Grade 3 Field Trip to Ralph Klein Park The Grade 3’s at Almadina visited a man made wetland area called Ralph Klein park this past month to study real life animal specimens and explore the wetland habitat. Students got a chance to examine animal antlers, fur hides, skulls, teeth, claws, and much more to determine
This month, for their first field trip of the year, Grade 2 went to Fort Calgary National Historic Site. Students had fun handling artifacts and trying on costumes while role playing a true Calgary Herald story from the past. Students also learned to salute like the North-West Mounted Police, go on a museum scavenger hunt
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
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
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!
"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
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
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!
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
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.