Notification of Positive Cases of COVID-19 at Westmount

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, The number of COVID-19 cases in our province has significantly increased over the past few weeks. As a result, the Alberta government released new COVID-19 public health actions, some of which impact schools.  Details of the changes may be accessed at: https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx Masks are now provincially required for all students from grades 4-12; however, Westmount will maintain [...]

2021-09-17T11:24:47-06:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Provincial Government Update on Jan. 11 Return to In-Person Learning

To our Westmount school community, We are pleased to share the following news brief with you from the provincial government.  Our schools will be open to welcome back those students who have chosen to participate in onsite learning. We wish everyone a happy, healthy and more prosperous new year. Joe Frank Superintendent All students will return to in-person learning, as [...]

2021-08-16T11:35:40-06:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

IMPORTANT Changes to Student Parking at the Mid-High Campus

Construction has begun on the south side of the school and temporary fencing has been assembled around the area, including the parking spaces designated for students.  Unfortunately, we are unable to assign another area for student parking so we ask that students find alternate parking or other modes of transportation.  Students who wish to return their pass can hand it [...]

2021-01-07T08:59:14-07:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Grade 9-12|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

2021-08-16T11:37:11-06:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: K-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 [...]

2021-08-16T11:37:34-06:00August 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, [...]

2021-08-16T11:37:42-06:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR

The Elementary Campus at Westmount Charter School will be delaying its application process for the 2021-2022 school year.  Due to the realities of COVID 19, we will take a little extra time to ensure that the process – particularly with regards to psychological assessment – is reasonably clear, reasonable and fair to all applicants.  Please check our website regularly for further [...]

2020-07-09T15:27:13-06:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: K-4|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 [...]

2021-08-16T11:38:10-06:00June 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 [...]

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