This year, the Grade 9's worked very hard on putting together a newscast assignment to broadcast the news. This required commitment, diligence and much effort from the students to take on the initiative and responsibility to meet with their group members and create a plan to project their news. They met for weeks compiling information
On February 26, 2020, the Almadina Ogden campus had a Pink Shirt Day assembly where the importance of being accepting and kind was emphasized. Some people don't even realize that what they are doing to others is bullying, and don't consider the consequences of their actions. However, if we all stray away from being bystanders
On Friday, December 20, 2019, the Grade 9's had an opportunity to explore the Mobile Escape Room. There, they participated in many different activities such as: making puzzles, building puzzles through discovering clues, and playing science games. What a fun and interactive way to engage in learning! Thank you, Mrs. Santhanam and Mr. Maryuama!
The grade 8's had an opportunity to make a model of a plant or animal cell. They are learning about the parts of these cells and what they do , therefore, this project enhances their learning and makes learning about the topic more exciting!
On Thursday, January 9, 2020, Almadina Ogden Campus grades 7-9 had the privilege of attending the Bus Appreciation Assembly. During this assembly, all 18 of our hard working and dedicated bus drives attended and were given great words of appreciation and gratitude from Mrs. Thaxter, Mr. El-Rafih, and Mrs. Elchamaa. As staff and students, we
After reading a short story called The Landlady, students researched and discussed court proceedings and trials. They then prepared and presented their own Mock Trials in class. It was a great learning experience for students!
They have arrived! This year’s theme for Almadina’s fundraiser and monthly bracelets is “Positive Mindset”. If you would like to come in non-uniform on Friday, November 29th, please support this great cause and purchase your bracelet from Mrs.Thaxter for $2.00. Only those students wearing these wonderful bracelets can come in non-uniform that day!!y Stay tuned
Almadina Ogden Campus had a Remembrance Day Assembly on Friday, November 8, 2019. There, each homeroom presented their class wreaths and listened to a guest speaker. We were so lucky to have a Veteran of our Canadian Services come and speak to our school. "Our Canadian soldiers now spend time being Peace Keepers," he explained.
Students in grade 6 learned about our federal voting procedure and that voting is entrenched in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A majority of students took part in the Canadian wide 'Student Vote' program and so did our grade 6 students!
One never knows when the heart strings will be pulled at Almadina. We have seen such kindness in all forms at our school. Just this morning, a teacher saw the surprised look on grade 8 students faces when one opened her locker and found a sparkling birthday day festival happening inside. Between the sparkles and