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111, 2018

Scholastic Book Fair Volunteers Still Needed @ EC

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: EC Learning Commons|Tags: , , , , |

The Scholastic Book Fair  is coming November 8th and 9th and we still need your help. November 8th: 4:30 - 7:00pm November 9th: 9:00am - 2:15pm Our book fair success is due to our amazing volunteers.  We couldn’t do this without your generous help. *Volunteer clearance and volunteer form required to be on file* Tuesday, November 6th , Set-Up 1-3:20pm [...]

510, 2018

October 2018 Featured Article: How to Help Your Child Manage the Intensities

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: Featured Article|Tags: , , , , |

As students are transitioning back to school, here are several articles families may find helpful in supporting their child manage the intensities that may emerge in beginning the new year. Positive reframing, staying in the present, proactive strategies http://summitcenter.us/a-message-from-dr-dan-peters-how-to-manage-your-childs-back-to-school-worries/   Multiple articles to address numerous questions/concerns http://sengifted.org/a-collection-of-the-top-ten-parent-hints-for-starting-the-new-school-year-compiled-by-lori-comallie-caplan/   Talking to your child, proactive strategies https://www.exquisite-minds.com/idea-of-the-week/school-anxiety/

2011, 2018

Elementary Annual Food Drive Begins Dec 3

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , , |

Our annual elementary Food Drive for the Calgary Food Bank begins Monday, December 3rd! Last day to donate: Friday, December 14th. All elementary teachers and students are asked to bring in donations in order to help those less fortunate.  Donation boxes will be painted in our house colours and located at the main entrance of the Elementary Campus. Support your [...]

811, 2018

How Gaming And Social Media are Designed to Keep Teenagers Hooked

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Excessive gaming, technology and social media use is a real concern to many parents, teachers and health professionals.  To learn about ways to help your teenager have a healthy relationship with their technology, save the date for Cam Adair’s workshops on technology addiction. These workshops are offered through the Sinneave Foundation are are located at The University of Calgary. January 22, [...]

1911, 2018

Community Education Service December 2018 Newsletter

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: EC Student Services|Tags: , , |

Student Services would like to share with you the upcoming Alberta Health Services seminars. Please visit Alberta Health Services:  Community Education Service December 2018 Newsletter.

811, 2018

Invitation to Participate in Research Project

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , , |

Dear Parents/Guardians, Charter schools are required to initiate or participate in research endeavours to serve our mandates as research-based innovative practitioners.  Westmount has engaged in many research projects over the years and will continue to do so into the future.  The majority of our research projects to date are undertaken in conjunction with researchers from the Werklund School of Education [...]

811, 2018

Next Bottle Drive is Thursday, November 22

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Please mark your calendars to bring in your bottles and other refundables the week after our November break.  The next bottle drive is on Thursday, November 22.  We will have collection areas at both campuses. Thanks to all who have volunteered so far this year!   If you have any questions or require further information about our fundraising initiatives, please contact Kim [...]

711, 2018

All Westmount Parents are Invited to Rotary International’s Annual Santa Ball

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

Westmount Charter’s Interact Club is inviting all parents to Rotary International’s Annual Santa Ball! The event will take place on November 22nd at the Willow Park Golf Club. Tickets are $60 and may be purchased by emailing interactwcs@gmail.com. We also encourage all parents to bring in auction items to Ms. Pinnock’s room (room 302) @ the MH campus for the [...]

111, 2018

**NEW** Westmount Clothing Available to Order for K-12!

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Online orders will begin week of November 5th (Monday or Tuesday) and will close on November 20th @ 4pm!  Clothing will be available for pick up in late December (before Winter Break) from the PE office. What is available? Click here to view items, sizes and prices. If you have any questions, please email julie.jansen@westmountcharter.com Can I try it on? Yes, items [...]

111, 2018

WCS MH Athletics is Selling Subway Coupon Cards

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

WCS Mid-High Athletics is selling Subway coupon cards that can be used at any Subway in Alberta. Cards may be purchased for $10 each by contacting cody.kelly@westmountcharter.com. Each month, the card offers a different coupon that may be used.  In total, the card provides $58 is value.  The earlier you purchase, the more months you will have access to. Purchasing [...]

211, 2018

Reminder: Signup for EC Parent/Teacher Interviews Closes on Monday, November 5 @ 12pm

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: K-4|Tags: , , |

This is reminder that the signup for parent/teacher interviews at the elementary campus closes on Monday, November 5 @ 12pm. Interviews will be held Thursday, November 8th, 4:30 – 7:00pm Friday, November 9th, 9:00am – 3:00pm. Interview slots are 15 minutes each. When you attend your interview, please keep within this time-frame so that we are able to accommodate as many [...]