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MH Music Program Update

Instrumental Music Program at both School and Home The Grade 6 to Grade 12 students in the WCS Instrumental Music program will continue to learn fingering patterns and valve patterns on their wind instruments in conjunction with digital sound recordings.  Please note that all students will be expected to keep their mouthpieces in their cases during class.  Throughout the school year, these students will be encouraged to record short [...]

2020-08-12T12:52:51-06:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

Update To September Re-Entry Plan Announced

Last Updated: August 4 Dear Westmount Families, You may be aware of the formal announcement made by the Minister of Education and Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Heath this morning regarding updates to the school re-entry process for Tuesday, September 1st.  School authorities will implement Scenario 1: return to classes in near-normal operations with health measures in place. Our Westmount [...]

2020-08-04T12:28:37-06:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Parent Return to School Survey #1 Emailed to Families

The first of two return to school surveys has been emailed to all families.   The responses you provide will assist the WCS School Re-Entry Planning Committee to better prepare strategies for a safe and healthy return of students in September.  You are asked to respond to the survey given the information provided to date.  Deadline to respond to survey: Wednesday, [...]

2020-07-31T12:59:44-06:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Alberta Government Announces In-Person Classes to Resume September 1

Dear Westmount Families, You may be aware of the formal announcement made by the Premier and Minister of Education this afternoon regarding the school re-entry process for Tuesday, September 1st.  School authorities will implement Scenario 1: return to classes in near-normal operations with health measures in place. Our Westmount team will be working over the next few weeks to solidify our [...]

2020-07-21T18:51:25-06:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR

The Elementary Campus at Westmount Charter School will be delaying its application process for the 2021-2022 school year.  Due to the realities of COVID 19, we will take a little extra time to ensure that the process – particularly with regards to psychological assessment – is reasonably clear, reasonable and fair to all applicants.  Please check our website regularly for further [...]

2020-07-09T15:27:13-06:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

Ordering Official High School Transcripts on MyPass

All students who will be attending post-secondary in the fall must order their final transcript from Alberta Education via MyPass. You may go into MyPass and order your Official Transcript now, and also view and print your Detailed Academic Report. **IMPORTANT** You will see a section that allows you to order a transcript now, but not send it until the 17th [...]

2020-07-07T16:24:29-06:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

Preparing for a Safe Return to School Informational Video

Good afternoon Westmount Families, Further to yesterday's message regarding September 2020 return to school, we have prepared an informational video describing some of the things we are able to do now to prepare, regardless of whether we return to a scenario 1 or 2.  Our plans are based on current best information from the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Alberta [...]

2020-07-02T11:22:24-06:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Message from the Superintendent – Re-Entry Planning

Dear Staff and Parents/Guardians, The attached document is provided to inform you about our school re-entry planning process and progress.  The document is an overview of the areas for attention in establishing a safe and healthy environment for staff and students anticipating school re-entry in September. Our Health and Safety Team has been working to develop a detailed plan defined in [...]

2020-06-29T12:13:12-06:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Message from the Superintendent – AB Education Update

Dear Staff and Westmount Community, The message and information below has been shared by the Minister of Education.  We are referencing the guidelines in our preparation to anticipate one of three re-entry scenarios.  You will receive updates as we work through the guidelines toward a final decision on August 1st. Thank you for your continuing support. Joe Frank Superintendent   Getting [...]

2020-06-12T10:51:21-06:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

A+ For Energy Program Winner

Dear Westmount Community, It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that one of our staff members, Ms. Connie Sullivan, is the recipient of a national award this year! Connie submitted an application titled RIDE FOR ENERGY! to the A+ For  Energy program sponsored by Inside Education, BP Canada, TC Energy, Cenovus and Pembina Pipelines.  Connie’s project was selected [...]

2020-06-09T14:42:42-06:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

2020 Teacher’s Excellence in Environmental Ed. and Communication Award Winner

Dear Westmount Community, It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that one of our staff members, Ms. Christine Avey, is the recipient of a national award this year! The FOCUS! Change Climate Change – Teacher’s Excellence Award for Environmental Education and Communication awards were announced on June 2, 2020, and, of all of the nominations submitted from across [...]

2020-06-04T13:56:51-06:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |
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