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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 [...]

2205, 2020

Scheduled System Maintenance Friday, May 22 from 8 pm – 10 pm

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

We will be doing important system maintenance for a short time on Friday, May 22. The outage is planned for 8 pm – 10:00 pm. The sites that will be impacted include: PowerSchool PowerLearn All other Westmount systems including staff and student email will still be operational during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and appreciate [...]

1205, 2020

Long Weekend – May 15-18

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

It's the long weekend! May 15 (Non-Instructional Day) - Monday, May 18 (Victoria Day). There will be no online classes or posting this coming Monday due to the holiday. *Exception: Students writing AP exams will still write their exams as scheduled Happy long weekend!

605, 2020

New Help Line & Email from Alberta Education

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Dear Westmount Community, The following information has been provided by the Minister of Education. Alberta Education has instituted a help line and email for parents of students, particularly those with disabilities, during COVID-19 and at-home learning. The line is 780-422-6548 (toll-free by first dialing 310-0000, followed by the 10-digit phone number) or via email at studentsupport@gov.ab.ca. Even with the [...]

105, 2020

Update from the Minister of Education

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Dear Westmount Families, Please see the message below from the Minister of Education. As announced yesterday by Premier Kenney during the release of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy, the province has made the decision to not have students return to in-school classes for the remainder of the academic year. While I know many of you anticipated this decision, I do understand [...]

2404, 2020

Calling all Science Fair Participants from Grades 7-12!

By |April 24th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Youth Science Canada has put together an opportunity for students in Grade 7 to 12 to showcase their projects digitally. Registration for this virtual event will open in early May and we will send you that information as it becomes available. Information will be posted on Powerlearn as it becomes available and we will be putting a note in communications. For [...]

2004, 2020

High School Class Scheduling, Online Recordings & Assessment

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

Hello Westmount Mid-High Families, We want to thank our students and families for their resilience and support as we all embark on a steep learning curve in our new learning model.  As we adjust and re-adjust throughout this process, we want to take this time to share specific information, in order to support your understanding of how things are [...]