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The deadline for submitting NEW applications for Kindergarten – Grade 4, was November 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm.

The deadline for submitting NEW applications for Kindergarten - Grade 4, was November 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm. We are no longer taking applications for the 20/21 school year.  Families, if your student is already attending Westmount Charter School, please disregard this note. Thank you for your interest in Westmount Charter School.

2019-12-02T00:39:03-07:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

School Threats Believed to be a Swatting Incident

Thank you to our parents who have made us aware of a story currently in the local news regarding threats made to Calgary schools today. We are including the link to CBC Calgary news.  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/swatting-calgary-police-hoax-schools-1.5377736.  We will continue to be vigilant at both campuses, however this time, we will follow the lead of the Calgary Police Service who do not [...]

2019-11-28T22:45:09-07:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

High School Open House on November 27, 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Grade 8 and 9 current Westmount students and their families, as well as students aspiring to attend Westmount Senior High School,  are invited to attend our High School Open House. The evening will provide an overview of our high school program, with opportunities to hear from our students and parents about “Why Westmount?” In addition, participants will [...]

2019-12-05T14:18:37-07:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

Proposed Choice in Education Act

Dear Parents/Guardians, The government has committed to bring forward a Choice in Education Act.  This proposed Act will affirm parents’ rights as primary decision-makers in their child’s education, and support choice. The proposed Act will focus on affirming and supporting choice within the existing education framework.  This is not a discussion about changing the fundamental structures or governance of Alberta’s [...]

2019-11-22T12:44:37-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Spelling Bee Sign Up

From November 25 – 29, sign-up sheets for Grade 1, 2, 3, and 4 students who are interested in participating in a Spelling Bee will be on the clubs board.

2019-11-22T11:42:17-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , , |

ADLC:  Alberta Distance Learning Centre

ADLC:  Alberta Distance Learning Centre https://www.adlc.ca/ Thinking of taking an extra course on-line via ADLC?  Please note that ADLC has made policy changes that may impact decisions around taking courses via ADLC.   Timelines and submission deadlines have become rather firm in support of consistent student work.   Know the facts before you commit!

2019-11-22T11:02:34-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , , |

University Scholarship / Bursary Applications

University Scholarship / Bursary applications are mostly around December 1st, 2019.  Please check individual school websites for school-specific Scholarships and Bursary deadlines. Did you know that the majority of Canadian universities / colleges have robust bursary programs?  What’s a bursary you ask?   A bursary is a monetary award made by an institution to individuals or groups of people who cannot afford to [...]

2019-11-22T11:07:43-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , , |

Accessibility Services FAQ’s

I have/had accommodations in high school.  How do I get accommodations at University / College? For most academic institutions, students must register with Accessibility Services at the respective post-secondary school and provide appropriate documentation of their learning need(s), after receiving an offer of admission.  For students attending post-secondary schools in the fall of 2020, meetings and coordination with Accessibility Services [...]

2019-11-22T10:20:52-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , |
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