707, 2020

Ordering Official High School Transcripts on MyPass

By |July 7th, 2020|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

All students who will be attending post-secondary in the fall must order their final transcript from Alberta Education via MyPass. You may go into MyPass and order your Official Transcript now, and also view and print your Detailed Academic Report. **IMPORTANT** You will see a section that allows you to order a transcript now, but not send it until the [...]

207, 2020

Preparing for a Safe Return to School Informational Video

By |July 2nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Good afternoon Westmount Families, Further to yesterday's message regarding September 2020 return to school, we have prepared an informational video describing some of the things we are able to do now to prepare, regardless of whether we return to a scenario 1 or 2.  Our plans are based on current best information from the Chief Medical Officer of Health and [...]

2906, 2020

Message from the Superintendent – Re-Entry Planning

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Staff and Parents/Guardians, The attached document is provided to inform you about our school re-entry planning process and progress.  The document is an overview of the areas for attention in establishing a safe and healthy environment for staff and students anticipating school re-entry in September. Our Health and Safety Team has been working to develop a detailed plan defined [...]

1206, 2020

Message from the Superintendent – AB Education Update

By |June 12th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

Dear Staff and Westmount Community, The message and information below has been shared by the Minister of Education.  We are referencing the guidelines in our preparation to anticipate one of three re-entry scenarios.  You will receive updates as we work through the guidelines toward a final decision on August 1st. Thank you for your continuing support. Joe Frank Superintendent   [...]

906, 2020

A+ For Energy Program Winner

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Westmount Community, It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that one of our staff members, Ms. Connie Sullivan, is the recipient of a national award this year! Connie submitted an application titled RIDE FOR ENERGY! to the A+ For  Energy program sponsored by Inside Education, BP Canada, TC Energy, Cenovus and Pembina Pipelines.  Connie’s project was [...]

406, 2020

2020 Teacher’s Excellence in Environmental Ed. and Communication Award Winner

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Westmount Community, It is with great pride and pleasure that I announce that one of our staff members, Ms. Christine Avey, is the recipient of a national award this year! The FOCUS! Change Climate Change – Teacher’s Excellence Award for Environmental Education and Communication awards were announced on June 2, 2020, and, of all of the nominations submitted from [...]

406, 2020

Message from the Superintendent – School Re-Entry Planning

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Parents/Guardians, As we begin the final few weeks of the current school year and look forward to school re-entry in the fall, I want to assure you that we are engaging in strategic planning processes. Alberta Education has directed school authorities to prepare for three possible scenarios: Schools reopen to normal operations. Schools are open for classes with some [...]

2805, 2020

Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act Introduced by Alberta Education

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Please see the message below from the Minister of Education. Today, I was proud to introduce Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act, which will protect choice within Alberta’s robust and diverse education system. If passed, the bill will amend the Education Act to affirm that parents, not politicians, have the right to choose the kind of education they feel [...]

2205, 2020

Deadline to Purchase EC Yearbooks is May 31, 2020

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: |

Did you know that the 2019/2020 (this year’s) Elementary Yearbook is still available for purchase? Cost is $19. Deadline to purchase is May 31, 2020.   Not sure if you purchased a yearbook already?       No problem!  You can find out by logging into the Family Zone (FZ) and clicking on Pay Fees or Payment History. Both options [...]

2205, 2020

Join the Westmount Charter Parent Fundraising Society (WCSPFS) AGM!

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

The WCSPFS obtains licensing from AGLC to allow fundraising events such as 50/50 draws and Westjet raffles. In addition to this, it raises over $60,000 via Casino every 18 months. These funds have been used in the past to fund School field trips, supplies, equipment, musical instruments, etc. The WCSPFS is seeking volunteer board members. Participation in this Society is a [...]

2005, 2020

Free Parenting Webinar from Prufrock Press – Parenting Bright Kids Who Struggle in School: A Strength-Based Approach

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

Learn techniques to encourage strengths and mitigate weaknesses in children who struggle in school. This free webinar will help parents through the challenging and often unfamiliar landscape of raising kids who have been labeled with learning differences. Presenter: Dewey Rosetti, Author and Cofounder of the Parents Education Network When: Tuesday, June 2, 3:00 pm CT Click here for more [...]

1505, 2020

Connect with the Principals!

By |May 15th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Storytime with Mr. Curties @ the Elementary Campus Watch and listen to Mr. Curties read an interesting story each week! In The Little Red Fort by Brenda Meier, Ruby's mind is always full of ideas. One day, she finds some old boards and decides to build something. She invites her brothers to help, but they just laugh and tell [...]