A NOTE FROM Mrs. Udall:
Hello Heritage Families,
It’s been another memorable year, and we thank you for entrusting us with your children while helping to make Heritage a wonderful place to learn and grow!
We are fast approaching our last day of school and want to share some important information pertaining to events occurring on the last day of school, May 25, 2023. The Awards Ceremony and Graduation Ceremony will take place at the Inter Stake Center (ISC), 830 East 2nd Ave, Mesa, AZ 85204. This is a new location.
No tickets will be issued for either event. We welcome you to come celebrate with us in honoring our scholars. For those unable to attend in person, the Graduation ceremony will be broadcast live on our YouTube channel – Heritage Academy Events. A link will be on the calendar and also sent out in advance.
Please respect the following guidelines as requested by the Inter Stake Center (ISC):
No Food or Beverage. Water is allowed.
No backpacks. Scholars performing in the Awards ceremony may bring their bags/equipment, as needed.
Overflow parking is available across the street (south) of the building and also along 2nd Avenue. Please be courteous and do not block driveways or park in personal parking spaces.
May 25 Schedule – ALL EVENTS AT THE ISC
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. AWARDS CEREMONY
All Scholars are invited to attend and are required to wear their Heritage uniform. No hats.
*Plan on dropping off and picking up your children at the ISC.
10:30 a.m. – noon GRADUATION REHEARSAL
*Seniors are required to attend graduation rehearsal to walk in the graduation ceremony. They may wear their tie-died uniform shirts. A Graduation Handbook has been shared with Seniors for appropriate behavior and attire.
6:00 p.m. – SENIORS CHECK IN TIME
*Arrive for Graduation Ceremony in graduation robes, mortar boards, etc. As this is a traditional ceremony, scholars should not decorate their caps. Scholars may wear their cords, medals, stoles, etc. received during the Awards Ceremony over their gowns.
*Families will be allowed to enter at 6:15 p.m. Seats can be saved until 6:45. No balloons, noisemakers, signs, etc. will be allowed into the ceremony.
7:00 p.m. – GRADUATION CEREMONY
*Doors will close at 6:55 p.m. for the graduate processional. Doors will be reopened after the procession. Please take crying babies or disruptive children into the lobby during the ceremony.
Congratulations to our fantastic Seniors! We admire and respect you for all your hard work and excellent achievements over the years! You have an exciting future awaiting you!
We hope you have a wonderful summer and look forward to seeing you and our returning scholars at Open House on Monday, July 31, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. School begins next year on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.