Welcome Back & Reminders

September 4, 2018



Welcome Back Everyone! 


Our first day has gone very well and we are all so very excited for all of our new adventures this year!


A couple of quick reminders for all Parents/Guardians:


Indoor/Outdoor Shoes

All students are to have indoor and outdoor shoes. There are designated areas for every student to place their shoes when they are not in use. Please assist us with keeping our hallways clean and clear of any hazards. 

Parent-Teacher Meet & Greet:


Parents/Guardians are invited to come and meet the school administrators and teachers on Thursday, September 6th from 4-5pm. In class teacher meetings will begin at 4:15pm and last until 5pm. Please enter through the gym doors where an administrator will meet you and direct you to your student's room(s). We kindly ask that students remain in our afterschool programming or stay at home, during this event.

Heritage Academy Social Media: Website, Twitter and Facebook


Please visit the website, “friend” us on Facebook and/or add us to Twitter for more information about the school, administration, our educators, important events/dates, school year calendar, extracurriculars, tutoring, policies & procedures, admissions and curriculum information:

Website: https://www.heritage-academy.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ottawaprivateschooldyslexia/?ref=br_rs

Twitter: @HA_ottawaVP

Heritage Academy Mobile App

Available for Android & Apple Devices


This app will provide you with contact information, notification reminders for upcoming important dates, school news & school event updates...and so much more! Download your app today!!!


To download: http://pullappsforschools.com/heritage


*Make sure that you accept push notifications and permissions through the app settings.


Lunch Lady Program


We will be continuing with the Lunch Lady Program again this year again. This program provides all of our parents/guardians with the opportunity to purchase freshly made lunches for their child(ren) and have it delivered to the school. All order are to be placed online. For more information on how to order or about this service please visit our website here: https://www.heritage-academy.com/lunch-lady-program


School Uniform Updates


Please note that this year all students in our Secondary grades, 9-12 will no longer be expected to wear a regular school uniform. Students in our Secondary grades must still wear a gym uniform - this uniform includes: a Heritage Academy issued shirt and a pair of black shorts. Please note the black shorts can NOT be purchased through the school.

Students in our Elementary grades, 1-6 must still wear a regular school uniform but are now exempt from wearing a Heritage Academy issued gym uniform.


Students in our Intermediate grades, 7 & 8 must still wear a regular school uniform as well as a gym uniform - this uniform includes: a Heritage Academy issued shirt and a pair of black shorts. Please note the black shorts can NOT be purchased through the school. 


It is very important that all clothing worn to school is school appropriate (no profanity, references to drugs and/or alcohol, appropriate length of shorts/skirts, no midriff exposed etc.). The school reserves the right to contact Parents/Guardians if there are concerns with a students outfit. 


Uniforms will be provided to students once received.


Standard Uniform Order Form: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/c8e424_c4e3c4d3b786492d9b124f4fc87d0a00.pdf


Athletic Uniform Order Form:




Student Laptops, Chromebooks or Tablets


Students in Grades 5-12 are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptop, Chromebook or tablet to school. The availability of the school PC’s can not always be guaranteed. Devices that are permitted to be on our school WiFi include: tablets, Chromebooks and laptops. Cell phones are still not permitted to be connected to our school WiFi and are not permitted in class unless otherwise stated by the teacher for music purposes.



School Procedures Manual, Student Handbook, Code of Conduct, Homework Policy & Surveillance Policy:


All parents, guardians and students are expected to read through:


Before and After School Care


A fee of $10/hr will be charged for students that arrive before 8:15am unless they have SMT lessons from  8:15 to 9:00am. There is no charge for students arriving after 8:15am.  A fee of

$10/hr will be charged for all students that remain at school for after school programs after 4:00pm. A fee $20/hr will be charged for tutoring services from 4:00 to 5:00pm. Students that have SMT lessons from 3:15 to 4:00pm will only be charged as of 4:45pm for after school programs excluding tutoring services.


* PLEASE NOTE:                                                                                                                       In respect to our teachers and their families, parents arriving after 5:30 pm will be charged $3.00 per minute. The school should be notified prior to 3:15 pm if the parent/guardian will be late.

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