Ballroom Dance Showcases

By Jeshua Gunderson. And What Makes Them Successful At the end of every semester, the ballroom dance classes at Heritage put on a fantastic showcase. Although audience members see and enjoy the dances, they usually don’t know just how much work was put into pulling it off. Jack and Jills One difficult aspect of the …

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Welding EVIT

By Parker Pratt. From 8:05 to 10:35 I attend the EVIT,  East Valley Institute of Technology, Welding Program. In the welding shop there are two separate goals: projects and certifications. Compared to various high school shops, the EVIT shop has the necessary requirements to certify a welder. Certifications for welding each have their own individual …

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Behind the Scenes: Video Announcements

By Trent Moore. “Hello Heritage Faculty and Scholars!” This common phrase kicks off each video announcement made by McKay, Brigham, Savannah, and everyone else on the 2019 Student Council. While it may seem like it is just McKay and I running the show, it takes a whole crew and up to 3 hours to make …

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The Often Neglected Class

By Jarett Hansen. Citizenship. We all know why it is there: to teach us more about the founding fathers and the foundations of this nation so we can be the uprising generation which keeps the nation grounded in its past. However, we sometimes don’t pay attention to the citizenship lessons and see them as simply …

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Did You Draw That?

By Andy Garcia. “When you step into this classroom, you leave all your stress behind” (Mr. Portilla). Art is an ancient method to convey thoughts or feelings without ever having to write them down. It’s a way to let your mind unleash its creative potential. At Heritage Academy, art is offered to scholars of every …

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