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Return To School Announcement for K-12

Dear Westmount Community, Please see the message from the Minister of Education, below. The health and safety of students and staff continues to be our top priority. Thank you for your continued diligence in implementing the health measures outlined in the Guidance For School Re-Entry - Scenario 1 and for your resilience as we adapt to the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic. Alberta’s [...]

2021-08-16T11:33:48-06:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Shift to At Home Learning for K-12 Students

To: Westmount Families and Staff Please review the message below sent to school authorities earlier this evening. The health and safety of students and staff continues to be our top priority. Thank you for your continued diligence in implementing the health measures outlined in Guidance For School Re-Entry - Scenario 1 and for your resilience as we adapt to the [...]

2021-08-16T11:34:31-06:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Updates to COVID-19 Reporting in Schools

To Westmount Staff and Families, We are pleased to share the information below from the Acting Deputy Minister of Education regarding changes to official communications about the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe Frank Superintendent Westmount Charter School ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As students and staff returned to in-person learning this week, I recognize you have undertaken extensive preparations to make sure schools follow COVID-19 precautions [...]

2021-08-16T11:35:26-06:00January 14th, 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: , |

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020

Alberta Government Announcements November 24, 2020 During COVID-19 updates yesterday, Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Dina Hinshaw made important announcements about new health measures for all K-12 schools in the province. Impacts to Grade 7-12 Students Move to at-home learning (AHL) starting Monday, Nov. 30 to Friday, Jan. 8 (except during winter break, Dec. 21, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021) In-person classes [...]

2021-08-16T11:35:58-06:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

What to Do if Your Child Has Been Identified as a Close Contact of a Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Alberta Health Services has launched a new tool to provide COVID-19 guidance for parents of children attending school (or childcare). The tool walks through symptoms and provides information about next steps for testing and isolation, when household members need to isolate and when children can return to school. The tool is now available at https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page16998.aspx. For a flowchart that will [...]

2021-08-16T11:36:18-06:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

New Help Line & Email from Alberta Education

Dear Westmount Community, The following information has been provided by the Minister of Education. Alberta Education has instituted a help line and email for parents of students, particularly those with disabilities, during COVID-19 and at-home learning. The line is 780-422-6548 (toll-free by first dialing 310-0000, followed by the 10-digit phone number) or via email at studentsupport@gov.ab.ca. Even with the excellent [...]

2021-08-16T11:38:39-06:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: |
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