On June 7th, 2019 a gathering of families, teachers, staff and ECS students came together to recognise our earliest learners. Our kindergarten students showed tremendous growth this past year. Mr. McClure, Ms.Raja, and Mrs.Haque congratulated the graduates and the ECS team for their work. We will miss Mrs. Chatt, and Mrs. Mahmood as they go
It is with great pleasure that we share Omar Charanek's achievement at the Webber Academy Invitational Spelling Bee of 2019. Omar competed for the third year in a row and won First Place for the Division Two category (grades 4-6)! Congratulations winning first place! His brother, Bahjat Charanek, also competed this year but in the
Our grade seven students have been demonstrating our school’s virtue of empathy. This year, they organized several fundraisers in order to raise money for five notable non-profit organizations in our community: Alberta Children’s Hospital, Inn From the Cold, The Bridge Foundation for Youth, Alberta Wilderness Association and The Veterans Food Bank. Their fundraising activities will
Our Empathy Assembly took place on April 17th, 2019. The school-wide literature we focused on was I Am Human (A Book of Empathy) by Susan Verdes. After reading this book, students co-created gardens to show that we are growing our school garden of empathy altogether. We are growing empathy for ourselves as we change our
Build a Birdhouse Field Trip During March and April the grade 3s had a science build a birdhouse field trip for our building unit. The parent volunteers, the instructor from Teacher’s PET Ms.Patty, and the grade 3 teachers all helped with the field trip. We used wooden shapes for our materials. The shapes were 4
In Art class for grades 7-9, students learned a variety of art styles including elements of shape, line, color, value, space and texture. Students also learned to do landscape paintings with acrylic paint. The following are a few examples of what they were able to achieve.
Respect Virtue Assembly On February 22, 2019, students, staff and parents of Almadina attended the Respect Virtue Assembly. We had an amazing set of performances from all grades. The Virtue Stars began the assembly by encouraging and exciting the audience with a contagious chant on Respect. Then, the school had a chance to see how
On February 27th Almadina celebrated Pink Shirt Day! It is a day that has a very special meaning to our students and many others across the globe. On this day students spread awareness to prevent bullying and reflect on the ways in which each student can do their PART to create a safe environment. Bullying
This year Almadina Language Charter Academy raised $4,350 for its annual Ahmed Abbas fundraiser. In memory of Ahmed, donations collected from our community are given to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. On March 12, during the Ahmed Abbas assembly, our school felt privileged to continue the journey of Ahmed’s fundraiser with the Abbas family. Heartwarming speeches
Students learned kindness through coding at the January Literacy Cafes.