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April 11, 2022 3 min read

Dungeons & Dragons Bringing Clubs Back to Life at CA

Strength, constitution, dexterity, intelligence, wisdom, and charisma. These are the characters traits that the student players involved in Calgary Academy’s Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) club must decide how they want to exemplify before they embark on […]

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Learning
March 9, 2022 2 min read

Rotary Club of Calgary at Stampede Park Donates $5,000 to CA

For 40 years, Calgary Academy has been fortunate to have many generous [...]

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Learning
January 27, 2022 2 min read

Before and After School Care Launching This Fall

Calgary Academy is proud to announce the launch of before and after school care for students from K-Grade 6 for fall 2022 through a new partnership with Child’s Play Canada. “Since we launched our Kindergarten […]

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Learning
November 29, 2021 2 min read

A World of Outdoor Opportunities Awaits at CA

After almost two years of uncertainty with various indoor closures, travel restrictions, and more, one thing has remained the same: that getting [...]

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Learning
April 15, 2021 1 min read

Summer School Launch

We are delighted to announced the launch of a high school summer course program for summer 2021 for school-aged students looking to get a jump-start [...]

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Learning
March 16, 2021 1 min read

Why Teach Dance in PE?

In Physical Education this month, students in Kindergarten through Grade 10 have been participating in a hip hop dance unit. Many classes performed [...]

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Learning
February 16, 2021 3 min read

New Program Alert: Blended+

Beginning this fall, the Blended+ program for students in Grades 9-10 combines the best of online and in-person [...]

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Learning
January 26, 2021 4 min read

Unleashing Deeper Learning with Assessment

When you hear the word assessment, what comes to mind for you? Likely, you are imagining a quiz, or a test, or some other event where you had to [...]

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Learning
March 2, 2020 5 min read

Gage, Smudge, and micro:bit

As educators, we are often tasked with trying to figure out how we can prepare students for future careers that literally don’t exist [...]

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Learning
February 26, 2020 1 min read

Calgary Academy in the News

"What actions can we take to further the spirit and intent of the Journey of Reconciliation?" This is the essential question that Grade 7 students in [...]

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Learning
February 3, 2020 1 min read

Calgary Academy Learning Narrative

At Calgary Academy, our dedicated teachers design learning to both support and challenge students meaningfully. We embrace our students’ uniqueness [...]

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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, [...]

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