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Accessibility Services FAQ’s for High School Students

I have/had accommodations in high school.  How do I get accommodations at University / College? For most academic institutions, students must register with Accessibility Services at the respective post-secondary school and provide appropriate documentation of their learning need(s), after receiving an offer of admission.  For students attending post-secondary schools in the fall of 2021, meetings and coordination with Accessibility Services [...]

2021-02-05T11:54:45-07:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

Operation Med School Calgary

Operation Med School Calgary is starting their weekly webinar series this Saturday, February 6th!! If you or anyone you know is interested in the expansive field of health sciences, or plan to pursue medicine in the future, this is definitely an opportunity you don't want to miss! Operation Med School Calgary will be featuring a lot of cool keynote speakers, [...]

2021-02-05T09:57:26-07:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Career Paths, Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

The FREE, Study and Go Abroad Winter Virtual Fair is on Thursday, February 11th.

The Study and Go Abroad team would like to welcome you to the free Study and Go Abroad Winter Virtual Fair on Thursday, February 11th. There will be a great line-up of universities attending and offers students an opportunity to meet online with representatives from post-secondary institutions from around the world. The fair will feature universities, professional schools and colleges offering short-term [...]

2021-01-26T16:16:05-07:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

Alberta University of the Arts Portfolio Review Day – Winter 2021

Nervous about submitting a portfolio to AUArts? Looking for advice on how to further your artistic technical and conceptual skills? Portfolio Review Day is a great opportunity to have your work reviewed and to get some one-on-one time with our faculty. All of AUArts’ professors and faculty members are currently practicing professionals in their specialized areas. During your timeslot, you [...]

2021-01-15T09:44:30-07:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

IMPORTANT Changes to Student Parking at the Mid-High Campus

Construction has begun on the south side of the school and temporary fencing has been assembled around the area, including the parking spaces designated for students.  Unfortunately, we are unable to assign another area for student parking so we ask that students find alternate parking or other modes of transportation.  Students who wish to return their pass can hand it [...]

2021-01-07T08:59:14-07:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , , |

Show Me the Money!

Show Me The Money!!   Thinking about scholarships and post-secondary education?  Grade 12 families can check out the available resources in the PowerLearn Career Education pages for tips, guidance on various search engines, and featured scholarships.  Don't want to miss out on any scholarship news?  Sign-up for "notifications" in the Career Education pages to stay up to date.   If you need [...]

2020-11-06T12:40:27-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

Q & A: Ongoing Supports/Accommodations for Students Planning their Post-Secondary Education

Westmount High School Families: For future post-secondary students, students who require on-going supports and/or accommodations in the post-secondary institutions, please review the following information:   Question: I had accommodations in high school. How do I get accommodations at university? Students must register with Accessibility Services by submitting a request with Student Services and be prepared to share appropriate documentation of disability. [...]

2020-11-06T12:35:48-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

Important Message for Grade 12 Parents Regarding Post-Secondary Planning

Please be reminded that there are many resources and up to date information in the Career Education pages of Power Learn to support the post-secondary application process.  Instructions are available on how to set-up an Apply Alberta account for Alberta post-secondary institutions, Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) for institutions in Ontario, MyPass and more.   Additional resources are available regarding scholarships, [...]

2020-10-30T13:51:04-06:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

STEM Fellowship

Hi WCS Students! Are you interested in STEM subjects? Do you want to learn more about careers and programs in STEM, gain valuable research experience, participate in competitions, and more surrounding the subjects you love? Well, you're in luck! The STEM Fellowship is a Canada-wide organization that equips students with skills in inquiry, data analytics, and scientific communication by hosting a [...]

2020-10-16T12:42:03-06:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

2021 AP Exam Information and Calendar

Advanced Placement (AP) information for High School students: AP Exam Calendar: https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/exam-calendar In class AP: AP information has been communicated to Term 1 AP students via their AP teacher. All Term 1 AP students must ensure they join their teachers AP classroom page by acquiring the join code from their teacher. This is the only way that an exam will [...]

2020-09-11T09:18:56-06:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

Ordering Official High School Transcripts on MyPass

All students who will be attending post-secondary in the fall must order their final transcript from Alberta Education via MyPass. You may go into MyPass and order your Official Transcript now, and also view and print your Detailed Academic Report. **IMPORTANT** You will see a section that allows you to order a transcript now, but not send it until the 17th [...]

2020-07-07T16:24:29-06:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |
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