Dear Westmount Community, Opportunities are currently available for three (3) individuals to serve on the volunteer Board of Directors of Westmount Charter School Society (“Westmount”): Two (2) positions must be filled by community members who do not have or will not have, in the 2022-2023 school year, any children attending Westmount; One (1) position must be filled by a parent [...]
If your child has any of the following symptoms, not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition: cough fever shortness of breath runny nose sore throat or loss of sense of smell or taste They are legally required to isolate per AHS: if not fully immunized - for at least 10 days from when they first started having symptoms of COVID-19 OR [...]
The Human Condition 8 class is hosting a book drive in support of the Calgary Reads Foundation. Boxes will be at the front of the school from January 17th - 24th. Please bring new, or gently used books suitable for ages 0-10 years old. Let's help children discover the joy of reading together!
The Westmount Mid-High Campus hosted a Virtual Open House on Thursday, January 13th @ 7:00pm. We discussed both Middle school and High school programs and the application process during this meeting. Here is a link to the Open House Presentation.
Dear Staff and Families, The following updates are provided for your information. Rapid Tests and Masks Government supplied shipments of masks and rapid test kits should start to arrive this week. Our two campuses are working on strategies to distribute the masks and rapid test kits to individual staff members and students. Each campus will notify parents of their process [...]
Dear Staff and Families, On Wednesday, Minister LaGrange confirmed that on Monday, January 10, 2022, K-12 students will return to in person learning to support their overall wellbeing. Measures will continue to support learning safely and online tutoring to address learning disruption for grades 4-9 will be introduced. Rapid Tests and Masks To lower the risk of in-school transmission of [...]
Dear Westmount Staff and Parents/Guardians, This afternoon, Education Minister LaGrange and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hinshaw, confirmed the return to school for K-12 students on Monday, January 10th. Important information related to the announcement can be accessed at: https://www.alberta.ca/k-12-learning-during-covid-19.aspx#jumplinks-0 Our staff have been working hard this week to prepare for the anticipated return to in-person learning for students. All health [...]
The Westmount Mid-High Campus will be hosting a Virtual Open House on Thursday, January 13th @ 7:00pm. We will be discussing both Middle school and High school programs and the application process during this meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87428210567?pwd=dTdWTDVMN1UwMWhHSm5Ra3J5WEVHUT09 Meeting ID: 874 2821 0567 Passcode: bbWVm3
Dear Westmount Parents and Guardians, Education Minister Adriana LaGrange recently announced that the winter break for Alberta schools will be extended through next week. January 3-7 is now a non-instruction week for students. Students are now scheduled to return to school on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. More information on this announcement is available here. Alberta Education has also announced that [...]
Dear Westmount Families, Please see the letter below, from Alberta Health Services Public Health regarding student immunizations. https://www.westmountcharter.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/2021-December-15-COVID-School-Immunization-Letter.pdf
Canada has updated their requirements to account for partially vaccinated children https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada#determine-fully If you qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller, your unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated children must follow specific requirements when you return to or enter Canada. This applies to unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated children under 12 years of age who are accompanying a parent, step-parent, guardian or [...]
Winter weather has arrived in Calgary and Westmount encourages all families to ensure that children are dressed for the weather. Warm Jackets, snow pants, gloves, hats, boots (and maybe an extra pair of gloves and socks) in case the first pair gets wet. Please make sure everything is properly labeled.