Celebration of Learning

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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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Celebration of Learning
October 7, 2020 2 min read

Outdoor Learning Circles

Some of you may have noticed small clearings in the woods adjacent to the playing fields.

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Celebration of Learning
December 17, 2019 1 min read

Share Your Story

We’re excited to share the Calgary Academy Legacy Film! For nearly 40 years, we’ve worked with students with unique learning needs to nurture self-confidence and a love of learning.

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Celebration of Learning
December 14, 2019 3 min read

Prototype Project: The Messy, Uncomfortable, Amazing Project

This September, our Grade 7 students embarked on a journey to explore science in a whole new way.

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Celebration of Learning Learning
June 26, 2019 6 min read

Congratulations, Graduates!

The following is an excerpt of the 2019 Valedictorian’s Address, by Grade 12 Student Adam M at Graduation on May 31, 2019.

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