Weekly News 12/13

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

  • 12/13 INSTRUMENT PROGRAM HOLIDAY CONCERT6:00 pm &  7:30 pm @ Central Arizona College -Band, Orchestra, and Japanese Drumming (Donations Appreciated)

  • 12/14 WINTER FORMAL 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm @ Central Arizona College – $6 (in advance) $8 (at the door)

  • 12/16-12/19 FINALS WEEK All scholars must be in attendance 

  • 12/20-1/5 CHRISTMAS BREAK Enjoy some time-off with friends and family!  

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IT’S CRUNCH TIME!!!
FINALS WEEK: DEC 16th – DEC 19th
All scholars are required to take their final exams for each class during finals week.  There will not be a test make-up after break, so if your scholar misses their final during this week, they will receive a “0”.  

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Winter-Formal

WINTER FORMAL 
TOMORROW Saturday, December 14th 

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
@ Central Arizona College

Tickets will be available at the door for $8.  
This is the first Heritage Academy Maricopa Dance ever!  Come be a part of the history in the making! This is a high school only event!  Junior high scholars may not go, even if they are “invited” by a high school scholar.  High school scholars may invite one guest from another school, however they need a “guest pass” which they can obtain from Mrs. Ellsworth who will go over Heritage standards.  These scholars must strictly follow Heritage standards, present their pass with the ticket at the door, and show a picture ID.
Scholars must strictly follow Heritage standards with their dress or they will not be admitted to the dance!  Attached is a dress code flyer showing acceptable and unacceptable dress attire. This information will also be printed on the back of the ticket for your convenience.  
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INSTRUMENT PROGRAM HOLIDAY CONCERTS

TONIGHT Friday, December 13th
Central Arizona College – Maricopa Campus
Room A 101

First Concert
6:00 pm (doors open at 5:45 pm)
Featuring Beginning Band, Beginning Orchestra, and Taiko (Japanese Drumming)

Second Concert
7:30 pm (doors open at 7:15 pm)
Featuring Concert Band and Concert Orchestra
with scholars from the Heritage Academy Choirs

Admission is FREE, so please consider donating at the door
Suggested amounts: $5, $10, $15, $20, $25, or $50

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THANK YOU !!!

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PTO GIVING TREE

Help us show our Heritage Teachers/Admin some love this holiday season! Grab a wishlist ornament from our PTO Giving Tree in the office.  Purchase the listed item and bring it back into the office unwrapped BEFORE Wed. Dec 18 so we can put together gift baskets for our Heritage Family! Can’t get into the office? Sign up online and send your Hero in with it! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F4CAEAC2FABFD0-lets

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ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!  

Go to www.treering.com/validate

Enter the passcode:
1015628559814512

Price: $22.37

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Heritage Academy Maricopa will be participating in an Art Drive to decorate the halls of our new school building starting Monday December 9th through January 31st. Do you have any Patriotic pictures, hangable Americana decor, Images of traditional American landscapes, Flag pictures or Founding Fathers portraits gathering dust? We would love to hang it on our walls! If you would like to donate a new or gently used piece of art please email a picture to lcrosland@heritageacademyaz.com. When approved, art can be dropped off at the front office. You may request a tax deductible receipt for your donation from Mrs. Hoffman as well.

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Wish you could take a ballroom class? 

Well you are in luck!  Join Ms. Lopez with this exclusive Heritage offer and learn how to dance just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Baseball

Does your scholar want to play Heritage Baseball?    

Please send an email to Coach Carpenter so you can get on the list for upcoming meetings and information!  

tanner.carpenter@heritageacademyaz.com

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Scholars are required to complete the following citizenship requirements during the 2019-2020 school year:

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS: 10 hours per school year are required for graduation. The goal should be 5 hours per semester.

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: Scholars are required to attend one of each of the following activities during the school year:

  • Attend 1 Heritage sporting event
  • Attend 1 Heritage fine arts event
  • Attend 1 additional school event
  • Service to your family (2 hours)

Volunteer opportunities are all around our community!  

Saturday-Market

Borderlands Food Bank is looking for volunteers for the 2nd Saturday Farmers Market on Saturday December 14th from 7:00 am – 11:00 am @ CAC.  If you and your scholar(s) are interested please contact Leeanne Richmond at law0923@gmail.com.

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Other volunteer opportunities for our Maricopa community can be found on justserve.org.

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Our Dance department put on two fantastic events over the weekend!!  Ms. Daniel, Ms. Lopez, and all of the dancers knocked our socks off!!  Great job dance scholars!  There is so much great talent in this group!Ballroom

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The drama department participated in a Night of Treteau this week! What is a Treteau you ask? Treteau comes from the French word Treteaux which means platform or trestle.  It consists of a 4 x 6 ft stage stage area (seen taped on the floor in the pictures)  and four to seven actors that perform in the small space without set or props.  The scholars did an amazing job on their final projects!

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…and here is Ms. Boccinfuso’s 6th grade class having a “Fishbowl” discussion about the novel they are reading, Number the Stars.

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Sports

Our Winter Sports started this week!  We had games for JH Softball, JH Basketball, JV Basketball, and Varsity Basketball.  We are off to a great start!  Come on out and support our teams!

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School-Clubs

POETRY CLUB –  12/17 – 3:30-4:30 pm in room 125 (alethea.allen@heritageacademyaz.com)

SEWING CLUB –  12/16 – 3:30-4:30 pm in room 118 (stephanie.schwarzen@heritageacademyaz.com)

SEWING DONATIONS NEEDED:  We will happily accept all and any sewing supplies such as; fabric, buttons, thread, sewing machines, thimbles, needles, measuring tape, patterns, scissors, etc.

ART CLUB –  12/17 – 3:30-4:30 pm in room 118 (stephanie.schwarzen@heritageacademyaz.com)

CHARITY CLUB –  12/18 – 3:30-4:30 pm in room 134 (christina.sorenson@heritageacademyaz.com)

THERE ARE A FEW SPOTS LEFT!!!

PAYMENT IS DUE IN FULL IMMEDIATELY

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FINE ARTS RETREAT 2019-2020

(9-12 GRADE) & (6-8 GRADE BY INVITATION ONLY) 

January 8th-11th

CLICK HERE FOR PERMISSION FORMS

CLICK HERE FOR PACKING LIST AND INFORMATION 

Open-Enrollment

As we prepare for re-enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year, we anticipate a continuation of increased enrollment, with many new families eager for their scholar to benefit from the quality academic environment at Heritage Academy – Maricopa Campus.  

EXISTING SCHOLARS – As an existing family within our school, you are extended the opportunity to reserve your scholar’s space for next year. Please click the following link to ensure your spot: https://hamaricopa.com/re-enroll/.  Please complete one for each scholar that currently attends Heritage Academy Maricopa.

NEW SCHOLARS  If you have friends or family members that do not currently attend Heritage but would like to join us for next year…they will need to complete the full enrollment application.  Click here to start the application: https://heritageacademyaz.com/enroll/. Open Enrollment will run through January 31st and seats will be offered around the second week of February. 

By way of information, we are currently on a wait list for all grade levels until the end of the semester.  Beginning January, we will issue offers as seats become available.

COLLEGE CORNER

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The CAC Maricopa campus is offering EGR102: Introduction to Engineering in January 2020. This is the first transferable engineering requirement at Arizona State University and University of Arizona. Don’t miss out on your chance to complete the class locally for a fraction of the University price!

Description: Comprehensive engineering problem solving incorporating the design process, its scientific basis, hands-on teamwork, effective communication, ethical implications and the profession itself. (Pre-requisite – MAT151: College Algebra)

High School Juniors and Seniors can use the Early College scholarship to waive all tuition for the class. Call 520-494-6400 to learn more!

NOW ENROLLING!!!

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The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program

New for the Class of 2021
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program opens in December for your juniors. Save the getting started steps below and schedule a kick-off activity before winter break.

Early efforts will get rewarded! Students who’ve already taken action to build their college list on BigFuture™ and link their College Board and Khan Academy® accounts to practice for the SAT® on Official SAT Practice will automatically earn a scholarship entry when they join the program once it opens next month.

Getting Your Juniors Started in December

1. Students should join the program by signing in with their existing College Board account (same one they used for the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT®) or they can create an account if they don’t have one.
2. They should click on the yellow Earn Scholarships button at the top of the homepage.
3. They should review the official rules on the Opt In screen and click Agree. Then they’re ready to start turning their efforts into scholarships!

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***REMINDER: 2ND PAYMENT DUE***

2019-2020 JH History Tour  

Northern Arizona – April 29th & 30thJH-History-Tour

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Please FILL OUT THIS TOUR AGREEMENT and return it to the front office!

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