In November 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’s free uniform day/ fall fun on October 31st was a great success! Many students and staff chose to dress up in various costumes. We had witches, princess, clowns, superheros and teacher’s dressed up as playdoh. Thank you to all the students and staff for participating and making this day a fun experience for everyone.
This year for our school Conscience Virtue, the students read Ricky Sticky Fingers by Julia Cook. The students explored the importance of using conscience by finding the good inside themselves to make the right choices. The students focused on the value of making the right choices by helping others in their community. The students participated
November is an important 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 people, past and present, who sacrificed their lives and fought for our freedom.
During the month of October, Teacher’s PET visited the Grade Three students to introduce the four world communities of Peru, India, Ukraine and Tunisia in their Social Studies unit. The students applied their mapping skills by identifying each country’s location in relation to Canada’s location. The students “flew” around to each destination to explore their
Almadina’s Terry Fox run and fundraiser was a great success this year! During the month of September, our school’s goal was for each student to donate at least a townie towards cancer research. On September 28, Almadina students and staff participated in our annual Terry Fox run. Everyone showed incredible pride and perseverance! Our school
On Wednesday, October 17th, Almadina was grateful to bring back technology expert, Paul Davis. Mr. Davis gave presentations to grades 4-6, 7-9, and then in the evening at Mountain View, an adults-only presentation. Mr. Davis has delivered his message to over 480,000 students, along with various Police Departments, the Department of Defense and Canada Border
On Monday, October 1st the students and staff at Almadina Mountain View Elementary Campus celebrated their very first Orange Shirt Day. It was great to see so many of our students and staff wearing orange on this important date. Our students were encouraged to use their conscience to understand the message of how “Every Child
At the end of May, we had our Virtues Celebration Assembly. It was beautifully planned and prepared for by our Virtues Committee (Mr. Goodman, Mrs. Haziri, Mrs. Bhaidani, Mrs. Pollett, Mrs. Dhanaraj, Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Roshan, Mrs. Ferrario and WEP) and was enthusiastically executed with the help of our virtue stars, our staff, our administration,
Zoo & Blocks - Grade One Field Trips: The grade one students at Almadina have had an amazing year learning about the needs of plants and animals. In celebration of this Unit, the grade one students visited the Zoo and had the opportunity to see, learn and enjoy the animals in their habitats. You can