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About Kathleen Shykula

Website Specialist Westmount Charter School

Save the Bees – Roots and Shoots Project

As part of our Jane Goodall project -- Save the Bees, Mrs. Aucoin’s class and Mrs. Hans’ class would like to offer Westmount elementary parents an opportunity to both support local bee farmers, as well as help the environment by reducing the amount of plastic wrap used. We have partnered with Nature Bee Beeswax Wraps to provide parents with an opportunity [...]

2019-05-22T10:46:12-06:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

It’s That Time of Year – Stampeder Parking is Here!

For every Calgary Stampeders' home game, we use the Mid-High campus parking lot for game parking. Each car parked raises $10.00 for Westmount; by using parent volunteers, we are able to ensure all the money collected goes to the School. The money we raise helps to fund the following: Classroom support; School field trips; Busing for field trips; Parent education; & Many other initiatives [...]

2019-05-17T15:54:16-06:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: K-12, School Council|Tags: , |

There is Still Time to Order Spring Photos

If you haven't already ordered your child's Spring Photos online through Lifetouch, it's not too late.   Simply go to https://my.lifetouch.ca/ to place your online order. See the special offer on the attached poster.

2019-05-17T13:06:00-06:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

The Sound Collector Is Now Live!

Last week we shared a story about one of our grade one student inventions, The Sound Collector, which had been submitted to the Little Inventors, Inventions for Space Challenge. That invention was selected to be made real and has now been brought to life with the help of Gareth Lloyd! Click here to view it in action. Related Story

2019-05-17T11:43:05-06:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , , |

2020 Carnaval de Québec

Students registered in French 9-12 classes for the 2019-2020 school year have the opportunity to travel to the Carnaval de Québec, held in Quebec City, for five days in February 2020. Students will be immersed in French culture and language by attending the largest carnival event in the world and travelling to Les Chutes du Montmorency, a beautiful waterfall near Quebec [...]

2019-05-13T12:42:02-06:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , , , , , |

Little Inventors, Inventions for Space Challenge

We were thrilled to find out that one of our grade one student inventions, The Sound Collector, submitted to the Little Inventors, Inventions for Space Challenge was selected to be made real! The elementary Learning Commons hosted a virtual visit between this student and an inventor in order to collaborate on how best to transform this idea into the real thing. [...]

2019-05-10T11:36:12-06:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , |

May Updates from the University of British Columbia

Deadline to accept offers of admission: May 1 or June 1 (NOTE: Refer to the precise date indicated in your student services centre account)   Next steps for newly admitted students: You’ve been admitted?  Now what??  See UBC’s step-by-step guide and video to help admitted students plan finances, secure housing and figure out course planning. To qualify for first-year housing guarantee [...]

2019-05-08T15:11:01-06:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , , , , |

May Updates from the University of Alberta

University of Alberta: Spring & Summer Tours Let us show you and your students around! A campus tour is the best way to discover everything the U of A has to offer. Booking for spring and summer tour dates are now available until August 10th. Learn more and book tours at uab.ca/tours.   Online Out of Province Student Loans 101 Workshop [...]

2019-05-08T13:56:55-06:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Career Paths, Grade 9-12|Tags: , , , |

Will you Please Be Our Stampeder Parking Coordinator?

We are still looking for a Stampeder Parking Coordinator for 2019.  There are 11 home games with the possibility of 1 or 2 more pending where the Stampeders are in the standing at the end of the season.   Click here to view the 2019 Stampeders Schedule.   The Job Coordinate volunteers for the parking at our Mid-High campus during Calgary Stampeders [...]

2019-05-17T15:54:44-06:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

WestJet Raffle Ticket Sales Close Soon!

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, Approximately 75% of our 1,000 WestJet Raffle tickets have now been sold; that’s 750 tickets! That means we have about 250 tickets left to sell and are well on our way to earning $10,000 for the school. Ticket sales through the school offices end on Monday, May 6 at 3:45 pm.  Any remaining tickets will be on sale at the May 7 School Council AGM, which begins at 7 [...]

2019-05-03T13:02:52-06:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |
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