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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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NEW Author of the Month!

NEW Author of the Month! It’s not 50 Below Zero anymore! It’s Springtime. A new season calls for a new author of the month. We hope that you enjoyed reading Robert Munsch’s books with your child and that you continue to explore his books over the summer. What did you do for Earth Day this

Minion Love!

The Outstanding Owls in Ms. Khandani's class have had an amazing time this year in Language Arts, Math and Science. We have been learning about word families, how to write and edit simple sentences, how to create and repeat patterns, how to show empathy and more about Spring through our love of Minions!

Hats on for Mental Health Day – May 3rd

Hats On!.. Hats on For Mental Health Day is on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Almadina students and staff are invited to wear a hat to school to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Students will also participate in a coordinated lesson on understanding mental health and the importance of removing the stigma

Almadina Alumni becomes Calgary Mayor for a Day!

We are pleased to share that Almadina Alumni student, Haaziq Altaf, was selected to be mayor for a day after entering the annual essay/video contest hosted by the Mayor's Youth Council. Almadina's staff are SO proud of this young man's accomplishments! Haaziq submitted a video explaining three ways he could make the city of Calgary a better

Grade 3 Students Become Real “Scientists in School!”

The Grade 3 students at Mountain View campus recently participated in an in school field trip called “Don’t Take Rocks for Granite” put on by an educational program called Scientists in School. Students had the opportunity to become mini geologists and engaged in many hands on learning activities that reinforced their knowledge of rocks and

Literacy Guest Speaker

Have you read "Just One Goal" by Robert Munsch? Here is a description of the story: "Ciara is tired of hauling her hockey gear across town to play on the rink. It makes no sense—there is a perfectly good frozen river in her own backyard! But her dad says it's too jagged, and her mom

March/April Update

Dear parents, Thank you for attending our recent Parent Teacher Interviews. We hope it was a time of reflection and goal setting for your child to engage in. As always, you can keep in touch by communicating with your child’s teacher through email and agenda. The Lost and Found has a number of items ready

We Won’t Rest Campaign

The We Club at Ogden is demonstrating generosity and gratitude by collecting hygiene products, books and games for the Drop-In Centre. (NO food items) Students can earn 20 Virtue Points for each item brought in! Prizes for... -Student who brought in the most items in Division II -Student who brought in the most items in

Coding in Grade 5!

Students in Mr. Peters' homeroom class are learning to code! Using the website code.org. Code.org’s K-5 courses blend online, self-guided, and self-paced tutorials to introduce and emerse students in coding. Using drag-and-drop block style coding, students can design their own games, create digital stories, design puzzles and more. You can try out some of Mr.

Arts Commons Field Trip in Grade 2

The Grade 2 classes went on a field trip to the Arts Commons as an extension of learning to our Social Studies curriculum. We learned all about Ukrainian culture. They were able to make painted egg prints (pysanky) and learn Ukrainian dancing.