American Heritage School’s Spring–Summer 2014 Newsletter

Jul 17

American Heritage School’s Spring–Summer 2014 Newsletter

American Heritage School’s Spring–Summer 2014 Newsletter includes a message from the Head of School, event summaries from Spring 2014, and new teachers introductions. We invite you to read all about it—we think you’ll be glad you...

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Medals and Miracles in First Grade

May 30

Contributed by Michelle Jorgensen It was the last day of school for my kids on Friday, and we were all ready for it.  I’m as tired of homework as my kids are!  When they woke up that morning, they were all anxious to get out of bed and on to the last day of fun, except Luke.  He usually wakes up very much on the bad side of the bed, and this day was no exception. I...

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Online Subscription vs. Print for The Family School Lesson Plans

May 13

The announcement of the new online subscription model for The Family School has prompted a number of common questions. This post will serve as a comprehensive Q&A communication from Latter-day Learning and will help you evaluate both options (online and print, or both). If you have a question that is not answered, please submit it to admin@latterdaylearning.org...

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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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