On February 26th, Almadina celebrated Pink Shirt Day! This day is very important for our students and many other people around the world. On Pink Shirt Day, we raise awareness around bullying and the ways that every student can help in making our world a safe and welcoming environment. Bullying is a serious issue around
February saw us hit 100 days of school - a huge achievement for our Grade 1 learners! Our Grade 1 students celebrated by making 100 Days glasses, posters, and hats. They have learned so much, and, as teachers, we have learned so much from them. Here’s to another awesome 100 days of teaching and learning.
On February 12th, the grade 4s at Mountain View had a special opportunity to attend skating lessons and go tubing at Winsport! For tubing, they hauled giant, inflatable tubes up a magic carpet and then rode them down the hill! At first, some were a bit fearful of the big hill, but upon hearing the
On January 30th, Mountain View Campus took part in the Respect Virtue Assembly. Our MCs from 4KY, Momina and Noor, led us through a dazzling display of virtuous songs and stories. Rahaf from 4KY began our assembly in the spirit of reconciliation with the Acknowledgement of the Land. Next, Mr. El-Rafih, Mrs. Haque, and Mrs.
It’s time to jump rope for a great cause at Almadina! This week our school had its kick off assembly with Meagan from the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Donations collected during the month of February will help fund life saving research. There’s even some great Jump Rope for Heart donation incentives while staying active and
This year Almadina Language Charter Academy raised $2500.00 for its annual Ahmed Abbas fundraiser. In memory of Ahmed, donations collected from our community are given to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. On December 9, 2019 during the Ahmed Abbas assembly, our school was privileged to continue the journey of Ahmed’s fundraiser with the Abbas family. A
During November, the grade three students took a world trip to the communities of Peru, India, Ukraine and Tunisia with Teacher’s PET. To begin their journey, the students identified each country’s location on a globe. Soon after the students became active world tourists! They traveled around to each destination to explore some unique celebrations, traditions,
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