At Heritage, the transition from junior to senior year manifests itself on the festive Step-Up Day. The class of 2019 came to school ready to establish their newly-acquired status as seniors on Monday, May 21, following the graduation ceremony that took place over the weekend.
Out of the many rigorous programs offered at Heritage, science research is unique. Students begin the developing and completing their respective projects well before the rest of the student body thinks about his or her science fair project. Five science research students had their projects make their way to Pittsburgh, Penn last week to represent American Heritage School and the state of Florida at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
The EEC is full of different species of animals that enjoy those who visit, including Sheldon the turtle and Tommy the parrot. However, next time you visit the environmental center, expect newcomer Percie the lovebird to welcome you as he perches on your shoulder.
On May 3, students were asked to bring different dishes from their country of choice to the gymateria after school. While some students brought their favorite foods, many brought traditional dishes from their home countries.
In light of the recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) shooting, many students at both MSD and other schools have taken action in trying to make a change. Political club members juniors Mark Kava and Shubhum Giroti took the initiative to organize a gun reform assembly, which took place in the Main Theater April 30 at 8 am, for seniors and some juniors.