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From the Desk of Ms. Raja

Dear parents and guardians of Mountain View, Welcome back from your winter holiday! We hope you had a fun and relaxing time spent with with family and friends. We are now entering our second school term and getting ready for more exciting learning adventures. You can check in with your child’s learning in many ways.

Living Soil in Grade 4

By Hussnain from 4H On December 5th, all the grade fours at Mountain View Campus had a jolly good time learning about the wonders of vermicomposting! They even got to touch soil and dirt so they feel the differences. Surprisingly the soil was actually worm poo or castings. After, they learned what you should feed

Micro:bits Coding at Mountain View

By Afsha S. from 4H Grades four and threes at Mountain View had the Micro:Bit workshop. In this workshop they studied the different strategies of coding with tiny little computers. They used a lot of their knowledge and actually also got to make characters such as someone doing "The Floss", they made a flashing heart

Grade Three Scientists in School

In November the grade three students had the experience of being “kid geologists” during their Don’t Take Rocks For Granite in class science field trip. They identified the unique properties of rocks and minerals. With their amazing scientific knowledge, they even identified a mystery mineral! They explored the formation of volcanic igneous rocks and created

Fall Fun!

Almadina’s free uniform day/ fall fun on October 31st was a great success! Many students and staff chose to dress up in various costumes. We had witches, princess, clowns, superheros and teacher’s dressed up as playdoh. Thank you to all the students and staff for participating and making this day a fun experience for everyone.

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

Remembrance Day Assembly at Mountain View

November is an important time of year when our classrooms are filled with heartfelt discussions and lessons about the meaning of Remembrance Day. Students took the time to write reflections and poems, as well as create beautiful poppy artwork to commemorate the people, past and present, who sacrificed their lives and fought for our freedom.

Terry Fox Run and Fundraiser

Almadina’s Terry Fox run and fundraiser was a great success this year! During the month of September, our school’s goal was for each student to donate at least a townie towards cancer research. On September 28, Almadina students and staff participated in our annual Terry Fox run. Everyone showed incredible pride and perseverance! Our school