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Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (November 7, 2017) - Each year, Heritage Oak Third Grade teacher Mrs. Bernard encourages her students to recycle their bottles after lunchtime and she enlists a parent to take the recycling when the can gets full.  This year, the class has had an added educational experience as one of the students in the class, Julian M., has family members who own a recycling plant! Julian's mother didn't just offer to pick up our recycling, she brought it straight to her family's center,... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Eighth Grade Kindness Crew Students with their Kindness Rocks YORBA LINDA, Calif. (October 18, 2017) – This week, while on the annual trip to Washington D.C. and New York, students from Heritage Oak Private School spread kindness by leaving “kindness rocks” at various destinations along their tour. Inspired by the nationally known “Kindness Rocks Project” (www.thekindnessrocksproject.com) and implemented by Heritage Oak’s newly-formed Middle School Kindness Crew, the kindness rocks are meant... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2017
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (September 29, 2017) – Heritage Oak Private Education has been named “Editor’s Choice” in the Best Single Location Private School category by Parenting OC Magazine. This is the second time the magazine has recognized Heritage Oak. The school was named Best Private School in 2014. Details about this year’s winners can be found at www.parentingoc.com or in the September, 2017 issue of the magazine. About Heritage Oak Private Education (http://www.heritageoak.org/)... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (August 21, 2017)—Children at Camp Heritage Oak were able to experience their first solar eclipse this morning during the "Daily Activity" portion of the day. Each camper, with approval from his/her parents, was able to view the eclipse through a pair of ISO certified eclipse glasses. When not outside viewing, campers were able to watch the live eclipse via NASA on YouTube in the classrooms. The planning for this special event was completed back in February when the summer... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (July 22, 2017)— Heritage Oak eighth grade violinist Sarah Liu recently performed in Pacific Symphony’s Symphony in the Cities concerts. She was invited to perform in May after she received Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings' Conductor's Award for her musical leadership in the orchestra and outstanding level of playing.  The Symphony in the Cities concerts are very popular in South Orange County and are typically attended by over 5,000 people per concert. Earlier this year,... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (July 12, 2017)— Heritage Oak Middle School student Zirun Han was recently selected as a Broadcom Masters Nominee for her 2017 Science Fair project. Only 10% of science fair projects nationwide are selected for this opportunity. Han’s project is currently under consideration for Semifinalist and Finalist status. She will find out if she is named one of the 30 finalists, who will be invited to Washington D.C. for a week of competition, on September 20, 2017. About Heritage... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (July 5, 2017)— Heritage Oak third grade student Evan Yao recently participated in the Municipal Water District of Orange County’s Annual Water Awareness Poster Slogan Contest. This year’s contest had a record-breaking 983 submissions and Yao’s poster was selected as top in his age group. The theme of the contest was “Finding Water” and Yao’s submission featured polar bears searching for water on a dry landscape. He was the only student from Yorba Linda to represent the city... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017
Heritage Oak’s Middle School Orchestra brought joyto many as they performed for the residents of  Yorba Linda’s Brookdale Senior Living May 18th. The production was entirely student produced as the young ladies and gentlemen prepared ensemble, small group, and solo performances for the residents. Students even designed and printed the event program which was given to each audience member. Heritage Oak’s Middle School Orchestra is made up of sixth through eighth grade students—many began... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (April 5, 2017) – Heritage Oak Private Education is proud to announce that forty-seven of its current students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) this year. This is Heritage Oak’s charter year as a National Junior Honor Society school. Heritage Oak students which were accepted as part of the NHJSA attended a ceremony held the last week of March where the pillars of selection and membership were explained. Each student was awarded a certificate and... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (March 29, 2017)— Heritage Oak Private School’s String Chamber Orchestra participated in the World Strides Festival of Gold at the Segerstrom Concert Hall during the last weekend in March. The Heritage Oak orchestra was invited to participate in this National Band and Orchestra festival after receiving the “Gold” award at the World Strides Heritage Festival last year. The Festival of Gold featured eight choirs, five orchestras, and seven bands from across the United States... Read More

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