Category Archives: Student Showcase

Patriots Dance Troupe Champions!!

Hello Patriots!

On Thursday, Jessie Greer and Gladys Amerol went to competition for their contemporary dance duet and won!

  • 1st Place in their category
  • Top 10 dancers across all duets!

As you know the Patriots Dance Troupe was invited back after receiving 1st place group to compete for overall across all levels! They went to the Peak Invitational Championships on Friday night and won!

  • 2nd Place overall for level 1 and 2!
  • $200 prize money

Thank you all for your continued support of the Patriots Dance Troupe! We are now done competition.

Kind regards,

Ms. Jessica Nottell

English Language Learners Department

Patriots Dance Troupe Director & Coach

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Congratulations Ms. Nottell’s Patriots Dance Troupe!!

Hello Patriots!

I want to take a moment to recognized the hard working students in the Patriots Dance Troupe. As their coach, I am so proud of their commitment to this extra-curricular team and highlight their accomplishments. It has been such an amazing ride to see their hard work pay off.

Last night at the Peak Invitational dance competition The Patriots Dance Troupe won the following in their street dance category:

  • 1st in Category
  • Top Ten Award
  • 1st Overall Group High Score
  • Laurendy Garcia in grade 12 won Top Judges Pick
  • $100 award.
  • The entire Troupe has been invited back after receiving 1st place group to compete for overall across all levels!!!

Please Wish Gladys Amerol and Jessie Greer luck on their Thursday contemporary category along with the entire troupe for their upcoming Friday competition invitation.

Thank you all for your continued support of the Patriots Dance Troupe!

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Eastside Dance Festival

Eastside Dance Festival 1 Eastside Dance Festival 2Eastside Dance Festival was a smashing success on the Evening of Tuesday April 4th!!! Please congratulate the dancers and teachers involved! If you still don’t know what Eastside is, it’s a dance festival where 6 schools on the “Eastside” come together and showcase their best creativity and dance talent!!

See you there next year!

Karyn Leavitt & Jessica Nottell


Most Promising Dancers: Sakshi Kaur & Jessie Greer

Illfx Scholarship: Sakshi Kaur

School Award: Best Emotional Execution!!!

Eastside Dance Festival

Congrats to Marcus Douglas!

Marcus Douglas, along with the U18 Alberta Rugby team, earned a bronze medal during the Canadian Rugby 7’s Championships in Vancouver. Nation wide, Marcus was ranked 7th overall as a “League Leading Player” out of 120 athletes. We look forward to watching Marcus in the years to come.

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Junior Achievement – Thursday Night Group

Every Thursday night, a group of 30 students mostly from Lester B Pearson and Crescent Heights, get together with Business leaders of the community to create and Entrepreneurial business. This year they created a product called Visus, and the company name is Perspective.

Visus is a Virtual reality head set that can be used with your cell phone, the company designed the product in a few well known designs such as Ninja Turtles, Batman, and Iron man.

This year our team has been very lucky on top of getting retweeted by 2 of the Dragon Den Dragons, we also got a chance to show our product off directly to the Mayor of Calgary.

Below you will see a picture of our President and a vice president of the company, meeting and showing off our product (Ironman) with Mayor Nenshi.

As This year’s Junior Achievement company program is winding down we all look forward to seeing how well our team does against the other Junior Achievement teams at the Celebration Of Achievement in March.

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