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...
Category: Current Events
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!
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.
“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.
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 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,...
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.
Madison Dillon and Kayla Kozak are shown here presenting their Power Point presentation on John Peter Zenger and Freedom of the Press. The controversy in the trial was highlighted as well as the benefits of a Free Press in today’s society. The second Power point was on the Battle of Yorktown in the Revolutionary War. The...
Student presentation on Global Warming and Its Effects on Earth’s Climate Zones followed up the lesson on Climate Zones. Students created visual representations of the various climate zones, including vegetation, weather, and animals.
Ms. Hobson’s World Geography sampled some food from SW Asia as they completed the unit! Yum!