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
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!
Our Almadina Moms are wonderful Community Helpers. This year, the grade one students made special glass fusion sun catchers for their Moms! Have a look at the pictures to see how much effort the grade one students put into their projects for their Moms!
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
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
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
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 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
On December 7th, 2017, a rare event occurred at Mountain View Campus. In the final round of King’s Court Intramurals… the students beat the staff! For the first few rounds, Team 4 (the student team) had the lead. They had far more players than the staff! But then, the staff were warmed up, a few
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