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Bus Appreciation Assembly

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

Grade 9 LA Mock Trial

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!

Virtue Bracelets

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

Remembrance Day Assembly

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.

Grade 6 Students Vote!

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!

The Kindness of Almadina

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

Grade 9 LA Projects

In grade 9 LA, students had to create a project where they had to reflect on themselves, character, identity, family, interests, goals and ambitions. Students presented these beautiful projects allowing class members to better understand and appreciate each other more. They did a fantastic job!  

Orange Shirt Day Activity

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, each member of Almadina Ogden Campus wore an orange shirt. The purpose of this is to remember how sad and difficult it was for so many Indigenous children in Canada. We wanted to show how much we care about people who went to residential schools and their struggles. We also

Terry Fox and Calgary Food Bank at Almadina Ogden Campus

Terry Fox This year, the Ogden campus participated in 12th Terry Fox Run. Due to the weather, the run had to be postponed but that didn't stop us. We raised the most money yet so far with a grand total of $2557.00! To everyone who contributed, you deserve a big thank you for your generosity.