November 21 - 25, 2016
In This Issue
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Saint of the Month   
Christ the King

Virtue of the Month 
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Clear Water Academy
2521 Dieppe Ave SW
CALGARY, Alberta T3E 7J9
(403) 217-8448

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Deadline to apply is tonight!

An email was sent out on Thursday, October 27th to all families regarding the Semper Altius Financial Awards.

Each year, Clear Water Academy offers the Semper Altius Financial Bursary Program. 

The application deadline for the 2017-2018 school year is tonight, Friday, November 18th, 2016. To apply, click HERE.

Questions? Please contact Silvana Poissant by EMAIL.
Enrollment for Current Students for 2017-2018 is Now Open!

An email was sent out to all families about Enrollment for the 2017-2018 School Year. If you did not receive this email, please make sure to contact the Admissions Office.
Deadline Extended!
Advent by Candlelight 2016

Join us! Our annual Advent by Candlelight evening will be held on Thursday, November 24th in the Athlone Hall Auditorium from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. 

The deadline to register has been extended to Tuesday, November 22nd. 

This evening is a beautiful gathering organized by our Faith and Family Committee. Its purpose is to allow CWA women to prepare their hearts for Advent while building friendships! Please feel free to invite your female friends and/or family members. 

There will be lots of wonderful food, desserts, and raffle draws. A portion of the proceeds will go towards supporting Mary's Meals.

For details and to register, click HERE.
Women's Journey to Joy

Join us for Journey to Joy on the 7 Sorrows of Mary led by Fr. Daniel Brandenburg, LC.

Journey to Joy will take place on Tuesday mornings (Dec. 13, Jan. 24, Feb. 28, Mar. 28, Apr. 25, May 23, & Jun. 6) at 9:00 a.m. in the Athlone Hall Auditorium.

To register, click HERE.
Upcoming Information Sessions

Wednesday, November 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.
Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 9 (evening format)

Tuesday, November 29th @ 9:15 a.m.
Jr. Kindergarten and Kindergarten (morning format).

These information sessions are intended for parents of prospective students. 

Please spread the word to your friends, family, and colleagues so they can learn more about our special school!

To RSVP: Call 403-240-7901. A registration link will be on the Admissions page of the website early next week.

Advent and Christmas Concerts 2016
This year, the Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes are hosting their own special Advent concert! In lieu of the larger Christmas Concert, they will be performing on Thursday, December 1st at 9:15 a.m. in Athlone Hall. A pre-concert coffee will be available in Keller Hall until the doors of Athlone Hall open at 9:00 a.m.
The Christmas Concert this year will include Grades 1 - 6. It will be held on Wednesday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. in Bethany Chapel on Richardson Way. The students are looking forward to performing for you! 

We are in need of host homes for our NET team members.  Please consider becoming a host family today!

Read this  letter written by CWA parent Shari Tobias - if you are interested, or have questions, please contact her.
Annual Purdy's Christmas Fundraiser

Once again, our popular Christmas Fundraiser through Purdy's Chocolates is being offered! These beautiful, and delicious, chocolates make great Christmas gifts. Funds raised will go towards purchasing additional Chromebooks for our students.

Catalogues are available at the Keller, Bessborough, and Athlone reception desks. The deadline to order is Friday, November 25th. 

ORDER ONLINE (CLICK LINK). Enter our Group Order #15108.

Orders will be ready for pick-up at Keller Hall on Monday, December 12th.

Questions? Contact Sandee Johnson by EMAIL.

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Our Kindergarten to Grade 6 Christmas Store will open for business on December 6th and run until December 8th in the Athlone Hall Auditorium. The Christmas Store provides a safe and affordable shopping experience for our younger students to shop for their friends and family "secretly." It is a great CWA tradition and lots of fun for the kids.

In order for this event to be successful, we need your help! We are looking for volunteers (teams or individuals) to help out with the Store. Volunteer roles include: set-up, take-down, greeting and assisting shoppers, and more! To sign-up to volunteer, please click HERE.

Questions? Please contact Teresa Reilly or Christine Dooley.
Men's Silent Retreat
December 2 - 4, 2016

This silent retreat for men will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The retreat will be at Entheos Retreat Centre located west of Calgary.

For details and to register, click HERE.

F unds raised through our on-going bottle drive will go towards High School Trips.  It's an easy way to participate and support our students in their apostolic work! 

We have placed a storage shed near the doors at Harvey Hall (gymnasium). If you have any recyclable items to return for deposit, please drop them off to the storage shed that will be unlocked daily at 8:00 am. If at all possible, please make every effort to rinse out your items before putting them in the shed. Thank you for your donations!       

Tryouts start Monday. To see the schedule, click HERE.
Outdoor Education
Grade 5 Boys & Girls - December 13th @  COP Skiing