Almadina’s Terry Fox Run and fundraiser was another great success this year! Nearly forty years ago, Terry Fox began his legacy of helping others touched by cancer. His legacy has inspired Almadina School to participate in the annual Terry Fox run each year. To date, around the world, over $700 million has been raised in
On May 30, Almadina students showcased their amazing performances for our year end virtues celebration assembly. It was a packed gymnasium that had many parents standing in excitement as they watched their children perform their favourite virtue songs. Our virtue celebrations wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated planning of our virtues lead team members, Mrs.
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
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
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.