/Grade 5-12

MH Badminton Season Begins!

We are excited to have another badminton season start!  It will begin next week and run until the the end of April. High School (grade 10-12's) have already started their practices in the morning with Mr. Earle and Mr. Monaghan. Grade 8/9 badminton practices will be after school, Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5pm with Mr. Gardiner, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Ouellet, and [...]

2019-03-01T10:01:54-06:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , , , |

Attention MH Cross-Country Runners!

There are still a number of singlets, race jerseys, that have yet to be returned.  Can you please check your household for any singlets that have yet to be returned, and get them back to Mr. Knoll as soon as possible? Thanks for your cooperation, The Cross Country Coaches

2019-02-14T22:14:04-06:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

Spring Photo Day is Coming to the MH and We Could Use Some Help!

Spring Photo Day is once again coming to the Mid-High Campus.   Five Tips For A Great Picture Day Date:  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Time: During the school day Can You Help Us? We are looking for volunteers to assist at the Mid-High all day on the 13th - 8:00am - 3:00pm.  Split shifts are available if you are only available to work [...]

2019-01-31T15:12:05-06:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

Message From the Superintendent: Accountability Pillar Survey

Dear Parents/Guardians: As an annual check-up on the education system, the Accountability Pillar provides an opportunity for Alberta Education and school authorities to ensure that we are equipping students for success. The Accountability Pillar uses a set of 16 indicators. Data on these indicators consists of surveys of students, parents and teachers on various aspects of education quality, student outcomes such [...]

Parent Education Evening: Mental Health Literacy

MENTAL HEALTH LITERACY FOR PARENTS **Note that there has been a time change for this presentation.  New time: 7:00-9:00 pm. Please join us at this School Council and school-hosted interactive session, geared for parents and people who work with youth. Good mental health starts with an understanding of the brain and its primary roles. This session will introduce parents to the basic [...]

Alberta Debate and Speech Association’s 2019 Provincial Speech Championship

The Alberta Debate and Speech Association’s 2019 Provincial Speech Championship, is being hosted by Strathcona-Tweedsmuir school on February 2, 2019 from 8:00-3:00. We have 13 students competing from Westmount! Coaches: Suzanne McDowell and Taylor Werle   Everyone is welcome to come out and support our competitors at: Strathcona-Tweedsmuir 306 Avenue West and 32 Street West Okotoks, AB.  

2019-01-09T15:32:05-06:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Dr. Wendy Freeman Talks Conducting and Building Trust with the Ensemble

Please click the link below to read an inspirational interview about conducting and ensemble trust, that Dr. Wendy Freeman recently had with Rodrigo Flores from Fredericton, New Brunswick. https://joyfulmagpies.com/2018/11/26/dr-wendy-freeman-talks-conducting-and-building-trust-with-the-ensemble/

2018-12-13T14:30:45-06:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

Science Fair Judges Needed!

Westmount Charter School is hosting our annual Science Fair on Friday, February 8th, 2019 and is seeking volunteer judges for the event, as well as, mentors leading up to the fair. No science background required! 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 [...]

2018-12-07T13:57:42-06:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

HEROES Keep the Conversation Going: Youth Forum

We held the inaugural Westmount Heroes Youth Forum on Tuesday, November 27th. The theme of the forum was “keeping the conversation going”. Eager to enact change within their communities, ~ 60 students from grades 5-11 participated in our forum. As a school, we discussed ideas that students were passionate about: pressing issues and avenues of change. Topics discussed included mental health, [...]

2018-11-29T13:51:25-06:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

How Gaming And Social Media are Designed to Keep Teenagers Hooked

Excessive gaming, technology and social media use is a real concern to many parents, teachers and health professionals.  To learn about ways to help your teenager have a healthy relationship with their technology, save the date for Cam Adair’s workshops on technology addiction. These workshops are offered through the Sinneave Foundation are are located at The University of Calgary. January 22, 2019 [...]

Reminder: Sign up for MH Parent/Teacher Interviews closes this Sunday, Nov 4 @ 4:00pm

This is reminder that the signup for parent/teacher interviews at the mid-high campus closes this Sunday, November 4 @ 4:00pm.  Interviews will be held Thursday, November 8th, 4:00 - 7:00pm Friday, November 9th, 9:00am - 3:00pm.   To book a conference with a specific teacher(s) please use this link: Signup Genius Access Code for the Signups: Please check your October 25, 2018 email. [...]

2018-11-01T14:57:24-06:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |
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