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2509, 2018

Orange Shirt Day

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

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 [...]

2409, 2018

EC Learning Commons Volunteer Opportunity

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: EC Learning Commons|Tags: , |

The Elementary Learning Commons is looking for parent volunteers who are interested in volunteering in the Learning Commons on a regular basis. We are offering a couple of training sessions on basic library skills for anyone interested in volunteering, Thursday, October 11th  - 2:45pm- 3:15pm Elementary Learning Commons Friday, October 12th - 8:50am – 9:20am Elementary Learning Commons Please respond directly [...]

2009, 2018

Mid High Parking and Student Drop-Off/Pick-Up Reminder

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

  A friendly reminder to our Westmount parents/guardians; please do not to drop off or pick up children in the parking lot. Signs are erected out of concern that we share for the safety of Westmount students, staff and the community. We encourage parents to find a safe place to drop off and pick up students. This can be done [...]

1909, 2018

Spaces Available! High School Trip to Switzerland and Italy

By |September 19th, 2018|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

A few spaces are available for the high school trip to Switzerland and Italy coming up at Spring Break 2019!  We are excited to offer this opportunity to our grade 11 and 12 students! The cost of the trip will be $3864 per student, which includes all airfare and transportation, hotels and breakfast and dinner daily. A preliminary itinerary for [...]

1409, 2018

MH Meet the Staff Event Message

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Hello Families! The mid-high is excited to host “Meet the Staff” next Thursday, September 20th, between 5:30 – 7:00 at the Mid-High Campus. The event can be viewed here. Please join us for this informal meeting of staff that your student(s) will be working with this year.  It is a great opportunity to learn more about your student(s) programming and [...]

1309, 2018

UPCOMING SESSIONS Community Education Service September 2018

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

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....)

1309, 2018

Reminder: Donations Needed by Sept 20 at Mid/High for Terry Fox Lunch Events

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Just a quick reminder that we are asking for donations from parents for the teacher donation games which are taking place at lunch from Sept 17-27. We are in need of A LOT of whipped cream/Cool Whip, duct tape, pie tins and some face paint and eggs. Please leave your donation(s) at the main Mid-High office or contact julie.jansen@westmountcharter.com. **We [...]

1309, 2018

Helping Meet the Needs of Westmount Charter Students

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: School Council|

Message from School Council In order to be able to continue to provide necessary programs and support to Westmount students, we have a variety of fundraising initiatives planned for the upcoming year. You can also visit the School Council Fundraising web page by clicking here. Two of our main programs are: A. Bottle Drives B. Parking for the Stampeder games at the [...]

1309, 2018

Mid-High Principal’s Letter of Introduction

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

'We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future’ – George Bernard Shaw Hello Westmount families! I realized that in the busyness of school start up, I failed to properly introduce myself and to welcome you to a new school year. My sincerest apologies. First of all, please let me say [...]

1209, 2018

SPIRIT of Peace Multimedia Contest

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , , , |

Dear families, The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta has launched a program called SPIRIT of Peace to encourage young Albertans to learn about the men and women from their communities who served throughout the war, either in uniform or as leaders on the home front. View contest poster here.   All Alberta students in Grades 10-12 are invited [...]

1009, 2018

Update: EC Attendance Line Now Available

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

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 [...]

709, 2018

Change to Grade 3 & 4 Run Club Start Date

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , |

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.

Help Westmount Raise Funds For the Terry Fox Foundation and Cancer Research.

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http://www.terryfox.ca/westmountcharterab by clicking 'Register'. If you had an account in previous years, click 'Login'.

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If submitting cheques, please make out to the Terry Fox Foundation.  Pledge drive ends Friday, October 12. Please submit all cash/cheques by this date.

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