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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.

Meeting Agenda
January 14, 2021

January 2021

Welcome/ Call to Order Approval of the Agenda Chair Report- Carolyn Whitelaw Reports: Volunteer Update – Shannyn De Kruyff Student Council Co- Chairs (CASE) – Thomas D. and Zoe T. Principal Report – Tim Carlson Calgary Academy 40th Celebration – […]

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Altruism
December 7, 2020

School Garden

This feature is one of a weeklong celebration of altruism at Calgary Academy! Altruism, the heart of our REACH Principles, is a concern for the welfare of others, and the CA community exemplifies this in may ways.

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Altruism
December 2, 2020

GaGa Ball Pit

In August 2019, a group of people came together under the sun to cut sod, pound dirt, and build a strange, octagon-shaped structure. These volunteers were comprised of alumni and staff, and they were working to build the Class of […]

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Altruism
November 30, 2020

Outdoor Learning Circles

Throughout September, our forest was filled with activity as students and staff worked to clear three areas within the aspen trees to encourage students to spend time outside. At the same time, work was underway on the elementary side of the school to create an actual outdoor classroom for our youngest learners as well.

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Altruism
November 29, 2020

Jacket Racket

In the midst of this ongoing global pandemic, our attention seems constantly drawn to headlines about COVID-19. But the challenges that existed before COVID-19 remain today, and a committed group of students were not going to leave their community behind. 

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Altruism
November 27, 2020

Altruism Week at Calgary Academy 

On Sunday, we kick-off a weeklong celebration of altruism at Calgary Academy! Each day we will feature an example of our community giving back – either by volunteering their time, leaving a legacy, or making a generous donation. 

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Celebration of Learning
November 25, 2020

Nutty C and the Perfect Tree

Every teacher brings a lifetime of experiences from before and beyond their classroom to school, and for Grade 10 teacher Charlotte Nixon, it’s her record as a published and celebrated playwright.

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Meeting Agenda
November 20, 2020

November 2020 SCOCA Meeting

Agenda 1. Welcome/ Call to Order 2. Approval of the Agenda 3. Chair Report- Carolyn Whitelaw 4. Reports: a. Volunteer Update – Shannyn De Kruyff b. Principal Update – Tim Carlson c. Student Council Co-Chairs (CASE) – Thomas D. and […]

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Celebration of Learning
November 3, 2020

Student Spotlight: Kenzie

It's one thing to expose students to innovative and creative learning opportunities when times are good. It's another altogether amidst a global pandemic.

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Events
October 19, 2020

Bring Your Brave (Virtually!)

For the last 12 years, each October our school community brings 24 high school volleyball teams together to celebrate the empowerment of young women during the annual Dig Pink volleyball tournament. Over the course of two days, the teams battle […]

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Strategic Plan
October 16, 2020

Strategic Plan Consultation

Back in 2017, when we envisioned what 2021 could look like, none of us could have predicted the massive disruption to teaching, learning, and life that COVID-19 would have. But we knew the areas we wanted to get stronger as an […]

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General
October 13, 2020

Federal Recognition for Longtime CA Teacher

We are delighted to announce that longtime CA teacher and instructional leader Maureen Kelly Gibson has been recognized with the highest award given to teachers in Canada, as one of nine educators receiving the National Certificate of Excellence from the […]

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