After reading a short story called The Landlady, students researched and discussed court proceedings and trials. They then prepared and presented their own Mock Trials in class. It was a great learning experience for students!
This year Almadina Language Charter Academy raised $2500.00 for its annual Ahmed Abbas fundraiser. In memory of Ahmed, donations collected from our community are given to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. On December 9, 2019 during the Ahmed Abbas assembly, our school was privileged to continue the journey of Ahmed’s fundraiser with the Abbas family. A
During November, the grade three students took a world trip to the communities of Peru, India, Ukraine and Tunisia with Teacher’s PET. To begin their journey, the students identified each country’s location on a globe. Soon after the students became active world tourists! They traveled around to each destination to explore some unique celebrations, traditions,
During the months of November and December, Almadina School focused on the Virtue of Acceptance. Our school themed acceptance literature was “Giraffes Can’t Dance” - an inspiring tale about determination, acceptance and encouraging others. Almadina students put their acceptance virtue into action by being buddy-helpers during recess times. In addition, the grade three and grade
They have arrived! This year’s theme for Almadina’s fundraiser and monthly bracelets is “Positive Mindset”. If you would like to come in non-uniform on Friday, November 29th, please support this great cause and purchase your bracelet from Mrs.Thaxter for $2.00. Only those students wearing these wonderful bracelets can come in non-uniform that day!!y Stay tuned
On November 8th, Mountain View honored our veterans and their families at our Remembrance Day assembly. Our students learned more about the importance of remembering, showing gratitude, and respect for those who have fought for our freedom and for those who continue to help other countries in their time of need. Our special guest, Ordinary
Almadina Ogden Campus had a Remembrance Day Assembly on Friday, November 8, 2019. There, each homeroom presented their class wreaths and listened to a guest speaker. We were so lucky to have a Veteran of our Canadian Services come and speak to our school. "Our Canadian soldiers now spend time being Peace Keepers," he explained.
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!
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
Micro:bits are mini computers with LED lights that can be programmed and both you and your students do not need any previous coding experience. The kids had tons of fun!