• Mr. Scott Lyons, principal  Mr. Scott Lyons

    Mr. Lyons received his BA in English from Florida State University and his MEd in English Education and Master in School Administration from North Carolina State University.

    Mr. Lyons served as an English teacher at Githens Middle School in Durham and Enloe Magnet High School in Raleigh.  He has also served as an assistant principal at Enloe and as principal at Ligon Middle School, Leesville Road High School and Enloe High School.

  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 4/19/2024 10:05:00 AM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    Students will receive their third quarter report card in homeroom on Monday, April 22.

     

    Students in 9th-11th grades received a copy of their initial course requests for the 2024-2025 school year in homeroom on Monday, April 15.  Please review this list with your student(s), make any necessary changes, sign, and return the list of requests to Student Services no later than Friday, May 24, even if no changes need to be made.

     

    Our Business Alliance is seeking parent and community volunteers for upcoming events. Click here to volunteer, see details, time slots and registration.  We will have our Intern Gallery Night on May 2 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. We need 2 more volunteers to talk with students about their internship experience. Additionally, we need refreshment donations. Click here to sign up or donate items.  We are hosting a Reality of Money event on May 17. We need 30 volunteers during 2nd, 3rd & 4th periods. Volunteers will assist students in a simulation to help them prepare for their financial future. Click here to volunteer.

     

    It is time to begin preparing for our Awards Day on May 31.  If your student has been recognized for an accomplishment or achievement this year from a community-based organization, we’d like to know about it.  Complete this form at tinyurl.com/heritagehsawards or here by Monday, May 13.

     

    AP Testing Information for those in AP Classes

     

    AP Testing is May 6-17.  Help your child plan for their AP test day(s), including reviewing the AP Terms and Conditions here.

     

    Freshmen and Sophomore Information

     

    If you missed the 3 Year Early Graduation Meeting on 4/18/24, you can access slides and meeting recording here.

     

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Our April 2024 Scholarship Bulletin is LIVE!  Many local scholarships with May deadlines added.  View online here or stop by Student Services for a paper copy.

     

    Missed Virtual Senior Send Off or need to review the information?  Access slides and meet recording on our graduation page here.

     

    Class of 2024 – Apply now for the PTSA Scholarship.  Applications due by Friday, May 3 for those attending a 2-year tech/college school, entrepreneurs, and those attending a 4-year university. The application can be found here or paper copies in Student Services.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events:

     

    • April 22 – Report Cards distributed to students in homeroom
    • May 3 – Jostens Cap & Gown Delivery Day during lunches
    • May 6 -17 – AP Exams
    • May 30 – Senior Day
    • May 31 – School Awards Day
    • June 3-12 – Spring Semester Final Exams. View schedule here.
    • June 10 – Class of 2024 Graduation

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 4/11/2024 4:15:00 PM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    Report cards will be distributed in Homeroom on Monday, April 15.

     

    Students in grades 9-11 will receive a copy of their initial course requests for the 24-25 school year in Homeroom on Monday, April 15.  Please review this list with your student(s).  Make any necessary changes.  Sign and return the list of requests to Student Services no later than Friday, May 24th, even if no changes need to be made.

     

    Spring is here and the Horticulture students at Heritage High School have some amazing plants for your yards and homes! They have worked hard since January growing all our plants from seeds and plugs and the greenhouse is overflowing.  We are open today  from 10 am – 5 pm (we will be closed 2-3 pm), and on tomorrow, April 13, from 8 am – 3 pm. Our greenhouse is located between the gym and practice fields, but just follow the yellow plant sale signs to be directed right to it.  For any questions email Mrs. Starling at cstarling@wcpss.net.

     

    Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey through Friday, May 17. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement. Your feedback helps Heritage High School to make improvements to support our students and families. The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese in an effort to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.  Please take a few minutes and use the following link to complete the survey:  surveys.panoramaed.com/wakecounty/family  

     

    The following announcement was made to students:  Attention Huskies!  It’s that time of year again where you have the opportunity to represent your school through leadership, event planning, and school engagement.  The application period for Student Government Association elections open April 9 and close on May 3.  All parts of your application are due May 3.  You can apply on the HHS SGA website, the link in the SGA Instagram Bio, or using the forms found in Student Services and Counselor’s Corner.  Run to represent you school as Class President Vice President, Secretary, and Communications Officer, or for Student Body.  We look forward to voting in a few weeks.

     

    Last chance to catch our theater department's production of SIX: Teen Edition! SIX the Musical is currently on Broadway and continues to be a global hit. This show gives a voice to the six wives of King Henry VIII in a super high energy, concert setting filled with amazing singers, insane dancers and mind blowing tech. This is one of the best shows we've ever done at Heritage and is sure to be a crowd favorite. The performers on our stage represent some of the best performers on any high school stage in the country. You will not believe what our students are capable of.  Shows run through April 13 and tickets can be purchased at www.showtix4u.com, search for Husky Theater. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Please plan on coming...you'll be glad you did!

     

    Our Business Alliance is seeking parent and community volunteers for upcoming events. Click here to volunteer, see details, time slots and registration.  We will have our Intern Gallery Night on May 2 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. We need 2 more volunteers to talk with students about their internship experience. Additionally, we need refreshment donations. Click here to sign up or donate items.  We are hosting a Reality of Money event on May 17. We need 30 volunteers during 2nd, 3rd & 4th periods. Volunteers will assist students in a simulation to help them prepare for their financial future. Click here to volunteer.

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Our April 2024 Scholarship Bulletin is LIVE!  Many local scholarships with May deadlines added.  View online here or stop by Student Services for a paper copy.

     

    Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 18 at 6:30pm for Virtual Senior Send Off.  Plan to login at 6:30 pm to receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!  Link will be posted to the HHS homepage on April 18 and shared via Remind.  Not connected to Remind?  The Senior Remind is open to both students and parents.  View code to join here.

     

    Class of 2024 – Apply now for the PTSA Scholarship.  Applications are due by Friday, May 3 for those attending a 2-year tech/college school, entrepreneurs, and those attending a 4-year university. The application can be found here or paper copies in Student Services.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    • April 18 – VIRTUAL 3 Year Graduation Information Meeting, 6pm (for interested 9th and 10th grade students & families). Link will be posted to the HHS homepage on April 18th.
    • April 18 – VIRTUAL Senior Send Off, 6:30pm. Link will be posted to the HHS homepage on April 18th.
    • April 19 – Senior Fee Due.  Pay here.
    • April 22 – Report Cards distributed to students in homeroom
    • May 3 – Jostens Cap & Gown Delivery Day during lunches
    • May 6 -17 – AP Exams
    • May 30 – Senior Day
    • May 31 – School Awards Day

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 4/5/2024 8:00:00 AM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    Spring is here and the Horticulture students at Heritage High School have some amazing plants for your yards and homes! They have worked hard since January growing plants from seeds and plugs, and the greenhouse is overflowing.  We will be open on April 11-12 from 10 am – 5 pm (we will be closed 2-3 pm), and on April 13 from 8 am – 3 pm. Our greenhouse is located between the gym and practice fields, but just follow the yellow plant sale signs to be directed right to it.  For any questions email Mrs. Starling at cstarling@wcpss.net.

     

    Our theater department's production of SIX: Teen Edition opens this weekend! SIX the Musical is currently on Broadway and continues to be a global hit. This show gives a voice to the six wives of King Henry VIII in a super high energy concert setting filled with amazing singers, insane dancers, and mind-blowing tech. This is one of the best shows we've ever done here at Heritage and is sure to be a crowd favorite. The performers on our stage represent some of the best performers on any high school stage in the country. You will not believe what our students are capable of accomplishing. Shows run April 4-13 and tickets can be purchased at www.showtix4u.com.  On the website, search for Husky Theater. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. Please plan on coming...you'll be glad you did!

     

    Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey from Monday, April 8 through Friday, May 17. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement.  The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese in an effort to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.  Please be on the lookout for another message on Monday April 8th to take the survey.

     

    Our Business Alliance is seeking parent and community volunteers for upcoming events. Click here to volunteer, see details, time slots and registration.  Intern Gallery Night on May 2 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. We need 2 more volunteers to talk with students about their internship experience.  Reality of Money on May 17. We need 30 volunteers during 2nd, 3rd & 4th periods. Volunteers will assist students in a simulation to help them prepare for their financial future.

     

    Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College – a virtual information session from Heritage HS staff and in partnership with the College Funding Coach, is scheduled for Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 pm.  Learn more and register here

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Our April 2024 Scholarship Bulletin is LIVE!  Many local scholarships with May deadlines added.  View online here or stop by Student Services for a paper copy.

     

    Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 pm for Virtual Senior Send Off.  Plan to login at 6:30 pm to receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!  Link will be posted to the HHS homepage on April 18 and shared via Remind.  Not connected to Remind?  The Senior Remind is open to both students and parents.  View code to join here.

     

    Class of 2024 – Apply now for the PTSA Scholarship.  Applications due by Friday, May 3 for those attending a 2-year tech/college school, entrepreneurs, and those attending a 4-year university. The application can be found here or paper copies in Student Services.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    April 10 – WCPSS Teacher Workday.  No school for students.

    April 11 – Virtual Conference Night, 4:30-7pm, Call 919-570-5600 ext. 20712 to make appointments

    April 15 – Course Verifications for 24-25 distributed to students in homeroom

    April 18 – VIRTUAL Senior Send Off at 6:30pm

    April 19 – Senior Fee Due.  Pay here.

    April 22 – Report Cards distributed to students in homeroom

    May 3 – Jostens Cap & Gown Delivery Day

    May 6 -17 – AP Exams

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • WCPSS Student Survey/Encuesta de Estudiante

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 4/2/2024 10:10:00 AM

    WCPSS Parents and Guardians,

     

    In the spring, students in grades 5-13 will be asked to complete the annual WCPSS Student Engagement Survey. Your child will be given an opportunity to complete this survey during the school day. 

     

    The survey includes questions about teacher-student relationships, relevance of school work, and future aspirations and goals.

     

    The results of this survey help schools monitor their School Improvement Plans, and help the district track student perceptions about their educational experiences. 

     

    You can click here to review the questions included on this survey  and click here to review results of the survey from previous years.

     

    If you have any questions about when the survey will be completed, or if you would prefer your child not complete the survey, please contact your child’s school by Friday, April 12.

    If you have any questions concerning the content of the survey, please contact the Wake County Public School’s Data, Research, and Accountability Department at wcpssdataaccountab@wcpss.net

     

    Thank you for your continued partnership.

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    Estimados Padres y Tutores Legales de WCPSS:

     

    Se les pedirá a los estudiantes de los grados 5 a 13 que completen la encuesta anual de participación estudiantil de WCPSS. Su estudiante tendrá la oportunidad de completar esta encuesta durante el día escolar. 

     

    La encuesta incluye preguntas sobre las relaciones entre maestros y estudiantes, la importancia del trabajo escolar, las aspiraciones y metas futuras y el compromiso cívico.

     

    Los resultados de esta encuesta ayudan a las escuelas a monitorear sus Planes de Mejoramiento de la Escuela y ayudan al distrito escolar a dar seguimiento al progreso en las metas del plan estratégico. 

     

    Revise las preguntas incluidas en esta encuesta. 

    Si usted tiene alguna pregunta sobre cuándo se completará la encuesta o si prefiere que su estudiante no complete la encuesta, comuníquese con la escuela de su estudiante antes del Viernes, 12 de April del 2024.

     

    Si usted tiene alguna pregunta sobre el contenido de la encuesta, comuníquese con el Departamento de Data, Research and Accountability de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Wake en wcpssdataaccountab@wcpss.net

     

    Gracias por su colaboración continua.

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 3/29/2024 8:00:00 AM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    I hope all of our Heritage High School families are having an amazing, well-deserved break.  Enjoy the weekend and we look forward to seeing everyone on April 1 to finish the school year strong.

     

    Course registration in PowerSchool closed on Friday, March 22.  Students will receive a list of their initial course requests Monday, April 15 in homeroom for verification and to make any changes.  Please review this list with your student and make any necessary changes.  Return the list to Student Services, even if no changes need to be made.  Contact your child’s counselor with questions.

     

    Second Semester virtual Conference Night is on April 11 from 4:30-7:00 pm, Call 919-570-5600 ext. 20712 to make any appointments.

     

    Heritage Theater's production of the smash Broadway hit musical SIX: Teen Edition opens Thursday, April 4th and runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday for 2 weekends. SIX: Teen Edition is the story of the SIX wives of Henry VIII who take to the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st-century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over. Please come out and catch Heritage Theater's last production of the year. It's bound to go down as one of the best shows Heritage has ever done. You'll be glad you came! Tickets can be purchased through the school website or at the door.

     

    Does your student need to enroll in Driver’s Education for Summer 2024?  Online registration for HHS is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 at 11:00 am.  Spaces fill up quickly.  Review this website for more information and how to best prepare for enrollment.

     

    HHS Business Alliance is seeking 1 more volunteer to conduct one on one Mock Interviews with Career Management students on Friday, April 12 from 10:30-11:30 am in the Media Center. Sign up using this link. 

     

    HHS is hosting Reality of Money on May 17. We are looking for parent volunteers during 2nd, 3rd, & 4th periods. To see details, time slots, and to register, see this link.

     

    One of our teachers is looking for a mobile pet grooming business that her students can visit. If you have a connection, please share the business information with Dawn Beaster, Career Development Coordinator at dbeaster@wcpss.net.

     

    Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College – a virtual information session from Heritage HS staff and in partnership with the College Funding Coach, is scheduled for Thursday, April 11, at 6:30 pm.  Learn more and register here.

     

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Class of 2024 – Apply now for the PTSA Scholarship.  Applications due by Friday, May 3 for those attending a 2-year tech/college school, entrepreneurs, and those attending a 4-year university. The application can be found here or there are paper copies in Student Services.

     

    We are offering the S.O.S. Signs of Suicide Prevention Program "refresher course" in April to all 12th graders who are currently enrolled in English.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in the SOS Program in school, please contact your child’s English teacher by Thursday, April 4.  If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program.

     

    DEADLINE EXTENDED:  Want to speak at Graduation and/or Awards Day? Apply now!  Applications are available in Student Services or online here.  Applications are due no later than Thursday, April 4 to Student Services.

     

    On April 18 will be hosting a virtual Senior Send Off at 6:30pm.  Class of 2024 students and families should plan to login at 6:30pm to receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!  Link will be posted to the HHS homepage on April 18 and shared via Remind.  Not connected to Remind?  The Senior Remind is open to both students and parents.  View code to join here.

     

    PTSA Messages

     

    PTSA has a new Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61556219821423&mibextid=LQQJ4d

     

    PTSA positions open for the 2024/2025 school year. We also have committee member positions not listed. Please email katiebrown02@gmail.com to learn more. Positions open are:  Business Alliance, Nominating, Advocacy, Secretary, and Concessions.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    April 5 – Last make-up work deadline for the 3rd quarter

    April 11 – Virtual Conference Night, 4:30-7pm

    April 18 – Virtual Senior Send Off at 6:30pm April 19 – Senior Fee Due.  Pay here.

    May 3 – Jostens Cap & Gown Delivery Day

    May 6 -17 – AP Exams

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 3/14/2024 2:45:00 PM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    Students have just one more week to submit their initial course requests for the upcoming school year in PowerSchool.  Visit our Course Registration page to access curriculum information and course registration materials, including important dates for the upcoming school year.  Registration in PowerSchool will close on Friday, March 22.  Students will receive a list of their course requests in April in homeroom for verification and to make any changes.

     

    Students and families of current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students are highly encouraged to attend our College and Career Planning Night on Thursday, March 21.  Doors open at 5:45. View the flyer here.

     

    Does your student need to enroll in Driver’s Education for Summer 2024?  Online registration for HHS is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 at 11am.  Spaces fill up quickly.  Review this website for more information and how to best prepare for enrollment.

     

    HHS Business Alliance is seeking 2 more volunteers to conduct one on one Mock Interviews with Career Management students on Friday, April 12 from 10:30-11:30am in the Media Center. Sign up using this link.

     

    HHS Business Alliance is hosting a Reality of Money Event. To make this event a success, we need 30 volunteers per session. Please consider volunteering! Register using this link.

     

    One of our teachers is looking for a mobile pet grooming business that her students can visit. If you have a connection, please share the business information with Dawn Beaster, Career Development Coordinator at dbeaster@wcpss.net.

     

    Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College – a virtual information session from Heritage HS staff and in partnership with the College Funding Coach, is scheduled for Thursday, April 11, at 6:30pm.  Learn more and register here.

     

    The week after next will be spring break and the building will be closed.  I hope all of our families take time to rest and relax.  I will not be sending out a message next Friday.  I will send it out towards the end of spring break so we are ready to return on April 1.

     

    Freshmen Specific Information

     

    All 9th graders taking Healthful Living this semester will also participate in a lesson on Human Trafficking starting on March 19. The lesson helps us to identify anyone at risk and refer them to resources.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in this lesson, please contact your child's Healthful  Living teacher by TODAY, Friday, March 15.  If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program. Please contact your student's school counselor if you have questions.

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Apply now for the PTSA Scholarship.  Applications due by Friday, May 3 for those attending a 2-year tech/college school, entrepreneurs, and those attending a four-year university. The application can be found here or paper copies in Student Services.

     

    On April 18 will be hosting a virtual Senior Send Off at 6:30pm.  Class of 2024 students and families should plan to login at 6:30pm to receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!  Link will be posted to the HHS homepage on April 18 and shared via Remind.  Not connected to Remind?  The Senior Remind is open to both students and parents.  View code to join here.

     

    We are offering the S.O.S. Signs of Suicide Prevention Program "refresher course" in April to all 12th graders who are currently enrolled in English.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in the SOS Program in school, please contact your child’s English teacher by Thursday, April 4.  If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program.

     

    Does your child want to speak at Graduation and/or Awards Day? Apply now!  Applications are available in Student Services or online here.  Applications are due no later than Friday, March 22 to Student Services.

     

    PTSA Message

     

    The last day to order Senior Yard Signs is Friday, March 22.  View options and order here (scroll down to “Senior Shop”).

     

    PTSA is hosting a spirit night at Goodberry’s in Wake Forest on Tuesday, March 19 from 11 am to 11 pm.  Information is available on this flyer.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    March 16 – Prom

    March 21 – College & Career Planning Night (5:45pm) - We highly encourage 9th - 11th graders and families to attend. This event will provide information and guest speakers to help with planning and exploring the 3E's - will you be Employed, Enlisted or Enrolled after high school graduation?

    March 22 – Last Day to enter initial course selections in PowerSchool.  Last day to order Senior Yard Signs.

    April 18 – Virtual Senior Send Off at 6:30pm

    April 19 – Senior Fee Due.  Pay here.

    May 6 -17 – AP Exams

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 3/8/2024 8:20:00 AM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    All prom tickets must be purchased online before midnight tonight, Friday, March 8.  We will not be able to extend this deadline.  We will still accept guest forms next week since some have had a delay in getting them back from administrators at other schools.

     

    Monday, March 11 is a teacher workday and there is no school for students.

     

    Course registration for the 24-25 school year is here.  Visit our Course Registration page to access curriculum information and course registration materials, including important dates for the upcoming school year.  Course registration in PowerSchool ends on Friday, March 22nd. 

    Students and families of current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students are highly encouraged to attend our College and Career Planning Night on Thursday, March 21st.  Doors open at 5:45.  View flyer here.

     

    Please encourage your students to check out the "announcement" section on the Career Development page of the student section on our website for various opportunities. See Mrs. Beaster in the media center for more information.

     

    One of our teachers is looking for a mobile pet grooming business that her students can visit. If you have a connection, please share the business information with Dawn Beaster, Career Development Coordinator at dbeaster@wcpss.net.

     

    Freshmen Specific Information

     

    We are offering the S.O.S. Signs of Suicide Prevention Program to all 9th graders who are currently enrolled in Healthful Living starting on March 12.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in the S.O.S. program in school, please contact your child’s Healthful Living this weekend.   If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program.

     

    All 9th graders taking Healthful Living this semester will also participate in a lesson on Human Trafficking starting on March 19. The lesson helps us to identify anyone at risk and refer them to resources.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in this lesson, please contact your child's Healthful Living teacher by Friday, March 15.  If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program. 

     

    Please contact your student's school counselor if you have questions about either of these programs.

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Jostens will be on campus Thursday, March 14 during lunch to deliver cap & gown units. All items must be paid for in full before students can receive their products.  Online payments must be made 48 hours prior to the delivery date.  Cash or money order only will be accepted on the delivery date.  If you still need to place an order, please go to www.jostens.com

     

    Does your senior want to speak at Graduation and/or Awards Day? Apply now!  Applications are available in Student Services or online here.  Applications are due no later than Friday, March 22 to Student Services.

     

    The last day to order Senior Yard Signs is Friday, March 22.  View options and order here (scroll down to “Senior Shop”).

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    March 14 – Class of 2024 Cap and Gown Delivery Day (during lunches)

    March 16 – Prom

    March 21 – College & Career Planning Night (5:45pm) - We highly encourage 9th - 11th graders and families to attend. This event will provide information and guest speakers to help with planning and exploring the 3E's - will you be Employed, Enlisted or Enrolled after high school graduation?

    March 22 – Last Day to enter initial course selections in PowerSchool.  Last day to order Senior Yard Signs.

    April 18 – Senior Send Off at 6:30pm – Class of 2024 students and families will receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!

    April 19 – Senior Fee Due.  Pay here.

    May 6 -17 – AP Exams

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Prom Tickets - Final Call

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 3/6/2024 2:25:00 PM

    Good Afternoon Huskies,

     

    This is a reminder that the last opportunity to purchase Prom tickets is this Friday, March 8.  We have to give a final total to the venue and cannot accept any other purchases.  THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSIONS.

     

    The Heritage High School Junior Senior 2024 Prom will be held at the Raliegh Crabtree Marriott, Saturday, March 16, from 7-11pm.  Full details & Ticket Purchase can be made at  https://wcpss.schoolcashonline.com/All tickets are SOLD SEPERATELY. Juniors and Seniors are limited to purchase of 1 Guest Ticket.  Tickets Available for Purchase: February 21- March 8Guest Permission Form is mandatory for any NON-HHS GUESTS AND UNDERCLASSMEN GUESTS Ticket purchase:

    • Form can be downloaded HERE or be picked up from the Front Desk or Student Services.
    • Copy of Guest's Picture ID MUST be attached to the completed form.
    • Completed Guest Permission Form should be returned to the FRONT DESK, no later than March 8, 2024.

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 3/1/2024 10:40:00 AM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    Course registration for the 2024-2025 school year begins soon!  Visit our Course Registration page to access presentation slides from last night’s Curriculum Fair and course information for the 2024-2025 school year.  Browse this page for course registration materials and important dates.  Course registration in PowerSchool ends on Friday, March 22, 2024.

     

    The Heritage High School Junior Senior 2024 Prom will be held at the Raliegh Crabtree Marriott, Saturday, March 16, from 7-11pm.  Full details & Ticket Purchase can be made at  https://wcpss.schoolcashonline.com/All tickets are SOLD SEPERATELY. Juniors and Seniors are limited to purchase of 1 Guest Ticket.  Tickets Available for Purchase: February 21- March 8Guest Permission Form is mandatory for any NON-HHS GUESTS AND UNDERCLASSMEN GUESTS Ticket purchase:

    • Form can be downloaded HERE or be picked up from the Front Desk or Student Services.
    • Copy of Guest's Picture ID MUST be attached to the completed form.
    • Completed Guest Permission Form should be returned to the FRONT DESK, no later than March 8, 2024.

     

    HHS Parents: please encourage your students to check out the "announcement" section on the Career Development page of the student section on our website for various opportunities. See Mrs. Beaster in the media center for more information.

     

    HHS is hosting an employment fair on March 6th from 8-10:15am in the cafe. Part-time, seasonal, full-time and internship positions will be represented. If you or someone you know is looking to hire, please use this link to register to attend. 

     

    The Business Alliance is seeking 1-2 volunteers to help employers set up and take down their tables at the March 6 career fair. An hour of your time would be appreciated! Sign Up Here.

     

    One of our teachers is looking for a mobile pet grooming business that her students can visit. If you have a connection, please share the business information with Dawn Beaster, Career Development Coordinator at dbeaster@wcpss.net.

     

    Freshmen Specific Information

     

    We are offering the S.O.S. Signs of Suicide Prevention Program to all 9th graders who are currently enrolled in Healthful Living starting on March 12.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in the S.O.S. program in school, please contact your child’s Healthful Living by Friday, March 8.   If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program.

     

    All 9th graders taking Healthful Living this semester will also participate in a lesson on Human Trafficking starting on March 19. The lesson helps us to identify anyone at risk and refer them to resources.  If you do NOT wish for your child to participate in this lesson, please contact your child's Health & PE teacher by Friday, March 15th.  If we do not hear back from you, we will assume that your child has permission to participate in this program. 

     

    Sophomore Specific Information

     

    Did your child miss the Sophomore Roundup on Tuesday, Feb. 27?  Lots of important information was shared.  Access what you missed on the Sophomore page here.

     

    Junior Specific Information

     

    Junior Conferences will end Friday, March 8.  Counselors collaborate with 11th grade teachers to schedule these individual meetings with Juniors during the school day.  During the conference, students will confirm remaining courses/credits needed to meet graduation requirements, discuss tentative post high school plans, including institutions to which they are planning to apply, and create a to-do list of action items based on the student’s individual goals.  Encourage your student to develop a list of questions for their counselor regarding graduation requirements, course registration for their senior year, and post-graduation planning.  Learn more here.

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    Does your child want to speak at Graduation and/or Awards Day? Apply now!  Applications are available in Student Services or online here.  Applications are due no later than Friday, March 22 to Student Services.

     

    The new FAFSA is open.  The website is often overloaded with traffic.  Please be patient and keep trying if you run into errors. Access slides from our Financial Aid Night here.  We are here to assist.  To make an appointment with Ms. Waldrum, call 919-570-5600 ext. 20712 or your student can stop by Student Services.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    March 14 – Class of 2024 Cap and Gown Delivery Day (during lunches)

    March 16 – Prom

    March 21 – College & Career Planning Night (5:45pm) - We highly encourage 9th - 11th graders and families to attend. This event will provide information and guest speakers to help with planning and exploring the 3E's - will you be Employed, Enlisted or Enrolled after high school graduation?

    March 22 – Last Day to enter initial course selections in PowerSchool

    April 18 – Senior Send Off at 6:30pm – Class of 2024 students and families will receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!

    May 6 -17 – AP Exams

     

    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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  • Weekly Message

    Posted by Scott Lyons on 2/23/2024 10:15:00 AM

    Hello Huskies,

     

    Course registration for the 2024-2025 school year begins soon!  Visit our Course Registration page to access presentation slides from last night’s Curriculum Fair and course information for the 2024-2025 school year.  Browse this page for course registration materials and important dates.  Course registration in PowerSchool begins on March 1, 2024.

     

    The Heritage High School Junior Senior 2024 Prom will be held at the Raliegh Crabtree Marriott, Saturday, March 16, from 7-11pm.  Full details & Ticket Purchase can be made at  https://wcpss.schoolcashonline.com/All tickets are SOLD SEPERATELY. Juniors and Seniors are limited to purchase of 1 Guest Ticket.  Tickets Available for Purchase: February 21- March 8Guest Permission Form is mandatory for any NON-HHS GUESTS AND UNDERCLASSMEN GUESTS Ticket purchase: 

    • Form can be downloaded HERE or be picked up from the Front Desk or Student Services.
    • Copy of Guest's Picture ID MUST be attached to the completed form.
    • Completed Guest Permission Form should be returned to the FRONT DESK, no later than March 8, 2024.

     

    HHS Parents: please encourage your students to check out the "announcement" section on the Career Development page of the student section on our website for various opportunities. See Mrs. Beaster in the media center for more information.

     

    HHS is hosting an employment fair on March 6th from 8-10:15 am in the cafe. Part-time, seasonal, full-time and internship positions will be represented. If you or someone you know is looking to hire, please use this link to register to attend. 

     

    One of our teachers is looking for a mobile pet grooming business that her students can visit. If you have a connection, please share the business information with Dawn Beaster, Career Development Coordinator at dbeaster@wcpss.net.

     

    Sophomore Specific Information

     

    Sophomore Roundup is Tuesday, February 27.  All 10th graders should attend school on Tuesday.  Students will participate in rotating sessions on very important topics that will assist with planning for courses next year and options for being enrolled, enlisted, or employed.  View preview of the agenda here.

     

    Junior Specific Information

     

    All juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday, February 27th.  Please make sure they arrive on time and bring their school issued laptop fully charged. Your student created an ACT account in homeroom at myact.org and will use this account to receive their scores.  Students can prepare for the test and take a practice test by using the link below:  ACT Test Prep.  Please contact Ms. Rupert at krupert@wcpss.net with any questions.

     

    We just received a resource (modules in Edgenuity) from WCPSS to support ACT prep for students.  Our Intervention Coordinator, Ms. Yosef, has loaded eleventh grade students into these modules so that they can get some practice.  If you have an eleventh grade child please STRONGLY encourage them to log in and complete modules. Students will also be given the opportunity to complete the modules during Husky Help on Monday.  So, encourage them to take time to complete some modules over the weekend.  The following link shows how students can install and access Edgenuity through their Wake ID Portal: http://tinyurl.com/ynwnrkas

     

    Junior Conferences are well underway.  Counselors collaborate with 11th grade teachers to schedule these individual meetings with Juniors during the school day.  During the conference, students will confirm remaining courses/credits needed to meet graduation requirements, discuss tentative post high school plans, including institutions to which they are planning to apply, and create a to-do list of action items based on the student’s individual goals.  Encourage your student to develop a list of questions for their counselor regarding graduation requirements, course registration for their senior year, and post-graduation planning.  Learn more here.

     

    Senior Specific Information

     

    The February 2024 Scholarship Bulletin is live.  There are MANY local scholarships with March 1st deadlines.

     

    Does your child want to speak at Graduation and/or Awards Day? If so, they should apply now!  Applications are available in Student Services or online here.  Applications are due no later than Friday, March 22nd to Student Services.

     

    The new FAFSA is open.  The website is often overloaded with traffic.  Please be patient and keep trying if you run into errors. Access slides from our Financial Aid Night here.  We are here to assist.  To make an appointment with Ms. Waldrum, call 919-570-5600 ext. 20712 or your student can stop by Student Services.

     

    Student Husky Hub

     

    Our School Improvement Team has created a resource for students and parents, the Student Husky HubFamilies please use the Hub to locate important information and documents that may be needed throughout the year.  There are a lot of links embedded in the document to provide for one stop shopping.  This will be a recurring message so that it is easy to find the link.

     

    Upcoming Events

     

    February 27 – ACT for all 11th Grade students, Sophomore Round-Up for all 10th grade students

    March 14 – Class of 2024 Cap and Gown Delivery Day (during lunches)

    March 21 – College & Career Planning Night (5:30pm) - We highly encourage 9th - 11th graders and families to attend. This event will provide information and guest speakers to help with planning and exploring the 3E's - will you be Employed, Enlisted or Enrolled after high school graduation? Agenda and guest speakers will be shared soon.

    April 18 – Senior Send Off at 6:30pm – Class of 2024 students and families will receive critical information about end-of-year activities like Senior Day, Final Exams, Graduation, and more!

    May 6-17 – AP Exams


    Warm regards,

    Scott Lyons

    Principal

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