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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
Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017
Yorba Linda, Calif. (March 27, 2017)— Heritage Oak sent 14 students to the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair the week of March 20th and, for the first time in the school’s history, all 14 projects earned medals.  Additionally, four students received additional recognition for their projects and one student has advanced to the state competition later this year. Eighth grade student Aneal S. received a Honorable Mention for his project entitled, “Potassium Clorate-A New Way to Make... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (February 23, 2017) – Heritage Oak Private Education is proud to announce that its Athletic Director, Ryan Leimkuhler, has been named as a top teacher and featured in Parenting OC’s 2017 Top 25 Teachers of OC.  The issue will be available in March. Parenting OC received almost 124 entries this year from all over Orange County, making it one of the biggest nominee class in the history of the magazine. Leimkuhler was recently honored at the Top Teacher Awards Reception at... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (February 10, 2017) – On Tuesday, February 7th Heritage Oak Private Education, home of the Huskies, hosted a special assembly featuring wolves, rescued and rehabilitated for educational programs by the Apex Protection Agency. One of the goals of the Apex Protection Project’s is to educate students on the wolves and wolfdogs with the dream of future generations living in a world where the wolf is protected and respected. This matches the fundamental teachings of Heritage Oak... Read More