Entries by Dean Costakis

Heritage Academy congratulates Class of 2014

In arguably the most exciting time of the year, the Heritage Academy proudly celebrated the graduation of 36 intelligent and successful senior students on May 22, 2014. As students began finishing their final exams and wrapping up year-end passion area events, they geared up for a series of graduation events to celebrate their academic and […]

Heritage Students Shine at IJGT Georgia Junior

Miles becomes back-to-back Georgia Junior winner Valdes and Vilips nab second consecutive IJGT victory  SAVANNAH, Ga. – The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) headed south to The Club at Savannah Harbor to host the Georgia Junior on Feb. 22-23, 2014. Round one was played in textbook golf weather with temperatures around 70 degrees and a day filled of sunshine. […]

U.S. History and Current Events

Mr. Zawacki’s U.S. History students composed a Current Events essay regarding the epic bankruptcy of the city of Detroit.   Discussions took place regarding how and why this occurred and who the bankruptcy impacts. The rich history of Detroit and the government’s plan for resurgence were also widely discussed.

Mr. Zawacki Hosts Holiday Debate

A debate was conducted in United States History class regarding the current status of Columbus Day. The Question:  Should Christopher Columbus be so honored and given a special day of commemoration? The affirmative took the position that Columbus was a genuine hero whose legacy deserves special recognition, while the negative viewed Columbus as a terrorist; […]