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Virtue Stars Update

In December, Almadina ‘s Conscience and Acceptance virtue stars were able to experience an even greater learning opportunity that benefited our students as well as the community. They visited the nearby seniors activity center where they beautifully sang ‘’Frosty the Snowman” and handed out student created holiday cards. Even though our Almadina students were taken

Acceptance Virtue and Assembly

During the months of November and December, Almadina School focused on the Virtue of Acceptance. Our school themed acceptance literature was “We Are All Wonders” by R.J. Palacio. Influenced by the book’s endearing character Auggie, Almadina School practised acceptance by showing acts of kindness at school and in our local community. Our school continued

School Conscience Virtue and Assembly

This year for our school Conscience Virtue, the students read Ricky Sticky Fingers by Julia Cook. The students explored the importance of using conscience by finding the good inside themselves to make the right choices. The students focused on the value of making the right choices by helping others in their community. The students participated

Empathy Virtue Assembly

This year for our Empathy Virtue, students read the story of Ivan the Gorilla, who was known as “The Mall Gorilla”, as he was captured in the wild and forced to live in a mall. Students used their empathy to imagine what it would be like to be taken from your home and forced to

Respect Virtue Assembly 2018

On February 13th, 2018, students, staff and parents at Almadina attended the Respect Virtue Assembly. The Virtue Stars welcomed everyone with an energizing Respect introduction. Then Mrs. Chambers’ Grade 3 class and Mrs. Mahmood’s ECS class performed their upbeat song, “Check It Out- It’s All About Respect.” After, Mrs. Bhaidani’s Grade 2 class and Mrs.

Respect Virtue

Almadina Elementary is now on the Virtue of Respect! Respect means treating others and the world we live in the same way, we would like to be treated. In the year 2017-18, our focus for the virtue of Respect is on respecting the customs, beliefs and traditions of Canada’s First Nations People. We will read

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

Pink Shirt Day at Almadina!

On February 22nd, people all over the world were encouraged to practice kindness and wear a pink shirt to symbolize that they do not tolerate bullying. Pink Shirt Day started in with two incredible high school students in Nova Scotia. Here is a snippet of the Globe and Mail article that inspired Pink Shirt Day. “David