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
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.
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
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
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