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I am a web developer and the creator of Almadina Language Charter Academy's new website. I now do weekly updates and maintenance on the website, so you might see my name around.

Fort Calgary National Historic Site Field Trip

This month, for their first field trip of the year, Grade 2 went to Fort Calgary National Historic Site. Students had fun handling artifacts and trying on costumes while role playing a true Calgary Herald story from the past. Students also learned to salute like the North-West Mounted Police, go on a museum scavenger hunt

CIBC Run For the Cure 2017

Almadina Mountain View Campus Staff and Joan Oria from the central office participated in this year's Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure to benefit the breast cancer cause on October 1, 2017. We ran in honor of all the incredible women in our lives who, passed away with this deadly disease and some

Beakerhead at Almadina!

In September, Mountain View's grades 1-4 and Ogden's grade 4 students were amazed and inspired by the juggler - turned scientist, Paul Issak! Paul came from an incredible Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) program known as Beakerhead! Paul wowed the crowd with daring juggling feats while explaining the physics behind his

Terry Fox School Run and Fundraiser

It is an Almadina annual tradition to celebrate the legacy of hope that Terry Fox has left behind for millions of cancer patients and their families. His Marathon of Hope inspired our whole country to continue fundraising efforts devoted to cancer research. To date, over $650 million has been raised in support of this great

Final Round of Grades 3 and 4 Intramurals!

Grade 3 and 4 students at Mountain View finished off the school year playing scooter handball during lunchtime intramurals. The tournament was an exciting event that ran through the past two months of school. In the end, Team 4 were the tournament winners and got to play the teachers in a thrilling battle. It was

Art Residency Program Announced for Mountain View!

Mountain View's Fine Arts committee is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a project grant by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Artists & Education grant stream. This grant enables our school to bring in a resident artist to engage our students meaningfully in artist expression. They are even more pleased to

Animal Science in Grade 3!

Students in Grade 3 enjoyed a visit from Scientists in School to reinforce their learning about animal adaptations and life cycles. They got to explore a variety of different animal specimens, dissected owl pellets to discover bones of real rodents in an owl’s diet, and used microscopes to examine living mites and vinegar worms. To

Grade 1s at the Zoo!

The grade one students at Almadina have had an amazing year learning about the needs of plants and animals. In celebration of this Unit, the grade one students visited the Zoo and had the opportunity to see, learn and enjoy the animals in their habitats. You can tell from the pictures taken from Mrs. Pollett's

Butterfly Life Cycles in Grade 1

Spring is here! The grade one students at Mountain View have been learning about the needs of plants and animals. The Life Cycle of a Butterfly Unit is one of the most exciting units of the year! Grade one students have had the wonderful opportunity of watching caterpillars transform into beautiful butterflies in their classrooms!

Mountain View Sports Day!

To celebrate the school year coming to an end, Mountain View campus hosted their annual Sports Day on May 26th, where students enjoyed a fun filled day of games, face painting, and obstacle courses. It was perfect weather from start to finish as students participated in exciting activities such as a tug o war contest,