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Website Specialist Westmount Charter School

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR

The Elementary Campus at Westmount Charter School will be delaying its application process for the 2021-2022 school year.  Due to the realities of COVID 19, we will take a little extra time to ensure that the process – particularly with regards to psychological assessment – is reasonably clear, reasonable and fair to all applicants.  Please check our website regularly for further [...]

2020-07-09T15:27:13-06:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

Ordering Official High School Transcripts on MyPass

All students who will be attending post-secondary in the fall must order their final transcript from Alberta Education via MyPass. You may go into MyPass and order your Official Transcript now, and also view and print your Detailed Academic Report. **IMPORTANT** You will see a section that allows you to order a transcript now, but not send it until the 17th [...]

2020-07-07T16:24:29-06:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

Preparing for a Safe Return to School Informational Video

Good afternoon Westmount Families, Further to yesterday's message regarding September 2020 return to school, we have prepared an informational video describing some of the things we are able to do now to prepare, regardless of whether we return to a scenario 1 or 2.  Our plans are based on current best information from the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Alberta [...]

2020-07-02T11:22:24-06:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Message from the Superintendent – Re-Entry Planning

Dear Staff and Parents/Guardians, The attached document is provided to inform you about our school re-entry planning process and progress.  The document is an overview of the areas for attention in establishing a safe and healthy environment for staff and students anticipating school re-entry in September. Our Health and Safety Team has been working to develop a detailed plan defined in [...]

2020-06-29T12:13:12-06:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Message from the Superintendent – AB Education Update

Dear Staff and Westmount Community, The message and information below has been shared by the Minister of Education.  We are referencing the guidelines in our preparation to anticipate one of three re-entry scenarios.  You will receive updates as we work through the guidelines toward a final decision on August 1st. Thank you for your continuing support. Joe Frank Superintendent   Getting [...]

2020-06-12T10:51:21-06:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

A+ For Energy Program Winner

Dear Westmount Community, It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that one of our staff members, Ms. Connie Sullivan, is the recipient of a national award this year! Connie submitted an application titled RIDE FOR ENERGY! to the A+ For  Energy program sponsored by Inside Education, BP Canada, TC Energy, Cenovus and Pembina Pipelines.  Connie’s project was selected [...]

2020-06-09T14:42:42-06:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

2020 Teacher’s Excellence in Environmental Ed. and Communication Award Winner

Dear Westmount Community, It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that one of our staff members, Ms. Christine Avey, is the recipient of a national award this year! The FOCUS! Change Climate Change – Teacher’s Excellence Award for Environmental Education and Communication awards were announced on June 2, 2020, and, of all of the nominations submitted from across [...]

2020-06-04T13:56:51-06:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Message from the Superintendent – School Re-Entry Planning

Dear Parents/Guardians, As we begin the final few weeks of the current school year and look forward to school re-entry in the fall, I want to assure you that we are engaging in strategic planning processes. Alberta Education has directed school authorities to prepare for three possible scenarios: Schools reopen to normal operations. Schools are open for classes with some health [...]

2020-06-04T09:02:19-06:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

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: , |
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