Reader’s Theater. In History Class!

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and oral speaking skills. It also gives students a chance to work cooperatively in groups and helps build their confidence, especially for reluctant readers. Knowing these benefits, our 8th grade history teacher, Tauni Orton, has incorporated theater into learning history and [...]

By | 2018-02-12T23:03:26+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Teaching Openings at Heritage Academy

We are currently recruiting for the following positions. If you are interested, please follow the instructions below. Campus Position Status Load Hrs Contract   Begins Laveen Ballet Instructor Part-time / 2 classes 2 9 mo Aug 2018 Laveen Ballroom Dance Instructor Part-time / 2 classes 2 9 mo Aug 2018 Laveen Choir Accompanist Hourly / 12 hrs [...]

By | 2018-02-16T16:58:59+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Dollar for Dollar Tax Contribution Opportunity!

Pay online here: Mesa , Gateway , Laveen Arizona tax law (ARS 43-1090.01) allows taxpayers a tax credit of up to $400 per calendar year, if they contribute to extracurricular activities in public schools.  This is an actual credit against income tax imposed upon the individual. Contributions that are eligible for a tax credit are donated directly to schools, [...]

By | 2017-12-18T22:26:58+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Dollar for Dollar Tax Contribution Opportunity!

Up to the Challenge: Arizona State Fair Art Contest

     The Visual Arts Program at Heritage Academy Laveen is constantly striving to allow scholars to show their work in the community.  The first opportunity this year was the Arizona State Fair.  Ms. Kuecker opened up the challenge to all advanced art scholars.  Each scholar was given the criteria and asked to submit at [...]

By | 2017-11-09T17:39:47+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Up to the Challenge: Arizona State Fair Art Contest

Getting techie at the Tech Shop!

A field trip to the Tech Shop is a dream come true for many technology-curious students! Last month Mr. Brimhall, from the Heritage Academy Laveen campus, sponsored a field trip to Tech Shop in Chandler.  Tech shop is Arizona's largest Maker Space where people go to make personal projects or personally crafted items for small [...]

By | 2017-10-23T16:53:18+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Getting techie at the Tech Shop!

A Matter of Manners

Since at least kindergarten we have all been taught to be nice, share with others, and not talk when the adults were talking. We were told to not talk with our mouths full, not to be crude, and not to scream when we didn’t get what we wanted. As we got older we learned not [...]

By | 2017-09-20T21:12:37+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on A Matter of Manners

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

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-18T20:13:02+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Costco Night!
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