IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

  • 4/21 – 4/23 – JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (See Post for Details)

  • 4/18 – 4/28- NJHS BABY FOOD DRIVE  (See Post for Details)

  • 4/26 – FRESHMEN NIGHT – 9th graders for the 2022-2023 school year (See post for details)

  • 4/27 – 4/28 – JH NORTHERN AZ TOUR 

  • 4/28 – DOLLARS FOR DUDS (See Post for Details)

  • 4/29 – PROM – 11th & 12th Graders 7:00-10:00 PM (See Post for Details)

  • 5/2-5 – TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK (See Post for Details)

  • 5/13 & 5/16 – VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT – 8th – 12th Grades (See Post for Details)

  • 5/14 – MPD SPECIAL OLYMPICS (See Post for Details)

  • 5/26 – AWARDS ASSEMBLY & GRADUATION (See Post for Details)

IMPORTANT SCHOOL INFORMATION

HELPFUL LINKS

Our Mission Statement

Heritage Academy is dedicated to youth, their growth and development. The purpose of education is to build strong character. Strong character is reflected in strong families, strong communities and a strong nation.

While teaching the academic disciplines, Heritage Academy is dedicated to instilling into the minds and hearts of today’s youth a knowledge of and respect for the ideals and values of the great men and women of history, including those who founded the American nation.

As today’s rising generation gains an appreciation of these people of accomplishment, they will be ready to provide the selfless service to their fellow citizens and to their country which will be required in the coming years to assist in preserving America’s greatness. Heritage Academy exists to this end.

JOIN US TONIGHT & TOMORROW FOR

JOSEPH and the AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT 

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SCHOLAR COUNCIL PRESENTS…

DOLLARS FOR DUDS

THURSDAY, APRIL 26th

On Dollars for Duds days, scholars are allowed to wear non-uniform clothing (INCLUDING JEANS) that meet Heritage Standards.  $1.00 for shirt and $1.00 for pants/shorts. Wristbands purchased for participation must be worn on your scholar’s wrist throughout the day.  Dollars for Duds is optional and scholars do not have to participate. Money raised goes to support Scholar Council and the school activities and dances they support.

Heritage Standard means: no sleeveless or midriff shirts; shorts must be 4″ from the middle of the knee and skirts must come to the middle of the knee:  no cargo pants or shorts; no pants or shorts that are ripped or torn; no leggings; no inappropriate slogans or symbols on the clothing; and NO PAJAMAS.

If a scholar is wearing inappropriate clothing, they will be dress coded and will need to change into uniforms we have on hand in the office.

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Juniors and seniors! We want your opinions and song requests for prom! Prom is coming up on April 29th from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at the Irish Cultural Center in Phoenix! Please click on the link below if you want to leave us your song requests. No requests will be taken at the event. We also want some feedback on refreshments! You can fill out the survey more than once if you have more than one song request but multiple votes for refreshments will be thrown out. Please take the time to give us your opinion!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Junior High Awards Assembly 
When: May 26th beginning at 8:30 A.M. and ending at 10:00 A.M. Scholars should be dropped off at the normal drop-off location and will need to be picked up at 10:00 A.M. Scholars are welcome to walk to school as normal. 
Where: The Heritage Academy Maricopa Gym 
What: During the assembly, scholars will be recognized for their achievements including department awards, honor roll (3.75 and up), straight A’s award, perfect attendance, and more. We will also recognize our scholars who successfully completed the 8th grade. 
Who: Junior High scholars only (parents are not invited to the assembly but can watch on a live stream. Further information will be sent with the streaming information).

High School Awards Assembly 
When: May 26th beginning at 10:30 A.M. and ending at 12:00 P.M. Scholars should be dropped off at the normal drop-off location and will need to be picked up at 10:00 A.M. Scholars are welcome to walk or drive to school as normal.
Where: The Heritage Academy Maricopa Gym 
What: During the assembly, scholars will be recognized for their achievements including department awards, honor roll (3.75 and up), straight A’s award, perfect attendance, and more. 
Who: High School scholars only (parents are not invited to the assembly but can watch on a live stream. Further information will be sent with the streaming information).

2022 Graduation
May 26th beginning at 7:00 P.M. at the Heritage Academy Maricopa Gym.
Further information will be communicated to parents and seniors. Please contact Alan Daniels at adaniels@heritageacademyaz.com with any questions. 

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Mrs. Huff’s Digital Photography class created art by using the shutter speed and the resource of light.  It took a little practice, but here are their final photographs.

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Citizenship

Through the Month of April, the character pillar we will focus on is being PATIENT.  Be PATIENT with things that are hard or uncomfortable. Be PATIENT with ourselves.  Be PATIENT with those around us.

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2022-2023 ENROLLMENT UPDATE

We are currently on a waitlist for all grade levels for the 2022-2023 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.

EXISTING SCHOLARS – All current scholars will be reserved a spot for next year and no further re-enrollment action will be required at this time.  If you are planning to withdraw for next year, please complete THE WITHDRAWAL REQUEST FORM.

NEW SCHOLARS – If you have friends or family members that do not currently attend Heritage but would like to join us next year…they will need to complete the full enrollment application. CLICK HERE TO ENROLL.

THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL CALENDAR IS HERE!!!  

Please note that the dates are subject to change prior to board approval in June 2022.

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CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE  VERSION

COLLEGE CORNER

College-Prep
Has your high school scholar created a 4 year plan yet?

Heritage Academy offers advising to every scholar on campus. Mr. McCambridge will coach them along their college prep path, get them enrolled in college while in high school, and set up for future success!

Parents and scholars….. Do you have questions regarding College or high school planning?
Below is a list of topics that you may want to consider.

  • 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)

To schedule your appointment with Mr. McCambridge, please visit https://calendly.com/greg-mcca

REMINDERS

DRESS CODE REMINDERS

Khaki pants need to be cream, beige, or khaki in color (according to the chart below).  The colors that are crossed out in red are not approved.
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REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR LUNCH!! 
NO OUTSIDE FOOD IS ALLOWED

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We have a large number of forgotten lunches that are being dropped off at campus.  Please limit this as much as possible and remind your scholars before they leave the house, to grab their lunch.  NO OUTSIDE FOOD (fast food or delivery) is allowed.  The school does not provide a lunch if your scholar forgets.

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DID YOU ORDER LUNCH? 

HERE ARE A FEW REMINDERS:  

  1. Communicate with your scholar if you ordered lunch for them so they know to pick it up.
  2. If a lunch is ordered and not picked up during lunch time, it will be donated.
  3. If your scholar is absent, cancel the order or contact the front office if you want it saved by 10:00 am, otherwise it will be donated.
  4. If you want a friend to pick up your lunch, it must be communicated to the front office by 10:00 am so the records can be updated.  

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IN ORDER TO EXCUSE AN ABSENCE, YOU MUST CALL BEFORE 10:00 AM THE SAME DAY OF THE ABSENCE. 

  EXCUSED ABSENCE: An excused absence is an absence due to illness, doctor appointment, bereavement, or family emergencies.   

Need a Replacement Scholar ID???

If your scholar has lost their ID, you may go to MySchoolBucks to purchase a new one. They are $5 and will take 1-2 weeks to be printed and delivered.

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DID YOU ORDER LUNCH? 

HERE ARE A FEW REMINDERS:  

  1. Communicate with your scholar if you ordered lunch for them so they know to pick it up.
  2. If a lunch is ordered and not picked up during lunch time, it will be donated.
  3. If your scholar is absent, cancel the order or contact the front office if you want it saved by 10:00 am, otherwise it will be donated.
  4. If you want a friend to pick up your lunch, it must be communicated to the front office by 10:00 am so the records can be updated.

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