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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

Mountain View International Languages Celebration

Wednesday, May 10, marked another wonderfully successful International Languages Celebration at Almadina (Mountain View). Students from ECS to Grade 4, who are enrolled in Arabic and Urdu Language Options classes, made various cultural presentations to over 250 parents. Congratulations to the students and staff for a beautiful celebration of diversity! A tremendous effort went into

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Mountain View Virtue Celebration

Mountain View Virtues Celebration The Mountain View Virtues Celebration will be on June 1st! This special performance is especially for you, the parents, family, and special friends.  Please RSVP with the form sent home on or before May 29th, 2017. Our students will showcase our virtues performances from throughout the year! Note: Please refrain from

NEW Author of the Month!

NEW Author of the Month! It’s not 50 Below Zero anymore! It’s Springtime. A new season calls for a new author of the month. We hope that you enjoyed reading Robert Munsch’s books with your child and that you continue to explore his books over the summer. What did you do for Earth Day this

Minion Love!

The Outstanding Owls in Ms. Khandani's class have had an amazing time this year in Language Arts, Math and Science. We have been learning about word families, how to write and edit simple sentences, how to create and repeat patterns, how to show empathy and more about Spring through our love of Minions!

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Hats on for Mental Health Day – May 3rd

Hats On!.. Hats on For Mental Health Day is on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Almadina students and staff are invited to wear a hat to school to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Students will also participate in a coordinated lesson on understanding mental health and the importance of removing the stigma

Grade 3 Students Become Real “Scientists in School!”

The Grade 3 students at Mountain View campus recently participated in an in school field trip called “Don’t Take Rocks for Granite” put on by an educational program called Scientists in School. Students had the opportunity to become mini geologists and engaged in many hands on learning activities that reinforced their knowledge of rocks and