Yearly Archives: 2018


International Day of the Girl Child – 11 October


Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. 2018 theme: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce Today’s generation of girls are preparing to enter a world […]

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Buses Running Wednesday October 3rd


Our school buses will be running today – Wednesday October 3rd. Please note that there could be delays. As well, depending on neighbourhood conditions, we may not be able to use the regular pickup/drop locations in the event of heavy snow accumulation or slippery hills. If you are aware of a problem in your area, […]

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Bus Start Up


Third Academy is running school bus eight routes for the 2018-2019 school year with service both in and outside of Calgary. Students have been assigned to routes and their drivers will doing dry runs over the Labour Weekend. Our drivers will be contacting parents and guardians either Sunday or Monday to introduce themselves and provide […]

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Enroll Your Child for the 2018-2019 School Year


We are enjoying the warm weather outside, and hope that you and your families are having a great relaxing summer. Inside Third Academy, we are busy preparing to have everything in order for your children to return to school in September. If you are considering Third Academy as the school of choice for your child […]

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Apps for Autistic Kids


There are thousands of apps available in wide variety of platforms for autistic children. Research demonstrates that some of these are beneficial. For suggestions, check out Autism Speaks Autism Apps Page. If want to know more about the science behind autistic app development, read this informative article on Spectrum: How to Game the Search for Autism […]

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Our Five Ideas for Summer


Summer Fun In and Near Calgary Summer is upon us, which means warm weather and more time outside in the sun! This is a chance to enjoy fun activities with your children in the great outdoors. Below are 5 of Third Academy‘s favourite options for summer time fun. 1. Go for a Hike Taking your […]

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University of Calgary Research Study for Children Aged 8-12


Third Academy families may be interested in participating in the following University of Calgary research project: Looking for something to do this summer? Participate in research at the University of Calgary! We are looking for children aged 8-12 years of age – with ADHD and without ADHD – to participate in our research!  We are […]

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Musical Theater Production


Mary Poppins has crossed the pond! Third Academy presents the world premier of a Canadian adaptation of the classic musical Mary Poppins on Wednesday, June 20th at 6:30 pm. Join us in the gym for an amazing evening of live musical theater. Script Adaptation by: Mr. David Gillespie, Drama Teacher Music Adaptation by: Ms. Allison […]

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Hats On! For Mental Health


We would like to ask students to participate in Hats On! For Mental Health Day, Wednesday May 02, 2018. Students get the rare opportunity to wear their hats in school to help raise awareness for mental health. We want to encourage open conversations in order to eliminate the stigma associated with all mental health issues. […]

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Third Academy’s Talent Show


Every year our Expressive Arts Department puts together a Talent Show for those students who wish to show off their special abilities. Third Academy family members are welcome to attend this year’s Talent Show on Wednesday, April 18th from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  

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