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Volume 26 Number 21  |  2/7/2020
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

Ephesians 4:32  

State of School Gathering
 Date Change

The date for the STATE of the SCHOOL GATHERING has been moved to
, 6-7PM at Herzog Hall.

We will have several student presentations in addition to information about the school finances, tuition assistance, info about the "relief route" and how it affects Heritage + you, and  info about next year's exciting "gala" event.  We trust that the date change will allow you to attend and be able to start your 4-day weekend promptly after school is out on Feb 13!

Author and Heritage Alumna
Visits Grammar School

Heritage alumna Beth (Bethany Beall) Mills (Heritage Class of 2004) visited Heritage campus on Wednesday to read to our Grammar School students and give a presentation about her work as an author and graphic artist. She writes and illustrates childrens'  books and does illustration for educational companies that print textbooks and other educational materials. She sat with kindergarten through second grade students to read her own book, Ella McKeen Kickball Queen, and answer their questions. She also graciously took requests for objects the students wanted to see her draw.
She moved on to speak to third through fifth grade students about the process of getting a book published and what her life as an author is like. She then gave the students a quick tutorial of how she begins her illustrations, drawing examples of her process on the whiteboard using adjectives and animal ideas that the students gave her. They were very impressed with her ability to draw anything they asked, instantly! Her book will be made available for purchase to Heritage parents in the Grammar School library, please contact Mrs. Basse in the admin office with any questions. Thank you for sharing your time and talents, Beth!


Chapel this week was dedicated to discussion of the Martin Luther King Day activities that students and faculty participated in recently. At the front of the room, Grammar School Director Nora Brantley asked several student representatives from Grammar School about what they did to serve that day. The children were unanimous in how fulfilled they felt after speaking with the elderly at nursing homes or cleaning up areas around campus because they saw how their actions helped others. Logic and Rhetoric School students then came forward to discuss their class or House's service projects. They were also unanimous in the rich, positive feelings they felt in serving Hospice, St. Vincent de Paul, cleaning Highway 87 and SPCA, visiting Celeste Memory Care and Knopp Nursing Home. They were also all supportive of doing more of these projects in the future. It was a great morning of sharing and fellowship!

Kindergarten Preview -
Invite Your Friends!

Tell all your friends to mark their calendar for a half-day preview for their children to experience Heritage Kindergarten.

They'll enjoy P.E., art, and music classes, discover a favorite book in the reading loft, and meet our wonderful Kindergarten teacher.


State of School

Feb 11, 6PM - 7PM

Spring Class Pictures: 

Feb 12

Student Holiday
Professional Development Day: 

Feb 14

Presidents Day
School Holiday: 

Feb 17

Kindergarten Preview Day: 

Mar 5, 8:30AM - 11:30AM


Let's score the touchdown!

Annual Fund for Excellence:

2020 Financial Goal: $160,000
Participation Goal: 100% 
Raised to date: $87,634
Trustees: 100% participation
Faculty and staff: 100% participation
Parents: 49% participation

Thank you for your continued support this week!
Ahead of last year but still have a way to go!


The more we raise, the more our children our children benefit.
Your gift supports our Family Tuition Assistance, faculty salaries, classroom instruction, technology, the arts - it closes the gap between tuition revenue and the true cost of a Heritage education.

Questions: Contact Chica Greenlee in the Development Office
997-6597 Ext. 224
Use the button below if you're ready to give:
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In addition to signing up for SCRIP and placing online orders, Heritage has a limited number of gift cards available for purchase in the office. Visit Mrs. Basse in the admin office to purchase or for any questions.

All SCRIP orders are a trade to use at marketplaces and grocery stores like the ones listed below at no cost to you, and the orders generate a small percentage of the purchase price as support towards the school.
Amazon $25
Amazon $100
HEB $25
HEB $100
Walmart $50
Walmart $100


On Thursday, the seniors had the privilege of touring our State Capitol and observing oral arguments before the Texas Supreme Court. Following the oral arguments, the seniors had the opportunity to ask questions of the four attorneys litigating the case, as well as spend time in a private audience with Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Boyd. The seniors loved seeing our government in action, and we are grateful to Heritage dad Milton Buckelew for sharing his longtime friend, Jeff Boyd, with us.



Ephesians 4:32  Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

Kindergarten shared kindness with the Grammar School faculty by making and decorating cupcakes. We also recalled our “k & c spelling rule” while spelling the compound word CUPCAKE.

6th Grade

Sixth Grade Bible students drew and built a timeline of the events leading up to and right after the birth of Christ.


Heritage alumni Erin Klokker (Class of 2019, UNT), Dylan Eggleston (Class of 2017, Savannah College of Art and Design), Jamie Hoermann (Class of 2016, Mary Hardin-Baylor) and Amy Lucas (Class of 2018, Mary Hardin-Baylor) all made the dean's list this year!





Heritage                                12
Living Rock                            32

Leading Scorers: Lilli Bray 6, Ellie Shipman 8
Rebounds: Eleanor Loggie, Acelynn Thomson

Defensive Players of the Game: Eleanor Loggie, Ellah Brillhart

Coach's Comments: We played a team that is very talented. The girls want to take their game to that level. They did a good job of taking positives from this game and not focusing on the scoreboard.  We look forward to wrapping up a great season Friday at San Marcos Hill Country.

-- Coach Tim Shipman

CALSA End of Season Tournament

Friday Jan 31 1st round
Heritage                                                       21
New Braunfels Cross Lutheran                9
Saturday Feb 1  2nd round
Heritage                                                       18
SA First Baptist Academy                         12
Semi - Final
Heritage                                                      29
Seguin Lifegate                                          13
Heritage                                                       24
Seguin Lifegate                                           15
All- Tournament Team:       Eleanor Loggie, Lilly Bray and Ellie Shipman
Tournament MVP:               Ellie Shipman
Top Rebounder:                  Acelynn Thompson

This was a complete team effort. This was a tough two-day tournament and these girls had to fight hard. They logged a lot of minutes on the court. Each game, there were contributions from every player. There is no way to win a tournament like this without the entire team contributing. We are very proud of the leaders being selfless and leaning on one another. There were times when things didn't go our way and they could have folded. Instead, we pulled together and fought hard through the fatigue and found a way to win. This is a tournament that isn't just won in a day or two - it has taken a season of hard work to get to this point. These girls, top to bottom, are very special and they deserve this title. They are young, and we are looking forward to seeing how God uses them moving forward in the game of basketball - their potential is incredible.

-- Coach Tim Shipman and Coach Kevin Perez



Heritage                                34
Living Rock                            33

Leading Scorers: Tres Jons 18, CJ Barnett 14, Tristan Roberts 2, Gauge Varwig 2

Coach's Comments: Although we didn't play to our full potential, we won the game. We had a slow start on offense, gave up too many rebounds, and had a lot of turnovers. However, the boys kept fighting and pulled out the win by hitting free throws to take the lead and made a defensive stand on the last play to win the game.


Heritage                                37
Hunt                                       23

Leading Scorers: CJ Barnett 23, Tres Jons 5, Tristan Roberts 3, Gauge Varwig 2, Tanner Tippens 2, Ben Tabor 2

Coach's Comments: We played well and this was a good way to end out our home games for the year. We have one more non-CALSA game against Marble Falls Faith Academy on Monday, and we’ll be heading into the CALSA Tournament in 2nd place. It looks like we will have a good shot at winning the tournament if we take care of the ball and rebound.

--Coach Chris Moldenhauer


Heritage                             15     13    11     10       49
San Angelo                          6        6      8     11       31

Leading Scorers: John Fritzsch 15, Josh Hoermann 8, Luke Roberts 2, Sam Richburg 13, Aidan Hickey 2, Jack Henderson 4, Jake Roberts 3, Noah Given 2
Rebounds: John Fritzsch 10, Josh Hoermann 6, Luke Roberts 3, Rory Shelton 2, Sam Richburg 1, Aidan Hickey 1, Jack Henderson 2, Jake Roberts 2, Noah Given 1, Reece Thomson, Finn Sawtelle 4
Steals: John Fritzsch 1, Josh Hoermann 5, Sam Richburg 8, Noah Given 1
Assists: Josh Hoermann 7, Sam Richburg 4, Noah Given

Coach's Comments: We did a great job defensively in this game. We got out in the passing lane and got easy baskets in transition. Starting backcourt Hoermann and Richburg combined for thirteen steals. Though our shooting could have been stronger, it felt good to get those easy baskets. We lost big man Noah Given early on to an ankle sprain. We pray for a speedy recovery. In his absence we got big contributions from Jack Henderson, Aidan Hickey, and Luke Roberts. Also, freshman Jake Roberts gave us some good minutes when we were plagued with early foul trouble. Big man John Fritzsch was dominant with 15 points and 10 rebounds controlling the paint. We will enjoy this one, but it is time to get ready for San Marcos on Friday.

-- Coach Clarence Stewart


Three junior players participated in the Tom Moore Warrior Invitational, their first tournament of the spring season! The players were: Isabella Bourtin, Erin Fritzsch, and Sam Cowsar. After a full day of tough matches, Sam Cowsar and Erin Fritzsch were knocked out of the tournament in the semifinal round of the backdraw. Isabella Bourtin persevered through her finals match to win first place in the girls singles main draw!

-- Coach Daniel Rubio

Marathon Finishers

Drake McKinney, Audrey McFarlane, Gabe Williams, William Burnett, and Isabella Bourtin completed the Marathon Challenge this past week, racking up 26.2 miles of running over the course of the semester so far. Good job, guys and girls!
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By simply purchasing SCRIP cards for items you are already buying, you raise money for the school.
Do you buy:
  • Food
  • Gasoline
  • School Uniforms
By purchasing SCRIP cards for HEB, Walmart, and Walgreens plus thousands of other companies, a portion of your gift card purchase is rebated to Heritage School. For example, Land’s End offers a 15% rebate.  If you buy $100 worth of uniforms using a gift card purchased through the scrip program Heritage receives $15!
It’s Simple:
  1. Create a new account at
    1. On the home page click on the blue “Join A Program” button. 
    2. The school enrollment code is: 8L89BAL714532. Enter this code then click on the blue “Register” button. 
    3. Complete the registration information then click on the blue “Register” button.
    4. Sign up for online payments (PrestoPay) if you would like.
  2. Order on a weekly basis, by Monday @ 5 pm.
  3. Pay through PrestoPay or send a check with your child to school labeled SCRIP, attention: Teresa Basse.
  4. Your cards will be sent home with your child as early as Thursday.
This is money you are already spending, not additional funds. By simply purchasing your cards through the SCRIP Program, you can turn your normal buying into fundraising for the school….it’s also a great way to stick to a budget!
If you have questions, or need help setting up your account, your SCRIP coordinator is:
Teresa Basse 997-6597 or
Heritage can take advantage of our partnership with Shutterfly to earn funds for our school. This is similar to Amazon Smile. Go through the links below to the Shutterfly store to  The school earns 8% for any orders placed through this storefront link.  No funds are earned through the app or the regular Shutterfly website.


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