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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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,

Community Helpers in Grade One

"One person can make a difference and everyone should try!" The first week of May was Community Helper Week! Grade 1 students in Mrs. Pollett's, Mrs. Moysey's, Ms. Cadman's, Ms. Wytinck's and Ms. Khandani's Classes had the opportunity to meet and learn from some very special visitors! These visitors included: Fire Fighter Nick, Police Officer

Grade 3 Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

  The Grade 3s at Mountain View campus recently visited the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary where they got a chance to explore animals in their natural habitats. Rain or shine, students went on a nature walk and spotted various animals such as woodpeckers, deer, various species of ducks and birds, geese and their goslings, and if

Self-Control Assembly

Students, staff and parents at Almadina were wowed by the performances during the Self-Control assembly Friday, May 19. Students from Mr. Zaidi and Ms. Cadman's classes sang a delightful song about restraining from eating more than necessary. Ms. Mawji and Mrs. Tyrell's class blew the audience away with their stellar bucket drumming that was timed

Celebrate Poetry Month!

Have you read Shel Silverstein's book, A Giraffe and a Half? "If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half, you would have a giraffe and a half. But what happens if you glue a rose to the tip of his nose? Or if you used a chair to comb his hair? Join this