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Westmount Charter School – Lunchroom Supervisor (Elementary Campus) Needed

Are you looking for a  job opportunity?   Westmount Charter School is presently recruiting for a total of 12. 4 FTE part-time, casual Elementary Lunchroom Supervisors. This is a casual position requiring working Monday to Friday on school instructional days commencing October 9, 2018 and terminating on June 26, 2019. Working hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily and paid [...]

2018-09-28T16:30:19-06:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: K-12|

OE Grade 8 Field Trip DATE CHANGE

Due to the poor weather forecast, the Day 1 OE 8 class field trip, originally scheduled for October 1-3,  will join the Day 2 class on October 10-12. Hopefully this cold snap eases up so that trip can run. Please contact David Manning at david.manning@westmountcharter.com at if you have questions.

2018-09-28T09:45:45-06:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5 - 8|Tags: , |

Community Education Service OCTOBER 2018 Newsletter

Student Services would like to share with you the upcoming Alberta Health Services seminars. Please visit Alberta Health Services:  Community Education Service October 2018 Newsletter  

2018-09-26T13:59:58-06:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: EC Student Services|Tags: , , |

Orange Shirt Day

Dear Elementary Campus Parents: Sunday, September 30 is Orange Shirt Day.  On this day, Canadians are urged to wear orange shirts to honour and promote awareness of the Indian residential school system and the impact this system had on Indigenous communities for more than a century in Canada. (Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Shirt_Day) Orange Shirt Day is discussed in some of our classes as part of the Social [...]

2018-09-25T15:46:21-06:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

EC Learning Commons Volunteer Opportunity

The Elementary Learning Commons is looking for parent volunteers who are interested in volunteering in the Learning Commons on a regular basis. We are offering a couple of training sessions on basic library skills for anyone interested in volunteering, Thursday, October 11th  - 2:45pm- 3:15pm Elementary Learning Commons Friday, October 12th - 8:50am – 9:20am Elementary Learning Commons Please respond directly to [...]

2018-09-24T14:16:08-06:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: EC Learning Commons|Tags: , |

Mid High Parking and Student Drop-Off/Pick-Up Reminder

  A friendly reminder to our Westmount parents/guardians; please do not to drop off or pick up children in the parking lot. Signs are erected out of concern that we share for the safety of Westmount students, staff and the community. We encourage parents to find a safe place to drop off and pick up students. This can be done on [...]

2018-09-20T11:09:47-06:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Spaces Available! High School Trip to Switzerland and Italy

A few spaces are available for the high school trip to Switzerland and Italy coming up at Spring Break 2019!  We are excited to offer this opportunity to our grade 11 and 12 students! The cost of the trip will be $3864 per student, which includes all airfare and transportation, hotels and breakfast and dinner daily. A preliminary itinerary for the [...]

2018-09-19T11:28:28-06:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

MH Meet the Staff Event Message

Hello Families! The mid-high is excited to host “Meet the Staff” next Thursday, September 20th, between 5:30 – 7:00 at the Mid-High Campus. The event can be viewed here. Please join us for this informal meeting of staff that your student(s) will be working with this year.  It is a great opportunity to learn more about your student(s) programming and ask [...]

2018-09-14T11:44:53-06:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

UPCOMING SESSIONS Community Education Service September 2018

Dear Westmount Families, The Community Education Service (CES) provides parents/caregivers with opportunities to access FREE, public education sessions on child and youth emotional wellness and health topics. Limited childcare is available for morning sessions held at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Please call 403 955 2500 at least 3 days prior to the session to reserve a spot. (Click here to learn more....)

2018-09-13T22:51:31-06:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

Reminder: Donations Needed by Sept 20 at Mid/High for Terry Fox Lunch Events

Just a quick reminder that we are asking for donations from parents for the teacher donation games which are taking place at lunch from Sept 17-27. We are in need of A LOT of whipped cream/Cool Whip, duct tape, pie tins and some face paint and eggs. Please leave your donation(s) at the main Mid-High office or contact julie.jansen@westmountcharter.com. **We are [...]

2018-09-13T15:58:35-06:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Mid-High Principal’s Letter of Introduction

'We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future’ – George Bernard Shaw Hello Westmount families! I realized that in the busyness of school start up, I failed to properly introduce myself and to welcome you to a new school year. My sincerest apologies. First of all, please let me say that [...]

2018-09-13T14:14:52-06:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

SPIRIT of Peace Multimedia Contest

Dear families, The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta has launched a program called SPIRIT of Peace to encourage young Albertans to learn about the men and women from their communities who served throughout the war, either in uniform or as leaders on the home front. View contest poster here.   All Alberta students in Grades 10-12 are invited to [...]

2018-09-14T12:00:04-06:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , , , |
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