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School Newsletter 03/28 Pinnacle by Andrea Lenhart

A Note from Principal Coleman:

March 28, 2024




Dear Heritage Academy Heroes & Families,

State Testing:  State Testing begins next week on Wednesday April 3rd for grades 3 & 5 in the areas of Reading Fluency & AzSci respectively.  Testing for Grades 3-7 will continue during the week of April 8 – 11.  All testing will be completed on Chromebooks.  Here is the link to the practice website for State Testing.  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 to Frequently Asked Questions and more Sample Tests

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!


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. 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 Window #3 Closes

May 6-9                 Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week!  



Thank you for your support!



Kind Regards,

Ray Coleman, Principal