Respect Virtue Assembly On February 22, 2019, students, staff and parents of Almadina attended the Respect Virtue Assembly. We had an amazing set of performances from all grades. The Virtue Stars began the assembly by encouraging and exciting the audience with a contagious chant on Respect. Then, the school had a chance to see how
Students learned kindness through coding at the January Literacy Cafes.
With the new year in full swing, the Literacy Committee is excited to share our new focus goals. We are collaborating with the Virtues Committee to introduce reading and writing activities that revolve around the virtues at our school. For this Term, students can enjoy word work activities (in the library and during literacy cafes)
At Almadina, we realize the importance of developing social and academic skills. This Winter Term, two students from each of the five grade one classes, were able to participate in a Boys & Girls Group during lunch recess. They learned various social and emotional strategies that will help them along their journey through the years!
Learning about seasons in grade one is always an exciting time as students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of different learning activities; some of which include unique artwork! Have a look at the pictures to see how grade ones (Mrs. Pollett’s Class, Ms. Khandani’s Class, Ms. Lee’s Class, Ms. Aftab’s Class and
Last Term, at Almadina, the grade one classes had a special visit from the Byblos Bakery. “Almost 25 years ago, Byblos started introducing pita bread in school classrooms. By visiting classrooms and showing kids how to use pita bread to create a quick meal or snack, kids learned that pita could be a fun and
In November the grade three students had the experience of being “kid geologists” during their Don’t Take Rocks For Granite in class science field trip. They identified the unique properties of rocks and minerals. With their amazing scientific knowledge, they even identified a mystery mineral! They explored the formation of volcanic igneous rocks and created
Almadina’s Terry Fox run and fundraiser was a great success this year! During the month of September, our school’s goal was for each student to donate at least a townie towards cancer research. On September 28, Almadina students and staff participated in our annual Terry Fox run. Everyone showed incredible pride and perseverance! Our school
On Monday, October 1st the students and staff at Almadina Mountain View Elementary Campus celebrated their very first Orange Shirt Day. It was great to see so many of our students and staff wearing orange on this important date. Our students were encouraged to use their conscience to understand the message of how “Every Child
At the end of May, we had our Virtues Celebration Assembly. It was beautifully planned and prepared for by our Virtues Committee (Mr. Goodman, Mrs. Haziri, Mrs. Bhaidani, Mrs. Pollett, Mrs. Dhanaraj, Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Roshan, Mrs. Ferrario and WEP) and was enthusiastically executed with the help of our virtue stars, our staff, our administration,