Two of Almadina's teachers were the lucky winners of the JUMP Math Book Fund! Jump Math is an award-winning non-profit dedicated to helping people lead more fulfilled lives. Their evidence-based curricula and professional development replaces math anxiety with an understanding and a love of math in students and educators. Many of Almadina's teachers have attended
Almadina is proud to be involved with the Alberta Iqra Arabic Conference in Kananaskis Country on March 30th, 2017. Thank you to our International Language teachers who are representing Almadina at this incredible conference! For teachers, scholars and educational assistants interested or involved in the teaching of Arabic, topics will include: Literacy in the Arabic language Classroom
On February 10th, many of Almadina's grades 6-9 students showcased their scientific interests at the annual Science Fair! Students asked questions across all areas of the science spectrum, investigated possible answers, conducted experiments and highlighted their results at the fair. Thank you to our volunteer judges and our teachers for organizing such an incredible event!
Ogden's students focused on the virtue of generosity for the past few weeks. To practice and learn more about generosity, students participated in three activities: We Box Love, The Diabetes Clothing Drive and Plan Canada Fundraising Gifts of Hope. Thank you Almadina students for all your hardwork and generosity in supporting these fundraisers. The February
Grade 5 students competed in the annual Car Rally; this is an opportunity for students to showcase their electric car creations! Students learned the role of various components and control devices that are part of an electrical system. At the same time, they develop skills of problem solving and teamwork. Great job grade 5s and
Mrs. Haziri's grade 3 students engaged in a class discussion with Mrs. Roshan, Mountain View's inclusion teacher, centered around 'The Sneetches' by Dr.Seuss. They created their very own 'Sneetch' sculptures that represented unique strengths and abilities. This inclusion lesson reinforced the virtue of acceptance and celebrated diversity.
This month, at Mountain View, students in all grades will be listening to stories written by Robert Munsch during their Library Blocks. They may also be engaging in word work and reading comprehension activities. Our Focus Books: Just One Goal & 50 Below Zero Our Goal: To foster a love of reading Robert Munsch is
On Tuesday, March 7 the grade 3 & 4 floor hockey tournament winners faced off against the staff of Almadina. The students played a fierce, competitive game but lost 5-3 to the staff. Great work team 3 for winning the student tournament; your hard work and good sportsmanship paid off!
Almadina is proud to be hosting the Scholastic Book Fair at each campus. Students were provided with flyers so they can start picking their books ahead of time. On this flyer, you will find a draw ballot; please fill it out and bring it to the book fair. Your child's classroom teacher may have had
Our new school virtue is Empathy. During the month of March, we will be learning about Empathy through a story called, “The Spiffiest Giant in Town.” George is a friendly giant who gives his clothing to those in need. At Almadina, we want our students to demonstrate the same great acts of kindness. Therefore, we