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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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Why Choose Third Academy for your Child?


Why? Because it’s special needs education, your child’s way. We’re excited that you’re looking at Third Academy for your child. We have been helping children with special needs succeed since opening our school over two decades ago. You may be wondering why you should come and meet with us. Here are some of the top […]

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Gala 2018: Celebrating Peter Maher


We’re delighted to announce that Peter Maher will be recognized as a Hidden Hero at Third Academy’s 21st Annual Gala. Details and ticket order and sponsorship forms are available on our Gala page: Third Academy 21st Annual Gala

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Accepting Registrations for 2018-2019 School Year


Third Academy has a limited number of seats available for the 2018-2019 School Year. As well, we do have a bursary program for families unable to pay full fees. Contact us today at 403-288-5335 or by email to arrange a school tour.    

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School Buses Running Today: Friday, February 9th


The heavy snow warning has been lifted and our buses will back on the roads today. Please make sure your child is wearing winter clothing as it continues to be cold out there. Due to icy intersections, there could be service delays.

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School Buses Cancelled February 8th


Due to snow and icy roads, regular morning and afternoon school bus service is cancelled today: Thursday, February 8th. Third Academy is open and teachers are available for students who can be transported both ways by parents. We apologize for the inconvenience. At this time conditions look more favorable for Friday, February 9th. For more […]

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Skills Canada Alberta Cardboard Boat Race


Third Academy’s High School students enjoy competing in Skills Canada Alberta Cardboard Boat Race. Teams are provided with cardboard, duct tape, and few other pieces of material and must design, build, and attempt to float a boat across SAIT’s swimming pool. While few teams actually succeed, everyone has a lot of fun! Hundreds of students […]

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Therapeutic Horse Riding


Visitors to Third Academy are often surprised to see therapeutic or support animals in our school. Unless allergies present a problem, approved animals are welcome to visit Third Academy and interact with the children. This year students in our Elementary 4 (E4) Classroom have the opportunity to participate in an eight-week therapeutic horse program. Through […]

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Gala Organization Meeting


Our Gala organizing meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday January 16th at 7:00 pm. We encourage you to arrive at the school at 6:30 pm as we will be holding our PAC meeting immediately before the Gala meeting. We’d like all Third Academy parents and guardians to attend this important meeting. Funds raised during our […]

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Buses Cancelled Thursday 11 Jan 2018


Due to the extreme cold temperatures today, Third Academy school buses will not be operating on 11 January 2018. The school remains open. Parents that can safely bring their children to and from school are encouraged to do so.  

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