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Run Santa Run! 2019


“Imagine hundreds of men, women, and children dressed in Santa Suits, all running or walking in support of an excellent cause – assisting children with special education needs. This is Run Santa Run!” Sunil Mattu, December 2010. Date: Saturday, 14 December 2019 Time: Race check in at 08:30 am Place: Eau Clair Market, Calgary Events: […]

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School Buses Plan to Run September 30th 2019


As of 5:45 am on Monday, September 30th, Third Academy plans to run our school buses today as the snow has tapered off and the city and highway crews have done a good job clearing the major roads. That said, parents always have the choice to keep their children home. The bus ride  this morning […]

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Terry Fox Run 2019


On Thursday, September 26th 2019 Third Academy students and staff raised $540.28 at our annual Terry Fox Run to donate to the Terry Fox Foundation. In class students learned about Terry Fox’s legacy and the outstanding work the Foundation does. Through their hard work – both in contributing funds and participating in the run – […]

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No Classes September 23rd & 24th


Please note that Monday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 24th are Teacher Professional Development Days and the school will be closed to students. See you all on Wednesday, September 25th.

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Run Santa Run! 2019 & Staff Christmas Party


Mark the date: Saturday, 14 December 2019 for our Run Santa Run! 2019 event. For more information on our competitive 5 and 10 km runs and our fun 5 km walk, visit runsantarun.ca. Third Academy Staff will be celebrating Christmas later that evening.      

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Autism Speaks Calgary Walk


Autism Speaks Canada Walk: Calgary 2019 September 7, 2019 Sign up at: http://support.autismspeaks.ca/site/TR?fr_id=1730&pg=entry&s_locale=en_CA#.XW61pShKiUk Presented by:       Details Walk Information When:  Saturday, September 7, 2019 Walk Hours: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Where:  Fish Creek Provincial Park, Hulls Wood Registration Begins: 10:00 am Address:  Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary, AB (Directions) Official Walk Start: 11:00 am Walk Distance: 3 km Contact: communitywalks@autismspeakscan.ca

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School Bus Requests and Concerns


Third Academy operates 8 bus routes in Calgary and the surrounding communities. Unlike most local neighbourhood schools, our buses travel long distances, and often must use major roads. We do our best to provide all of our families with the best transportation service possible. Your school bus driver should have contacted you and provided you […]

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Welcome Back!


It’s been a long summer vacation but it has now come to an end. Third Academy is eager to welcome our new students to our school and we look forward to see all of our continuing students return. We have an exciting 10 months planned for the 2019-2010 School Year!

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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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