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Monthly Archives: December 2017


Grade 3 Adventure to Telus Spark Science Centre!

It is always an exciting adventure when you visit the wonderful world of Science at Telus Spark. Recently, the Grade 3 students spent a day not only exploring the many fun and educational exhibits, but also gained knowledge about two different Science units - Hearing and Sound, and Building Things. Students watched an engaging and

Grade 3 Scientists in School Visit

To culminate our Science unit on Animal Life Cycles, students in Grade 3 enjoyed a visit from Scientists in School to reinforce their learning about animal adaptations and life cycles. They got to explore a variety of different animal specimens, dissected owl pellets to discover bones of real rodents in an owl’s diet, and used

Grade 2 Field Trip to Telus Spark

In December the Grade Two students attended a field trip to Telus Spark where they practice being Junior Architects and constructed miniature boats. Students designed up their own building structures, providing them with unique names and services, and tested their floating devices on an indoor river. Students also got to explore the science centre's interactive

Respect Virtue

Almadina Elementary is now on the Virtue of Respect! Respect means treating others and the world we live in the same way, we would like to be treated. In the year 2017-18, our focus for the virtue of Respect is on respecting the customs, beliefs and traditions of Canada’s First Nations People. We will read

MV’s Annual Ahmad Abbas Fundraiser!

Students at Mountain View Campus raised $1617.47 during the annual Ahmad Abbas fundraiser. All money collected from our community is shared with the Alberta Children’s Hospital here in Calgary. Jordyn Seminiuk from the Hospital was at our assembly on Thursday, December 7th to share how the Hospital uses this money. Students learned that our donations

Team 4 Beats the Staff at MV’s Intramurals!

On December 7th, 2017, a rare event occurred at Mountain View Campus. In the final round of King’s Court Intramurals… the students beat the staff! For the first few rounds, Team 4 (the student team) had the lead. They had far more players than the staff! But then, the staff were warmed up, a few

Fun in Fall!

This term, students in grade one learned about the four seasons. They especially enjoyed learning more about the season, Fall. Some of the topics covered in this unit were: weather changes, animal changes, environmental changes and seasonal activities. Some highlights included: learning how and why the leaves change colour during this season and working on

Literacy Committee – Votes are in!

Some time ago, we asked students to tell us which author they would like to learn more about this year. Students wrote down names of authors on ballot slips and placed them in a red box by the office. Robert Munsch was No#1. Since we did do a study on Robert Munsch last year, we