Blog

Every school year is filled with events, activities, and celebrations. You can stay up to date with all the amazing things that occur at CA below.

Celebration of Learning
March 1, 2024 3 min read

Congratulations to Our February Exemplary Practice & Student Showcase Recipients

February is a time for award recognition for Calgary Academy’s outstanding staff and students. Learn more about this year's award recipients.

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Events Knights Athletics
February 28, 2024 4 min read

Hoops for Mental Health: Supporting the Community

Calgary Academy students participated in the first Hoops for Mental Health Shoot-a-Thon on Feb. 22. Learn more about this event and the money raised.

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Alumni
February 9, 2024 4 min read

Nekesa Afia: Writing Your Future

CA alum Nekesa Afia has published multiple novels you can check out from the CA Learning Commons. Learn more about her CA days and writing journey.

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Meet Our People
February 9, 2024 4 min read

Meet Our People: Jessie Holwell

Career Counsellor Jessie Holwell is here to help CA students plan for their careers. Learn more about how she supports them as they prepare for graduation.

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Alumni
February 5, 2024 4 min read

It’s Never Too Late: Brian Oakley

Graduating 20 years ago, Brian Oakley has experienced many changes since his Calgary Academy days. Learn more about Brian’s life after graduation.

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Integrated Studies Major Projects
January 30, 2024 4 min read

CA Culinary Arts: Finding Passion in Cooking

Calgary Academy is preparing to launch new Integrated Studies (IS) classes taught by the café’s head chef—Colleen Brown. Learn more about the upcoming courses.

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Celebration of Learning
December 19, 2023 3 min read

Trading Places: Bridging School Culture Through An Exchange

Earlier this month, Grade 7–9 students flew to the other side of the country to take part in CA’s first school exchange. Learn more about their experience.

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Meet Our People
December 13, 2023 3 min read

Meet Our People: Dean Carter

Dean Carter is one of the school’s new faces this fall. Learn more about he brings warmth, energy, and a love of storytelling to the classroom.

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General
December 6, 2023 4 min read

CA Chess Club: Community, Collaboration, and Challenge

Chess fever has taken over Calgary Academy. Learn more about CA Chess Club, the lessons it can teach, and the passion it can inspire.

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Alumni Celebration of Learning
November 13, 2023 2 min read

Jane McCaig: A History of Scholarship

The Jane McCaig Award has been presented for the past 28 years, but Jane McCaig (’88) never knew how long her legacy would last. Learn more about Jane's history of scholarship.

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Integrated Studies
November 9, 2023 4 min read

Conversation and Culture: Life in CA’s Spanish Program

Jessica Fonseca knows the benefits of learning a second language. Learn more about how she focuses on conversation and culture in her Spanish classes.

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Altruism Events Knights Athletics
October 16, 2023 5 min read

Dig Pink: 15 Years of Community

Dig Pink is an iconic part of every school year, from exciting matches to bright colours. Learn more about the tournament as we get closer to its 15th anniversary.

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