Bringing Death out of the Shadows: A CJA Junior High Journey into Grief and Loss

January 13, 2023

Bringing Death out of the Shadows: A CJA Junior High Journey into Grief and Loss

By Lesley Machon Calgary Jewish Academy junior high students explored a curriculum-twist this year with the infusion of literature about grief, death, and healing. Although these are not topics we…

Calm Bodies, Calm Minds: CJA Junior High Students Teach Mindfulness to Kindergarteners

December 13, 2022

Calm Bodies, Calm Minds: CJA Junior High Students Teach Mindfulness to Kindergarteners

By Lesley Machon Mindfulness, in its simplest definition, is the act of being present. Paying attention to our thoughts, feelings, sensations and environment; noticing what is going on inside and…

Part-time and/or Substitute Educational Assistants

December 12, 2022

Part-time and/or Substitute Educational Assistants

The Calgary Jewish Academy is looking for a passionate & energetic part time & substitute educational assistants. The qualified candidate will provide support services to students and teachers in a…

Rabbi Matthew Ponak

December 7, 2022

Rabbi Matthew Ponak

Grade 9 Class of 2000 In 2020, Matthew Ponak was ordained as a rabbi. He lives in Victoria, BC where he is an author, a spiritual counsellor, and a teacher…

Head of School

December 6, 2022

Head of School

CJA is seeking a new leader for the role of Head of School/Principal (“Head of School”).  The Head of School will embody the mission and vision of the Calgary Jewish Academy, to be a leader in engaging, educating and empowering Jewish children...

A Little Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way at the CJA

December 5, 2022

A Little Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way at the CJA

At the CJA, through the months of September to November, 14 students in grades 6 to 9 had made the decision that they wanted to learn how to safely use…

From Generation to Generation

November 4, 2022

From Generation to Generation

Grandparents & Grandpals Day at the CJA After 3 years without public gatherings, celebrations, or ceremonies, on October 28th, 2022, we welcomed over 250 visitors into our building for Grandparents…

Joel Zimmerman

September 28, 2022

Joel Zimmerman

Joel Zimmerman is a CJA alumnus from the graduating class of 2006 where he attended the school from nursery all the way to grade nine.

Substitute Teachers

August 24, 2022

Substitute Teachers

The Calgary Jewish Academy seeks applications from appropriately qualified substitute teachers. The Calgary Jewish Academy is a well-established, highly reputable private school, offering a supportive environment, motivated students, small classes,…