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Scheduled System Maintenance January 2, 2021

We will be doing important system maintenance on January 2, 2021, from 8 am - 4 pm. The outage will impact access to the following: The Family Zone PowerSchool/PowerLearn WCS Website Staff and student email We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as we make these important updates to our system. *Note that the Westmount [...]

2020-12-18T12:53:52-07:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Anti-Racism PD at Westmount Mid-High

Hello WCS MH families, We recognize current trends in political, social, and cultural contexts in our society (vis a vis Anti-Racism) impact our school and community. As educators, we realize we have a role to play in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in our school. As a first step, our staff have taken up the opportunity to build on their understanding [...]

2020-12-11T13:29:22-07:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

**High School Math Teacher Needed**

We are looking for a High School math teacher at Westmount Charter School. Please see the details below. Westmount Charter School Teacher – Mid-High Campus (High School Math) Full-time, probationary position (February 1 – June 30, 2021) Closing Deadline – Monday, January 4, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. MST Competition #20201120-01 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING Click here to view job posting [...]

2020-12-08T11:54:48-07:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Supporting Mental Health – Two Part Session for Westmount Parents

These are stressful and anxious times for everyone; we may not even see the signs that our kids are carrying more than they let on, particularly with gifted children. We can all use more tools in our toolkits to support our whole family's mental health. Learn how to identify anxiety and trauma in our kids, and learn practical tips we can [...]

2020-12-04T12:12:01-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Scheduled System Maintenance Dec. 4, 2020 from 8 PM – 11 PM

On Friday, December 4, 2020, from 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM PDT we are doing maintenance and updates to PowerSchool Learning. There may be intermittent connectivity to the aforementioned application for the duration of the maintenance window. There may be intermittent connectivity to the application for the duration of the maintenance window. All other Westmount systems including staff and student email will still [...]

2020-12-04T11:16:27-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

December Kicks of Caring Month at the Elementary Campus!

Caring is the red pillar of Character Counts. During Student Services classes students will be learning about what it means to be caring. Some way we can show that we care are: Giving someone a compliment Showing empathy Expressing gratitude and showing that you are thankful Forgiving people Doing something to help someone else Donating food to the food bank. [...]

2020-12-04T11:09:28-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: |

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020 During COVID-19 updates yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Dina Hinshaw made important announcements about new health measures for all K-12 schools in the province. Impacts to Grade 7-12 Students Move to at-home learning (AHL) starting Monday, Nov. 30 to Friday, Jan. 8 (except during winter break, Dec. 21, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) In-person classes [...]

2020-11-25T13:33:35-07:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

On November 25, 2020, at 1:55 p.m., the wireless public alerting system will send out a test alert across Alberta. During the test, an alert sound will go off on compatible cellphones with a message letting the cellphone user know that the sound is part of a test, and there is no need for concern. If the cellphone is switched off [...]

2020-11-19T16:29:09-07:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Westmount Clothing/Westmount Strong T-Shirt Sales Are Now Open!

Westmount Wear is partnering with Parent Council!! Parent Council fundraiser Get your Westmount Strong t-shirts! Since we aren’t able to do some of our usual fundraising this year, we asked our Westmount community to think of new ways to raise money for our school, and you have sent in some great ideas. The “Westmount Strong” t-shirt is a way to [...]

2020-11-19T16:44:06-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

What to Do if Your Child Has Been Identified as a Close Contact of a Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Alberta Health Services has launched a new tool to provide COVID-19 guidance for parents of children attending school (or childcare). The tool walks through symptoms and provides information about next steps for testing and isolation, when household members need to isolate and when children can return to school. The tool is now available at https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16998.aspx. For a flowchart that will [...]

2020-10-28T13:44:40-06:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Show Me the Money!

Show Me The Money!!   Thinking about scholarships and post-secondary education?  Grade 12 families can check out the available resources in the PowerLearn Career Education pages for tips, guidance on various search engines, and featured scholarships.  Don't want to miss out on any scholarship news?  Sign-up for "notifications" in the Career Education pages to stay up to date.   If you need [...]

2020-11-06T12:40:27-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |
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