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Respect Virtue Assembly 2018

On February 13th, 2018, students, staff and parents at Almadina attended the Respect Virtue Assembly. The Virtue Stars welcomed everyone with an energizing Respect introduction. Then Mrs. Chambers’ Grade 3 class and Mrs. Mahmood’s ECS class performed their upbeat song, “Check It Out- It’s All About Respect.” After, Mrs. Bhaidani’s Grade 2 class and Mrs.

Grade 3’s Travel Around the World with Teachers’ Pet!

At the end of January, Grade 3 students from all classes had a visit from Teachers’ Pet to learn more about our four main countries of study in Social Studies. Students “flew” from station to station landing in the countries of Peru, Tunisia, Ukraine, and India to explore what makes each country unique. They examined

4H Explores Fort Calgary

On Wednesday, February 7th Ms. Hutchinson's class enjoyed a field trip to Fort Calgary. They explored the lives of four groups of people who made significant contributions to Alberta today; First Nations, settlers, Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and missionaries. They examined luggage to determine which group would have carried the artifacts contained in

Grade 4s Skiing/Snowboarding Winsport!

Written by Filzah I. and Hedaya R., Grade 4 Students On January 22nd, the grade 4’s from both Mountain View and Ogden went to Winsport for snowboarding/skiing and they experienced a brand new sport! They arrived in the morning and got all their gear on to get on the snow. They all were sorted into

Fall Literacy Cafe – Geronimo Stilton

In November and December, the Literacy Committee held four Literacy Cafes (2 for Grades K-2 and 2 for Grades 3-4) to celebrate our author Elizabetti Dami (Geronimo Stilton). Students in Grades K-2 participated in activities such as making letters from playdough and learning letter sounds, and making mouse bookmarks. Students in Grades 3-4 learned new

Jump Rope for Heart

Last month, we had the Jump Rope for Heart Representatives come to our school. “Jump Rope for Heart is a fundraising and physical activity program based around skipping. It teaches school aged children how to keep fit and healthy, all while having fun and raising vital funds for heart disease research and education.” Our Almadina

Acceptance Virtue Assembly

Acceptance Virtue Assembly On December 14, 2017, students, staff and parents of Almadina attended the Acceptance 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 Acceptance. Then, Mr. Doucette’s Grade 2 Class gave

Introducing Resident Artist Jeff Stockton

We are very excited to welcome Mr. Jeff Stockton, musician and storyteller, as our director for an Artist Residency program that has been granted to our school's Mountain View Campus. Mr. Stockton will be working closely with students in ECS to Grade 4 from January to April, helping them bring to life their own story

Winter Wonderland in Grade One

Winter in Grade One is fun! Students engage in winter learning activities through different forms of art. Have a look at the pictures to see how grade ones (Ms. Hess’ Class, Mrs. Pollett’s Class, Ms. Mawji’s Class, Mrs. Yanofsky’s Class and Ms. Khandani’s Class) showed their understanding of animal changes, tree changes and more! Each

Grade 3 Adventure to Telus Spark Science Centre!

It is always an exciting adventure when you visit the wonderful world of Science at Telus Spark. Recently, the Grade 3 students spent a day not only exploring the many fun and educational exhibits, but also gained knowledge about two different Science units - Hearing and Sound, and Building Things. Students watched an engaging and