Our 2019 Terry Fox School Run was a great success in many ways! Rather than focusing on fundraising this year, we asked students to strive to Be like Terry. To show resiliency and perseverance, to set goals for the new school year and find the courage to achieve them. In addition to our students showing tremendous resiliency when the weather [...]
Earlier this month, we shared a link to a blog post by Dr. Steven Pfeiffer, regarding his visit to our school in January of this year. This week, we would like to share a new, related post, titled Resources for Parents of Gifted Students.
Thank you to all the parents and community members who volunteered their time to judge for our annual school science fair! The students are grateful to have received such meaningful feedback. As well, each participant in science fair should be commended for their passion and commitment for science! We are always looking for mentors and judges for our next season starting [...]
LEGObotics club members will be attending the FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22nd! Two teams of grades 5-8 students (and high school coaches) are representing Westmount Charter School this year and will be competing against other teams around Calgary for the entire day (8am – 6pm) at the Irene Lewis Atrium at SAIT campus. This year’s theme [...]
Alberta Health Services has asked us to distribute updated information on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov). Please see the links below. AHS Parent Letter - English Self-Isolation Info Sheet - English AHS Parent Letter - French Self-Isolation Info Sheet - French AHS Parent Letter - Traditional Chinese Self-Isolation Info Sheet - Traditional Chinese AHS Parent [...]
Thanks to all the parents who attended the Steven Pfeiffer event last week. It was a fantastic event with lots of great questions from parents. Dr. Pfeiffer felt the same and wrote about it on his blog. Check it out here: https://giftedassessmentinsights.com/2020/02/06/parent-concerns/ . Thanks to School Council for sponsoring this event. We look forward to seeing parents at the next one! [...]
2020-2021 Re-Registration is now open. Deadline to register is Thursday, February 13, 2020. Please re-register in the Family Zone (FZ) https://reg1.westmountcharter.com/default.asp so we know if your child will be returning to Westmount for the 2020-2021 school year. Detailed Instructions may be found here. If you have not re-registered by February 13, we assume you are leaving the school. (There are [...]