Important Dates to Remember

  • 5/3  Prom 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm  Mesa Country Club

  • 5/4  Ballroom Dress Rehearsal 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  Multi-Purpose Room

  • 5/7  Spring Choir Concert 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    First United Methodist Church

  • 5/9  Talent Show  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • 5/10 6 pm Dance Concert & at 8:30 pm Ballroom Showcase

  • 5/14  AP Calculus Exam  8:00 am – 3:30 pm

  • 5/14  Spring Instrumental Concert  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    First United Methodist Church of Mesa, 

  • 5/15  Senior Dinner  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm  Auditorium

  • 5/16  Spirit Day

  • 5/16  Yearbook Signing Party  3:30 pm – 5:00 pm  Auditorium

  • 5/21  Choir Awards Night  5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • 5/21 PTO Meeting 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

  • 5/22  Double Half Day

  • 5/23  Last Day of Classes 

  • 5/23  Graduation  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm  Mesa Convention Center, 263 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA  Located in Centennial Hall

A Note From Dr. Moore:

We are coming up on the end of the school year, just keep your focus a few more weeks and then you can enjoy your summer.  Prom is tomorrow night, have a great time!

Yearbooks will be arriving soon! Be sure and purchase yours before they are sold out!

Cost $55 at the front at the front desk or online:

Click HERE to make a payment and your order is placed!

Come enjoy an evening of dance presented by Heritage Academy! Two back to back concerts featuring the dance and ballroom students. The dance concert will premiere the works of the dance director; Emily May, four senior dance distinctions, and select student choreography. Our seniors earning dance distinctions are Anna Braden, Jadelyn Hyde, Allison Sarko and Shaleen Shaver. In support of the mission statement of Heritage Academy, the dance program strives to develop strong character through an enthusiasm for the rigors and potentials of expression in the art form of dance. Christine Kenney, ballroom director, provides a vibrant and energetic Ballroom Showcase. This will be an evening bursting with youthful innovation and engagement not to be missed!

Tickets will be available for purchase at the Mesa Arts Center box office or online at starting Monday, May 6th. They are $10 regular, $8 with student ID and $8 each for groups of three or more.

Changes are coming!
Beginning this fall (August 2019) all scholars must wear a PE uniform.  These shirts & shorts  must be purchased through Educational Outfitters.
Click HERE to view and order the uniforms.
All scholars NEW to Dual Enrollment need to complete the admission process
by May 23.
Use the link to begin the online application process.  Rio Salado Enrollment Start Here.
If you need assistance with the admission process, you can schedule an appointment at the following link  or contact Mrs. Weiler

Heritage Academy’s Twenty-First Annual American History Excursion

 Liberty History Tour

Boston, Lexington, Concord, Plymouth, New York City

Monday, October 7 – Saturday, October 12, 2019 – (6 days / 5 nights)

More information HERE  and at the front desk.

Are you currently taking Dual Enrollment courses or planning to this Fall? 
The Maricopa Grant Application for Tuition Assistance during the 2019-20 school year is now available.
Approved applications will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis (up to 9 credits).

Heritage Academy’s First Trip to Puerto Rico!

San Juan Cathedral, Capitol Building, El Yunque Rainforest, Rio Camuy Caves

and so much more!

Information HERE!

Monday, March 9 – Saturday, March 14, 2020 –  (6 days / 5 nights)

Semester at Sea

Go to class while sailing the sea, watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean or stare up at the Mediterranean stars. Whether in class, studying, or engaging in shipboard activities, you’re always a few steps away from friends, the ocean and a global perspective.

Visit the website or see the brochure for more information:

Our newest Hero!

 Announcing the birth of:
                               Roswitha Johanna Brigitta Dietz-Russell
Born on April 16th at 6:31 pm and measuring 8 lbs 12 ounces and 20 3/4 inches.
Her name means “strong honor” and is the name of a Medieval Classicist who wrote influential poetry. The pronunciation of her name is “Rose–wee–tha”.
Nora is super excited about her new role as big sister and we are thrilled about our new addition to the family!
Raffaella Dietz

Read All About it!

Heritage Gazette is now online at

A scholar created/generated/produced newspaper!
Read about the ballroom  dance showcase, one scholars’ views on group projects, how was Hawaii? and so much more!

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 has been run and invitations have been sent.
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 ( 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!


Do you shop at Amazon? 

A percentage of every purchase could be going toward our school if you check out during your transaction at  instead of the normal amazon site. Do good while shopping and check out with 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 every other Monday (2:00-4:00 pm) February through April. SIGN UP HEREPlease contact Anna Weiler at 480-390-4381 or

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

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.