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Upcoming School Council Video Conference Meeting

Dear parents, Hope everyone is in good health and doing well! I am pleased to let you know that the School Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm via Google meet video conference. Closer to the meeting you will receive an email with the video conference link and instructions that will enable you to join the meeting. [...]

2020-03-28T18:28:59-06:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: K-12, School Council|Tags: , |

#8 Educational Continuity Plan: COVID-19 FAQ’s

Dear Westmount Community, Further to the yesterdays update from Alberta Education, the following additional information has been provided: Educational Continuity Plan: COVID-19 FAQ’s. Westmount updates on COVID-19 may be found at https://www.westmountcharter.com/parents/health-updates/. Take care. Update #8

2020-03-21T08:46:46-06:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#7 Elementary Campus Update – March 20, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students: Everyone at the Elementary Campus has been working very hard this week to figure out how we can best deliver exciting programming to our students.  While we are all trying to navigate uncertain and unpredictable times, we recognize that your each family’s experiences and circumstances are different. We believe it is vitally important that our programming [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:03-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#6 MH Campus Update – March 20, 2020

Hello Westmount Mid-High Community, Thank you for your patience this week as we worked through planning for after the break. We hope you are all well. We have a few updates, based on current information and the recent Alberta Education News Release, March 20, 2020. Course Selection in PowerSchool has been extended until April 5, 2020. Descriptions of the courses [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:16-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

#5 Update from the Minister of Education: Continuing Student Learning

Dear Westmount Community, Please read the following news release from the Minister of Education. This release provides guidelines to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health emergency. News Release For general information on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta, please visit www.alberta.ca/covid19. This website is updated daily. Stay tuned for further information from [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:33-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#4 EC Update – Preparing to Work in Our New Learning Environment After Spring Break

Hello Westmount Elementary Families, While we are currently awaiting more information from Alberta Education, we are preparing our new learning environment for after Spring Break. As we will be using PowerLearn and PowerSchool to communicate our programming going forward, we are asking parents to do the following: please take a moment to make sure that you are able to log [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:16-06:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

#3 MH Update – Preparing to Work Online After Spring Break

Hello Westmount Mid/High Families, While we are currently awaiting more information from Alberta Education, we are preparing to work online after Spring Break. In order to prepare for working in an online environment, we are asking students and parents to do the following: Students: please take a moment to make sure that you are able to log into and navigate [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:31-06:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

#2 Access to School Buildings – March 17 to 19

Dear Parents/Guardians, We have heard your ask to be able to access the school buildings over the week. Schedule and Protocol for Accessing Buildings In light of the severity of COVID-19, to access the buildings, please follow the below schedule and protocol. At this time, we are allowing access by last name during the day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:45-06:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#1 School Closure Update

Dear Westmount Community, Thank you for your patience as we make sense of the many implications of yesterday’s school closure announcement. As this situation is rapidly evolving, we expect to receive more information from the province about our next steps, and the government will provide daily updates for Albertans at 3:30 p.m. Please stay tuned. Please note that teachers will [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:59-06:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Important Message from the Superintendent – ALL CLASSES CANCELLED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

ALL CLASSES CANCELLED, Effective Immediately Dear Westmount Community, Tonight I share the following message relayed to us from the Minister of Education. “I want to thank the many boards and education partners that have provided their views over the weekend. It has become clear that it would be challenging to implement health recommendations like social distancing and proper cleaning protocols. [...]

2020-03-18T12:08:37-06:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Cancellation of Purdy’s Chocolate Grad Fundraiser

Dear Students and Parents, We regret to announce the cancellation of the Purdy's Chocolate Grad Fundraiser. If you have already passed in an order it will be discarded, and all cheques will be voided and shredded. At this time, we have no further Grad 2020-related information to share. We will keep you posted in the coming weeks. Go to Health Updates Page [...]

2020-03-17T10:33:35-06:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

March 15 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Effective Immediately, all classes at Westmount Charter School Have Been Cancelled Indefinitely. Stay Tuned for More Information. (Last updated at 8:08 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2020) ----------------------- Dear Westmount Community, At this time of heightened anxiety and concern about COVID 19, I offer the following comments for your information. Key messages about our most up-to-date information: School closure will not [...]

2020-03-17T10:32:35-06:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |
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