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Bus Driver Appreciation Week

November 23-17 was Ogden's Bus Driver Appreciation Week! Student Council thought it would be a great idea to thank our dedicated bus drivers for getting us to school safely every day! On Monday, we gave our bus drivers Thank You cards. On Wednesday, we gave them Candy-Grams with a nice note attached and lastly, Friday,

Perseverance Assembly

Ogden had its first Virtue Assembly of the year on Friday, November 13th. Division II and III focused on the virtue of perseverance throughout Term 1. The assembly celebrated perseverance with a play by Ms. Zwick's grade five class and a dance by three brave grade six girls. Teachers recognized two students from their homeroom

We Day Experiences 2015

We went to We Day Alberta, on October 27th.  It was an inspiring and eye-opening experience for the students that went.  They earned their ticket back in Grade 3 when they raised money to build wells in India. The following  are the We Day experience of students. “Today I learned about inspired people who thought

Halloween: Fear Factor

On Thursday, October 29, 2015, Student Council held a Fear Factor event. The objective was to raise more non-perishable food items for the Calgary Food Bank. We blindfolded each student for the spook-tacular event before they entered. We then had the blindfolded students put their hands in some creepy buckets! The buckets included the following

CIBC Run for the Cure

CIBC Run for cure for Cancer was yesterday Sunday Oct. 4th. Mrs. Haque Mrs. Rollins Ms. Kemp Ms. Kabalan Ms. Yee Ms.Taghavian Ms. Hayes Ms. Khandani And Mrs. Chambers participated in this Run. Congratulations to Almadina Team for raising $2915.00.

Pie in the Face/Bake Sale for Terry

At Almadina Language Charter Academy, the student council committee had set up a bake sale to raise more money for the Terry Fox Foundation. The bake sale was quite a success and altogether student council had raised $332.00. As a school, we had raised more than $1000! At the Terry Fox assembly, names of students

Terry Fox Run

The 2015 Terry Fox Run was a great success. We did our run on Wednesday, September 30th at about 2:00 with ECS arriving earlier to run a few laps without the huge crowd of Grade 1-3. Our goal this year was to raise $2000 and we easily reached that with a total just over $2600

Almadina Board of Directors Annual BBQ

The Almadina Board of Directors annual BBQ was very successful again this year. The weather was outstanding and over 1,000 people came out to celebrate. This is the third year that Almadina has held this community BBQ. This event celebrates the diverse, unique cultures and languages at Almadina while celebrating our unity. The School Council,

Welcome Back BBQ

Almadina held a BBQ festival on Sunday, 27 September, 2015, which was partially organized by the student council! Student Council helped with the following activities: henna, face painting, ping pong balance, bouncy castles, and much more. Every age enjoyed this festival from kids to parents. Families enjoyed eating, the activities, and hanging out! All of