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Back to School 2023/2024

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The Countdown is on!  School begins for all grades on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.  Please watch for ongoing communications regarding the detailed return to school plans for each Westmount campus by September 1. Information on this page may change as we get closer to September.

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If your student has medical concerns, medications (prescription or non-prescription) or allergies, and you have not already done so, you must complete and submit Westmount’s annual medical form and return it to the school no later than the first day of school.

Please visit the forms and documents page on the Westmount website for information on how to drop off your medical forms and medications.

Elementary Campus (EC) 2023-24

Stay tuned for more information as we prepare this page with back to school information for the 2023-2024 school year.

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Kindergarten     Grade 1   Grade 2   Grade 3   Grade 4

We are excited to announce a new partnership between our school and the School Start Program! All elementary families may purchase quality standardized school supplies through School Start for the 23/24 school year.  This process will save you valuable time, effort and money. All supply lists have been priced out at $65 or less Details are included in the attached Parent Letter.

  • ORDER by July 18, 2023: BE ENTERED TO WIN A $1,000 CASH!
  • **To ensure that all school supplies are standardized for our elementary students, we strongly encourage all EC families to purchase their supplies through this program

3 WAYS TO ORDER:

  1. ONLINE: You can place your order online at School Start.
    • Their site is best compatible with Firefox or Chrome.
  2. PHONE: You can call the School Start customer service centre at 1-800-580-1868 to place your order over the phone.
  3. ORDER FORM: You can print and fill out the below order form(s) and return to the School Start office via email to: info@schoolstart.ca.

Kindergarten    Grade 1   Grade 2    Grade 3    Grade 4

Instructions to Purchase a Standardized School Supplies Package for Your Child Online

  1. Click on the Westmount Elementary School Start Link.
  2. Select your student’s grade in September. The School Supply list and order sheet will open.
  3. Enter your student’s first and last names into the Student Name field at the top of the page.
  4. The starter package is already selected for you; this contains the standardized supplies your child needs.
  5. Below the starter package list, you will see a list of Items required by teacher and to be ordered if you do not already have them
  6. Select any items from the list that you do not already have at home.
  7. Click Add to Cart > Checkout (or Choose Another Kit).

That’s it! Now all you need to do is purchase a backpack, lunch bag/water bottle and shoes for your child.

If you have any questions, please contact the EC office (shelley.murray@westmountcharter.com / noel.haymour@westmountcharter.com) or your teacher.

Please Drive Safely! Westmount urges all drivers to abide by all school zone speed limits and yield to flashing bus lights.

Click here for more information and to view pick up & drop of Zones for the Elementary Campus

To find out where to bring your student on the first day of school to meet their teacher, click on the +First Day of School link.

Your child’s placement information for homeroom, math and language arts will be included within their final report card of the school year.  Families new to Westmount for the 2023-2024 school year received their teacher name via email in July.  If you do not know your homeroom teacher’s name please contact the Elementary Campus or Communications.

For the Friday Kindergarten schedule for 2023-24, please click here.

EC Back to School News & Events

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Mid-High Campus (MH) 2023-24

We hope everyone has a great summer. In the fall, we will be excited to welcome our new students and eager to catch up with our returning students. Please stay tuned as we update this page for the 23/24 school year.

School Supplies

Grade 5 & 6, NEW     Grade 7, NEW!     Grade 8, NEW!     Grades 9-12, NEW!

Parents/Guardians, please note the following new processes for school supplies and locks at the Mid-High campus for the 2023-2024 school year:

  • Westmount will be providing locks for all lockers (hallway and gym) for grades 5-12 and no locks from home will be allowed.
  • Westmount will be providing school supplies for all students in grade 5 & 6 starting next fall. Click on the Grade 5 and 6 School supply list above for more information and to find out what you do need to purchase for your child.
  • Please review Technology for Grade 5-12 Students.

Teachers are indicated on the student’s schedule. Please print the schedule from PowerSchool and bring with you on the first day of school.

Please make sure you log in to PowerSchool and check your most current schedule prior to school starting, as it may have changed from June.

  1. Log into PowerSchool (parent or student)
    1. Go to https://www.westmountcharter.com/
    2. Go to the green check mark in the top right
    3. Click on PowerSchool Login
  2. Once logged in:
    1. On left hand side: click on My Schedule
  3. At top of this screen there is:
    1. Week Schedule or
    2. Matrix view (full year schedule)

2023-2024 Bell Schedule

Tuesday, Sept 5

Morning: SOURCE

8:30am

  • Students please go to your SOURCE class upon entering the building.
    • Grade 5’s will meet their teachers in the Cafeteria
  • Teachers will have activities planned, including locker assignments 

11:50am -12:35pm: LUNCH

  • Grade 5:
      • 11:50-12:15: Lunch in cafeteria (outside bell goes at 12:10)
      • 12:15-12:35: Recess
  • Grade 6:
      • 11:50-12:15: Recess (outside bell goes at 12:10)
      • 12:15-12:35: Lunch in cafeteria
  • Grade 7-12
    • Cafeteria available for lunch at designated tables.
    • Students are allowed to enter the building through the front/main entrance throughout the lunch period. 
    • Students in classrooms will be supervised by designated supervisors as per the supervision schedule. (Hallway supervisors)

Afternoon: Mini-Day 2 schedule 

  • 12:35 – 1:15pm Day 2 Block 1
  • 1:15   – 1:55pm Day 2 Block 2
  • 1:55   – 2:35pm Day 2 Block 3
  • 2:35   – 3:20pm Day 2 Block 4

Wednesday, Sept 6 

Regular Day 1 Schedule

Please Drive Safely! Westmount urges all drivers to abide by all school zone speed limits and yield to flashing bus lights.

Click here to find out more about drop/off, pick up and safety

Lockers will be assigned in SOURCE on the first day of school.

Westmount will be providing locks for all lockers (hallway and gym) for grades 5-12 and no locks from home will be allowed.

MH Back to School News & Events

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