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!
Dear parents and guardians of Mountain View, Welcome back from your winter holiday! We hope you had a fun and relaxing time spent with with family and friends. We are now entering our second school term and getting ready for more exciting learning adventures. You can check in with your child’s learning in many ways.
Grade 9 ELA students have been working hard on developing news stories to broadcast. It was intensive work where students had to research, compile information and practice recording their news. These grade 9 students did such a great job because the editing process online was quite the challenge; however, with much patience and perseverance,
By Hussnain from 4H On December 5th, all the grade fours at Mountain View Campus had a jolly good time learning about the wonders of vermicomposting! They even got to touch soil and dirt so they feel the differences. Surprisingly the soil was actually worm poo or castings. After, they learned what you should feed
By Afsha S. from 4H Grades four and threes at Mountain View had the Micro:Bit workshop. In this workshop they studied the different strategies of coding with tiny little computers. They used a lot of their knowledge and actually also got to make characters such as someone doing "The Floss", they made a flashing heart