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NOVEMBER 21 : FCCLA Fall Activity

FCCLA FALL ACTIVITY- “Exploring, fabric, fashion, and the textile industry!”

On Thursday, November 21, 11AM- 1PM @ Mountain Heights Academy West Jordan Office, we will be hearing about running a small business from a guest speaker(s) in the clothing/fabric sector of the textile industry. 

FCCLA also strongly believes in service-learning opportunities! We will also be making fleece blankets to donate to a wonderful local foundation, Project Linus, that provides blankets for thousands of children in need across the state and country! 

Students must bring student ID to attend, no guests, please.

Pizza will be served, so please RSVP HERE!


DECEMBER 3 : Language Club Cultural Feast Activity

When: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:30-8:00 PM

Where: Mountain Heights Academy Office:

 9067 S. 1300 W. Suite 204 West Jordan, UT 84088

What: Bring one dish from another culture to share with everybody!


Student DOES NOT have to be enrolled in a Language Class to come to the activity.

We are going to be having a Cultural Feast Activity at the Mountain Heights Academy office: 9067 S. 1300 W. Suite 204 West Jordan, UT 84088

It will be on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, from 6:30-8:00 PM.

For this event, we will be trying out different types of food and playing lots of fun games! Please bring one dish to share with us from another culture of your choosing.

Language students will receive 15 points extra credit in ASL and 20 Spanish Immersion Points in Spanish if they attend the activity.


DECEMBER 6 : Holiday Treat Bag Service Learning Activity

Holiday Treat Bag Service Learning Activity

Mountain Heights is helping to put together 100+ holiday treat bags for several youth in custody centers in Utah County. We invite you to donate items and help assemble bags!

WHEN: Friday, December 6th 12:00-2:00pm

WHERE: Mountain Heights Academy Offices- 9067 South 1300 West Suite 204, West Jordan UT 84088

WHAT TO BRING: snack-sized chips, drink pouches, candies without sticks, fruit snacks, snack crackers, and small Oriental Trading type gifts. No sharp objects can be included--sucker sticks, pencils, etc. You are not required to bring donations to participate in this activity.

If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Emily Andersen at eandersen@mountainheightsacademy.org



Trailblazers of the Week


Our Mountain Heights Academy Trailblazer of the week is Nixon Noack. Nixon is a 7th-grade student at Mountain Heights Academy. He is 12 years old and has moved 10 times in those 12 years. These moves were in Utah, Kentucky, and Washington State. Nixon has Autism. He says Autism helps him look at the world in different ways than other people do. He notices details and patterns that others may not. He also has a lot of facts memorized. If you give him a state, he can tell you all the professional sports teams in that state! Nixon loves books, dot to dot's, maps, space, and mac n' cheese. He plans on being the first professional basketball player that has a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering and entrepreneurship and is also an astronaut.


Our Mountain Heights Academy Trailblazer of the week is Nathan Thomas. Nathan is a Sophomore at Mountain Heights Academy. Some of his favorite things to do are: ski, draw, skate, scooter, mountain bike and work with wood. He also enjoys baking, watching movies and painting. Nathan mows lawns, cleans an office and works for a candy company. He enjoys traveling with his family and has two cute little dogs.