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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
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (December 13, 2016) – Competing against more than 60 contestants, Heritage Oak Private Education (HOPE) eighth grade student Aneal Singh was awarded third place in the poetry category and “Best in Show” at the Yorba Linda Public Library’s art and literature event entitled “Exposed: Hidden Treasures.” The contest is designed especially for teens in grades 7-12. Categories include Art, Photography, Graphic Design, Short Stories and Poetry. This is the second year that Singh... Read More
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