ABOUT US

PACIFIC HERITAGE ACADEMY

Est. 2013

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Our HISTORY

In the spring of 2009, three mothers began working on the idea from their kitchen tables, meeting at parks where their children (16 all together) could play while they planned, and joining in late-night work meetings and phone conferences. They began to develop the idea which they captured in the saying by an unknown author: “There are two lasting bequeaths we can give to our children, one is Roots and the other is Wings.” After much research, resources were found, ideas continued to grow, plans were made and a detailed proposal was given to the Utah State Office of Education.

After a denial in 2009, and then another attempt and another proposal, the State approved Pacific Heritage Academy in November of 2010 and authorized the charter school in April of 2011. Others have supported and assisted along the way through 2010 and 2011 as board members, resource specialists, volunteers, committee members and cheerleaders. It has been a long and very challenging journey. But the vision was taking form and becoming a reality.

2012 was our year! In April, we celebrated the ground-breaking of our new facility. Our staff was hired and trained in May, June and July. After details were put in place and our facility was constructed, we held a grand opening celebration and open house in August. Finally, in September, children, families, and community members came through the doors seeking learning experience to enrich their homes and lives, unify them as friends and community, and prepare them for learning that would continue through a lifetime.

OUR CHARTER

The charter for Pacific Heritage Academy is a living, evolving document. The Board of Trustees for Pacific Heritage Schools, under the guidance of the Utah State Charter School Board (USBE) is accountable for and regularly reviews the mission and vision, policies, plans and structures of the school and is obligated to articulate the growing changing needs of the school for the best interest of its students and to accomplish its goals.

Please refer to this site often for any changes or revisions to the charter as we voyage together!

Left -  Malia Thurman/Middle - Ofa Moea'i/Right - Lia Whitman

Our Mission

At Pacific Heritage Academy, we use the power of education, the endurance of language and culture, and the virtue of relationships and community, to help young people on voyages of discovery. 

Through thoughtful inquiry, challenging curricula, rigorous requirements and compassionate service, students learn who they are and what they can become.  We create learning experiences and students find their Roots & their Wings.

Our Vision Statement

Pacific Heritage Academy Voyagers are purpose-driven individuals who embrace their
responsibility to create an inclusive and culturally grounded foundation that promotes academic excellence. We aspire to empower all students to achieve their goals and contribute to a brighter, more equitable future for all.

Upcoming Events

April 14, 2024
    • C.R.E.W. Habit= WAYFINDER

    April 14, 2024

April 15, 2024
    • C.R.E.W. Habit= WAYFINDER

    April 15, 2024

    • GOTR

    April 15, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

April 16, 2024
    • C.R.E.W. Habit= WAYFINDER

    April 16, 2024

    • Art Club

    April 16, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    • Chess Club

    April 16, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    • History Club

    April 16, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

April 17, 2024
    • C.R.E.W. Habit= WAYFINDER

    April 17, 2024

    • Chess Club

    April 17, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    • GOTR

    April 17, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

April 18, 2024
    • C.R.E.W. Habit= WAYFINDER

    April 18, 2024

    • Art Club

    April 18, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    • Chess Club

    April 18, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    • Tahitian Club

    April 18, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    • Board Meeting

    April 18, 2024 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Click on the blue button "Join with Google Meet" above.

    • Rose Park BSA Meeting

    April 18, 2024 | 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm