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International Languages Celebration

Please join us at Mountain View for the Mountain View International Languages Celebration on Thursday, May 11th 9:00am until 12:00pm. Mountain View students will showcase their language learning experiences through songs, dancing and more. Parents are invited to bring a pot of their cultural food to share with the other parent guests. Please note: students

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

Literacy Guest Speaker

Have you read "Just One Goal" by Robert Munsch? Here is a description of the story: "Ciara is tired of hauling her hockey gear across town to play on the rink. It makes no sense—there is a perfectly good frozen river in her own backyard! But her dad says it's too jagged, and her mom

March/April Update

Dear parents, Thank you for attending our recent Parent Teacher Interviews. We hope it was a time of reflection and goal setting for your child to engage in. As always, you can keep in touch by communicating with your child’s teacher through email and agenda. The Lost and Found has a number of items ready

Arts Commons Field Trip in Grade 2

The Grade 2 classes went on a field trip to the Arts Commons as an extension of learning to our Social Studies curriculum. We learned all about Ukrainian culture. They were able to make painted egg prints (pysanky) and learn Ukrainian dancing.

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Acceptance & Diversity in Grade 3

Mrs. Haziri's grade 3 students engaged in a class discussion with Mrs. Roshan, Mountain View's inclusion teacher, centered around 'The Sneetches' by Dr.Seuss. They created their very own 'Sneetch' sculptures that represented unique strengths and abilities. This inclusion lesson reinforced the virtue of acceptance and celebrated diversity.

LET’S MUNSCH INTO BOOKS!

This month, at Mountain View, students in all grades will be listening to stories written by Robert Munsch during their Library Blocks. They may also be engaging in word work and reading comprehension activities. Our Focus Books: Just One Goal & 50 Below Zero Our Goal: To foster a love of reading Robert Munsch is

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Students vs. Staff Floor Hockey!

On Tuesday, March 7 the grade 3 & 4 floor hockey tournament winners faced off against the staff of Almadina. The students played a fierce, competitive game but lost 5-3 to the staff. Great work team 3 for winning the student tournament; your hard work and good sportsmanship paid off!

Book Fairs

Almadina is proud to be hosting the Scholastic Book Fair at each campus. Students were provided with flyers so they can start picking their books ahead of time. On this flyer, you will find a draw ballot; please fill it out and bring it to the book fair. Your child's classroom teacher may have had

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Empathy Virtue at Mountain View

Our new school virtue is Empathy. During the month of March, we will be learning about Empathy through a story called, “The Spiffiest Giant in Town.” George is a friendly giant who gives his clothing to those in need. At Almadina, we want our students to demonstrate the same great acts of kindness. Therefore, we