Author Archives: Shaye Patras

About Shaye Patras

I am a husband and father of two fantastic girls. I currently work as the Principal of Ecole Meridian Heights School in Parkland School Division in Alberta, Canada. I am excited to be continuing my administrative career in this learning community!

October Updates from EMHS

It feels like it’s been a while since I’ve reached out to our entire school community however I truly appreciate all of you who’ve taken the time to contact me with questions, concerns and to share your thoughts on the … Continue reading

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Preparations Continue at EMHS

Hello again parents/guardians! As the days fly by we are quickly preparing for the return of our kids next Monday, August 30th! While some of the information you needed regarding COVID protocols was sent out in this previous blog post, … Continue reading

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What’s New…and What’s Not at EMHS!

It’s hard to believe that we are almost ready to welcome back our students and families for another school year! I hope that each of you have had the opportunity to rest, relax and recharge as we prepare for the … Continue reading

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June Update at EMHS

Here we are, already well into June in perhaps the most challenging and unusual year we’ve all faced in our school, homes and community! As some of our families are considering the upcoming school year please be aware that we … Continue reading

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Updates for our Grade 7-9 Students at EMHS

Parents/Guardians, As you are likely aware, Parkland School Division has made the decision that we will not be administering Provincial Achievement Tests (PAT’s) to our grade 6 & 9 students this year. You can learn more about this decision on … Continue reading

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Preparations for 2021-2022 at EMHS Begin

It’s hard to believe we are almost finished with the most unusual and challenging school year that we have all ever experienced. Thank you to all of our parents and students who have been, and continue to be so flexible … Continue reading

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Online Programming Information for EMHS

COVID 19 Update As you are aware, the Alberta Government has announced that all students, Kindergarten through grade 9 will be learning online starting this Friday, May 7th. Students will return to in person learning on Tuesday, May 25th. While … Continue reading

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March Updates from Ecole Meridian Heights School

While spring doesn’t officially arrive for a few days, we are happy to be enjoying the great weather already. We wanted to take a moment to update you on a few things happening in our school community so please read on. … Continue reading

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Basketball is Back at EMHS

We are excited at EMHS to be able to offer basketball as an extracurricular activity for our students in the upcoming weeks. While we can’t run a typical “Basketball Season” given the current Covid Restrictions, we can provide an opportunity … Continue reading

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High School Transition is Upon Us Already!

Hello grade 9 parents, It’s so hard to believe we are already at a place where we are planning for the transition of our grade 9 students into high school! Where has the year gone? As with so many things … Continue reading

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