April 24 - 28, 2017
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Saint of the Month
St. Louis de Montfort

Virtue of the Month
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On behalf of the Faculty & Staff at Clear Water Academy, we wish you and your family a very blessed and Holy Easter. 

School resumes on Monday, April 24th for all students. 

*Please note that students may wear their Summer Uniforms after the Easter Break. Please consult the Uniforms section our website for details.

Full-Year School Calendar for 2017-2018

Please find  HERE our full-year school calendar for 2017-2018.

We will send out an "official" full-year school calendar upon return from the Easter Break. It will also be uploaded to our new website which will be launched the week of April 24th.
That's AMORE! Community Celebration Dinner & Silent Auction

On May 13th, we will bring our community together, once again, for That's AMORE! Community Celebration Dinner & Silent Auction. All parents and staff are invited and encouraged to attend. Funds raised will go towards the Semper Altius Financial Bursary Programs.

To preview this year's Kids' Art Projects (Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 6), click HERE. These beautiful, unique creations will be up for bidding in the Silent Auction during That's AMORE on May 13th.

Tickets now on sale! Click link below for information and to register. Get your friends together and purchase a table!

"Full Of Grace" Weekend Retreat for Women

We are so pleased to be offering a weekend retreat for women with the theme "Full of Grace." 

The retreat will be held at the beautiful King's Fold Retreat Centre in Cochrane May 5 - 7, 2017. Cost is $350/person and space is limited to the first 12 guest - register early and secure your spot!

To REGISTER: call 403-240-7917 or EMAIL Margaret Matthews.

Our annual Mother's Day Tea will be held on Wednesday, May 3rd. CWA Mothers, Grandmothers, and Godmothers, please join us! Register today - you won't want to miss this beautiful annual CWA tradition.

In preparation for our annual Mother's Day Tea at Clear Water Academy on May 3rd, we are looking for some mothers (or grandmothers!) who enjoy art and have artistic talents that would like to help create some art displays at the Mother's Day Tea.

Please contact Diane Belisle if you can help out!
Join the Faith & Family Book Club!

In anticipation of Dr. Leonard Sax's visit next October, CWA's Faith & Family Committee will host another book club to discuss The Collapse of Parenting - How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-Ups. The Book Club runs every other Friday from 8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. in the Bessborough Hall boardroom. The next session will be on Friday, April 28th.

The book club is a great forum to share your thoughts with other parents! Books on sale at Bessborough reception. Limited supplies!

Fried Minds - What's Next?

Due to the overwhelming number of events taking place before the end of the school year, we have decided to postpone our Fried Minds - What's Next? event until next year. Stay tuned for more details!
New CWA High School Video 
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We are so proud to showcase our High School and thank you for helping spread the word and sharing the video with your friends, family, and colleagues!

Stay tuned....we are now working on an Elementary Promotional Video!

Clear Water Academy High School Promotional Video
Clear Water Academy High School Promotional Video

Holy Week Mercy Missions

DARE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE this Holy Week (April 12 - 15)!

Join with family and friends on an authentic MERCY MISSION. Accompany Christ through the streets of Calgary participating first-hand in the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Tracks: Youth Mission and Family Mission

Feast of Divine Mercy

We invite our community to participate in the Feast of Divine Mercy on Sunday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. Details below.

Feast of Divine Mercy
Place: Mary, Mother of the Redeemer ( 1714-14 Avenue NE)
Day: Sunday, April 23, 2017  
Hour: 2:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. Eucharistic Celebration (Spanish)
2:00 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (Songs and Reflections in English, Spanish and Italian)
3:00 p.m. Chapel of Divine Mercy
3:30 p.m. Veneration of the Divine Mercy Image
4:00 p.m. Potluck Celebration

Jesus said: "I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a refuge and shelter for all souls, and especially for poor sinners". Whoever approached the Fount of Life on this day will be granted complete remission of sins and punishment" (Diary, 300), and also, "On this day the very depths of My tender mercy are open. I pour out a whole ocean of graces upon those souls who approach the fount of My Mercy.  Let no soul fear to draw near to Me, even though its sins be as scarlet" (Diary, 699). 

Badminton  Practices
Monday, April 24 @ 7AM         Grade 8 & SH 
Tuesday April 25 @ 7 AM         Grade 7 & 9
Wednesday, April 26 @ 7 AM  Grade 7,8,9
Badminton Tournament Dates
Tuesday, April 25 - Sr. High Tourney TBD
Thursday, April 27 - Jr. High Tourney TBD
Soccer Tryouts (Co-Ed)
Monday, April 24@ 3:45PM  
Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

Tuesday, April 25@ 3:45PM           
Grade 7, 8

Outdoor Education
April 30 - May 2 
Grade 10 Class @  Camp Yowachas