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.

Observatory 1Campus Tour

 

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

United States History Honors Project

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 significance of French assistance and the strategy employed was emphasized to the students in Mr. Zawacki’s United States History class.Madison and Kayla

September Students and Teacher of the Month HUMILITY

 

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it’s thinking of yourself less.” R. Warren

SEPTEMBER STUDENTS AND TEACHER OF THE MONTH: This week we honored an AM and PM senior, an AM and PM underclassman, and an AM middle school student…as well as a teacher of the month who exemplify the school value of HUMILITY on a daily basis.

Congratulations to Ankita Kedlaya, Chloe Corbitt, John Dransfeld, Kanata Irei, Yuna Sato, and Mr. Ted Zawacki!

World Geography Presents Global Warming & Climate Zones

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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.

Top Investors!

These are the top three investors in Ms. Hobson’s Economics class this semester.  Congratulations!Economics Blog

Our “French Impressionist” Ceiling

DSCF1880 DSCF1884Each art student in both Beginning Art and Advanced Art, added one ceiling tile to the art room.  They chose their favorite Impressionist painting.DSCF1884 DSCF1885 DSCF1887 DSCF1893

Special Middle School Project

From Start to Finish, we crafted a one of a kind Mother’s Day GiftDSCF1875 DSCF1873 DSCF1871 DSCF1869 DSCF1874

ESL World History

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Shiso Go and Sangmin Ahn work hard to complete their maps of Mayan geographical zones. Students in the class used their textbooks, classroom maps, and online resources to complete the assignment. Students created their own legend key for each zone.