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I am a web developer, and the creator of Almadina Language Charter Academy's site. I now do weekly updates and maintain the site.

Empathy Virtue Assembly

This year for our Empathy Virtue, students read the story of Ivan the Gorilla, who was known as “The Mall Gorilla”, as he was captured in the wild and forced to live in a mall. Students used their empathy to imagine what it would be like to be taken from your home and forced to

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

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

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!