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304, 2020

Autism Community COVID-19 Response Fund

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, The Sinneave Family Foundation and its Board of Directors have repurposed the Directors Award to establish an Autism Community COVID-19 Response Fund. This portion of the Response Fund is intended to directly support the immediate needs of autistic adolescents and adults during these challenging times.  [...]

304, 2020

Friday April 3 is the Last Day to Complete Course Selection

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Friday, April 3 is the last day to complete your course selection for the 2020-21 school year. On the Westmount website, visit Student Life > Course Selection. Click on the content box for the grade you will be in next year and review the resources found there. Resources include a list of the courses specific for the grade that [...]

2603, 2020

Upcoming School Council Video Conference Meeting

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: K-12, School Council|Tags: , |

Dear parents, Hope everyone is in good health and doing well! I am pleased to let you know that the School Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm via Google meet video conference. Closer to the meeting you will receive an email with the video conference link and instructions that will enable you to join the [...]

2103, 2020

#8 Educational Continuity Plan: COVID-19 FAQ’s

By |March 21st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Westmount Community, Further to the yesterdays update from Alberta Education, the following additional information has been provided: Educational Continuity Plan: COVID-19 FAQ’s. Westmount updates on COVID-19 may be found at https://www.westmountcharter.com/parents/health-updates/. Take care. Update #8

1603, 2020

#2 Access to School Buildings – March 17 to 19

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Parents/Guardians, We have heard your ask to be able to access the school buildings over the week. Schedule and Protocol for Accessing Buildings In light of the severity of COVID-19, to access the buildings, please follow the below schedule and protocol. At this time, we are allowing access by last name during the day on Tuesday, Wednesday and [...]

1703, 2020

#3 MH Update – Preparing to Work Online After Spring Break

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Hello Westmount Mid/High Families, While we are currently awaiting more information from Alberta Education, we are preparing to work online after Spring Break. In order to prepare for working in an online environment, we are asking students and parents to do the following: Students: please take a moment to make sure that you are able to log into and [...]

1903, 2020

#4 EC Update – Preparing to Work in Our New Learning Environment After Spring Break

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

Hello Westmount Elementary Families, While we are currently awaiting more information from Alberta Education, we are preparing our new learning environment for after Spring Break. As we will be using PowerLearn and PowerSchool to communicate our programming going forward, we are asking parents to do the following: please take a moment to make sure that you are able to [...]

2003, 2020

#5 Update from the Minister of Education: Continuing Student Learning

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Westmount Community, Please read the following news release from the Minister of Education. This release provides guidelines to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health emergency. News Release For general information on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta, please visit www.alberta.ca/covid19. This website is updated daily. Stay tuned for further information [...]

2003, 2020

#6 MH Campus Update – March 20, 2020

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Hello Westmount Mid-High Community, Thank you for your patience this week as we worked through planning for after the break. We hope you are all well. We have a few updates, based on current information and the recent Alberta Education News Release, March 20, 2020. Course Selection in PowerSchool has been extended until April 5, 2020. Descriptions of the [...]

2003, 2020

#7 Elementary Campus Update – March 20, 2020

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students: Everyone at the Elementary Campus has been working very hard this week to figure out how we can best deliver exciting programming to our students.  While we are all trying to navigate uncertain and unpredictable times, we recognize that your each family’s experiences and circumstances are different. We believe it is vitally important that our [...]

1603, 2020

#1 School Closure Update

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Westmount Community, Thank you for your patience as we make sense of the many implications of yesterday’s school closure announcement. As this situation is rapidly evolving, we expect to receive more information from the province about our next steps, and the government will provide daily updates for Albertans at 3:30 p.m. Please stay tuned. Please note that teachers [...]