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Self-Control Assembly

Students, staff and parents at Almadina were wowed by the performances during the Self-Control assembly Friday, May 19. Students from Mr. Zaidi and Ms. Cadman's classes sang a delightful song about restraining from eating more than necessary. Ms. Mawji and Mrs. Tyrell's class blew the audience away with their stellar bucket drumming that was timed

Celebrate Poetry Month!

Have you read Shel Silverstein's book, A Giraffe and a Half? "If you had a giraffe and he stretched another half, you would have a giraffe and a half. But what happens if you glue a rose to the tip of his nose? Or if you used a chair to comb his hair? Join this

Mountain View International Languages Celebration

Wednesday, May 10, marked another wonderfully successful International Languages Celebration at Almadina (Mountain View). Students from ECS to Grade 4, who are enrolled in Arabic and Urdu Language Options classes, made various cultural presentations to over 250 parents. Congratulations to the students and staff for a beautiful celebration of diversity! A tremendous effort went into

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Mountain View Virtue Celebration

Mountain View Virtues Celebration The Mountain View Virtues Celebration will be on June 1st! This special performance is especially for you, the parents, family, and special friends.  Please RSVP with the form sent home on or before May 29th, 2017. Our students will showcase our virtues performances from throughout the year! Note: Please refrain from

NEW Author of the Month!

NEW Author of the Month! It’s not 50 Below Zero anymore! It’s Springtime. A new season calls for a new author of the month. We hope that you enjoyed reading Robert Munsch’s books with your child and that you continue to explore his books over the summer. What did you do for Earth Day this

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Hats on for Mental Health Day – May 3rd

Hats On!.. Hats on For Mental Health Day is on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Almadina students and staff are invited to wear a hat to school to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Students will also participate in a coordinated lesson on understanding mental health and the importance of removing the stigma

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

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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