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Website Specialist Westmount Charter School

Augustana Engineering Workshop

Grade 7 – 12 Students! Come and join University of Alberta Engineering, Augustana Campus for a full-ay Virtual Engineering Workshop (AEnW), cultivating hands-on activities that can be carried out with everyday objects in everyone’s home, in addition to the kit of materials we will provide. When? January 30, 2021 Registration deadline:  January 16th, 2021 Activities will include things like building [...]

2021-01-15T13:00:46-07:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Alberta University of the Arts Portfolio Review Day – Winter 2021

Nervous about submitting a portfolio to AUArts? Looking for advice on how to further your artistic technical and conceptual skills? Portfolio Review Day is a great opportunity to have your work reviewed and to get some one-on-one time with our faculty. All of AUArts’ professors and faculty members are currently practicing professionals in their specialized areas. During your timeslot, you [...]

2021-01-15T09:44:30-07:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

Updates to COVID-19 Reporting in Schools

To Westmount Staff and Families, We are pleased to share the information below from the Acting Deputy Minister of Education regarding changes to official communications about the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe Frank Superintendent Westmount Charter School ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As students and staff returned to in-person learning this week, I recognize you have undertaken extensive preparations to make sure schools follow COVID-19 precautions [...]

2021-01-14T19:09:06-07:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Provincial Government Update on Jan. 11 Return to In-Person Learning

To our Westmount school community, We are pleased to share the following news brief with you from the provincial government.  Our schools will be open to welcome back those students who have chosen to participate in onsite learning. We wish everyone a happy, healthy and more prosperous new year. Joe Frank Superintendent All students will return to in-person learning, as [...]

2021-01-08T14:00:13-07:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Virtual Women in Engineering Day

From the Schulich School of Engineering: Get your students involved in our first-ever VIRTUAL Women in Engineering Day Inspiring female engineers. A fun engineering escape room. Insight into cool engineering careers. That's what Women in Engineering Day is all about. At the Schulich School of Engineering, we want today's bright students to know that a richly diverse engineering community is essential to [...]

2021-01-07T12:27:49-07:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

IMPORTANT Changes to Student Parking at the Mid-High Campus

Construction has begun on the south side of the school and temporary fencing has been assembled around the area, including the parking spaces designated for students.  Unfortunately, we are unable to assign another area for student parking so we ask that students find alternate parking or other modes of transportation.  Students who wish to return their pass can hand it [...]

2021-01-07T08:59:14-07:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , , |

Scheduled System Maintenance January 2, 2021

We will be doing important system maintenance on January 2, 2021, from 8 am - 4 pm. The outage will impact access to the following: The Family Zone PowerSchool/PowerLearn WCS Website Staff and student email We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as we make these important updates to our system. *Note that the Westmount [...]

2020-12-18T12:53:52-07:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Anti-Racism PD at Westmount Mid-High

Hello WCS MH families, We recognize current trends in political, social, and cultural contexts in our society (vis a vis Anti-Racism) impact our school and community. As educators, we realize we have a role to play in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in our school. As a first step, our staff have taken up the opportunity to build on their understanding [...]

2020-12-11T13:29:22-07:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

**High School Math Teacher Needed**

We are looking for a High School math teacher at Westmount Charter School. Please see the details below. Westmount Charter School Teacher – Mid-High Campus (High School Math) Full-time, probationary position (February 1 – June 30, 2021) Closing Deadline – Monday, January 4, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. MST Competition #20201120-01 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING Click here to view job posting [...]

2020-12-08T11:54:48-07:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Supporting Mental Health – Two Part Session for Westmount Parents

These are stressful and anxious times for everyone; we may not even see the signs that our kids are carrying more than they let on, particularly with gifted children. We can all use more tools in our toolkits to support our whole family's mental health. Learn how to identify anxiety and trauma in our kids, and learn practical tips we can [...]

2020-12-04T12:12:01-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Scheduled System Maintenance Dec. 4, 2020 from 8 PM – 11 PM

On Friday, December 4, 2020, from 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM PDT we are doing maintenance and updates to PowerSchool Learning. There may be intermittent connectivity to the aforementioned application for the duration of the maintenance window. 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 [...]

2020-12-04T11:16:27-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

December Kicks of Caring Month at the Elementary Campus!

Caring is the red pillar of Character Counts. During Student Services classes students will be learning about what it means to be caring. Some way we can show that we care are: Giving someone a compliment Showing empathy Expressing gratitude and showing that you are thankful Forgiving people Doing something to help someone else Donating food to the food bank. [...]

2020-12-04T11:09:28-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: |
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