The Eco Warriors Club at our Elementary campus is looking for parent volunteers who could help support our efforts to 'take action' for our environment. This is our 4th year where we are looking for some generous parents to take on a 'one month' volunteer duty (or more), from December onward, which includes: picking up beverage containers once a week (only [...]
Our annual elementary Food Drive for the Calgary Food Bank begins Monday, December 3rd! Last day to donate: Friday, December 14th. All elementary teachers and students are asked to bring in donations in order to help those less fortunate. Donation boxes will be painted in our house colours and located at the main entrance of the Elementary Campus. Support your house [...]
This is reminder that the signup for parent/teacher interviews at the elementary campus closes on Monday, November 5 @ 12pm. Interviews will be held Thursday, November 8th, 4:30 – 7:00pm Friday, November 9th, 9:00am – 3:00pm. Interview slots are 15 minutes each. When you attend your interview, please keep within this time-frame so that we are able to accommodate as many families [...]
Elementary Swimming is fast approaching on November 19-30! Parent volunteers are needed to travel with students on the bus and help students transition in and out of change rooms. Please see the Weekly Newsletter for Friday, October 26th for signup details and class schedule.
Dear Elementary Campus Parents: Sunday, September 30 is Orange Shirt Day. On this day, Canadians are urged to wear orange shirts to honour and promote awareness of the Indian residential school system and the impact this system had on Indigenous communities for more than a century in Canada. (Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Shirt_Day) Orange Shirt Day is discussed in some of our classes as part of the Social [...]
Dear Westmount Families, The Community Education Service (CES) provides parents/caregivers with opportunities to access FREE, public education sessions on child and youth emotional wellness and health topics. Limited childcare is available for morning sessions held at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Please call 403 955 2500 at least 3 days prior to the session to reserve a spot. (Click here to learn more....)
Updated September 10 @ 8:45 a.m. The attendance line is up and running again. To advise that your child is going to be late or absent, please call 403 217 0426 and choose option 1. Provide your child’s name, spelling their last name, their home room and reason for absence or late. Thank you ------------------------------------------------ Until further notice, for lates/absences at [...]
Dear Westmount grade 3 and 4 families, there has been a change to the start date for Run Club. Run Club for all Gr 3s and 4s will begin on Wednesday, September 12th (not Monday September 10th). Please contact Mrs. Landu for information.
Dear Westmount elementary families, Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. To returning parents and students, Welcome Back! To our new parents and students, Welcome to Westmount. Many thanks to those individuals at Westmount who have worked hard behind the scenes to get the PowerSchool issues resolved. PowerSchool is available on our school homepage under quick links www.westmountcharter.com. Parents are now able [...]
Ready, Set, LEAD! 2017/18 saw the highly successful inaugural year of Westmount’s Elementary Campus LEAD program. This exciting program is unique to Westmount Charter School. Students are provided the opportunity to learn about and do things beyond the knowledge and skills of the curriculum. One of those very exciting opportunities is through our LEAD program. The sky's the limit for teachers [...]
Dear Elementary Campus Parents: It won’t be too long before the kids are back, skipping through the halls of the “EC.” I hope everyone has had a great summer! This has been a terrible summer for smoke, and many of us have been suffering. With the air quality in mind, we have been thinking about how the EC might best respond [...]
To All Grade Four Families, On the last day of school, June 27th, your son/daughter will be coming home with an envelope containing their schedule for next year. If your child is absent, you will receive their schedule via mail. Any questions in regards to their schedule will be addressed when your child returns in September. Thank you and have a [...]