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Grade 3 Field Trip to Ralph Klein Park

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

Fort Calgary National Historic Site Field Trip

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

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

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

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!