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Federal Funding Announcement

On August 26, 2020, the federal government announced that it would provide funding to the provinces for COVID-related school re-entry measures. Alberta’s total share will be approximately $262 million, made in two equal instalments. School authorities will be eligible to access this additional funding for COVID-19-related expenses. As you may have heard the announcement today from Minister of Education, Adriana [...]

2020-09-03T09:13:23-06:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

MH Music Program Update

Instrumental Music Program at both School and Home The Grade 6 to Grade 12 students in the WCS Instrumental Music program will continue to learn fingering patterns and valve patterns on their wind instruments in conjunction with digital sound recordings.  Please note that all students will be expected to keep their mouthpieces in their cases during class.  Throughout the school year, these students will be encouraged to record short [...]

2020-08-12T12:52:51-06:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , , |

Update To September Re-Entry Plan Announced

Last Updated: August 4 Dear Westmount Families, You may be aware of the formal announcement made by the Minister of Education and Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Heath this morning regarding updates to the school re-entry process for Tuesday, September 1st.  School authorities will implement Scenario 1: return to classes in near-normal operations with health measures in place. Our Westmount [...]

2020-08-04T12:28:37-06:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Parent Return to School Survey #1 Emailed to Families

The first of two return to school surveys has been emailed to all families.   The responses you provide will assist the WCS School Re-Entry Planning Committee to better prepare strategies for a safe and healthy return of students in September.  You are asked to respond to the survey given the information provided to date.  Deadline to respond to survey: Wednesday, [...]

2020-07-31T12:59:44-06:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Alberta Government Announces In-Person Classes to Resume September 1

Dear Westmount Families, You may be aware of the formal announcement made by the Premier and Minister of Education this afternoon regarding the school re-entry process for Tuesday, September 1st.  School authorities will implement Scenario 1: return to classes in near-normal operations with health measures in place. Our Westmount team will be working over the next few weeks to solidify our [...]

2020-07-21T18:51:25-06:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

Preparing for a Safe Return to School Informational Video

Good afternoon Westmount Families, Further to yesterday's message regarding September 2020 return to school, we have prepared an informational video describing some of the things we are able to do now to prepare, regardless of whether we return to a scenario 1 or 2.  Our plans are based on current best information from the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Alberta [...]

2020-07-02T11:22:24-06:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Message from the Superintendent – Re-Entry Planning

Dear Staff and Parents/Guardians, The attached document is provided to inform you about our school re-entry planning process and progress.  The document is an overview of the areas for attention in establishing a safe and healthy environment for staff and students anticipating school re-entry in September. Our Health and Safety Team has been working to develop a detailed plan defined in [...]

2020-06-29T12:13:12-06:00June 29th, 2020|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 [...]

2020-06-12T10:51:21-06:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |
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