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Rehearsals in Progress for Storytelling Celebration on April 12

Over the past three months, our Resident Artist Jeff Stockton has been directing storytelling workshops and rehearsals in preparation for our upcoming Storytelling Celebration on April 12. Mr. Stockton has been engaging students in warmups and activities that encourage stage presence and voice production, while helping students overcome their stage fright, or what he refers

Go For Gold @ The Almadina Winter Olympic Spirit Day

A memorable winter experience left Almadina students filled with excitement and inspiration on Tuesday, February 13th. The students were able to learn more about Almadina’s values of Respect and Acceptance towards others through their participation of the winter Olympic events. A big thank you to the Olympic Spirit Committee, Mr.Cooper, Mrs. Monaco and Mrs. Haziri

Golden Trash Can Awards

To practice and honor the virtue of respect, students at Mountain View Campus have been taking part in our annual Golden Trash Can Awards. Everyday for the past 4 weeks, Mr. Gus has been giving classrooms points for cleanliness and organization. He then announces the winning classes for the gold, silver, and bronze trash cans!

Jump Rope for Heart Wrap-Up!

Students at Almadina Mountain View campus have been practising their skipping skills and using their virtues for a good cause. Our Jump Rope for Heart event has wrapped up in the past week, as students fundraised and brought in generous donations in support of Heart disease. As a school, we raised a total of $1914.50

Pink Shirt Day!

On February 28th, Mountain View Campus hosted Pink Shirt Day! Pink shirts have become a symbol of the anti-bullying movement started by two high school students in 2007 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Grades 2-4 had an assembly in the morning where they learned the W.I.T.S. acronym; W.I.T.S. stands for Walk Away, Ignore, Talk it Out,

Grade 4s Skiing/Snowboarding Winsport!

Written by Filzah I. and Hedaya R., Grade 4 Students On January 22nd, the grade 4’s from both Mountain View and Ogden went to Winsport for snowboarding/skiing and they experienced a brand new sport! They arrived in the morning and got all their gear on to get on the snow. They all were sorted into

Jump Rope for Heart

Last month, we had the Jump Rope for Heart Representatives come to our school. “Jump Rope for Heart is a fundraising and physical activity program based around skipping. It teaches school aged children how to keep fit and healthy, all while having fun and raising vital funds for heart disease research and education.” Our Almadina

Introducing Resident Artist Jeff Stockton

We are very excited to welcome Mr. Jeff Stockton, musician and storyteller, as our director for an Artist Residency program that has been granted to our school's Mountain View Campus. Mr. Stockton will be working closely with students in ECS to Grade 4 from January to April, helping them bring to life their own story

Grade 3 Adventure to Telus Spark Science Centre!

It is always an exciting adventure when you visit the wonderful world of Science at Telus Spark. Recently, the Grade 3 students spent a day not only exploring the many fun and educational exhibits, but also gained knowledge about two different Science units - Hearing and Sound, and Building Things. Students watched an engaging and

Grade 3 Scientists in School Visit

To culminate our Science unit on Animal Life Cycles, students in Grade 3 enjoyed a visit from Scientists in School to reinforce their learning about animal adaptations and life cycles. They got to explore a variety of different animal specimens, dissected owl pellets to discover bones of real rodents in an owl’s diet, and used