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It’s Giving Tuesday! Support Run Santa Run! 2019


Tuesday, December 3, 2019 is “Giving Tuesday”. This is the day when we think not of ourselves but rather how we can help others in our community. Consider sponsoring Third Academy’s Run Santa Run! 2019 this Giving Tuesday. To make a donation, go to our secure donation page on the Running Room’s website at:  https://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=16617&vrindex=8 […]

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Bottle Drive


Third Academy’s Parent Advisory Committees (PAC) will be holding a bottle drive and would appreciate everyone’s contribution. WHEN?  Wednesday, December 04 from 8am to 8pm – one day only! WHERE? Drop off outside in front of the school. WHY? Proceeds will go towards the initial costs of our Run Santa Run! 2019  event to be […]

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Buses Running: Thursday, Nov 28th


We will be running our school buses today but it could be a slow drive in if volume is high. As always, parents have a choice whether they have their students take the school but please let your driver know if chose to drive your children to and/or from school or keep them home. Please […]

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Bus Update: Wednesday, Nov 27th


Due to the heavy snow fall warning, cold temperatures, and strong winds, Third Academy has cancelled school bus routes for the country today – Wednesday, November 27, 2019. There will be no service for families living in or near Langdon, Airdrie, Okotoks, and the Old Banff Coach Road. If you are impacted, your driver will […]

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Tuesday Nov 19th Busing Update


The snowfall warning for the Calgary area could impact the operation of our school buses today. At this time (5:20 am) we intend to run all bus routes but conditions could change. Our country routes (Langdon and Okotoks buses) are the most likely to face cancellation if the roads worsen but there could be problem […]

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November 4 & 5th: No Classes


Please note that Monday, November 4th and Tuesday, November 5th 2019 are scheduled Professional Development (PD) Days. While our teaching staff will be hard at work, Third Academy is closed for these two days. We look forward to seeing everyone on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019.

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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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