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Grade 6 Students Vote!

Students in grade 6 learned about our federal voting procedure and that voting is entrenched in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A majority of students took part in the Canadian wide 'Student Vote' program and so did our grade 6 students!

The Kindness of Almadina

One never knows when the heart strings will be pulled at Almadina. We have seen such kindness in all forms at our school. Just this morning, a teacher saw the surprised look on grade 8 students faces when one opened her locker and found a sparkling birthday day festival happening inside. Between the sparkles and

Grade Three Don’t Take Rocks For Granite

In October the grade three students had the experience of being “kid geologists” during their Don’t Take Rocks For Granite in class science field trip. They identified the unique properties of rocks and minerals. With their amazing scientific knowledge, they even identified a mystery mineral! They explored the formation of volcanic igneous rocks and created

Grade 9 LA Projects

In grade 9 LA, students had to create a project where they had to reflect on themselves, character, identity, family, interests, goals and ambitions. Students presented these beautiful projects allowing class members to better understand and appreciate each other more. They did a fantastic job!  

School Conscience Virtue and Assembly

Almadina started its school year with the virtue of conscience. Through our school focused literature, A Bike Like Sergio’s, the students explored the message of making the right choices. The students put their good conscience choices into action by helping others in their community. Throughout October, students participated in the “We Scare Hunger” food drive

Halloween Dress-Up/Non-Uniform Day

On Halloween, Mountain View's students and staff had the opportunity to get into the Halloween Spirit by dressing up in a costume! Students in each classroom participated in engaging, halloween or fall themed activities!

Orange Shirt Day Activity

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, each member of Almadina Ogden Campus wore an orange shirt. The purpose of this is to remember how sad and difficult it was for so many Indigenous children in Canada. We wanted to show how much we care about people who went to residential schools and their struggles. We also

Terry Fox and Calgary Food Bank at Almadina Ogden Campus

Terry Fox This year, the Ogden campus participated in 12th Terry Fox Run. Due to the weather, the run had to be postponed but that didn't stop us. We raised the most money yet so far with a grand total of $2557.00! To everyone who contributed, you deserve a big thank you for your generosity.

Terry Fox Run and Fundraiser

Almadina’s Terry Fox Run and fundraiser was another great success this year! Nearly forty years ago, Terry Fox began his legacy of helping others touched by cancer. His legacy has inspired Almadina School to participate in the annual Terry Fox run each year. To date, around the world, over $700 million has been raised in