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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: |

The School is Now Closed For Fall Break

The school is now closed for fall break and will reopen at 8:00 am on Monday, November 16, 2020.    

2020-11-08T09:01:33-07:00November 8th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

It’s Time to Review and Sign MH Student IPP’s in PowerSchool

It is hard to believe how quickly we have arrived in November! At this time, we would request all families to log into PowerSchool to review their child's IPP. Teachers have updated student goals and parents need to acknowledge their support of the goals. Please review the IPP and complete the digital acknowledgment for TERM 1 ONLY, on the last [...]

2020-11-06T11:06:43-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Westmount Charter Virtual Book Fair on NOW until November 15!

Breaking News! Free Shipping Family Night takes place November 11, 6-8 pm Calgary time - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Westmount Charter Elementary Book Fair is not just for Elementary! There are Middle Grade & Teen reads, Non-fiction and cool Gadgets too! Also French language books with popular favourites! Great books all shipped directly to your door! Book Fair [...]

2020-11-08T08:59:25-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Q & A: Ongoing Supports/Accommodations for Students Planning their Post-Secondary Education

Westmount High School Families: For future post-secondary students, students who require on-going supports and/or accommodations in the post-secondary institutions, please review the following information:   Question: I had accommodations in high school. How do I get accommodations at university? Students must register with Accessibility Services by submitting a request with Student Services and be prepared to share appropriate documentation of disability. [...]

2020-11-06T12:35:48-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

Scheduled System Maintenance November 6 from 7 pm – 11 pm

On Friday, November 6, 2020, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM PDT we are doing maintenance and updates to PowerSchool Learning. 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 be operational during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and [...]

2020-11-06T10:44:23-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

School Fees for the 2020/2021 School Year are Now Due and Payable

Dear Westmount Families, School fees for the 2020/2021 school year are now due and payable. Click here to view this year's fees.  2019/2020 fee and/or bus credits have been carried forward to student accounts and are being applied to this year’s fees. If, after fees are totaled, your total is a negative number (there will be a minus sign in front [...]

2020-10-30T14:23:38-06:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |
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