Celebration of Learning

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Celebration of Learning
July 4, 2022 4 min read

Exemplary Practice and Student Showcase

Twice a year the Board of Directors recognizes staff and students for exemplary work, leadership, or contributions to the school community. In February, the Board was honoured to present Grade 10 students Sadie and Ivy and teacher Charlotte Nixon with this special honour!

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Celebration of Learning
May 18, 2022 3 min read

Instilling Confidence Inside and Outside the Classroom

At one time skateboards used to be banned in schools, but now it’s the new Olympic sport and schools are embracing it, not banning it. Introducing the Calgary Academy Skateboard Club, where students have the […]

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Celebration of Learning
March 14, 2022 4 min read

Exemplary Practice and Student Showcase

Twice a year the Board of Directors recognizes staff and students for exemplary work, leadership, or contributions to the school community. In February, the Board was honoured to present Grade 10 student Sascha and Comptroller Yvette Schuler with this special honour!

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Blended+ Celebration of Learning
February 10, 2022 2 min read

Taking Blended+ to the Slopes

Earlier this month, Calgary Academy snowboarder, Sascha E., competed in the Air Nation Freestyle Nationals at WinSport and walked away with not one, but two, medals – gold in Senior Nationals and bronze in Junior […]

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Celebration of Learning
November 23, 2021 2 min read

Celebrating STEM at CA

Calgary Academy recognized National STEM Day on Nov. 8 to celebrate initiatives in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education.

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Celebration of Learning
November 10, 2021 3 min read

CA’s Spanish Students Thriving with Real-World Projects

For anyone who’s learned a new language, you know it’s far more than just reading textbooks and doing worksheets. It takes real world experiences to fully grasp language concepts and to gain confidence.

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Celebration of Learning
July 2, 2021 4 min read

Exemplary Practice and Student Showcase

We are excited to announce Becky Funk as the recipient of the Exemplary Practice award for her work as a Music teacher and leadership with FestivARTS. Grade 12 Student Thomas D. was honoured as the recipient of the Student Showcase award for his creativity in the drama program and collaboration in the school community.

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Celebration of Learning
April 9, 2021 2 min read

A Story From Our CAPA 50/50 Raffle Winner

The CAPA 50/50 raffle came to a close this week and we are excited to announce that $10,250 was raised. This means that $5,125 will go towards CA bursary fund and the other half to our lucky winner, Taunya Craig!

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Celebration of Learning Events
March 26, 2021 3 min read

How Calgary Academy Changed My Child’s Life

Our family currently has three children attending Calgary Academy (CA). My story today is about my Grade 12 son, Aidan, and all he has overcome since he started at CA.

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Celebration of Learning
March 16, 2021 3 min read

Exemplary Practice and Student Showcase

Twice a year the Board of Directors recognizes staff and students for exemplary work, leadership, or contributions to the school community. This February, the Board was honoured to present Grade 7 student Will and teacher Jaclyn Demmers with this special honour!

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Celebration of Learning
November 25, 2020 3 min read

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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Celebration of Learning
November 3, 2020 2 min read

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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