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 [...]
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.
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/
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Our lost and found area at the Mid-High campus is brimming with items! Everything will be donated during November break (Nov 12-16). Over the next week, we will move all items to the front entrance of the Mid-High campus, where they will be displayed during Parent-Teacher-Student interviews, Thursday, November 8th - Friday, November 9th. Please come by and take a look [...]
Dear Mid-High Families, Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews will be held on Thursday, November 8th and Friday, November 9th, 2018. We will be using Signup Genius to allow you to self-book your interviews. The sign up will be open to parents at 7:00am on Monday, October 29th and will close on Sunday, November 4th at 4:00pm. To book a conference with a specific [...]
The Mid-High campus is looking for parent volunteer(s) to help us organize, display and package for donation, items from our Lost and Found. If you are able to donate a few hours of your time during the week leading up to Parent Teacher Student Interviews (November 5-8), please contact Dani Sever.
Hello Westmount MH Families, MH Source Teachers will be sending a printed copy of your child’s IPP home on Tuesday, October 23. IPP's are a collaborative working document, which includes teachers, students, and families. Families are asked to review the document, provide input as needed, sign and return it by Monday, October 29. please. IPP's can be viewed throughout the year [...]
Junior and Senior Wrestling will begin on Tuesday Oct 23 at 3:30. Practices will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30pm-5:00pm. The season runs from Oct 23 – the end of January.