February 12 - 16, 2018
In This Issue
Celebrate A Catholic Lent
Celebrate A Catholic Lent
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In an effort to engage our community and provide clarity and transparency on any number of school activities and issues, we hold a monthly Coffee and Conversation meeting with our parents. Come out and meet other school families and the members of our administration team.

Next Coffee & Conversation:
Thursday, March 22
Athlone Hall Auditorium
at 8:30 a.m.
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 In an effort to support the High School Trips and other school initiatives, we have an on-going bottle drive at Clear Water Academy. This is an easy way to contribute!

Drop off your bottles, cans, and milk jugs to the shed next to the gym. The shed will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. Monday to Friday.

Thank you for your support!
Clear Water Academy
2521 Dieppe Ave SW
CALGARY, Alberta T3E 7J9
(403) 217-8448

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Calling All Women!
Full of Grace Weekend Retreat
Limited Space!
March 9 - 11, 2018

Our 3rd annual Women's Full of Grace Weekend Retreat will take place March 9 - 11, 2018 at  King's Fold Retreat and Renewal Centre. 

Don't delay as space is very limited!

Your Best Lent Ever 
Starts In Four Days!

With Lent just around the corner, we encourage you to sign-up for the free series Best Lent Ever offered through Dynamic Catholic.

By signing up, you will receive daily video and reflections to guide you through Lent. Focus on your spiritual wellness this Lenten season!

To sign-up: Click HERE.
Clear Water Academy Whiteboard Animation
Clear Water Academy Whiteboard Animation

Jr. Kindergarten/Kindergarten
Information Session
Thursday, Feb. 15 @ 9:00 a.m.

Due to the inclement weather these past few days, we had to reschedule our Jr. Kindergarten/Kindergarten Information Session for parents of prospective students to Thursday, February 15 at 9:00 a.m.

Please share this information with your friends, family, and colleagues. The registration link is HERE

Don't forget about our Family Referral Program!

Thank you for helping spread the word about our amazing school! 

AGUA QUINA Demo (Calgary, Canada)

Tickets Are Selling Fast!
Don't Delay - Buy Yours Today!

Thank you to those that have already purchased their tickets/tables! Please make sure to spread the word and remind your fellow parents to buy their tickets soon!

Our Community Celebration Dinner & Auction will take place on May 5, 2018 and our entertainment will be Agua Quina! (see video above).

Buy individual tickets or get a group together and buy a table!

Ticket Price: $75/per person
Includes a nice glass of wine and authentic Mexican food. ($500 for table of eight; $600 for a table of ten) We are offering  FREE Babysitting on the night of the event! 

Gift Gathering - We Need Your Donations!
As in past years, there will be a silent auction set-up at the event - we need your donations! Please consider donating an item for our Silent and/or On-line Auction. Click HERE for to view our donation Wish List.

Want to help organize this special event? 
Join our Planning Committee! "Many hands make light work".  No previous event planning experience required - everyone welcome!

Questions or to sign-up: Email Karin Vetter
Top Marks Fitting Session
Monday, February 12

Fitting Sessions give parents an opportunity to view various uniform pieces (for sizing purposes only, may not be actual school uniform colour, logo etc) and have your child(ren) try them on before ordering. 

Our next Top Marks fitting session will be on Monday, February 12 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the Bessborough Music Room (lower level). No appointment required.
Tax Receipts 2017

Please be advised that all childcare receipts (ex. Junior Kindergarten & Out of School Care) were out mailed this week via Canada Post.

All donation receipts will be mailed by the end of February.
Spanish Week

Spanish Week will be held from February 12 - 16. Students will have morning prayers, trivia, salsa lessons, international lunch, and a parade. 

Of course we cannot forgot the Spanish Mass!  Parents are invited to Mass with Fr. Michael on Friday, February 16 at 10:30 a.m. in the Athlone Hall Auditorium.
Join Us At The Next 
Men's Breakfast 
February 13th

Clear Water Academy is pleased to offer, once again, our Men's Breakfast Series - Elements of Inspired Leadership. The breakfasts provide a forum for men to help them in their formation and leadership as husbands, fathers and leaders in their work.
The theme for our series this winter/spring is "GETTING BACK TO THE GAME - Living as a Christian Man in Today's World"
Our next breakfast will take place on  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:30 am at the Petroleum Club. 

We hope that you will be able to join us and ask that you RVSP  Bill Tomiak so that we can ensure that there is enough breakfast for everyone.
The following is the schedule of the upcoming breakfasts for the next five months, please mark your calendars:
  • March 20
  • April 24
  • May 29
We look forward to seeing you on February 13th!

Next Session February 27!
Walking with Purpose
Women's Study

Walking with Purpose is a beautiful program for women interested in growing in their faith through a guided study of scripture. 
The program started, but it's not too late to join! The next session will be on Tuesday, February 27. Each session will begin with the celebration of the Holy Mass at 9:00 a.m. 
Dates for the study Feb 27, Mar 20, Apr 17, and May 22.
Cost: $25 (includes the workbook)
For details, click HERE. To register, click on the Register Now button below.
Questions? Please contact Margaret Matthews, Formation Director, by EMAIL.


(subject to change)

To View all Junior High Basketball Events and Schedules, click HERE .

To View all High School Basketball Events and Schedules: Click HERE.

Outdoor Education
(subject to change)

Wednesday, February 14
Grade 6 Boys
Curling at Garrison Curling Club
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, February 28
All Grade 8 Boys and Girls at NORQUAY


If you have not filled out an Outdoor Education Waiver yet (students in Grades 7 - 10), please submit to Mr. Delaval as soon as possible. Thank you!

Questions? Please email Mr. Delaval, Athletics Director.