A popular way to pay for these tours is to collect ECA donations from Arizona family and friends. If you would like family and friends to donate on your behalf and receive the tax credit by doing so, please share these directions on how to make those payments.
Teacher and Staff Birthdays
September 2—Ms. Chisenski
September 22—Ms. Lewis
September 23—Mrs. Dulaney