Cold Weather Advisory

As extreme cold and wind chill values continue in Calgary, please ensure your child is prepared and dressed for the weather. As getting to and from school can be challenging during cold weather, please be aware that it is not uncommon for transit complications to occur when it is this cold. The safety and security of our students is of [...]

2020-01-15T13:21:28-07:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Reminder: Our first bottle drive of 2020 is this Thursday, January 9!

Please bring your bottles, cans and all other refundable for recycling to either Westmount campus during the morning (8:00 to 8:45 am) or the afternoon (3:15 to 3:45 pm). Thank you!

2020-01-06T14:04:58-07:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

The Thursday, December 12, MH Coffee Talk has been moved to Monday, December 16.

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Thursday, December 12, Mid-High Coffee Talk has been moved to Monday, December 16. Coffee Talks are a great way to connect directly with the principal and ask all your burning questions, as well as learn the "behind-the-scenes" information from administration! Coffee Talks at the Mid-High Campus will be held in the staff room from [...]

2019-12-04T13:31:21-07:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: K-12, School Council|Tags: , |

Direct Donation Campaign for Westmount

Thank you to those families who have donated to Westmount in 2019!  We greatly appreciate your support.  You are helping to provide our children with an enriched educational experience.  You can see where your donations are going in the donation letter. With the end of the calendar year approaching, School Council wanted to remind you that there is still time to [...]

2019-12-05T14:13:55-07:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

School Threats Believed to be a Swatting Incident

Thank you to our parents who have made us aware of a story currently in the local news regarding threats made to Calgary schools today. We are including the link to CBC Calgary news.  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/swatting-calgary-police-hoax-schools-1.5377736.  We will continue to be vigilant at both campuses, however this time, we will follow the lead of the Calgary Police Service who do not [...]

2019-11-28T22:45:09-07:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Proposed Choice in Education Act

Dear Parents/Guardians, The government has committed to bring forward a Choice in Education Act.  This proposed Act will affirm parents’ rights as primary decision-makers in their child’s education, and support choice. The proposed Act will focus on affirming and supporting choice within the existing education framework.  This is not a discussion about changing the fundamental structures or governance of Alberta’s [...]

2019-11-22T12:44:37-07:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Grey Cup Day Road Closures Sunday, November 24, 2019

For people attending the Grey Cup,  parking at Westmount mid-high school for the game and for those volunteering at Stampeder parking, here is detailed information about road closures Sunday, November 24 between 10 am and 10 pm: University Drive NW will be closed to traffic between 16 Avenue NW and 24 Avenue NW Crowchild Trail NW will have restricted lanes [...]

2019-11-21T09:04:45-07:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: K-12, School Council|Tags: |

Westmount Wear Has Arrived!

We did our best to get all the clothing out to students yesterday (Thursday), however, we may not have gotten to all of you. If your child did not bring your items home, you may stop by your school’s main office to pick them up today (Friday) before 1 pm or wait for them to be delivered to your child [...]

2019-11-08T09:40:41-07:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Exciting Volunteer Opportunities @ the WCSPFS 2020 Casino!

WCSPFS Casino is coming on February 2-3, 2020 We need your support to run this Casino!   This is the largest revenue-generating fundraiser for our school; our last casino in 2018 raised over $70 000.00!  Each volunteer shift brings in approximately $2,000 so your time will be well spent and you get to meet other wonderful Westmount families and friends! No [...]

2019-11-01T12:04:48-07:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

EC Yearbook Cover Art Contest!

We are taking submissions from students for art that will be used on the front and back covers of our Westmount Elementary School 2019-2020 Yearbook. Things to include on poster: Clear school name and year Bright colours (little or no white space) School themes (suggested): “world of differences”, “inside out”, zones, house colours, etc School colours (purple and gold) The [...]

2019-11-06T12:55:52-07:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: K-12|
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