Isolation & Quarantine Reminders

If your child has any of the following symptoms, not related to a pre-existing illness or health condition: cough fever shortness of breath runny nose sore throat or loss of sense of smell or taste They are legally required to isolate per AHS: if not fully immunized - for at least 10 days from when they first started having symptoms of COVID-19 OR [...]

2022-01-13T23:30:56-07:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

[Update] Rapid Tests/Masks, COVID Notifications & Health Measures

Dear Staff and Families, The following updates are provided for your information. Rapid Tests and Masks Government supplied shipments of masks and rapid test kits should start to arrive this week. Our two campuses are working on strategies to distribute the masks and rapid test kits to individual staff members and students. Each campus will notify parents of their process [...]

2022-01-11T13:33:24-07:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Return to School Update – COVID-19 and Health Measures

Dear Staff and Families, On Wednesday, Minister LaGrange confirmed that on Monday, January 10, 2022, K-12 students will return to in person learning to support their overall wellbeing. Measures will continue to support learning safely and online tutoring to address learning disruption for grades 4-9 will be introduced. Rapid Tests and Masks To lower the risk of in-school transmission of [...]

2022-01-07T10:21:51-07:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Return to In Person Learning Announcement

Dear Westmount Staff and Parents/Guardians, This afternoon, Education Minister LaGrange and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hinshaw, confirmed the return to school for K-12 students on Monday, January 10th.  Important information related to the announcement can be accessed at: Our staff have been working hard this week to prepare for the anticipated return to in-person learning for students. All health [...]

2022-01-05T20:27:38-07:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Winter Break Extended Until Monday, January 10, 2022

Dear Westmount Parents and Guardians, Education Minister Adriana LaGrange recently announced that the winter break for Alberta schools will be extended through next week.  January 3-7 is now a non-instruction week for students. Students are now scheduled to return to school on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. More information on this announcement is available here. Alberta Education has also announced that [...]

2021-12-31T14:23:16-07:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Updated Canadian requirements to Account for Partially Vaccinated Children  

Canada has updated their requirements to account for partially vaccinated children If you qualify as a fully vaccinated traveller, your unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated children must follow specific requirements when you return to or enter Canada. This applies to unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated children under 12 years of age who are accompanying a parent, step-parent, guardian or [...]

2021-12-10T11:48:59-07:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Letter from the CMOH Re: Vaccinations for Children Aged 5-11

Dear Staff and Families, The Deputy Minister of Education forwarded a letter (in English, in French) from Dr. Hinshaw, Chief Medical Office of Health, regarding vaccinations for children aged 5-11 years.  There has been no mention of vaccination clinics for children at the school sites and there will not be a vaccination mandate for children to attend school in-person.  There [...]

2021-11-25T12:44:05-07:00November 25th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach December 13, 14 and 15 at 7pm in the Mid-High Performing Arts Studio, 2215 Uxbridge Drive NW Westmount Advanced Acting and Technical Theatre are proud to present James and the Giant Peach. This is a family-friendly show! Performance takes place December 13, 14 and 15 in the Mid-High Performing Arts Studio. Doors open at 6:30pm; [...]

2021-11-23T09:59:54-07:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Update on Mandated Vaccination Policy for Westmount Charter School

Dear Westmount Parents and Guardians, At the October 2021 board meeting, our Board of Directors approved Policy 14 COVID-19 Risk Mitigation, a policy to mandate vaccines. The commensurate Administrative Procedure 491 COVID-19 Risk Mitigation, was also presented to the board and received their support. The policy applies to all Westmount employees, volunteers and contracted service providers. Both documents are available [...]

2021-11-15T12:43:22-07:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Reminder: School Fees for the 2021/2022 School Year are Now Due and Payable

The RYCOR Online Payment system is now available in PowerSchool for you pay your 2021-2022 School Fees. RYCOR replaces the payment system in the Family Zone. Please do not log into the Family Zone to pay your fees.  You must log into your PowerSchool account to access the new fee payment system. TIMELINE To enable a smooth transition, we ask [...]

2021-11-03T22:52:17-06:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |
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