Attention Parents

As you are probably aware, there are Arizona teachers supporting the Red for Ed teacher walkout. Despite the work stoppage in some areas, please be assured that we will be open on Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th. For further details, please refer to the letter below from our Superintendent, Jackie Trujillo.

ACS Prepared to Inform Parents/Guardians on Potential Red for Ed Actions

As you may be aware, Arizona teachers are considering potential action to support the Red for Ed movement. Parents should be assured that we will do everything we can to provide you with as much information as is currently possible and, first and foremost, plans will be developed with student well-being and safety as our continued top priority!

National Poetry Month

April brings sunshine, spring flowers, and a month dedicated to poetry. National Poetry Month takes place every April to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry.

Vaping: A Dangerous Trend for Kids

There’s a new health issue for parents to be aware of. Across the country, middle schools and high schools have seen an increase in disciplinary referrals due to e-cigarettes, or vaping.

National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month, and 2018’s theme honors women who fight all forms of discrimination against women. Women’s History Month first began as a single day, which later led to a week, and now we dedicate the whole month of March to honoring women’s achievements in history. Check out the timeline throughout the years that guided the way for Women’s History Month:

Black History Month

February is full of holidays with Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day. The whole month of February is also a time to celebrate and remember the great accomplishments and impact of notable African American figures in history. Learn more about the people and events that led to February becoming Black History Month.

Enroll Your Child in Full-Day Kindergarten

At Heritage Elementary School, we believe that high-quality early childhood education is essential for a strong academic foundation. We are a tuition-free charter school offering strong academics, sports programs, and extracurricular activities that will get your child excited about school.

Celebrating Presidents’ Day – A National Tradition

Many kids spend the third Monday of February sleeping in late and enjoying a day off from school. With an extended weekend in the future, it’s a perfect time to explain to your children the full history about Presidents’ Day. We can help you get started:

Love of Reading Week, February 12-16

Join us for a celebration of books during our Love of Reading Week. Heritage Elementary invites parents, guardians, and grandparents to bring their favorite book or two and share the adventure of bringing books to life.

Creating a Grammar Wall With Your Children

When it comes to learning the details of language, math or science, there is no reason why your children should look at this as a chore. Creating a grammar wall at home is an opportunity to make learning more like a favorite game. Here are some artistic and exciting ways to get started.

How to Write a Letter to Your Future Adult Child

Kids grow up fast and parents often get too caught up in daily activities to think about their child’s future. Writing down all your experiences, hopes, and lessons for your future adult child will help give them a better understanding of how you were at that age and what they should expect in the coming years. Your child is young now, but what do you want to tell them when they become an adult?

Fitness for Kids

Exercise keeps kids physically and mentally healthy. Children need at least one hour of physical activity a day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Getting active improves the immune system, makes bones stronger, and decreases risks of diseases later in life. Starting exercise at a young age can prevent certain types of cancers and will help blood pressure and bone density in the future. From rollerblading to joining a sports team, there are many options to get kids out and about.