Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act Introduced by Alberta Education

Please see the message below from the Minister of Education. Today, I was proud to introduce Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act, which will protect choice within Alberta’s robust and diverse education system. If passed, the bill will amend the Education Act to affirm that parents, not politicians, have the right to choose the kind of education they feel is [...]

2020-05-28T15:51:16-06:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Deadline to Purchase EC Yearbooks is May 31, 2020

Did you know that the 2019/2020 (this year’s) Elementary Yearbook is still available for purchase? Cost is $19. Deadline to purchase is May 31, 2020.   Not sure if you purchased a yearbook already?       No problem!  You can find out by logging into the Family Zone (FZ) and clicking on Pay Fees or Payment History. Both options may [...]

2020-05-22T10:47:30-06:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: |

Join the Westmount Charter Parent Fundraising Society (WCSPFS) AGM!

The WCSPFS obtains licensing from AGLC to allow fundraising events such as 50/50 draws and Westjet raffles. In addition to this, it raises over $60,000 via Casino every 18 months. These funds have been used in the past to fund School field trips, supplies, equipment, musical instruments, etc. The WCSPFS is seeking volunteer board members. Participation in this Society is a very [...]

2020-05-22T09:59:20-06:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Free Parenting Webinar from Prufrock Press – Parenting Bright Kids Who Struggle in School: A Strength-Based Approach

Learn techniques to encourage strengths and mitigate weaknesses in children who struggle in school. This free webinar will help parents through the challenging and often unfamiliar landscape of raising kids who have been labeled with learning differences. Presenter: Dewey Rosetti, Author and Cofounder of the Parents Education Network When: Tuesday, June 2, 3:00 pm CT Click here for more information [...]

2020-05-20T11:46:54-06:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

Connect with the Principals!

Storytime with Mr. Curties @ the Elementary Campus Watch and listen to Mr. Curties read an interesting story each week! In The Little Red Fort by Brenda Meier, Ruby's mind is always full of ideas. One day, she finds some old boards and decides to build something. She invites her brothers to help, but they just laugh and tell her [...]

2020-06-19T10:45:34-06:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Scheduled System Maintenance Friday, May 22 from 8 pm – 10 pm

We will be doing important system maintenance for a short time on Friday, May 22. The outage is planned for 8 pm – 10:00 pm. The sites that will be impacted include: PowerSchool PowerLearn All other Westmount systems including staff and student email will still be operational during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your [...]

2020-05-22T09:20:47-06:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Long Weekend – May 15-18

It's the long weekend! May 15 (Non-Instructional Day) - Monday, May 18 (Victoria Day). There will be no online classes or posting this coming Monday due to the holiday. *Exception: Students writing AP exams will still write their exams as scheduled Happy long weekend!

2020-05-15T12:10:58-06:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

New Help Line & Email from Alberta Education

Dear Westmount Community, The following information has been provided by the Minister of Education. Alberta Education has instituted a help line and email for parents of students, particularly those with disabilities, during COVID-19 and at-home learning. The line is 780-422-6548 (toll-free by first dialing 310-0000, followed by the 10-digit phone number) or via email at studentsupport@gov.ab.ca. Even with the excellent [...]

2020-05-06T14:21:31-06:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Update from the Minister of Education

Dear Westmount Families, Please see the message below from the Minister of Education. As announced yesterday by Premier Kenney during the release of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy, the province has made the decision to not have students return to in-school classes for the remainder of the academic year. While I know many of you anticipated this decision, I do understand it [...]

2020-05-01T13:11:23-06:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |