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MH Photo Day

Many parents received a photo day notification from Life Touch photos for September 4.  This date was booked prior to the pandemic.  As there are no classes for students on September 4, we are rescheduling photo day to September 9.  (Elementary photo day is September 15). At this time, we will not be requesting volunteers for photo day.   Watch the [...]

2020-09-03T12:28:13-06:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: , |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 [...]

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

MH Photo Day is September 9

Dear Westmount Mid-High Families, Many of you received a photo day notification from Life Touch photos for September 4.  This date was booked prior to the pandemic.  As there are no classes for students on September 4, we are rescheduling photo day to September 9.  (Elementary photo day is September 15). At this time, we will not be requesting volunteers [...]

2020-09-03T12:25:32-06:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|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: , , , |
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