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Monthly Archives: February 2017


Wampum Belts in Grade 6 Social Studies

Mrs. Grant-Suttie's Grade 6 students had the opportunity to learn about Wampum Belts. Wampum beads were used to create patterns on belts. These belts are used as a guide to narrate aboriginal history, traditions and laws.

Understanding Your Child’s Mental Health by Andrew Baxter

The Wellness Empowerment Program brings you "Understanding Your Child's Mental Health" presented by Andrew Baxter of Alberta Health Services. This event will take place on March 14, 2017 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm at Sir Wilfrid Laurier -819 32 St SE Learning Commons. Learn how to identify and find help for children and youth who are struggling with mental

Pink Shirt Day at Almadina!

On February 22nd, people all over the world were encouraged to practice kindness and wear a pink shirt to symbolize that they do not tolerate bullying. Pink Shirt Day started in with two incredible high school students in Nova Scotia. Here is a snippet of the Globe and Mail article that inspired Pink Shirt Day. “David

National Flag Day at Almadina!

On February 15th, students at Almadina were encouraged to wear red and white to celebrate National Flag Day. This is a special day for learning about the importance of the Canadian Flag including its history and symbolism. Our students looked so patriotic in their red and white clothes holding their Canadian flags proudly. Thank you

Grade 5 at the Glenbow

Grade 5 students went on a field trip to the Glenbow museum. While there, they studied historical artifacts and learned more about early life in Canada.

Ahmed Abbas Fundraiser

Each year, the Almadina Language Charter Academy holds a fundraiser in memory of a fellow student, named Ahmed Abbas, who passed away in 2010. Students are tasked with seeking donations from friends and family to add to their class collection. At the end of the campaign, the students from each class that raise the most

Almadina’s Got Talent!

On Friday, February 3rd Almadina's grades 4 and 5 students enjoyed Almadina's Got Talent! Our performers put on an incredible performance, showcasing the many talents of Almadina students. Congratulations to the winners and all performers. You were amazing!