Month: December 2015

Thawing the Winter Brain Freeze

Most parents today are well-aware of the studies showing that children lose knowledge and skills over long breaks from school. The holidays are a time of fun and relaxation for most, but, with a little planning, you might just be able to halt the loss of some of those skills and engage your children in inspiring ways.

Shortest Day of the Year

Winter officially begins every year on the day of the winter solstice. Typically, this astronomical event occurs on December 21 or 22 (in the Northern Hemisphere), though it can occur anywhere between December 20 and 23.

Heritage Student Shares Peace through Art

Roberto Abram Saavedra’s poster entry for the 2015-2016 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest won at the local level. Millions of children from nearly 100 countries have participated over the 25-year life of the Lions Club’s competition. Roberto received a $25 award for his unnamed entry and will now go on to the state, then national contest.

Be True to Your School

You can help your school by taking advantage of the Arizona School Tax Credit. Arizona law allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $400 for donations that benefit our students. A tax credit reduces what you owe in state taxes, dollar-for-dollar. For more information and a printable tax credit form, click below.