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CLEP Exam: How to Get College Credit & Graduate Faster

CLEP Exam Offerings: CLEP, which may sound more like a Strep test than a college credit test, actually stands for College Level Examination Program. The CLEP "is a group of standardized tests created and administered by the College Board.[1] These tests assess college-level knowledge in thirty-six subject areas and provide a mechanism for earning [...]

By |2019-11-14T15:55:06+00:00November 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on CLEP Exam: How to Get College Credit & Graduate Faster

Why take the PSAT?

What is the PSAT? The PSAT test  is a two-hour timed test given once a year in October. Many of our own students will take the PSAT to prepare them for the SAT test they take during their senior year.  The PSAT Test is also used as part of the criteria for college admissions and [...]

By |2019-10-29T20:54:02+00:00October 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why take the PSAT?

New Campus in Maricopa!

Heritage Academy opened their 4th campus this 2019-2020 school year in the town of Maricopa! Construction was behind schedule due to labor shortages in Arizona, but we are scheduled to move in shortly! We have been holding classes off-site nearby and things are going great but we are looking forward to being in our new [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:43:08+00:00October 21st, 2019|Blog, News|Comments Off on New Campus in Maricopa!

Computers for Chemistry

As a chemistry teacher, I have the opportunity to teach my students/scholars about chemistry AND beyond that, problem-solving skills that will help them now and in the future. My scholars are amazing and are highly motivated to learn. Many of them are interested in continuing on to college in STEM-related fields (which makes me [...]

By |2019-09-24T20:35:12+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Computers for Chemistry


There’s a bizarre illness that many people around 17 or 18 years of age fall victim to once in their lives. There are many dangerous symptoms of this illness: severe lack of motivation, extreme anxiety, and an unusually high number of missing assignments are just a few. What is this scary sickness called, you ask? [...]

By |2019-08-12T22:25:32+00:00August 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Senoritis

Dear Future Friend

Today's post is provide by Brittany, a scholar at the Gateway campus.  Dear Future Friend, The idea of jumping into high school right after being home-schooled for 4 years was kinda scary at first. Though it didn’t take long to get settled in, I’ve only been here a year now but my friend group has [...]

By |2019-06-04T21:04:30+00:00June 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Dear Future Friend

Top 5 Most Popular Game Consoles at Heritage

By: Dylan Whittaker, Heritage Academy Scholar, Gateway campus Video games are a fun thing to use a to pass time or to have fun with your friends after school or on weekends. At Heritage, there are many people that bring and play games with each other during lunch or after school to have some fun [...]

By |2019-05-15T21:41:04+00:00May 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Top 5 Most Popular Game Consoles at Heritage

An Unforgettable Experience: A Review of the 2018 History Tour

By: Alexandra Hess, a scholar at the Gateway campus All of junior year and part of my senior year was spent anticipating my trip to New York and Boston on the 2018 History Tour and let me say, it was 100% worth the wait. From being delayed in Chicago for two hours, to getting stuck [...]

By |2019-05-07T22:13:20+00:00May 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on An Unforgettable Experience: A Review of the 2018 History Tour

Be a Hero

Have you ever found yourself wondering what it means to be a hero? Or daydreaming of being there in the nick of time to save someone from grave danger? What does it really mean to be a hero and who earns that title? One of our 11th grade scholars from the Gateway campus -- we [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:50:25+00:00April 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Be a Hero


My guide to purchasing school uniforms while saving money and saving time. By Alice DeWitt, Heritage Academy Parent If my kids actually understood the reference to a “broken record,” they would tell me that’s what I sound like when I repeatedly remind them how lucky they are to wear a uniform to school. When [...]

By |2019-02-21T17:58:15+00:00February 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on STRESS LESS WHEN GETTING DRESSED