Advanced Placement United States History Debaters

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The following Advanced Placement United States History students were involved in a debate on the Founders of American Industry. The question debated was: “Robber Barons or Captains of Industry”. The debaters pictured are: Noah Corbitt,, Clayton North, Arthur Yeager, Meredith Langs, Colton Tanner, Will White and Christopher McCorkendale. The Industrialists studied were John D. Rockefeller, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, J.P. Morgan, Thomas Edison, Gustavus Swift and Philip Armour.

Pro Golfer Nick Faldo Tours Heritage

Heritage Academy students and staff were pleased to welcome professional golfer Nick Faldo to our campus! He graciously took time to speak with students about his experiences and to learn more about our school and the great programs we offer! We thank him for including us in his busy schedule!

Heritage Voice editor in chief, Santiago Diaz, is pleased to meet one of his heroes!

Heritage Voice editor- in- chief, Santiago Diaz, is pleased to meet one of his heroes!

Economics Class Stock Market Game

 

 

 

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The above pictured students in Mr. Ted Zawacki’s Economics class achieved the highest return on their investments. Leading all the investors was Anna Letto, followed closely by Angela Aung, Chole Corbitt and Norman Hong.

Study of Civil War Battles

 

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Mr. Zawacki’s United States History class is completing a study of Civil War Battles. Madison Dillon and Kayla Kozak are comparing and contrasting critical decisions made in the Battles of Gettysburg and Vicksburg.

World Geography Guest Speakers

Guest speakers share information about their native countries and cultures with Mrs. Biggs’s middle school World Geography class.  Pictured below are Madame Villet from France, Madame Gadron from France, Mrs. Cicha from the Czech Republic, Charlie Spencer from England, and Mark Groenhuysen from the Netherlands.

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Madame Villet

 

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Madame Gadron

 

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Mrs. Cicha

 

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Charlie Spencer

 

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Mark Groenhuysen

 

Debating the Gun Control Controversy

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“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” Students of Mr. Ted Zawacki’s Government class debated the controversy over gun control. Arguing for the Affirmative were Colton Tanner and Ryan Pongrac while Angela Aung and Alejandro Guillen presented the Negative argument.

SCISA 2015 Art Show

Heritage Academy entered 7 pieces of Art in the Show.  Jose Chavez one first place in his Division.  He received a monetary award and a blue ribbon.

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World Geography Class Gets a Taste of Montreal!

1105151011 Students in the morning World Geography class enjoyed a visit from Mrs. Horup, Vivi’s mother,  yesterday.  She shared with us  her experiences growing up in the province of French Quebec, as well as some samples of French Canadian cuisine.  It was a most enjoyable way to synthesize from the textbook to real life!

 

World Geography Field Trip

World Geography students (high school & middle school) participated in three  Earth in Space programs during a visit to  Georgia Southern University’s planetarium.  It was a great visual  interactive learning experience for everyone.  Afterwards, the Heritage students enjoyed lunch in the campus food court and a guided tour of the college campus.  All in all, it was a meaningful activity and an opportunity for the two different groups of students to interact with one another in a fun and educational field trip.

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AP Lit Class Goes to the Theatre!

Visiting with one of the actors after viewing a performance of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, a Lean Ensemble Production.  Heritage’s own Jenny Zmarzly played the pivotal role of Amanda Wingfield, which made the evening even more meaningful for us.  The play was an introduction  to our study of  Williams’  A Streetcar Named Desire.

Night at the Theatre