Groundhog Day!

Important Dates to Remember

  • 2/12 PTO meeting 7:00 pm

  • 2/14   BBQ lunch for seniors  @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm (provided by Heritage Academy)

  • 2/14 Sweetheart Social 3:30-4:30

  • 2/14 Dollars for Duds

  • 2/15  Instrumental & Choir Regional Festival Camelback High School, 4612 N 28th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA

  • 2/16  Instrumental & Choir Regional Festival Camelback High School, 4612 N 28th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA

  • 2/18  NO SCHOOL Presidents’ Day 

  • 2/19  NO SCHOOL Presidents’ Day 

  • 2/20 NAU on campus visit

  • 2/21 Benedictine University on campus visit

  • 2/22 Dance Benefit Concert 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

  • 2/25 Associates Degree Planning Meetings 2:00 pm – 4:00 

  • 2/26  Instrumental Concert Orchestra-6 pm  Band-7 pm

     

  • 2/28  Spirit Day

     

  • 2/28  Sadies Dance 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

     

A Note From Dr. Moore:

We’re off to a fantastic start to the Spring Semester.  Hard to believe it is already February!  Keep checking for upcoming events and enjoy your weekend!

Dual Enrollment Registration DEADLINE is February 11!

If you need assistance with registration or admissions, please contact Mrs. Weiler.

REGIONAL ORCHESTRA WINNERS!
Congratulations to Sydney Brown, Emily Gregg, Caitlin O’Barr,  Zachary Alston, and Sara Randall!
To audition for the regional orchestra, string students had to prepare three pre- selected  etudes from original major non abridged classical compositions.   Then prepare 10 different scales – Followed by an extremely difficult segment of sight-reading.
Competition is steep – especially for violinists as there were nearly 300 violinists auditioning this year!
Every high school member of our Chamber orchestra prepared for this audition and participated in auditions last Saturday!  Bravo Chamber!!!!
We had five students make it into regional orchestra this year!
For the first time EVER, 22 Heritage scholars have been accepted into the regional honor choir, nearly a quarter of the Choir will be our very own Heroes! Considering that there are hundreds of students auditioning every year from public school, this is a big deal. Additionally, Brigham Olsen was chosen as the first chair for the bass section, meaning he received the highest score during his audition. Please help me congratulate all these accomplished singers!

Ariana Rajewski, Mary DeWitt, Zoey Jones, Kayla Petersen, Elizabeth Perkins, Amalie Branch, Leah Anderson, Arden Good, Sydney Brown, , Erin Bueler, Danny Schaper, Hyrum Phelps, Josh Mortensen, Jarrett Hansen, John DeWitt, Brigham Olsen, Ether Barlow, Warren Jennings, Thomas Farr, Kyden Wilson, Cooper Ross, Rhett Nyman

Now accepting applications for the 2019/20 school year. 
All applications must be complete  in order to be eligible for a seat offer.  The lottery will run in Feb. 2019.
If you need help scanning in your documents, please bring them to the office and we will be happy to scan them for you.  There are also scanning aps available for most smartphones.   Don’t hesitate to call (480-969-5641), email (mesaregistrar@heritageacademyaz.com) or come in if you need help or have questions.
NOTE: only NEW scholars need to apply. Current scholars are all set for next school year!

Dance Benefit Concert

Come enjoy this World of Dance style concert! Be part of the audience and help narrow down our top large and small groups and solo performances.

Our Winner receives $100!

Person of Contact:  Emily May   emay@heritageacademyaz.com

Benedictine University Mesa Open House – February 21, 6-8 pm

Join us for a special informational session at Benedictine University (at their Mesa campus).  Learn about the FastTrack to Bachelor’s program for our Heritage scholars, take a campus tour, and explore their degree programs! All grade levels welcome.
FAST TRACK BACHELOR’S
Click HERE for Criminal Justice
Click HERE for Business

BYU-Idaho February 19 3:30-5:00 pm

We’ve saved you a seat!  Join us at the Heritage Academy Mesa campus and meet with the representative from BYU-I.
Learn about admissions and programs.
If you have already been accepted to BYU-I, then bring your questions and learn about the next step.
Don’t miss it! Open to all of our Heritage families and scholars!

7th Grade Young Scholars Program
The Cooke Young Scholars Program is a selective 5-year, pre-college scholarship for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need. It provides comprehensive academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school, Cooke-sponsored summer programs, internships, and other learning enrichment opportunities.
The 2019 Cooke Young Scholars Program application opens on January 14, 2019.
Visit the website for more details.

If you bought a yearbook ad, they need to be completed by  February 4th, 2019.

The size of a page is 8 ½ x 11. Click HERE for templates. If you plan on having the yearbook create your ad, we will only need the photos you wish to display in the ad. We also have pre-made template designs to choose from and you can contact thesamw2001@gmail.com or kmelchin@heritageacademyaz.com for those designs.

We also have an exciting opportunity to get your ad free. We are holding a competition and the most unique and creative senior ad design will get their ad free. All participants must buy a senior ad and submit their completed design to the yearbook by January 28th, 2018. You can submit this to thesamw2001@gmail.com and also ask any questions you have about the competition.

Thank You!  Sakue Wong, Senior Editor

Yearbooks are available for pre-order at the front desk or online for only $50!  Click HERE to make a payment and your order is placed!

The first edition of the 2018-19 Heritage Gazette is now online at heritagegazette.com.

A scholar created/generated/produced newspaper!
Read interviews from Heritage Faculty Members Jon Duke and Kerwin Blau.
Get the scoop on new Heritage programs like cross country and pep band.
Get study and time management tips from English 101 students.
See what your peers think about social media.

COLLEGE CORNER

Do you shop at Amazon? 

A percentage of every purchase could be going toward our school if you check out during your transaction at Smile.Amazon.com  instead of the normal amazon site. Do good while shopping and check out with Smile.Amazon.com every time you shop!

College Planning Meetings
Parents and scholars, do you have questions regarding College planning? Below is a list of topics that you may want to consider. Schedule your appointment now with our Director of College Relations. Sign Up Here
  • High school course selection
  • Early College Program – Dual enrollment, AP & CLEP
  • Earning an Associates Degree at Heritage Academy
  • ACT/SAT/PSAT (Which test and when?)
  • Financial Aid (Scholarships, Grants, Loans & FAFSA)

Earn an Associates Degree at Heritage Academy!
  • Do you want to learn how to maximize your early college credits?
  • How about ways to save time and money toward your bachelor’s degree?
The Success Coach from Rio Salado College can provide a personalized student support system for information, advice, and encouragement.  They can recommend which courses to take, ensure you are taking them in the right order, and answer any questions you have along the way.

Appointments are available by request. Please contact Anna Weiler at 480-390-4381 or aweiler@heritageacademyaz.com

Would you like to use your Arizona Tax Credit to help a scholar attend the Dance & Music Tour to Hawaii this Spring? Click HERE to learn more!

Welcome to the new Heritage Academy College Resource Facebook page!

 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, etc.
To connect and receive valuable information that pertains to EVERYTHING college related click HERE .

ACE Puente participants are recruited in their sophomore year of high school. Students take hybrid and online college courses while in their junior and senior years, allowing them to graduate with up to 24 college credits. All completely FREE! For more information visit ACE INFO or contact Mrs. Weiler aweiler@heritageacademyaz.com

As the digital age continues to grow, we realize the importance of keeping your scholars safe while using the computers at school.

The Acceptable Use Policy was reviewed with your scholar during English class on Wednesday and Thursday.  In addition, they were sent home with a form requiring signatures (Click HERE for the form). Please review the policies and have your scholar return the signed document next week.

Contact Dr. Moore or Ms. Seaman if you have any questions.

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