Serving A Worldwide Community Through Volunteerism

The Christian non-profit organization, Feed My Starving Children, founded in 1987, provides nutritionally complete meal to malnourished children in many third world countries. Heritage Academy Gateway’s very own National Honors Society, Scholar Council, and Yearbook members took pleasure volunteering at the organization’s Mesa location on February 2, 2017, to pack food that was shipped to [...]

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Does Practice REALLY Make Perfect? How Instrumentalists Should Practice

1.      Beginners should practice 15-20 minutes per day on three or four days per week; Advanced players should practice 30-60 minutes, as often as possible (this can include multiple practice sessions on a single day, adding up to several hours when needed). 2.      Warm up. Brass players should buzz, wind players [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:24:46+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Does Practice REALLY Make Perfect? How Instrumentalists Should Practice

Does Class Size MATTER? A Student’s Perspective:

Class size and student teacher ratio Class size and student teacher ratios go hand in hand. Class size is the number of students and teachers in a given class. A student teacher ratio is the number of students compared to the number of teachers. Mrs. Higgins, a Heritage Academy English and History teacher, stated “Anything [...]

By | 2017-09-12T16:25:54+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Does Class Size MATTER? A Student’s Perspective:

Costco Night!

There is a special night reserved for Hero families to shop Costco discounts and support Heritage Academy at the same time! LAVEEN:  Everyone with a Costco membership is invited to come shop on October 7th from 7pm - 9pm.  There is plenty of parking! So Save the Date, and hold off on purchases until that [...]

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7 Tips for a Successful Audition

Anyone who has ever participated in a performing arts program can tell you that auditions are just part of the system. Band, orchestra, choir, and drama programs all have elements of auditioning, starting at the earliest grade levels and continuing on … well, forever. The bottom line is: If you want to be on the [...]

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Boosting Creative Capabilities with New Tech!

Being on the cutting edge of technology is key to the future.  That’s why Heritage Academy continues to partner with the best technology providers for your scholar. Over the summer Heritage installed the complete Adobe Creative Cloud suite on every computer in the computer labs. Being proficient in Adobe tools such as Photoshop and Lightroom [...]

By | 2017-09-05T21:28:45+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Boosting Creative Capabilities with New Tech!

Heritage Academy Listed #3 Best School Districts in Arizona

NICHE just released its 2018 school rankings and we were happy to see Heritage Academy listed at the top! Although we are not actually a District, we are grateful to be ranked among these wonderful institutions! Check out their website here, and we encourage you to add your own review!

By | 2017-08-31T23:58:23+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Heritage Academy Listed #3 Best School Districts in Arizona

Arts Retreat Announced

Arts Retreat: January 17- 20, 2018 Advanced scholars enrolled in art, band, orchestra, dance, choir, or drama may attend the Fine Arts Retreat. A select group of scholars will spend three nights and four days in Payson, AZ. Scholars will spend two full days in intensive study and rehearsal in preparation for a live performance on Saturday. [...]

By | 2017-08-31T07:23:58+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Arts Retreat Announced

A New Chapter Begins. Welcome Back to School!

Welcome back to our family Heroes! The new school year promises to bring many wonderful new opportunities for personal and academic growth.  Our returning and new faculty look forward to working with each one of you to ensure your success this year. Our mission statement reads: “Our school is dedicated to youth, their growth and [...]

By | 2017-08-31T07:34:31+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on A New Chapter Begins. Welcome Back to School!

Enroll Today!

A new school year is an exciting time for families. One thing that consistently sets Heritage Academy apart from other schools is the strong friendships which develop during the junior high and high school years. One parent wrote, “Before we came to Heritage, my kids were struggling with grades. We've seen a huge improvement [...]

By | 2017-08-31T23:23:52+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Enroll Today!
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