We will be doing important system maintenance for a short time on Friday, May 22. The outage is planned for 8 pm – 10:00 pm. The sites that will be impacted include: PowerSchool PowerLearn All other Westmount systems including staff and student email will still be operational during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your [...]
There will be a network outage on Friday, May 22, from 12:00 am - 6:00 a.m. Systems/sites that will be impacted: Westmount Website PowerSchool Family Zone Staff Email We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as these important network upgrades are completed. Thank you.
It's the long weekend! May 15 (Non-Instructional Day) - Monday, May 18 (Victoria Day). There will be no online classes or posting this coming Monday due to the holiday. *Exception: Students writing AP exams will still write their exams as scheduled Happy long weekend!
The Alberta School Council Association (ASCA) has released a survey on school re-entry planning that all Alberta parents with a student in school may complete. The link may be found here: https://www.albertaschoolcouncils.ca/about/the-parent-voice/survey The survey is discussed in this CTV News article.
Dear Westmount Community, The following information has been provided by the Minister of Education. Alberta Education has instituted a help line and email for parents of students, particularly those with disabilities, during COVID-19 and at-home learning. The line is 780-422-6548 (toll-free by first dialing 310-0000, followed by the 10-digit phone number) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Even with the excellent [...]
Dear Westmount Families, Please see the message below from the Minister of Education. As announced yesterday by Premier Kenney during the release of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy, the province has made the decision to not have students return to in-school classes for the remainder of the academic year. While I know many of you anticipated this decision, I do understand it [...]
Youth Science Canada has put together an opportunity for students in Grade 7 to 12 to showcase their projects digitally. Registration for this virtual event will open in early May and we will send you that information as it becomes available. Information will be posted on Powerlearn as it becomes available and we will be putting a note in communications. For more [...]
Hello Westmount Mid-High Families, We want to thank our students and families for their resilience and support as we all embark on a steep learning curve in our new learning model. As we adjust and re-adjust throughout this process, we want to take this time to share specific information, in order to support your understanding of how things are being [...]
Dear Partner Research Schools, The Werklund School of Education is proud to enhance learning by coordinating online tutors for K-12 students in need of extra support this year. If parents/students in your community would benefit from additional academic support - including reading sessions, subject-specific tutoring, or general study - we'll match them with a preservice teacher in Werklund's BEd program who can [...]
We will be doing important system maintenance for a short time on Saturday, April 18. The outage is planned for 9 PM – 10:30 PM. The sites that will be impacted include: PowerSchool All other Westmount systems including staff and student email will still be operational during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your [...]
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, The Sinneave Family Foundation and its Board of Directors have repurposed the Directors Award to establish an Autism Community COVID-19 Response Fund. This portion of the Response Fund is intended to directly support the immediate needs of autistic adolescents and adults during these challenging times. Up [...]