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School Newsletter 03/21 Pinnacle by Andrea Lenhart

A Note from Principal Coleman:

March 21, 2024




Dear Heritage Academy Heroes & Families,


An Open House is scheduled for this Monday, March 25th from 5:00–6:00 pm.  Please tell your friends and neighbors to visit.  We would love to give them a tour of our campus and provide them with information about our wonderful school.  


Kindergarten/Preschool (Liberty Kids) “Round Up Event” Wednesday, March 27, 5pm-6:30 pm.  Come learn how your child can find success at Heritage Academy! Meet our Faculty and tour the campus.  Learn about our mission and educational model.  Get a Dress Down Pass if you refer a family to this event.  Any students and their families entering Preschool or Kindergarten for the 2024/2025 school year are welcome to come to this event.  

Big Truck Night is also coming on Thursday, April 25th from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.  We will have a Boom Lift, Construction Truck, Fire Truck, Fancy Cars, and a Police Vehicle.  We’ll also have a blow up Bouncy House/Obstacle Course for children to enjoy themselves and more!  Tell your friends to join us!  All are Welcome!


State Testing:  AASA State Testing Week (Grades 3-7) is April 8 to April 11.  3rd Grade (Oral Fluency Test) and 5th Grade (Science) will have an additional test in on Wed. April 3rd.  All testing will be completed on Chromebooks online.  It is never too early to begin reviewing for state testing to feel confident when the testing days arrive!  Here is the link to the practice website .  Students should click on “Arizona”, then click on “Mic check and Sample Tests” then “AASA Testing” to view the sample tests.  If you are interested in learning more about the state testing, go to the link provided.  This link has access Frequently Asked Questions as well as Sample Tests


Contact Information Request:  The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is putting together a school directory that you will be able to use to communicate with other students’ parents and assist with organizing PTO events. This directory will include student names, parent names, phone numbers, and emails. If you are interested, please fill out this Google form.  Thank you! 


Upcoming Dates & Events:

Mon. Mar. 25:         Open House at Heritage Academy Pinnacle 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Wed. Mar. 27:        Spring Picture Day – Dress Down Day (Follow Heritage Standards)

         Kindergarten & Preschool (Liberty Kids) “Round Up Event” 5pm

Thur. Mar. 28:        “Dollars for Duds” Day (Heritage Dress Standards)

                               Snack Bar is Open during Lunch Periods – Bring your Dollars!    

Mon. Apr. 1:           Teacher Professional Day (NO SCHOOL)

Tues. Apr. 2:          Scheduled Fire Drill 9:00 a.m.

Wed. Apr. 3:          State Testing begins with 3rd gr. (Oral Fluency) & 5th gr. (AzSci)

Fri. April 5:           (New!) Family Kickball Night! Registration Form 5:00-7:00 p.m. 

April 8-11:              AASA State Testing Week for grades 3-7.

Mon. Apr. 15:        Benchmarking Begins for Window #3 for 3 weeks.

Apr. 22-25:           Spirit Week Begins:  4/22 Earth Day, 4/23 Super Hero/Princess 

                              Dress Up Day, 4/24 Hawaiian Dress Up Day, 4/25 Dollar for Duds

Wed. Apr. 24         PTO Meeting 4:00 p.m. in Cafe

Thur. Apr. 25:       Big Truck Night 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Academy 


Thur. May 2:          Benchmarking for Window #3 Closes.


Thank you for your support!



Kind Regards,

Ray Coleman, Principal