Author


All posts by Bruce

New Program in the Bow Valley Corridor


Third Academy, Willow Shared, and ursa have launched LYNX in Canmore. It’s an exceptional program offering a combination of Math and English Language Arts classes in ursa virtual classrooms every weekday morning. During the afternoons, the students venture out into the wild of the Bow 
read more

Keeping our Community Safe


We know that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing great anxiety for many parents and families. At Third Academy, we share your concerns but recognize that we must find ways to manage the situation. We believe we must respect the virus 
read more

COVID-19 Letter to Parents from Sunil Mattu


Hello Third Academy / Willow Home Ed community members. As partners in Education and Public Health, we thank Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Premier Jason Kenney, and Education Minister Adriana LaGrange for making the decision to cancel all on-site 
read more

COVID-19 Update


The Province of Alberta announced today that students are prohibited from attending classes at all K-12 schools as of March 16, 2020. Accordingly, classes are cancelled and students will not be allowed to enter the school. Please keep your child 
read more

Buses Cancelled: Thursday 16 January 2020


Due to the extreme cold, we consider it unsafe to have passengers on our school buses today. Service is cancelled on Thursday 16 January 2020 for both am and pm service. The school is open with teachers available if you 
read more

Buses Cancelled: Wednesday 15 January 2020


Due to the extreme cold, we consider it unsafe to have passengers on our school buses today. Service is cancelled on Wednesday 15 January 2020 both am and noon service. The school is open with teachers available if you can 
read more

Buses Running Today: Tuesday, 14 January 2020


We’re going to run our buses today. We did experience delays yesterday morning on most routes due to heavy traffic, but our early dismissal helped us avoid this problem in the afternoon. We can anticipate the same today. Ensure your 
read more

Buses Running Today: Monday, 13 January 2020


Despite the cold conditions, Third Academy is planning to run our school buses today: 13 January 2020. Please understand that there could be delays or even cancellations of specific routes if we experience equipment problems. Ensure your child is appropriately 
read more

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 
read more

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 
read more