The Shield

Keeping the Faith and Keeping Connected

November 8, 2018

Volume 3, Issue 14

"Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you taught, abounding in thanksgiving."

Colossians 2:6-7


Calvary Baptist Church and Karis Church switch buildings

As of Sunday, November 4th Calvary Baptist Church and Karis Church have switched buildings. You will now see us reference Karis's church building and the Karis activities building instead of Calvary.

Plaid Pattern Friday

On Friday, November 16th students may wear plaid patterns and jeans (no distressed, torn, or ill-fitting, please) to school. We will also enjoy "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" during Community Life period.

Food 4 Formal

Support the junior class in their preparations for Spring Formal.
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After school on Monday, November 26, 3-4: 30pm, teams of 1-4 will be decorating doors in the school for Christmas. The theme is: "Merry and Bright." Sign up your team and have a design plan to Mrs. King by Friday, November 16th. Elementary students must have a parent for each team.

Winter Showcase December 10

Come join families and faculty for an evening that celebrates students’ accomplishments. Performances in the sanctuary of Karis Church begins at 7 pm and then a gallery of students’ work from all subject areas will be open in the Activities Building.

Families A-K, please bring a dessert; families L-Z, please bring a snack (vegetable tray, fruit tray, etc.) for the treat table. Treats may be dropped off in the activities building between 6:40 and 6:50, before the evening’s outline of events begin. The sanctuary will open at 6:45 pm.

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School Cancellation Policy Due To Weather

Heritage Academy will often follow the judgment of Columbia Public Schools regarding wintry weather and the possibility of a school-day closing. However, Heritage Academy’s final response related to wintry weather will be made independently from the public schools.

In light of this, please know that any school-day cancelation or delayed start notification will be posted to Heritage Academy’s website by 6:25 a.m. on mornings when school will have an altered start-time or not be in session. Additional announcements will then also be posted on Heritage Academy’s Facebook page and placed on the school’s phone answering system.


The sixth grade English class shared some read aloud time with the Kindergartens. The elementary students made some changes to their classrooms this week in anticipation of sharing some space with these wonderful younger students starting in December.


Jostens Orders Due Tomorrow

The Josten's packets need to be turned into Mr. Schnipper by Friday, November 9th. The Josten's representative will be picking them up on Monday the 12th. If you have any questions please ask Mr. Schnipper.
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Communications Class Presents in Chapel

Mrs. Kinkade's Communications Class will be presenting "Roman's Road to the Vault" in chapel on Monday at 9:45 AM. If you would like to come watch you are welcome to join us.

Home Junior High Boys Basketball Game vs. KCA

Monday, Nov. 12th, 5:30pm

606 Ridgeway Avenue

Columbia, MO

Home Boys Basketball Game vs. Heartland

Friday, Nov. 16th, 5pm

1425 East Boone Industrial Drive

Columbia, MO

5:00 PM - Junior High

6:00 PM - Junior Varsity

7:15 PM - Varsity



12 - Chapel Presentation by the Communications Class

12-16 - Food for Formal

16 - Plaid Pattern Friday

19-23 - NO School Thanksgiving Break


7 - Gingerbread House Competition 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

10 - Winter Showcase

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



9 - Boys Alumni Basketball Game 6:30 PM

12 - Home Junior High Boys Basketball vs. Kingdom Christian Academy 5:30 PM


Click to view the Gradelink calendar


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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).