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Third Academy Says Goodbye to a Special Friend


It is with deep fondness that the Third Academy family remembers Nomi Whalen. There was always a story to share. There was always a welcome embrace. There was always pride in what Nomi referred to, as, ‘our school’. As Third Academy’s Honourary Patron, Nomi not only lent her name to the school, but also offered […]

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Extended Travel Study Field Trips Announced for Fall 2019


Third Academy’s students will be on the move in the fall of 2019 travelling and overnighting in three exciting destinations. Our Elementary E3 & E4 Students will be staying in Drumheller and our Junior High Students will be travelling to Bragg Creek. We’re offering the trip of a lifetime to our High School students so […]

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School Buses Running Wednesday February 6th


As the extreme cold warning has been lifted, we will be running our school buses today: Wednesday February 6th. If you decide to keep your child at home, please let your bus driver know. A reminder that today is a half day at Third Academy.

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Tuesday Feb 5th – PM Bus Service ONLY


Due to the extreme cold weather, Third Academy’s school buses will not be operating this MORNING: February 5, 2019. As a mid day warming trend is forecast, we will provide afternoon bus service for students who have been brought to school. The school is open and our teachers will be there for families that transport […]

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School Buses Cancelled Monday February 4th


Due to the extreme cold weather, Third Academy’s school buses will not be operating today: February 4, 2019. The school is open and our teachers will be there for families that transport their children to and from school. Please refer to the school newsletter for further information.

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Christmas Break


Third Academy’s Christmas Break is from Saturday 22 December 2018 to Sunday 7 January 2019 inclusive. We look forward to seeing everyone back in school Monday 8 2019. Enjoy the Holidays!

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Set Your Clocks Back Saturday Night: Daylight Saving Time Ends


A reminder that Daylight Saving Time officially ends this year at 2 am Sunday November 4th. Unless you are a night owl, set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night.

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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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