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812, 2020

**High School Math Teacher Needed**

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

We are looking for a High School math teacher at Westmount Charter School. Please see the details below. Westmount Charter School Teacher – Mid-High Campus (High School Math) Full-time, probationary position (February 1 – June 30, 2021) Closing Deadline – Monday, January 4, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. MST Competition #20201120-01 INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING Click here to view job posting [...]

2511, 2020

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020 During COVID-19 updates yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Dina Hinshaw made important announcements about new health measures for all K-12 schools in the province. Impacts to Grade 7-12 Students Move to at-home learning (AHL) starting Monday, Nov. 30 to Friday, Jan. 8 (except during winter break, Dec. 21, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) In-person [...]

2810, 2020

What to Do if Your Child Has Been Identified as a Close Contact of a Confirmed Case of COVID-19

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

Alberta Health Services has launched a new tool to provide COVID-19 guidance for parents of children attending school (or childcare). The tool walks through symptoms and provides information about next steps for testing and isolation, when household members need to isolate and when children can return to school. The tool is now available at https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16998.aspx. For a flowchart that [...]

505, 2021

Scheduled PowerLearn System Maintenance May 9/10, 2021

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

From Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:00 pm to Monday, May 10, 4:00 am we are doing maintenance and updates to PowerSchool Learning. There may be intermittent connectivity to the aforementioned application for the duration of the maintenance window. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as we make these important updates to our system. [...]

505, 2021

Mental Health Week & Hats On! for Mental Health Day

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

It's Mental Health Week! #GetReal about how you feel. Today, May 5, 2021, is also Hats On! for Mental Health Day. Wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. We encourage you to take some time to get real about how you're really feeling. #TalkHatsOn #wcsmh Mental Health Supports and Services [...]

405, 2021

Shift to At Home Learning for K-12 Students

By |May 4th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

To: Westmount Families and Staff Please review the message below sent to school authorities earlier this evening. The health and safety of students and staff continues to be our top priority. Thank you for your continued diligence in implementing the health measures outlined in Guidance For School Re-Entry - Scenario 1 and for your resilience as we adapt to [...]

305, 2021

Parent and Public Sessions on the K-6 Draft Curriculum

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Alberta Education is renewing school curriculum. On March 29, 2021, Minister of Education, the Honourable Adriana LaGrange released the draft Kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum, which is available for review on www.alberta.ca/curriculum. Alberta Education is holding online sessions so Albertans can hear information about the curriculum and ask questions. Please visit www.alberta.ca/curriculum-have-your-say for a list of sessions and to [...]

3004, 2021

Information for Grade 7-12 Students Learning at Home

By |April 30th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Dear Grade 7-12 families, The information below explains, in detail, how learning will carry on based on the information from Alberta Education. Presently Alberta Education has mandated all grade 7-12 students in the Calgary area to engage in online learning for the period of May 3rd – May 14th (this may be subject to change and we will notify [...]

3004, 2021

AP Exams are Still a GO!

By |April 30th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: |

All students writing an AP exam MUST fill out the form below by Saturday, May 1 at noon. Students will have the option to write in school during Administration 1, or they may defer to Administration 2. Administration 3 will only be available if online learning is extended. Students who choose to write during Administration 1, will need to [...]

2904, 2021

Message from the Superintendent – Grades 7-12 Shift to AHL

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians and Staff, Many of you will have seen or heard the official announcement today by Premier Kenney declaring that a number of communities in Alberta, including the City of Calgary, will shift to at-home (online learning) for all grades 7-12 students beginning Monday, May 3, 2021.  The shift is effective for a minimum two-week period.  Alberta [...]

1604, 2021

Virtual Girl Programs at the Women’s Centre for Girls in Grades 5-9

By |April 16th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

From April-June 2021, the Women’s Centre is offering free girls programming online for girls in grades 5 - 9. Programs for girls at the Women's Centre of Calgary offer safe and supportive spaces for all girls to build community with each other, explore issues that matter to them, build new skills, and develop their leadership abilities.  In the sessions, [...]

1504, 2021

Thinking about Post-Secondary Studies in the US?

By |April 15th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , |

Thinking about post-secondary studies in the US? PSAT:  Standardized Testing in Grade 10 The PSAT officially stands for Preliminary SAT.  It also goes by the name, National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (or NMSQT) and is co-sponsored by the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) in the USA. Many students who are interested in going to the [...]

1504, 2021

Scheduled System Maintenance Monday, April 19, 2021

By |April 15th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

We will be doing important system maintenance on Monday, April 19, 2021, from approximately 8 am – 10 am. The outage will impact access to the following: The Family Zone PowerSchool/PowerLearn WCS Website Staff and student email We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience as we make these important updates to our system. [...]

904, 2021

Fourth Annual WCS Literary Anthology

By |April 9th, 2021|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: |

Theme: Normalcy Attention all MidHigh Students! We are happy to announce WCS will be accepting written and visual submissions for the fourth annual WCS Literary Anthology for Grades 5-12.  The aim of the anthology is to provide our gifted students with the opportunity to explore their inner writer, poet, playwright, satirist and publish meaningful short stories, poems, monologues, narrative [...]

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