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Monthly Archives: March 2018


Recess Intramurals – Floor Hockey Edition!

For Mountain View's most recent recess intramurals, students teamed up to play floor hockey! They utilized their stick handling, passing and cooperation skills to compete against other teams, with team 4 once again making it to the Staff vs. Students game! Each game was exhilarating to watch as students cheered for one another and practiced

Rehearsals in Progress for Storytelling Celebration on April 12

Over the past three months, our Resident Artist Jeff Stockton has been directing storytelling workshops and rehearsals in preparation for our upcoming Storytelling Celebration on April 12. Mr. Stockton has been engaging students in warmups and activities that encourage stage presence and voice production, while helping students overcome their stage fright, or what he refers

Go For Gold @ The Almadina Winter Olympic Spirit Day

A memorable winter experience left Almadina students filled with excitement and inspiration on Tuesday, February 13th. The students were able to learn more about Almadina’s values of Respect and Acceptance towards others through their participation of the winter Olympic events. A big thank you to the Olympic Spirit Committee, Mr.Cooper, Mrs. Monaco and Mrs. Haziri

My World – Grade One Social Studies

The grade ones (1Hess, 1Mawji, 1Pollett, 1Yanofsky and 1Khandani) started off the New Year with an exciting in-school field trip with Teacher’s Pet. The field trip, My World, focused on different types of communities that our students belong to. Students learned the difference between wants and needs and learned that we all have rights and

Literacy Fun!

The Literacy Committee would like to thank students, teachers, administrators and parents for all of their support with reading the Geronimo Stilton books and with various literacy activities. This month, we began focusing on our new Author of the Term. The Author and Illustrator is…. Dr. Seuss!! This Friday, March 2nd, is Dr. Seuss’s birthday—what

Grade Ones Celebrate the 100th Day of School!

This month was an exciting month for the grade one classes (1Hess, 1Mawji, 1Pollett, 1Yanofsky and 1Khandani) as we celebrated our 100th Day of School! Students explored their numbers from 1-100 at a variety of different literacy and math stations and created their own crowns to mark the day! Have a look at the pictures

Golden Trash Can Awards

To practice and honor the virtue of respect, students at Mountain View Campus have been taking part in our annual Golden Trash Can Awards. Everyday for the past 4 weeks, Mr. Gus has been giving classrooms points for cleanliness and organization. He then announces the winning classes for the gold, silver, and bronze trash cans!

Jump Rope for Heart Wrap-Up!

Students at Almadina Mountain View campus have been practising their skipping skills and using their virtues for a good cause. Our Jump Rope for Heart event has wrapped up in the past week, as students fundraised and brought in generous donations in support of Heart disease. As a school, we raised a total of $1914.50

Pink Shirt Day!

On February 28th, Mountain View Campus hosted Pink Shirt Day! Pink shirts have become a symbol of the anti-bullying movement started by two high school students in 2007 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Grades 2-4 had an assembly in the morning where they learned the W.I.T.S. acronym; W.I.T.S. stands for Walk Away, Ignore, Talk it Out,