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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.

We Won! Thank you Jump Math!

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 at the Alberta Iqra Arabic Conference

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

Ogden Science Fair

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!

Generosity Assembly

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 Annual Car Rally

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