The Shield

Keeping the Faith and Keeping Connected

February 28, 2019

Volume 3, Issue 26

"For you, O God, have tested us; you have tried us as silver is tried. You brought us into the net; you laid a crushing burden on our backs; you let men ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water; yet you have brought us out to a place of abundance."

Psalm 66:10-12


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Spring 2019 Stanford Achievement Testing

Mandatory Testing for Heritage Academy students in grades K, 2, 4, 6, and 8

Please be reminded that Heritage Academy students enrolled in grades K, 2, 4, 6, and 8 are expected to participate in Stanford Achievement Testing; the school is pleased to provide testing for these students at no cost to their families.

Unless your family takes initiative to appeal this expectation, we will plan for your student to be present and we will have all the necessary testing materials in place for his/her participation.


Heritage Academy Families: For current Heritage students who are not enrolled in the mandatory testing grades and homeschooled children of Heritage families, the following rates apply: $35 for first student; $30 for additional students.

Home School Families: $40.00 per student

To register your student(s) for testing, please complete and return the form on the website

to Heritage Academy no later than Friday, March 1, 2019.

Late registrations will be assessed a $10 late fee (per student) or may not be accepted if all slots are filled.

Parent proctors are also needed. A small stipend of $10.00 per day is provided to parents who contribute this way. Please be sure to indicate on the registration form or email the office, if you would like to do this:
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Register for Trivia Night by March 8th

You can register for Trivia Night and fill out the Food Order Form by clicking here. The Trivia Night Registration Form can be submitted automatically, the Food Order Form will need to be filled out and mailed or brought in to the offices at Heritage Academy. You can mail them to the address below.

Heritage Academy

Attn: Rebecca Campbell

606 Ridgeway Ave.

Columbia, MO 65203

Please note that both the Trivia Registration Form and the Food Order Form need to be paid by Friday, March 8, 2019.

Thank you!

Some of the Items that will be at Trivia Night!


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The Elementary Art Class is helping design and create props for the upcoming play "Bigger Than Life" that will be performed by the Academy Kids Theater at the Spring Showcase April 29th.


Spring Formal - April 13

This year's Spring Formal, for our 9th-12th graders, is April 13th and will be held at the Columbia Country Club. The theme this year is "A Tale As Old As Time." Invitations will be mailed out in the next couple weeks.
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Thank You

Thank you to everyone that donated to the 9th grade service project. The items were taken to Room At The Inn and they appreciated everything that was given.



March 8 & 9 Junior Retreat

March 16 Trivia Night

March 25-29 Spring Break

Mark Your Calendars

April 2 & 4 Stanford Testing for Elementary

April 9 & 11 Stanford Testing for Secondary

April 13 Spring Formal

*For all upcoming events, click below to go to the calendar on Gradelink.

*Upcoming Athletics*

1st Girls Soccer Game March 14th at Tower Grove!

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Click to view the Gradelink calendar


Do you have pictures from Heritage events or get-togethers? Please send and email to: and attach the pictures so that we can use them in The Shield!
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Old School Values, New School Schedule

Heritage Academy is a University-Model® School, facilitating students' access to excellent education, increased time with family, and opportunities for growth toward maturity while providing a cost-effective, college-preparatory education. In an age where family life is becoming increasingly fragmented, the unique structure of the model also serves to “turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers ” (Malachi 4:6).