• 11/11 – No School – Veteran’s Day

  • 11/12 – All 8 Day

  • 11/12 – Wear “Class Shirt” Day

  • 11/12 – Restaurant Night Fundraiser @ Chipotle 4-8 pm

  • 11/14 – $/Cans for Duds

  • 11/15 – Winter Formal Location: The Wright House

  • 11/16 –  PTO Silent Auction

  • 11/19 – PTO Meeting 7pm

  • 11/27 & 11/28 – No School – Thanksgiving Vacation


Open Enrollment for Siblings and

New Scholars for 2020-2021

 November 4th -January 31st, 2020 Click the link to complete the enrollment process online


  • The annual NHS Coin Drive begins this week and will run for two weeks.
  • This year all profits will go to There’s No Place Like Hope, an organization that works to support childhood cancer victims. 
  • The winning homeroom will receive a Crumbl Cookie party (that’s a giant cookie and milk – or chocolate milk – for every person in class). 


We are OVERFLOWING with gently used uniform items.
 Uniform Pants, Shirts, Jackets and Sweaters for sale in the front office.
THIS WEEK ONLY!  $3 per piece, while supplies last!


Extra Curricular Tax Donations (ECA Tax Donations)
The fall is giving season and a great time for families to max out their ECA on Heritage programs before the end of the year if you haven’t already.
In the last legislative session, there were a few new expenses that are now eligible to be funded with ECA money.
Here’s an updated reference document on this topic from the AZ Dept of Revenue.
Restaurant Night Fundraiser 


Earn an Associates Degree at Heritage Academy!

  • Do you want to learn how to maximize your early college credits?
  • How about ways to save time and money toward your bachelor’s degree?

The Success Coach from Rio Salado College can provide a personalized student support system for information, advice, and encouragement.  They can recommend which courses to take, ensure you are taking them in the right order, and answer any questions you have along the way.  Appointments are available every other Monday (2:00-4:00 pm) during the months of October, November and December. Use the link to schedule your appointment.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4fa9a623a5ff2-associates1

Ace Puente Program (Achieving a College Education) meeting Tuesday, November 5, 11:15-11:45 am, Room 421

Attention Sophomores: You can earn up to 24 college credits completely free! Must apply by December 5 of your Sophomore year. Attend the upcoming meeting on Tuesday, November 5 during citizenship to learn more. See Mrs. Weiler, if you have any questions. ACE Puente participants are recruited in their sophomore year of high school. Students take hybrid and online college courses while in their junior and senior years, allowing them to graduate with up to 24 college credits. For more information visit the website http://www.riosalado.edu/acepuente/Pages/default.aspx or contact Mrs. Weiler aweiler@heritageacademyaz.com

U of A KEYS Research Internship Program

Interested in science? Are you 16 or older and an Arizona resident? Apply to the internship program at the University and receive 3 units of Molecular and Cellular Biology. A unique summer opportunity for motivated Arizona high school students with a strong interest in bioscience, engineering, environmental health, or biostatistics to work side-by-side with top faculty in University of Arizona laboratories.  .Click here for complete details

Applications for the 2020 KEYS Internship are now open and will close on December 1, 2019! Apply now at  https://keys.arizona.edu/apply/students  

Class of 2020 – Senior Planning Meetings 

Mrs. Weiler will be working closely with your family this year to assist your senior with post-graduation goals. Schedule your Senior Meeting now using the following link: https://hagateway.com/advising/

Heritage Academy College Resources is now available on Social Media. Scholars and families that follow will receive information, such as, upcoming events, dual enrollment, scholarship opportunities/deadlines, ACT/SAT testing dates/tips, College and University information, FAFSA, community service opportunities, college/job application tips, 7-12 yearly checklist reminders, and more.

Facebook @HACollegeResources  orhttps://www.facebook.com/HACollegeResources/

Instagram @HACollegePrep or https://www.instagram.com/hacollegeprep/

Used Uniforms – PTO is always looking for heritage uniforms that are in good condition to resell to other families.  This includes uniform shirts, pants or shorts, jackets or sweatshirts  and only approved PE apparel.  Please drop off in the office.  Thank you in advance.

Stay Connected – Connect with other Heritage Gateway families, ask questions, get information, and stay connected!  Request to join our Heritage Academy Gateway closed group on Facebook today: https://www.facebook.com/groups/242450109213019/

Co-Presidents:        Chris and Marc Anderson

Vice-President:       Julie Wright

Secretary:                Stephanie Leavitt

Treasurer:              Marti Neciosup

Historian:                Michelle Volk

Communications:   Rachael Koch

Car Pool Coordinator:   Adam Thompson   email: athompson+PTO@heritageacademyaz.com

Board Members:   

Rick Vincent

Libby Francis

Marti Neciosup