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.
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
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
By Eishal B. from 4H We had a special event on December at mountain view campus. We had this special event so we could learn about technology like robotics we also learned coding. Coding is basically using blocks and making your robot be able to do certain movements or commands. Did you know that some
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
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.
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
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.
During the month of October, Teacher’s PET visited the Grade Three students to introduce the four world communities of Peru, India, Ukraine and Tunisia in their Social Studies unit. The students applied their mapping skills by identifying each country’s location in relation to Canada’s location. The students “flew” around to each destination to explore their
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