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Science Academy

 Science Academy Application form 2022 -2023 S1.pdf

Application for Science Academy 2022-2023 is now closed. 

Successful applicants have been contacted, and remaining applicants are waitlisted.

Science Academy is open to Grade 8 and Grade 9 students.

Enrollment is limited to 23 students.

Contact Mrs. Lush for details:


St. Nicholas Science Academy Brochure - Print Version

St Nicholas Science Academy

Through field trips and hands-on activities, the St. Nicholas Science Academy encourages students to investigate their world from a variety of perspectives. This program is open to all grade 8 and grade 9 students through an application process. The Science Academy runs in the CTF Thursday schedule in one semester only.


  • focus on activities and inquiry in physics, forensics, chemistry and biology
  • leadership opportunity with elementary science demonstrations, and the Open House
  • opportunity to participate in Edmonton Regional Science Fair, Cardboard Boat Race, Edmonton Science Olympics, Skills Alberta
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)


  • field trips to various locations in the city that may include University of Alberta, Telus World of Science, Elk Island, North Saskatchewan River, Let’s Talk Science, Valley Zoo, Muttart Conservatory, Urban Farm, Root for Trees, Outdoor Adventures... and more
  • connection with science professionals, with presentations by APEGGA, MacEwan University, University of Alberta, DiscoverE, or Inside Education

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