Second Annual Literary Anthology is Underway!

Attention parents and students, The second annual Literary Anthology is now underway and accepting student submissions in the genres of fiction: poetry and short story. The theme for this year's anthology is Coincidence. The length for consideration is approximately 1000 words and submissions will be accepted from Grades 5-12 at the following address: WCSlitAnthology@westmountcharter.com The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2019.

2019-01-17T13:12:29+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

The Westmount Science Fair Needs YOU!

The annual Westmount Science Fair is coming up FAST on Friday, February 8th, 2019! We are still seeking volunteer judges for the event, as well as mentors leading up to the fair. No science background required!  Volunteer judges or mentors can contact Heather Lai at heather.lai@westmountcharter.com or Gregory Earle at gregory.earle@westmountcharter.com   How it Works Students are required to participate in our [...]

2019-01-08T14:35:33+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

WCS Clothing Was Sent Home Wed/Thursday Dec 19 &20

Westmount clothing orders were handed out on Wednesday and Thursday, December 19 & 20 at each campus. Please check your child's backpack. If you have not received what you ordered or what you have received is incorrect, please contact: julie.jansen@westmountcharter.com for the mid/high or ashley.landu@westmountcharter.com for the elementary. Reminder: The following items are on back-order and will be distributed once they [...]

2018-12-19T11:38:20+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

WCS Clothing Orders Arrive Dec 19 and/or 20 – Some Items Back-Ordered

To all families who completed WCS clothing orders in November, all items that are not on back order (see list of back-ordered items below), will be available on Dec 19 and/or 20 and will be distributed to students by the PE department at each campus. Please be sure to check your child's backpack for the clothing. Back-Ordered Items We apologize that [...]

2018-12-13T15:01:33+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Special Thank You Message: Adopt a Family Program

Westmount, we don’t even know where to begin. What an amazing community you are. We want to take this time to express to all of you, that through your donations this year, you have truly made a difference in the lives of many people. We knew it would be an undertaking to help 3 families with 18 people.  Our goal was [...]

2018-12-07T11:27:13+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , , |

2019/2020 Approved School Calendar Now Available

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, The approved 2019/2020 school calendar is now posted on the Westmount website.   Please note that in this version, we are not naming professional development and organizational days; instead we are naming these as non-instruction days. The second page of the document lists all holiday and non-instruction days including parent-teacher days, for your information.     Thank you,

2018-12-04T14:33:06+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Important Reminder: School Fees for the 2018/2019 School Year are Now Due and Payable

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, Thank you!  To date we have collected about 80% of school fees.  We rely on these fees to help us provide your children with an excellent program and your prompt payment is very much appreciated. To those families who have already paid the fees, we thank you.   No further attention is required. If you have not paid your [...]

2018-11-27T13:13:48+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

Support Westmount While Shopping For Gifts This Holiday Season

Need a fun stocking-stuffer like a caramel popcorn treat?   Looking to give the gift of reading in the form of an annual magazine subscription? This year, consider supporting Westmount Charter School by purchasing some of your holiday gifts through QSP Canada.   When you make a purchase online, Westmount School Council receives funds back that are used to enhance educational experiences for [...]

2018-11-22T22:27:16+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

Invitation to Participate in Research Project

Dear Parents/Guardians, Charter schools are required to initiate or participate in research endeavours to serve our mandates as research-based innovative practitioners.  Westmount has engaged in many research projects over the years and will continue to do so into the future.  The majority of our research projects to date are undertaken in conjunction with researchers from the Werklund School of Education at [...]

2018-11-08T09:24:51+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , , |
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