April 16 - 20, 2018
In This Issue
Tom Cochrane's Special Rendition of 'Big League' to honour Humboldt Broncos
Tom Cochrane's Special Rendition of 'Big League' to honour the Humboldt Broncos
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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, April 19
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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In support of the Humboldt Broncos and the players and families that were affected by the tragedy on April 6th, 2018, the Clear Water Academy community held a Jersey Day on April 12th. In addition, our community raised $1,091.06 to go towards the Humboldt Broncos fundraising efforts. Thank you to all!

Please continue praying for the players, families, and all those affected by this tragic event.

These donations will be made in support of the Humboldt Broncos.

Please find HERE the School Calendar for 2018-2019. Please note that dates are subject to change.
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We have very limited seating left for That's Amore... Fiesta! Purchase link will be disabled once capacity is reached. So don't delay - buy your tickets today!

Our Community Celebration Dinner & Auction will take place on May 5, 2018 and our entertainment will be Agua Quina!

Ticket Price: $75/per person
Includes a 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! The DEADLINE to register for babysitting is TONIGHT, Friday, April 13th.

We Still Need Volunteers! Please Consider Helping!
Join our Planning Committee! "Many hands make light work".  No previous event planning experience required - everyone welcome!

Questions? Email Karin Vetter

Mother & Daughter 
Paint Night (Grades 5/6)

We will be hosting a Mother & Daughter Paint Night on Tuesday, April 24th from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.  There will be a dinner, speaker, and painting (supplies included).

Registration is now open!  Deadline to register is Friday, April 20th. Click on the Register Now button below.

You won't want to miss out on this very special evening with your daughter(s).
Questions? Please contact Mary Beth Manarey by EMAIL.

Next Session 
Tuesday, April 17th!
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, April 17th. Each session will begin with the celebration of the Holy Mass at 9:00 a.m. 
Dates for the study 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.

Spring OSC Programs 
Begins In 2 Weeks
Register Today!
Registration is now open for the Spring Sessions of our After School STEAM Program as well as Summer Camps. 

Our Spring programs, which begin in 2 weeks, will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and the cost is $135 per program. A discounted rate for students already registered in our Out of School Care program is available. 

Click on the button below to register for your desired program day(s). Please make sure to carefully read the "Description" of each program as the different Grade levels are indicated. When ready,  click on the link "Enroll" on the far-left side.

If your child is currently enrolled in our Out of School Care program, please enter the promo code  OSCdiscount

Summer Camps
To view details and to register, click  HERE .

Space is limited, so don't delay - Register your child(ren) today!

Questions? Please  EMAIL Idea Lab Calgary.

Other STEM related news:

STEM Challenge: Our Grade 7 science students were given the challenge to design and create a model of a chair that meets all of the needs of a working Astronaut on the International Space Station. We are pleased to announce the winners of that challenge:
Grade 7 Girls

Chioma  O.
Maria A.
Kayla  S.
Grade 7 Boys

Jacob B.
Daniel T.
Maximo Z.

The Elementary Celebration of Learning will take place on Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th. An email went out to all parents with the link to the online booking system.

Parent-Teacher Interviews for Jr. High and High School will be held on Thursday, April 19th in the gym. Per the previous format, no appointment/booking is necessary. Please check your emails for detailed information.*

*Mr. John McClintock will only be available from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. and Mrs. Maria Fitzgerald will not be available on this day.

As part of our commitment to our apostolic pillar, our CWA students will have the opportunity to serve local Calgary kids in need. We will be partnering with Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids which impacts 4200 Calgary kids daily. 
We are collecting snack items as a school which will be part of a lunch package to go to local children in need to be delivered by Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids. We will be collecting these snack items in our homerooms until next Thursday.  
Attached you will find a list of items we are hoping to collect which may include a simple item from the pantry:
  • Cheerios (to help make trail-mix snacks)
  • Fish Crackers (to help make trail-mix snacks)
  • Chip It Chocolate Chips (to help make trail-mix snacks)
  • Pretzels (to help make trail-mix snacks)
  • Ziplock bags
  • Fruit Cups / Crackers
  • Any other packaged items that are nut-free and non-perishable.
Any items brought in would be voluntary and most appreciated. 
On Friday, April 20th, our Grades 7-12 students will assemble the snacks which will be part of the lunches to be delivered by BB4CK. 

Thanks for your support and consideration of helping others in need during this joyful Easter Season.
Watch this quick 45 second video of our students at work last year:

For more information on BB4CK, click HERE.
Questions? Contact Desmond Sanesh by EMAIL.
High School Trips 

Our High School students will be running a  Spring has Sprung Fundraiser in support of their Mission and Pilgrimage trips.

They are selling planters, hanging Baskets, tomato planters, and herb trays from Ever-Green Greenhouses Ltd. - a family-owned and operated business located in Red Deer. 

Orders are now being accepted - deadline to submit forms and payment is Friday, May 11th.

For details & to order:
Click HERE.

Clear Water Academy is pleased to offer 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"

The next breakfast will take place on Tuesday, April 24th, 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, please mark your calendars:
  • April 24
  • May 29

(subject to change)
Grade 7-8 Badminton Schedule:
Wednesday, April 18th Practice @ 7AM
Thursday, April 19th League Tournament at ClearOne Badminton Facility
Grade 9-12 Badminton Schedule:
Monday, April 16th Practice @ 7AM
Tuesday, April 17th League Tournament at ClearOne Badminton Facility

Outdoor Education
(subject to change)

No updates at this time.


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.