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It’s Time to Review and Sign MH Student IPP’s in PowerSchool

It is hard to believe how quickly we have arrived in November! At this time, we would request all families to log into PowerSchool to review their child's IPP. Teachers have updated student goals and parents need to acknowledge their support of the goals. Please review the IPP and complete the digital acknowledgment for TERM 1 ONLY, on the last [...]

2020-11-06T11:06:43-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Flash Forward Incubator Program

Westmount students have been invited (once again) to be one of only a handful of Canadian schools to participate in the Flash Forward Incubator Program.  They are partnered with Exposure (a province-wide photography exhibition in Alberta) students who participate will have their work shown in a professional gallery during this Exhibition.  Students need to email Mr. Crooks at alan.crooks@westmountcharter.com if they [...]

2020-10-23T14:00:51-06:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

MH Spirit Week!

On October 26-30, Westmount Student Council has organized Spirit Week leading up to Halloween! Students can come to school and represent the theme of the day. Monday is Jersey Day Tuesday is Twin Day Wednesday is Crazy Hair Day Thursday is Cancer Awareness (wear pink and a moustache), and Friday is Costume Day (Halloween).

2020-10-23T13:51:13-06:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Juniotech Youth Development Society Virtual Hackathon

Virtual Unity Hackathon! At this 2-day event students from grades 9-12, will get to learn how to use Unity 3D and then put this knowledge to use in small groups to create a game or app to fit a given theme! Unlike other Hackathons, on the morning of the first day, there will be a Bootcamp for all of the [...]

2020-10-02T09:19:08-06:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Math Play – Recreational Math

On Saturday, October 3rd, students can participate in Math Play, a virtual drop-in problem-solving space offered through the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Calgary. Registration is necessary to participate. Click the link below and scroll down to Mathematical Play in honour of Richard Guy: A day of recreational math for high school students https://science.ucalgary.ca/mathematics-statistics/about/celebrating-richard-guy [...]

2020-09-25T10:41:17-06:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

MH Photo Day is September 9

Dear Westmount Mid-High Families, Many of you received a photo day notification from Life Touch photos for September 4.  This date was booked prior to the pandemic.  As there are no classes for students on September 4, we are rescheduling photo day to September 9.  (Elementary photo day is September 15). At this time, we will not be requesting volunteers [...]

2020-09-03T12:25:32-06:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

MH Music Program Update

Instrumental Music Program at both School and Home The Grade 6 to Grade 12 students in the WCS Instrumental Music program will continue to learn fingering patterns and valve patterns on their wind instruments in conjunction with digital sound recordings.  Please note that all students will be expected to keep their mouthpieces in their cases during class.  Throughout the school year, these students will be encouraged to record short [...]

2020-08-12T12:52:51-06:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

Calling all Science Fair Participants from Grades 7-12!

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 [...]

2020-04-24T09:29:29-06:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Autism Community COVID-19 Response Fund

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 [...]

2020-04-03T10:18:07-06:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

#6 MH Campus Update – March 20, 2020

Hello Westmount Mid-High Community, Thank you for your patience this week as we worked through planning for after the break. We hope you are all well. We have a few updates, based on current information and the recent Alberta Education News Release, March 20, 2020. Course Selection in PowerSchool has been extended until April 5, 2020. Descriptions of the courses [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:16-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

#3 MH Update – Preparing to Work Online After Spring Break

Hello Westmount Mid/High Families, While we are currently awaiting more information from Alberta Education, we are preparing to work online after Spring Break. In order to prepare for working in an online environment, we are asking students and parents to do the following: Students: please take a moment to make sure that you are able to log into and navigate [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:31-06:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

International Travel Update for WCS Mid-High Families

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, The Westmount Charter Board believes in the educational value of international travel and that the safety of our students and staff is of highest importance. Recent health events across the globe surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) including the message from the World Health Organization today to declare COVID-19 a pandemic, caused us to take time to reflect on [...]

2020-03-17T10:40:19-06:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |
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