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ECS Graduation

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

Empathy Assembly

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

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

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

Pink Shirt Day

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

Mountain View’s Ahmed Abbas Fundraiser

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

Grade One 2019 Goals

Grade One 2019 Goals When the new year arrives, it gives us a chance to reflect upon our social and academic goals. This term, our grade one students have spent time making goals that are important to them. Some of these goals include: reading more, writing descriptive sentences, learning new art skills, self-reflecting and continuing

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