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Virtues Celebration

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 1

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

Grade 1 – Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Spring is here! The grade one students at Mountain View have been learning about the needs of plants and animals. The Life Cycle of a Butterfly Unit is one of the most exciting units of the year! Grade one students have had the wonderful opportunity of watching caterpillars transform into beautiful butterflies in their classrooms!

Community Helpers Week

Community Helpers Visit: “One person can make a difference and everyone should try!" The first week of May was Community Helper Week! Grade 1 students in Mrs. Pollett’s Class, Ms. Lee’s Class, Ms. Mawji’s Class, Mrs. Yanofsky’s Class and Ms. Khandani’s Class had the opportunities to meet and learn from some very special visitors! These

Superintendent Message

The Superintendent, Mr. McClure, is on medical leave for June 2018. Please contact the central office if you require assistance during the summer.  The phone number is 403-543-5078.

My World – Grade One Social Studies

The grade ones (1Hess, 1Mawji, 1Pollett, 1Yanofsky and 1Khandani) started off the New Year with an exciting in-school field trip with Teacher’s Pet. The field trip, My World, focused on different types of communities that our students belong to. Students learned the difference between wants and needs and learned that we all have rights and

Literacy Fun!

The Literacy Committee would like to thank students, teachers, administrators and parents for all of their support with reading the Geronimo Stilton books and with various literacy activities. This month, we began focusing on our new Author of the Term. The Author and Illustrator is…. Dr. Seuss!! This Friday, March 2nd, is Dr. Seuss’s birthday—what

Fall Literacy Cafe – Geronimo Stilton

In November and December, the Literacy Committee held four Literacy Cafes (2 for Grades K-2 and 2 for Grades 3-4) to celebrate our author Elizabetti Dami (Geronimo Stilton). Students in Grades K-2 participated in activities such as making letters from playdough and learning letter sounds, and making mouse bookmarks. Students in Grades 3-4 learned new

Acceptance Virtue Assembly

Acceptance Virtue Assembly On December 14, 2017, students, staff and parents of Almadina attended the Acceptance Virtue Assembly. We had an amazing set of performances from all grades. The Virtue Stars began the assembly by encouraging and exciting the audience with a contagious chant on Acceptance. Then, Mr. Doucette’s Grade 2 Class gave