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We Won’t Rest Campaign

The We Club at Ogden is demonstrating generosity and gratitude by collecting hygiene products, books and games for the Drop-In Centre. (NO food items) Students can earn 20 Virtue Points for each item brought in! Prizes for... -Student who brought in the most items in Division II -Student who brought in the most items in

Coding in Grade 5!

Students in Mr. Peters' homeroom class are learning to code! Using the website code.org. Code.org’s K-5 courses blend online, self-guided, and self-paced tutorials to introduce and emerse students in coding. Using drag-and-drop block style coding, students can design their own games, create digital stories, design puzzles and more. You can try out some of Mr.

Ogden Science Fair

On February 10th, many of Almadina's grades 6-9 students showcased their scientific interests at the annual Science Fair! Students asked questions across all areas of the science spectrum, investigated possible answers, conducted experiments and highlighted their results at the fair. Thank you to our volunteer judges and our teachers for organizing such an incredible event!

Generosity Assembly

Ogden's students focused on the virtue of generosity for the past few weeks. To practice and learn more about generosity, students participated in three activities: We Box Love, The Diabetes Clothing Drive and Plan Canada Fundraising Gifts of Hope. Thank you Almadina students for all your hardwork and generosity in supporting these fundraisers. The February

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Grade 5 Annual Car Rally

Grade 5 students competed in the annual Car Rally; this is an opportunity for students to showcase their electric car creations! Students learned the role of various components and control devices that are part of an electrical system. At the same time, they develop skills of problem solving and teamwork. Great job grade 5s and

Principal El-Rafih’s Blog

Dear parents, In my message for March 2017, I would like to send a note of appreciation to our Superintendent Ms. Depeel I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms. DePeel for her leadership during the last five years. This has been a major time of transition and Ms. DePeel has led us

Book Fairs

Almadina is proud to be hosting the Scholastic Book Fair at each campus. Students were provided with flyers so they can start picking their books ahead of time. On this flyer, you will find a draw ballot; please fill it out and bring it to the book fair. Your child's classroom teacher may have had

Grade 5 Science

Students constructed battery powered vehicles in Science and participate in a car rally to determine the fastest, straightest, strongest and most versatile car. These are videos of the students testing their battery powered vehicles for our car rally in the gym March 7th. They can test if their car can go up ramps, over versatile

Wampum Belts in Grade 6 Social Studies

Mrs. Grant-Suttie's Grade 6 students had the opportunity to learn about Wampum Belts. Wampum beads were used to create patterns on belts. These belts are used as a guide to narrate aboriginal history, traditions and laws.

Pink Shirt Day at Almadina!

On February 22nd, people all over the world were encouraged to practice kindness and wear a pink shirt to symbolize that they do not tolerate bullying. Pink Shirt Day started in with two incredible high school students in Nova Scotia. Here is a snippet of the Globe and Mail article that inspired Pink Shirt Day. “David