Life is the Perfect Prescription

Mar 10

Life is the Perfect Prescription

My grandfather, H. Verlan Andersen, and founder of American Heritage School, was a tremendous example to me throughout his life. I remember two quotes Grandpa Verlan would often say related to trails. To his competitive grandchildren who had just lost a competition or game, he said, “Just think of how happy you made the other team!” Regarding more legitimate trials...

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Raising up Children for Zion: Be Educated, Stand up, Say Something

Feb 17

Raising up Children for Zion: Be Educated, Stand up, Say Something

Raising up Children for Zion By Grant Beckwith, Head of School at American Heritage School I have a few 19th Century heroes.  One of them is Lincoln, whose life and works reflect in so many ways the life and works of Christ.  Another is Joseph Smith.  If Lincoln was a “type” of Christ, then certainly Joseph Smith, who “has done more, save Jesus only, for the...

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Love & Devotion – Valentine’s & President’s Day

Feb 13

Love & Devotion – Valentine’s & President’s Day

In the next four days we celebrate two holidays that remind us of love and devotion: Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day.  In the spirit of both holidays, we thought you might enjoy a few letters between George and Martha Washington. These two letters, as well as a quotation from Martha, reflect some of the precious remaining “love notes” that have been preserved...

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Video Recap of the 2014 Patriotic Program

Feb 12

Once again, we enjoyed a beautiful walk through “His” story by our 5th grade students at American Heritage School! What an impressive display of talent by these young students! Our gratitude extends to the teachers and directors who spent many hours in preparation. Most of all, we’re grateful for the testimonies we heard and the Spirit we felt as...

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The Spirit of America Speaks

Jan 31

The Spirit of America Speaks

Don’t miss the Annual AHS Patriotic Program, The Spirit of America Speaks, next Friday, February 7, matinee at 10 a.m. and evening performance at 7 p.m. This program is one of the most impactful events produced by American Heritage School each year. Admission is free and open to the public; however, you must come early to get a seat. Doors open one half hour prior...

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AHS Dance Festival

Jan 24

Today, approximately 600 students in grades K–12 at American Heritage School participated in the school’s Dance Festival, coordinated annually by the school’s physical education and dance instructors. We invite you to view the dances here: Third Grade–Maypole Kindergarten–The Little Bird Dance Fifth Grade–La Bastingue Eighth...

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Take Especial Care of Your Family

Jan 23

Take Especial Care of Your Family

Please take a moment to read and share (forward, like, tweet, etc.) this wonderful talk titled, “Take Especial Care of Your Family,” by Elder Neal A. Maxwell (CR, April 1994)....

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