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Website Specialist Westmount Charter School

Re-Registration is Coming Soon for K-Grade 11 Families

It is almost time to re-register your child for the 2020-2021 school year. You must re-register so we know if your child will be returning to Westmount in the fall. Please note that the Family Zone is now unavailable while we prepare for re-registration to open on February 5, 2020. Watch your mailbox for information early next week. [...]

2020-01-24T10:53:34-07:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Registration Now Open for Pascal Cayley Fermat (PCF) contest set, and the Canadian Computing Competition (CCC) Math Contests

It has been a frigid and bitter week, but there is something bright on the horizon (many things, actually)! We are opening up registration for two contest sets today, the Pascal Cayley Fermat (PCF) contest set, and the Canadian Computing Competition (CCC). If you are interested in participating in either of these contests, come to room 320 at lunch on [...]

2020-01-17T08:39:20-07:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

The Alberta High School Mathematics Competition (AHSMC) First Round Results

The Alberta High School Mathematics Competition (AHSMC) – First Round, is a very difficult contest taken this year by 597 students in Alberta. It is the stepping stone to the more prestigious Mathematics Olympiad team and opens doors for summer immersion camps for high ranking students. We have had a number of students who have participated in this contest over [...]

2020-01-16T13:04:10-07:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|

Judges Urgently Needed for the MH Science Fair in February, 2020

Westmount Charter School is hosting our annual Mid and High School Science Fair on Friday, February 7th, 2020.  We are seeking volunteer judges for the event. Background Students are required to participate in our school science fair before they are considered for the Calgary Youth Science Fair.  We have a limited number of project submissions for the Calgary Youth Science Fair, therefore, your assistance will be needed for feedback and [...]

2020-01-15T08:48:04-07:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Cold Weather Advisory

As extreme cold and wind chill values continue in Calgary, please ensure your child is prepared and dressed for the weather. As getting to and from school can be challenging during cold weather, please be aware that it is not uncommon for transit complications to occur when it is this cold. The safety and security of our students is of [...]

2020-01-15T13:21:28-07:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Reminder: Our first bottle drive of 2020 is this Thursday, January 9!

Please bring your bottles, cans and all other refundable for recycling to either Westmount campus during the morning (8:00 to 8:45 am) or the afternoon (3:15 to 3:45 pm). Thank you!

2020-01-06T14:04:58-07:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Deadline for Westmount MH 2019/2020 Yearbook Purchase is February 21, 2020

Please note that the deadline for purchasing your mid-high student a Westmount 2019/2020 yearbook is February 21, 2020. Books are $35 and should be purchased in the Family Zone. After you log into the FZ, you will see the following message about the yearbooks. If you have not already purchased your yearbook(s), they will be listed below [...]

2019-12-06T11:57:56-07:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Westmount Students take first place @ Yale!

Congratulations to three of our Westmount students as they made to the global round of the World’s Scholars Cup and also made to the Tournament of Champions held at Yale. We were super excited when they announced at the closing ceremony that the Westmount team got first place in team debate among 400 teams at the Tournament of Champions. No [...]

2019-12-06T10:12:56-07:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

The Thursday, December 12, MH Coffee Talk has been moved to Monday, December 16.

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Thursday, December 12, Mid-High Coffee Talk has been moved to Monday, December 16. Coffee Talks are a great way to connect directly with the principal and ask all your burning questions, as well as learn the "behind-the-scenes" information from administration! Coffee Talks at the Mid-High Campus will be held in the staff room from [...]

2019-12-04T13:31:21-07:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: K-12, School Council|Tags: , |

Direct Donation Campaign for Westmount

Thank you to those families who have donated to Westmount in 2019!  We greatly appreciate your support.  You are helping to provide our children with an enriched educational experience.  You can see where your donations are going in the donation letter. With the end of the calendar year approaching, School Council wanted to remind you that there is still time to [...]

2019-12-05T14:13:55-07:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Westmount Has a New Chemistry Lab!

Our new chemistry lab renovations all almost fully completed (just a few minor items yet to accomplish). Students and staff have already started working in the lab and are enjoying to new space very much. Students are also excited that these renovations have allowed Westmount to offer Chemistry AP as part of our course offerings. [...]

2019-12-05T23:24:25-07:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|
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