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Virtue Stars Update

In December, Almadina ‘s Conscience and Acceptance virtue stars were able to experience an even greater learning opportunity that benefited our students as well as the community. They visited the nearby seniors activity center where they beautifully sang ‘’Frosty the Snowman” and handed out student created holiday cards. Even though our Almadina students were taken

Grade 2 Coding Exploration

On January 25th, the grade twos of Mountain View had an in school field trip on coding exploration. On this trip they got the opportunity to learn more about design, problem solving and computational thinking. In small groups they got the chance to act like robots to understand the way robots are programmed, and then

Wonderful Winsport!

Wonderful Winsport By: Huriye H. from 4H On Friday, January 18, 2019 the grade fours at Mountain View went to C.O.P/Winsport. At Winsport we got into groups and our instructor taught us how to either ski or snowboard. It was challenging at first, but after a while we got better and better. First, we went

Collaborations

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)

Boys & Girls Group

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!

Seasonal Changes

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

For Pita’s Sake

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

Acceptance Virtue and Assembly

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

Gingerbread Cookie Day

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!

From the Desk of Ms. Raja

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.