On June 23rd, 2020 ECS students took part in a Virtual Graduation Ceremony with their respected classes to celebrate and acknowledge their growth, accomplishments and resilience throughout the year. Highlights of the Yellow and Red Room ceremonies included the presentation of a farewell poem, Kindergarten diplomas and a picture slideshow of classroom memories collected during
On February 26th, Almadina celebrated Pink Shirt Day! This day is very important for our students and many other people around the world. On Pink Shirt Day, we raise awareness around bullying and the ways that every student can help in making our world a safe and welcoming environment. Bullying is a serious issue around
It’s time to jump rope for a great cause at Almadina! This week our school had its kick off assembly with Meagan from the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Donations collected during the month of February will help fund life saving research. There’s even some great Jump Rope for Heart donation incentives while staying active and
On November 8th, Mountain View honored our veterans and their families at our Remembrance Day assembly. Our students learned more about the importance of remembering, showing gratitude, and respect for those who have fought for our freedom and for those who continue to help other countries in their time of need. Our special guest, Ordinary
Almadina started its school year with the virtue of conscience. Through our school focused literature, A Bike Like Sergio’s, the students explored the message of making the right choices. The students put their good conscience choices into action by helping others in their community. Throughout October, students participated in the “We Scare Hunger” food drive
On Halloween, Mountain View's students and staff had the opportunity to get into the Halloween Spirit by dressing up in a costume! Students in each classroom participated in engaging, halloween or fall themed activities!
Almadina’s Terry Fox Run and fundraiser was another great success this year! Nearly forty years ago, Terry Fox began his legacy of helping others touched by cancer. His legacy has inspired Almadina School to participate in the annual Terry Fox run each year. To date, around the world, over $700 million has been raised in
On May 30, Almadina students showcased their amazing performances for our year end virtues celebration assembly. It was a packed gymnasium that had many parents standing in excitement as they watched their children perform their favourite virtue songs. Our virtue celebrations wouldn’t be possible without the dedicated planning of our virtues lead team members, Mrs.
On June 7th, 2019 a gathering of families, teachers, staff and ECS students came together to recognise our earliest learners. Our kindergarten students showed tremendous growth this past year. Mr. McClure, Ms.Raja, and Mrs.Haque congratulated the graduates and the ECS team for their work. We will miss Mrs. Chatt, and Mrs. Mahmood as they go
Build a Birdhouse Field Trip During March and April the grade 3s had a science build a birdhouse field trip for our building unit. The parent volunteers, the instructor from Teacher’s PET Ms.Patty, and the grade 3 teachers all helped with the field trip. We used wooden shapes for our materials. The shapes were 4