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For Pita’s Sake – Grade One In School Field Trip

This 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

Remembrance Day Assembly

November is a significant time of year when our classrooms are filled with heartfelt discussions and lessons about the meaning of Remembrance day. Students took the time to write reflections and poems, as well as create beautiful poppy artwork to commemorate the men and women, past and present, who sacrificed their lives and fought for

Conscience Virtue Assembly

Students, staff and parents at Almadina were amazed by the power packed performances during the Conscience assembly on Wednesday, November 1st. The virtue stars welcomed everyone with an exhilarating performance that got the entire school moving! Ms. Khandani’s class blew the audience away with their delightful conscience song. Mrs. Monaco and Ms. Hutchinson showed an

Conscience Virtue Stars

To showcase and acknowledge the great student leadership we have here at Mountain View campus, every month teachers from each grade 3 and 4 class select two students to be the Virtue Star representatives for our school. These students continuously demonstrate outstanding virtuous behavior in and outside of the classroom. To share their knowledge of

Terry Fox Wrap Up Assembly

Terry Fox Wrap Up Assembly: On Thursday, October 12, 2017 we had our Annual Terry Fox Run Wrap Up. As a school we raised $2349.70 for the Terry Fox Fund. Mr. Zaidi`s grade 4 class raised the most money with a total of $317.25 and will be getting a free gym period. Great

Grade 3 Field Trip to Ralph Klein Park

Grade 3 Field Trip to Ralph Klein Park The Grade 3’s at Almadina visited a man made wetland area called Ralph Klein park this past month to study real life animal specimens and explore the wetland habitat. Students got a chance to examine animal antlers, fur hides, skulls, teeth, claws, and much more to determine

Fort Calgary National Historic Site Field Trip

This month, for their first field trip of the year, Grade 2 went to Fort Calgary National Historic Site. Students had fun handling artifacts and trying on costumes while role playing a true Calgary Herald story from the past. Students also learned to salute like the North-West Mounted Police, go on a museum scavenger hunt

Beakerhead at Almadina!

In September, Mountain View's grades 1-4 and Ogden's grade 4 students were amazed and inspired by the juggler - turned scientist, Paul Issak! Paul came from an incredible Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) program known as Beakerhead! Paul wowed the crowd with daring juggling feats while explaining the physics behind his

Terry Fox School Run and Fundraiser

It is an Almadina annual tradition to celebrate the legacy of hope that Terry Fox has left behind for millions of cancer patients and their families. His Marathon of Hope inspired our whole country to continue fundraising efforts devoted to cancer research. To date, over $650 million has been raised in support of this great

Terry Fox School Run and Fundraiser

It is an Almadina annual tradition to celebrate the legacy of hope that Terry Fox has left behind for millions of cancer patients and their families. His Marathon of Hope inspired our whole country to continue fundraising efforts devoted to cancer research. To date, over $650 million has been raised in support of this great