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Welcome to Heritage Academy. As a school, we believe our students are best prepared to live in a world through: nurturing cultural values, traditions & language, & developing academic English skills and math.

Artist Project
Young East African Artists Project
Friday, July 13, 2018 5:45 PM

This exhibition is a culmination of a year-long collaborative program between Century College and our community partners Ubah Medical Academy, Heritage Academy and Skyline Towers. The project provided enriching and inspiring arts learning experiences for East African youth in grades nine through twelve. Professor of Art, Melissa Borman along with Artist-in-residence at Century College, Mohamud Mumin guided participating students in projects in which they explored photography as a means of visual communication and creative expression in a culturally relevant context, as well as providing exposure to college arts learning environments.

Quarter Gallery

Department of Art

University of Minnesota

E201 Regis Center for Art East

405 21st Ave. South

Minneapolis, MN 55455


Exhibition open July 12 – 31, 2018

Somalis + Minnesota
Somalis + Minnesota at the Minnesota History Center
Friday, June 22, 2018 9:45 AM
Experience artifacts, photos, and stories of Somali history from Baadiye to Mogadishu to life in Minnesota today.

Explore Somali culture, from life in Africa, through the massive migration that began in the 1990s, to today’s large, well-established Minnesota Somali community. This exhibit was developed in partnership with the Somali Museum of Minnesota.

Minnesota History Center

3rd Floor Gallery
June 23, 2018—June 9 2019
Included with admission


Street Eats
MPS Street Eats Food Truck
Sunday, June 17, 2018 9:20 AM

The MPS Street Eats food truck will stop at parks, rec centers, apartment complexes and libraries throughout the city, serving FREE hot meals to youth up to 18 years old. No sign-up needed! Visit @MPS_StreetEats for locations.

Go-To Card
Summer Go-To Passes on Sale
Sunday, June 17, 2018 8:25 AM

Students can get a summer's worth of rides on buses and light rail for just $29 with the Summer Student Pass!  From June 1 through Sept. 4, students can get unlimited rides on buses and trains up to a $3.25 fare (for fares higher than that amount, like some Northstar trips, just add stored value to your pass). Passes can be used between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. daily.  Details in  English  Spanish  Somali

Summer Eats
Summer Eats
Saturday, June 16, 2018 1:25 PM

Summer Eats Minnesota serves free healthy and delicious meals during the summer. It’s open to children up to age 18. Best of all, it’s simple and easy to participate.  

  • Download the FREE “Summer Eats Minnesota” app from your smartphone’s app store, and find serving sites near you!
  • Visit for more information!
  • Text “summer meals” to 97779. Have your address ready and find the serving sites near you.
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Rigorous Curricula
Heritage Academy creates rigorous curricula that nurture students’ abilities to build a sense of discovery in all academic endeavors. 

Working Collaboratively
Heritage Academy works collectively with our community to cultivate a welcoming school culture that values cultural heritage and encourages students to utilize both academic and heritage languages. 

Global Citizens and Resourceful Learners
Heritage Academy graduates possess knowledge and skills that enable them to be college-ready, life-long learners, and global citizens.

Athletics and Arts