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Events

Events

Almadina Gives Back

Volunteer Tea

Mountain View Campus hosted our Volunteer Tea on Thursday, May 18. This event is an opportunity for our staff and students to share their gratitude for the support our volunteers provide throughout the school year. The volunteers enjoyed a meal, socialized with fellow volunteers and viewed performances from our students. Our volunteers take on many responsibilities such as attending field trips, organizing school events, supporting office staff and more. We are so glad to have these amazing people present in our school! Volunteers, thank you again, you are making a difference in the lives of our staff and students! If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our Volunteer Information Page.

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Almadina at the Alberta Iqra Arabic Conference

Almadina is proud to be involved with the Alberta Iqra Arabic Conference in Kananaskis Country on March 30th, 2017. Thank you to our International Language teachers who are representing Almadina at this incredible conference! For teachers, scholars and educational assistants interested or involved in the teaching of Arabic, topics will include:

  • Literacy in the Arabic language
  • Classroom approaches to language acquisition
  • Socio-cultural approaches to language acquisition
  • Second language maintenance and transfer
  • Arabic language curriculum development
  • Language socialization and identity
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CIBC Run for the Cure 2016

Members of the Almadina staff participated in raising money and running in Run for the Cure. Together, they raised $1867.30 for Breast Cancer Research. Thank you for your support!

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Community Events|0 Comments

Almadina’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

O20_years_awardn Saturday, September 24th Almadina Language Charter Academy proudly celebrated our 20th year anniversary! The event was a tremendous success because of an overwhelming turnout from our Almadina Alumni, our current Almadina Family and because of the extraordinary effort from many volunteers. We are honoured that many of you joined us for this wonderful celebration and wish to thank you for supporting our school and the community it represents. We are especially honoured by the presence of Minister of Education, Honourable David Eggen, Minister of Human Services, Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister of Finance, Honourable Joe Ceci and MLA for Calgary-East, Ms. Robyn Luff. We want to share our sincere gratitude towards these dignitaries for attending our celebration. Please enjoy the photos from our event, taken by photographer Loueye Haymour.

Click here to view Minister Eggen’s speech at the celebration.

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Community Events|0 Comments
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Almadina Board of Directors Annual BBQ

The Almadina Board of Directors annual BBQ was very successful again this year. The weather was outstanding and over 1,000 people came out to celebrate. This is the third year that Almadina has held this community BBQ. This event celebrates the diverse, unique cultures and languages at Almadina while celebrating our unity. The School Council, our board, the administration and staff worked together to make this remarkable event happen.

We want to thank MLA Robyn Luff, Beverly Barca from Alberta Education and Senator in waiting, Mike Shaikh.

We want to thank our sponsors for making this day possible Freestone Produce Inc. and Maple Lodge Farms.

We look forward to next year’s annual BBQ.

By |October 9th, 2015|Categories: Community Events|0 Comments

Terry Fox Event

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Ogden’s Terry Fox Goals

Ogden is raising money at school. Please send money with your child to give to their teacher.

There will be an exciting PIE THROWING event if we meet our goals. If we raise…

  • $100 = 1 student will pie a teacher
  • $300 = 3 students will pie 3 teachers
  • $600 = 6 students will pie 6 teachers
  • $900 = 9 students will pie 9 teachers
  • $1200 = 12 students will pie 12 teachers

Also, if a student donates $2, they will receive a temporary tattoo and a special support sticker where they can honor who they are running for. A donation of $2 or more will enter a student into a draw to pie a staff member in the face on the day of the assembly AND be entered  into a draw for a TERRY FOX T-Shirt. To increase your chances, raise more money and earn more tickets! See below:

  • $2 = 1 ticket
  • $5 = 2 tickets
  • $10 = 3 tickets
  • $15 = 4 tickets
  • $20 or more = 5 tickets
By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Terry Fox Community|0 Comments
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Mountain View’s Terry Fox Goals

Mountain View is raising money for Terry Fox online. Please go to Almadina Mountain View’s Terry Fox Fundraising Page to show your support! You may also donate by sending money to the school with your child.

There will be an exciting PIE THROWING event if we meet our goals. If we raise…

  • $500 – Mr. Doucette will get a pie in the face!
  • $1000 – Ms. Wytinck will get a pie in the face!
  • $1500 – Ms. Stahl will get a pie in the face!
  • $2000 – Mrs. Tyrell will get a pie in the face!
  • $2500 –  Mrs.Haque will get a pie in the face!

Also, the student who raises the most money will get to be Principal for the Day!

The class that raises the most money will get a free gym period. If you raise $10 or more, your name will be entered for a draw for Terry Fox shirt and a chance to throw a pie at a teacher! Thank you for showing your support for Almadina and The Terry Fox Run!

By |September 16th, 2016|Categories: Terry Fox Community|0 Comments