October 10 - 14, 2016
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Saint of the Month  
Pope St. John Paul II

Virtue of the Month 
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Clear Water Academy
2521 Dieppe Ave SW
CALGARY, Alberta T3E 7J9
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We wish all our staff and families a very blessed and Happy Thanksgiving!

Reminder: No school on Monday, October 10 (Thanksgiving Day) or Tuesday, October 11 (PD Day). Enjoy the extra long weekend!

Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues - Deadline Extended to Monday!

We are so excited to be offering Bishop Robert Barron's Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues Program at Clear Water Academy! Please visit the program WEBSITE to learn more!

Sin separates us from God, but the cultivation of virtue can restore right
relationship with him. Begin the journey from sin to sanctity with Bishop Robert Barron's
study program. 

This is a co-ed program - all are welcome! Child Care will be provided, registration is required.

We would love to see more of you register for the upcoming Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues Program. The registration deadline has been extended to Monday, October 10th. Please consider participating in this wonderful program.

The discussing topics for the program are:

October 14                  
Introduction: A deeper look at sin and virtue
November 4                Pride and Humility
December 2                Envy and Admiration
January 13                   Anger and Forgiveness
February 3                   Sloth and Zeal
March 3                       Avarice and Generosity
March 31                     Gluttony and Asceticism 
April 28                        Lust and Chastity
June 2                          Closing and Confessions

SAVE THE DATE! Your family is invited to join us for our annual Family Fun Dinner: Pasta Night! on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Harvey Hall (gymnasium). 

Enjoy a hearty pasta dinner, salad, fresh rolls, and a delicious dessert treat! Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:00 p.m. Pasta Night is a fun time and a great opportunity to mingle with others in our beautiful school community.  Stay tuned for more information! 

Our Librarian, Mrs. Hutchinson, is in need of 2-3 parent volunteers to help her out in the library. If you can spare some of your time, please contact her by EMAIL.

Thank you!

The Men's Leadership Breakfasts are back for 2016/2017!

Our theme for this fall is Year of Mercy, The Final Stretch.

The first breakfast will take place on Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30 am at the Petroleum Club. * Please note the change of day from Thursday to Tuesday. 

We are very pleased to welcome Fr. Daniel Brandenburg LC as our special guest speaker! 

Please RSVP to Bill Tomiak by EMAIL to ensure we have enough breakfast for everyone.

Upcoming breakfasts in 2016 are:
Tuesday, November 8th
Tuesday, December 13th

We hope to see many of you there!

Our Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held in the gym at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 10th. We are honored to have Cpl. Laplante from 41 Service Battalion and retired Captain Sean Dunn in attendance this year. Students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 6 will be performing musical tributes. Parents and staff are invited to attend. 
We'd like to invite our Scouts, Guides, Cadets, and students in service organizations to be our flag party this year. We'd also like to invite parents/relatives in all service organizations to lay a wreath. Please EMAIL Mrs. Cathy Charlton-Brennan if you are able to help us with either of these requests.

Top Marks, our official school uniform provider, will be at Clear Water Academy on Thursday, October 20th from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for a Customer Service Day (Fitting Session). 

They will be in the lower level of Bessborough Hall in the Music Room.

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!       

Wednesday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m.
High School Boys Volleyball
Thursday, October 13 at 4:00 p.m.
8/9 Boys Volleyball
Outdoor Education
Grade 5 Girls - Orienteering at Fish Creek Park - Thursday, October 13 from  11:35 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 

Help Wanted
We host 4 weekend athletic tournaments per year at CWA. Please contact Mr. DeLaval by EMAIL  if you are able to help out. Thank you!