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Animal Science in Grade 3!

Students in Grade 3 enjoyed a visit from Scientists in School to reinforce their learning about animal adaptations and life cycles. They got to explore a variety of different animal specimens, dissected owl pellets to discover bones of real rodents in an owl’s diet, and used microscopes to examine living mites and vinegar worms. To

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Grade 1s at the Zoo!

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 tell from the pictures taken from Mrs. Pollett's

Butterfly Life Cycles in Grade 1

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!

Community Helpers in Grade One

"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, Mrs. Moysey's, Ms. Cadman's, Ms. Wytinck's and Ms. Khandani's Classes had the opportunity to meet and learn from some very special visitors! These visitors included: Fire Fighter Nick, Police Officer

Grade 3 Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

  The Grade 3s at Mountain View campus recently visited the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary where they got a chance to explore animals in their natural habitats. Rain or shine, students went on a nature walk and spotted various animals such as woodpeckers, deer, various species of ducks and birds, geese and their goslings, and if

Minion Love!

The Outstanding Owls in Ms. Khandani's class have had an amazing time this year in Language Arts, Math and Science. We have been learning about word families, how to write and edit simple sentences, how to create and repeat patterns, how to show empathy and more about Spring through our love of Minions!

Grade 3 Students Become Real “Scientists in School!”

The Grade 3 students at Mountain View campus recently participated in an in school field trip called “Don’t Take Rocks for Granite” put on by an educational program called Scientists in School. Students had the opportunity to become mini geologists and engaged in many hands on learning activities that reinforced their knowledge of rocks and

Arts Commons Field Trip in Grade 2

The Grade 2 classes went on a field trip to the Arts Commons as an extension of learning to our Social Studies curriculum. We learned all about Ukrainian culture. They were able to make painted egg prints (pysanky) and learn Ukrainian dancing.

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Acceptance & Diversity in Grade 3

Mrs. Haziri's grade 3 students engaged in a class discussion with Mrs. Roshan, Mountain View's inclusion teacher, centered around 'The Sneetches' by Dr.Seuss. They created their very own 'Sneetch' sculptures that represented unique strengths and abilities. This inclusion lesson reinforced the virtue of acceptance and celebrated diversity.

LET’S MUNSCH INTO BOOKS!

This month, at Mountain View, students in all grades will be listening to stories written by Robert Munsch during their Library Blocks. They may also be engaging in word work and reading comprehension activities. Our Focus Books: Just One Goal & 50 Below Zero Our Goal: To foster a love of reading Robert Munsch is