Assembly/Disassembly written by Abdullah 8 Hamill Mr. Paul Davis gave Almadina a learning project that involved other schools in Calgary and in Ontario. Myself (Abdullah in Grade 8), Sheraz (Grade 7) and Muaaz (Grade 7) were chosen by Mr. El-Rafih to complete the project. The project was to disassemble an iPhone 5c (the phone that
The ALCA Ogden campus is excited to announce THE VOCABULARY CHALLENGE is back this year. What is the vocabulary challenge? AlMadina students will compete by demonstrating their knowledge of academic vocabulary. Click the link below to access the list of words and START STUDYING! Link for words: Vocabulary Challenge List When will it be? Friday,
On January 25th, the grade twos of Mountain View had an in school field trip on coding exploration. On this trip they got the opportunity to learn more about design, problem solving and computational thinking. In small groups they got the chance to act like robots to understand the way robots are programmed, and then
Wonderful Winsport By: Huriye H. from 4H On Friday, January 18, 2019 the grade fours at Mountain View went to C.O.P/Winsport. At Winsport we got into groups and our instructor taught us how to either ski or snowboard. It was challenging at first, but after a while we got better and better. First, we went
With the new year in full swing, the Literacy Committee is excited to share our new focus goals. We are collaborating with the Virtues Committee to introduce reading and writing activities that revolve around the virtues at our school. For this Term, students can enjoy word work activities (in the library and during literacy cafes)
At Almadina, we realize the importance of developing social and academic skills. This Winter Term, two students from each of the five grade one classes, were able to participate in a Boys & Girls Group during lunch recess. They learned various social and emotional strategies that will help them along their journey through the years!
Learning about seasons in grade one is always an exciting time as students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of different learning activities; some of which include unique artwork! Have a look at the pictures to see how grade ones (Mrs. Pollett’s Class, Ms. Khandani’s Class, Ms. Lee’s Class, Ms. Aftab’s Class and
Last Term, at Almadina, the grade one classes had a special visit from the Byblos Bakery. “Almost 25 years ago, Byblos started introducing pita bread in school classrooms. By visiting classrooms and showing kids how to use pita bread to create a quick meal or snack, kids learned that pita could be a fun and
During the months of November and December, Almadina School focused on the Virtue of Acceptance. Our school themed acceptance literature was “We Are All Wonders” by R.J. Palacio. Influenced by the book’s endearing character Auggie, Almadina School practised acceptance by showing acts of kindness at school and in our local community. Our school continued
All of the ECS classes enjoyed the theme about "The Gingerbread Man" with many variations of the story and memorable activities. To celebrate the end of our unit, students decorated their very own gingerbread person with some very tasty treats!