Diploma Exams, PAT’s, Learning Disruption Funding and Rapid Testing

Dear Westmount Staff and Families, I am pleased to share the following information provided to school authorities by the Minister of Education. Diploma Exams In response to feedback from students, parents and education partners about stress and anxiety around academic achievement, Alberta’s government will temporarily change the weighting of diploma exams to 10 per cent from 30 per cent for [...]

2021-10-28T11:51:35-06:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Parent and Public Sessions on the K-6 Draft Curriculum

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 register. [...]

2021-05-03T12:08:40-06:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Message from the Superintendent – AB Education Update

Dear Staff and Westmount Community, The message and information below has been shared by the Minister of Education.  We are referencing the guidelines in our preparation to anticipate one of three re-entry scenarios.  You will receive updates as we work through the guidelines toward a final decision on August 1st. Thank you for your continuing support. Joe Frank Superintendent   Getting [...]

2021-08-16T11:38:25-06:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act Introduced by Alberta Education

Please see the message below from the Minister of Education. Today, I was proud to introduce Bill 15, the Choice in Education Act, which will protect choice within Alberta’s robust and diverse education system. If passed, the bill will amend the Education Act to affirm that parents, not politicians, have the right to choose the kind of education they feel is [...]

2020-05-28T15:51:16-06:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Update from the Minister of Education

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 it [...]

2021-08-16T11:38:50-06:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |
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