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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

Fun in Fall!

This term, students in grade one learned about the four seasons. They especially enjoyed learning more about the season, Fall. Some of the topics covered in this unit were: weather changes, animal changes, environmental changes and seasonal activities. Some highlights included: learning how and why the leaves change colour during this season and working on

Terry Fox Wrap Up Assembly

Terry Fox Wrap Up Assembly: On Thursday, October 12, 2017 we had our Annual Terry Fox Run Wrap Up. As a school we raised $2349.70 for the Terry Fox Fund. Mr. Zaidi`s grade 4 class raised the most money with a total of $317.25 and will be getting a free gym period. Great

October Literacy Event

Dear Parents, This month, we asked students in all grades (K-4) to tell us which author they would like to learn more about this year. We had an overwhelming number of responses! Students wrote down an author's name on a slip of paper and placed it in our red box by the office. Check out