During the months of November and December, Almadina School focused on the Virtue of Acceptance. Our school themed acceptance literature was “Giraffes Can’t Dance” - an inspiring tale about determination, acceptance and encouraging others. Almadina students put their acceptance virtue into action by being buddy-helpers during recess times. In addition, the grade three and grade
On November 8th, Mountain View honored our veterans and their families at our Remembrance Day assembly. Our students learned more about the importance of remembering, showing gratitude, and respect for those who have fought for our freedom and for those who continue to help other countries in their time of need. Our special guest, Ordinary
In October the grade three students had the experience of being “kid geologists” during their Don’t Take Rocks For Granite in class science field trip. They identified the unique properties of rocks and minerals. With their amazing scientific knowledge, they even identified a mystery mineral! They explored the formation of volcanic igneous rocks and created
Almadina started its school year with the virtue of conscience. Through our school focused literature, A Bike Like Sergio’s, the students explored the message of making the right choices. The students put their good conscience choices into action by helping others in their community. Throughout October, students participated in the “We Scare Hunger” food drive
On Halloween, Mountain View's students and staff had the opportunity to get into the Halloween Spirit by dressing up in a costume! Students in each classroom participated in engaging, halloween or fall themed activities!
Almadina’s Terry Fox Run and fundraiser was another great success this year! Nearly forty years ago, Terry Fox began his legacy of helping others touched by cancer. His legacy has inspired Almadina School to participate in the annual Terry Fox run each year. To date, around the world, over $700 million has been raised in
On May 30, Almadina students showcased their amazing performances for our year end virtues celebration assembly. It was a packed gymnasium that had many parents standing in excitement as they watched their children perform their favourite virtue songs. Our virtue celebrations wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated planning of our virtues lead team members, Mrs.
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
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