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Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020 During COVID-19 updates yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Dina Hinshaw made important announcements about new health measures for all K-12 schools in the province. Impacts to Grade 7-12 Students Move to at-home learning (AHL) starting Monday, Nov. 30 to Friday, Jan. 8 (except during winter break, Dec. 21, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) In-person classes [...]

2020-11-25T13:33:35-07:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

On November 25, 2020, at 1:55 p.m., the wireless public alerting system will send out a test alert across Alberta. During the test, an alert sound will go off on compatible cellphones with a message letting the cellphone user know that the sound is part of a test, and there is no need for concern. If the cellphone is switched off [...]

2020-11-19T16:29:09-07:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Westmount Clothing/Westmount Strong T-Shirt Sales Are Now Open!

Westmount Wear is partnering with Parent Council!! Parent Council fundraiser Get your Westmount Strong t-shirts! Since we aren’t able to do some of our usual fundraising this year, we asked our Westmount community to think of new ways to raise money for our school, and you have sent in some great ideas. The “Westmount Strong” t-shirt is a way to [...]

2020-11-19T16:44:06-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

What to Do if Your Child Has Been Identified as a Close Contact of a Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Alberta Health Services has launched a new tool to provide COVID-19 guidance for parents of children attending school (or childcare). The tool walks through symptoms and provides information about next steps for testing and isolation, when household members need to isolate and when children can return to school. The tool is now available at https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16998.aspx. For a flowchart that will [...]

2020-10-28T13:44:40-06:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

The School is Now Closed For Fall Break

The school is now closed for fall break and will reopen at 8:00 am on Monday, November 16, 2020.    

2020-11-08T09:01:33-07:00November 8th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Westmount Charter Virtual Book Fair on NOW until November 15!

Breaking News! Free Shipping Family Night takes place November 11, 6-8 pm Calgary time - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Westmount Charter Elementary Book Fair is not just for Elementary! There are Middle Grade & Teen reads, Non-fiction and cool Gadgets too! Also French language books with popular favourites! Great books all shipped directly to your door! Book Fair [...]

2020-11-08T08:59:25-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Scheduled System Maintenance November 6 from 7 pm – 11 pm

On Friday, November 6, 2020, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM PDT we are doing maintenance and updates to PowerSchool Learning. There may be intermittent connectivity to the application for the duration of the maintenance window. All other Westmount systems including staff and student email will still be operational during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and [...]

2020-11-06T10:44:23-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

School Fees for the 2020/2021 School Year are Now Due and Payable

Dear Westmount Families, School fees for the 2020/2021 school year are now due and payable. Click here to view this year's fees.  2019/2020 fee and/or bus credits have been carried forward to student accounts and are being applied to this year’s fees. If, after fees are totaled, your total is a negative number (there will be a minus sign in front [...]

2020-10-30T14:23:38-06:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

New COVID-19 Daily Checklist for Children under 18

Based on new evidence, starting November 2, there are updates to the daily COVID-19 symptoms checklist for children under 18.  The checklist for those 18 years of age and older has not changed.  Both checklists are available here. This link is also posted on the home page of the WCS website. What has changed on the checklist for those under 18? [...]

2020-10-30T13:53:08-06:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Fee Payment FAQ’s

What is included in Instructional Resource (IR) Fees at the MH / School Fees at the EC? These fees are assigned to each student (whether attending in-person or at home) for resources related to basic instruction, including but not limited to textbooks, workbooks, photocopying, supplies, copyright etc. Please see Administrative Procedure 521 Do SEAL students at the elementary have to [...]

2020-10-26T15:22:08-06:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

New Mental Health Resource from AHS

In an effort to enhance mental health supports for Albertans, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is partnering with Togetherall — a free, online network that offers anonymous, peer-to-peer mental health services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Through the network, Albertans 16 years of age and older can share, connect, and support others in a safe online community. Please click [...]

2020-10-16T12:49:59-06:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |
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