2020-2021 Re-Registration is now open. Deadline to register is Thursday, February 13, 2020. Please re-register in the Family Zone (FZ) https://reg1.westmountcharter.com/default.asp so we know if your child will be returning to Westmount for the 2020-2021 school year. Detailed Instructions may be found here. If you have not re-registered by February 13, we assume you are leaving the school. (There [...]
Grade 9 Ottawa and Washington D.C. Trip In June 2020, WCS will be offering a grade 9 trip that will allow grade nine's to explore the national capitals of both Canada and the United States. This six-day trip will start in Ottawa where students will experience the House of Commons, significant museums, the National art gallery, and the architecture and [...]
Are you interested in learning more about High School Programming for the 2020-2021 school year at Westmount? We are excited to host an Information evening for parents and students, highlighting the programming in High School. More details to follow. November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm MST Mid High Gymnasium
Earlier this month, we shared a link to a blog post by Dr. Steven Pfeiffer, regarding his visit to our school in January of this year. This week, we would like to share a new, related post, titled Resources for Parents of Gifted Students.
Mardi Gras is an annual school wide event enjoyed by hundreds of Westmount students and their families. This year we will be holding Mardi Gras on Thursday April 23rd at the Mid-High Campus. This event would not be possible without the help of volunteers. We are currently looking for volunteers to help plan and execute this event. If you [...]
Thank you to all the parents and community members who volunteered their time to judge for our annual school science fair! The students are grateful to have received such meaningful feedback. As well, each participant in science fair should be commended for their passion and commitment for science! We are always looking for mentors and judges for our next season [...]
Are you in high school and considering enrolling in a post-secondary program when you graduate? Did you take a gap-period after graduating and are now thinking about continuing your studies? We invite you to check out this summer course opportunity to start you on your path to success! Click here to open poster in a browser [...]
LEGObotics club members will be attending the FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22nd! Two teams of grades 5-8 students (and high school coaches) are representing Westmount Charter School this year and will be competing against other teams around Calgary for the entire day (8am – 6pm) at the Irene Lewis Atrium at SAIT campus. This year’s [...]
Westmount School Council's purpose is to keep supporting students in learning about, unveiling and achieving their full personal potential from the inside-out. If you would like to join us in supporting our children, we have several vacant positions starting June 2020; click here for more details.
WestJet Raffle Coordinator: This volunteer will coordinate the WestJet raffle process that happens annually in the Spring at Westmount. We are looking for a volunteer to take this project on immediately and the time commitment will continue until May. Bottle Drive Volunteers: We have two more bottle drives at Westmount this year and we are asking families to [...]
Alberta Health Services has asked us to distribute updated information on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCov). Please see the links below. AHS Parent Letter - English Self-Isolation Info Sheet - English AHS Parent Letter - French Self-Isolation Info Sheet - French AHS Parent Letter - Traditional Chinese Self-Isolation Info Sheet - Traditional Chinese AHS [...]
MH Grades 5-12: Have you ever dreamed of becoming a published author? Well, now is your chance! We are accepting submissions for the third annual WCS Literary Anthology from grades 5-12. The theme for this year’s anthology is momentum. Take this opportunity to think about where you want to go and what motivates you as we enter a new [...]
Westmount will be hosting the Southern Alberta Jr. Regional Debate Tournament on Saturday, February 29, 2020 and we are looking for students to help run the event. If you are interested in seeing some of the finest debating in Calgary, or want to learn more about debate, or just get more involved with school communities – come to an [...]
Above Photo Courtesy of the Terry Fox Foundation With more than 1,000,000 Terry Fox t-shirts sold in Canada it’s no surprise to see them at all times of year; you may have one in your own closet. To mark the 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope, The Terry Fox Foundation invites all Canadians to submit a design to [...]
Thanks to all the parents who attended the Steven Pfeiffer event last week. It was a fantastic event with lots of great questions from parents. Dr. Pfeiffer felt the same and wrote about it on his blog. Check it out here: https://giftedassessmentinsights.com/2020/02/06/parent-concerns/ . Thanks to School Council for sponsoring this event. We look forward to seeing parents at the next [...]