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Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Heritage Oak Private Education’s eighth grade class recently created and displayed their own Rube Goldberg machines. What is a Rube Goldberg machine you ask? It is a machine that makes things far more complicated than they should be. Rather than a written science test, Heritage Oak students were given the opportunity to combine what they have learned in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) into an exciting and fun project. What it does is take a very simple method, like... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Each year, Heritage Oak students participate in a formal Thanksgiving Feast where they practice their formal dining manners and reflect on all they are thankful for. This year, all remaining homemade food from the feast was donated to the Yorba Linda Fire Department.  While teachers ask that each child try a little of every item to broaden their palate, each year, there is an array of homemade delights leftover and eventually discarded. This year, during one of the school’s “Director’s... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 4, 2016
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2016) – Heritage Oak Private Education (HOPE) students took the pledge to stay drug, tobacco and alcohol free, during Red Ribbon Week and were supported for their efforts with a visit from the LAPD and an Extreme Sports show by Gale Webb Extreme Sports and Vans. The National Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31 each year. To show their support... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2016
October 27, 2016 - Heritage Oak Private Education (HOPE) eighth-grade students recently traveled to Washington D.C. and New York, to visit our nation’s capital and other historic sights.   The six-day trip to the nation’s capital is a rite of passage for middle school students, which turns learning history and social studies from homework into a demonstrative experience that the students are emerged in. Each day is filled with education and fun making this an experience to cherish. More than... Read More
Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016
October 21, 2016 Last week, Heritage Oak Private Education held its first coding class for second graders as part of its regular technology curriculum.  Coding has been added to the curriculum this year for children in grades two through five and the program the school is using utilizes popular characters from Mine Craft, Angry Birds and Star Wars in order to keep students interested and motivated. During their weekly class, Heritage Oak technology teacher Madison Lyn pairs students up by... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016
September 16, 2016, Yorba Linda, CA - Heritage Oak Private Education celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, September 9, 2016 at the school’s annual Welcome Back Celebration. The celebration, held on the school’s campus, featured a performance by the school’s cheerleaders, a school history trivia game (teachers vs. alumni), and various nostalgic images and memorabilia. Over 50 alumni were in attendance among the current students and families. Founded in 1966, the school was originally... Read More
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2016
Heritage Oak Private Education is proud to announce that Aneal S. has won the Bones Clones Research Award in the Junior Division of the State Science Fair. The Bone Clones Research Award is awarded for the project that best demonstrates the use of the scientific method in original research in Mammalian Biology or Zoology. Aneal’s abstract regarded estimating the relative amount of strain put on the patellar tendon by various bending angles of a hand built knee joint. The problem being... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2016
Yorba Linda, Calif. (May 13, 2016)— Last weekend, four musical groups from Heritage Oak Private School competed in the World Strides Heritage Festival at Fullerton College and received the Instrumental Sweepstakes Award. This award recognizes the school with the highest combined scores in band and orchestra. The groups competing were the Second Year Band, comprised mainly of fifth grade students, the Fifth Grade Orchestra, the Middle School Concert Band, and the Middle School Orchestra.  All... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016
Two Heritage Oak students took top honors at the recently concluded Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF), which took place in Costa Mesa, California.  In the Physiology / Medical Biology (Junior Division) Aneal S. took second place, and in the NACE International, The Corrosion Society (Junior Division) Saira A. took third place. Aneal’s abstract regarded estimating the relative amount of strain put on the patellar tendon by various bending angles of a hand built knee joint. The... Read More

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