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Student Summer Offerings

If you are starting to wonder what camps and other summer offerings for students will look like this year, check out the opportunities below. Foothills Academy & Camp Amicus https://www.foothillsacademy.org/community-services/amicus/camps Camp Amicus is a unique summer camp program designed specifically for children and youth with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD. Our goal is to create a rewarding and successful summer camp for [...]

2021-02-28T18:49:07-07:00February 28th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12, K-12|Tags: , |

Yearbook Fee Correction

  Please note that Mid-High Year Books are $40 this year, not $35 as noted in the Friday, January 22, email communication.  We apologize for the error. You may purchase one by accessing your school fees page online in the family zone. We submit yearbook orders on February 21, so if you want a yearbook to commemorate this extraordinary year [...]

2021-01-25T13:31:26-07:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

WCS Production of Check, Please! Runs TODAY and TOMORROW Only

A Westmount Drama Production – Check, Please! By Jonathan Rand. Presented virtually by Westmount Charter School. January 28-29, 2021 $5 (USD) per household viewing TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Check the Friday, January 25th school email communication for the link or email communications@westmountcharter.com. Grade 9-12 Students, check your WCS-g email accounts for details.    Click to view in browser Think you missed [...]

2021-01-28T14:07:08-07:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Augustana Engineering Workshop

Grade 7 – 12 Students! Come and join University of Alberta Engineering, Augustana Campus for a full-ay Virtual Engineering Workshop (AEnW), cultivating hands-on activities that can be carried out with everyday objects in everyone’s home, in addition to the kit of materials we will provide. When? January 30, 2021 Registration deadline:  January 16th, 2021 Activities will include things like building [...]

2021-01-15T13:00:46-07:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Virtual Women in Engineering Day

From the Schulich School of Engineering: Get your students involved in our first-ever VIRTUAL Women in Engineering Day Inspiring female engineers. A fun engineering escape room. Insight into cool engineering careers. That's what Women in Engineering Day is all about. At the Schulich School of Engineering, we want today's bright students to know that a richly diverse engineering community is essential to [...]

2021-01-07T12:27:49-07:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Anti-Racism PD at Westmount Mid-High

Hello WCS MH families, We recognize current trends in political, social, and cultural contexts in our society (vis a vis Anti-Racism) impact our school and community. As educators, we realize we have a role to play in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in our school. As a first step, our staff have taken up the opportunity to build on their understanding [...]

2020-12-11T13:29:22-07:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

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: , , |
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