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1702, 2018

New Online Videos from TAAPCS – “What are Public Charter Schools?”

By |February 17th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

As one of 13 charter schools in Alberta, we are members of The Association of Alberta Public Charter Schools (TAAPCS). TAAPCS has been working to develop communication strategies to better inform the general public and our own community members about charter schools and the important role we play as programs of choice in our province. There are many myths [...]

102, 2022

February 1 – March 1, 2022, is Black History Month in Alberta. 

By |February 1st, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

February 1 – March 1, 2022, is Black History Month in Alberta. To learn more about the stories of Black Albertans, please taka a look at the link to the Calgary Public Library. https://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/upcoming-events/black-history-month/

802, 2022

Letter from the Minister of Education Re: Relaxation of COVID Protocols in Schools

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Good evening Westmount families and staff, Please see the attached letter from the Minister of Education regarding the relaxation of COVID Protocols in School as well as this link to information outlining how Public Health Measures will be lifted in Alberta. If you have any questions about these changes, please send them to the school council email address by [...]

1702, 2022

Schulich School of Enginerring VIRTUAL Women in Engineering Day

By |February 17th, 2022|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

Get your students involved in our VIRTUAL Women in Engineering Day Inspiring women engineers. 3-D Printing & Design Activity Insight into cool engineering careers. That's what Women in Engineering Day is all about. At the Schulich School of Engineering, we want today's bright students to know that a richly diverse engineering community is essential to finding solutions to society's biggest [...]

2402, 2022

Re-Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year is Now Open

By |February 24th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Re-Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open in SchoolEngage. SchoolEngage replaces the Family Zone and is accessed through the Parent PowerSchool portal.  All current K-Grade 11 Westmount Families must complete Re-Registration, even if your child is not returning to Westmount for the 2022-2023 school year. Deadline to Re-Register is Friday, March 4th at 3:00 pm. The process [...]

2802, 2022

COVID-19 Health Measures Update

By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, On February 26th, Premier Kenney announced the provincial government’s intent to move to step 2 of the province’s path back to normal including further relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions as listed below, effective March 1, 2022. Unless we hear otherwise from the Minister of Education or her Deputy Minister later today, we will move forward with the reduction [...]

103, 2022

Additional COVID-19 Health Measures Updates

By |March 1st, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Dear Westmount Staff and Parents/Guardians, Subsequent to the message sent yesterday afternoon, the following information provides additional detail. The Alberta government confirmed that the province is moving forward with Step 2 of the staged approach to relaxing COVID-19 restrictions today, Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The formal announcement is available here. As announced, Step 2 of the staged approach includes: [...]

804, 2022

UPDATE: COVID-19 Policy 14 and AP 491

By |April 8th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Dear Westmount Staff and Community, At a Special Meeting of the Charter Board last evening, a motion was passed to suspend Policy 14 Risk Mitigation and the accompanying Administrative Procedure 491 Risk Mitigation effective immediately. Effective immediately, for employees who are participating in the rapid testing program, proof of a negative rapid antigen test will no longer be required [...]

2104, 2022

Spring Hybrid Scholastic Book Fair April 25-29

By |April 21st, 2022|Categories: Grade 5 - 8, K-4|Tags: |

It’s back!  WCS Elementary is hosting a Spring Hybrid Scholastic Book Fair April 25th-April 29th, 2022. Elementary students will attend Book Fair previews and be able to make purchases during pre-scheduled times. Parents from both  campuses (teachers too!) and M/H students are welcome to review books now and purchase books starting Saturday via our online link : https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5180584 The [...]

305, 2022

We are Hiring!

By |May 3rd, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Check out the Westmount Career page for the latest job postings. Teacher – Middle School at the Mid-High (Grades 6 Math/Science Teacher Teacher – Middle School at the Mid-High (Grade 8 Humanities with a focus on integration and Creative Writing option Teacher)

605, 2022

Westmount Charter School Board Superintendent Announcement

By |May 6th, 2022|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Release Date:  May 6, 2022 Superintendent of Schools Announcement Dr. Myra C. Hood announced as the new Superintendent of Westmount Charter School The Westmount Charter School Board of Directors is pleased to announce Myra Hood as the new Superintendent of Schools effective August 22, 2022. Myra holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on leadership for innovation. [...]

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