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Spring Photo Day is Coming to the MH and We Could Use Some Help!

Spring Photo Day is once again coming to the Mid-High Campus.   Five Tips For A Great Picture Day Date:  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Time: During the school day Can You Help Us? We are looking for volunteers to assist at the Mid-High all day on the 13th - 8:00am - 3:00pm.  Split shifts are available if you are only available to work [...]

2019-01-31T15:12:05-07:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

January Featured Article – 48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children

Please click here to visit an informative article which lists helpful resources for parents of gifted children. 48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Children    

2019-01-29T11:29:36-07:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured Article|Tags: , , , |

Call For Board Candidates

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians and Staff, Opportunities are currently available for four (4) individuals to serve on the volunteer Board of Directors of Westmount Charter School Society (“Westmount”): Two (2) positions must be filled by community members who do not have or will not have, in the 2019-2020 school year, any children attending Westmount; Two (2) positions must be filled by parent [...]

2019-01-23T15:57:55-07:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Message From the Superintendent: Accountability Pillar Survey

Dear Parents/Guardians: As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success. The Accountability Pillar uses a set of 16 indicators. Data on these indicators consists of surveys of students, parents and teachers on various aspects of education quality, student outcomes such [...]

Parent Education Evening: Mental Health Literacy

MENTAL HEALTH LITERACY FOR PARENTS **Note that there has been a time change for this presentation.  New time: 7:00-9:00 pm. Please join us at this School Council and school-hosted interactive session, geared for parents and people who work with youth. Good mental health starts with an understanding of the brain and its primary roles. This session will introduce parents to the basic [...]

2021 Spring Break Trip to Japan!

We are excited to announce the 2021 spring break high school trip to Japan!  The trip will involve the grade 11 and 12's of 2021 (the current grade 9 and 10s). Student Information Meetings: For current grade 10's who are interested in the 2021 Japan trip, there will be an information session in room 310 (Mr. Good’s) at lunch on Tuesday, February [...]

Elementary Skating – Parent Volunteers needed!

We are looking for parent volunteers to assist with Elementary late January/early February Skating. Skating sessions will be approximately 45 mins in length and each class will be going 3 times. Please sign up with the appropriate class and time slot that you would like to help with. All parent volunteers must have volunteer clearance with the main office in order to [...]

2019-01-14T10:41:29-07:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , , |

Schulich School of Engineering Offering New Way to Enter the University of Calgary Engineering Program for Students Who Excel in Biology 30.

Applicants who apply to Engineering for fall 2019, will automatically be considered for this pilot program using Biology if admission with Physics is not granted. Students admitted to Engineering with Biology will be part of a four-week Bioengineering Summer Institute course specifically designed to inspire engineering enthusiasts. It connects students’ strength in biology with biomedical engineering applications. Through interactive and project [...]

2019-01-18T12:44:12-07:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , |

Inside Out Day is Fast Approaching!

On Friday, January 25th staff and students will come together to watch the movie Inside Out and complete a number of supporting activities. Student Services is encouraging all staff and students to either dress up as their favourite character OR wear your clothes Inside Out in support of this fun day.  Not only will students and staff focus on the social emotional, [...]

2019-01-17T14:01:05-07:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , |

Second Annual Literary Anthology is Underway!

Attention parents and students, The second annual Literary Anthology is now underway and accepting student submissions in the genres of fiction: poetry and short story. The theme for this year's anthology is Coincidence. The length for consideration is approximately 1000 words and submissions will be accepted from Grades 5-12 at the following address: WCSlitAnthology@westmountcharter.com The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2019.

2019-01-17T13:12:29-07:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

Calling Parent Volunteers for the Mardi Gras Working Committee 2019!

Mardi Gras is an annual school wide event enjoyed by hundreds of Westmount students and their families.   We are currently looking for volunteers to help plan and execute this event. We will not be able to move forward this year without your help, If you are interested in being a volunteer, please contact Navdeep for more information: (See Friday, January [...]

2019-01-17T12:43:49-07:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: School Council|Tags: , , , , , |
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