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#7 Elementary Campus Update – March 20, 2020

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students: Everyone at the Elementary Campus has been working very hard this week to figure out how we can best deliver exciting programming to our students.  While we are all trying to navigate uncertain and unpredictable times, we recognize that your each family’s experiences and circumstances are different. We believe it is vitally important that our programming [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:03-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#6 MH Campus Update – March 20, 2020

Hello Westmount Mid-High Community, Thank you for your patience this week as we worked through planning for after the break. We hope you are all well. We have a few updates, based on current information and the recent Alberta Education News Release, March 20, 2020. Course Selection in PowerSchool has been extended until April 5, 2020. Descriptions of the courses [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:16-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

#5 Update from the Minister of Education: Continuing Student Learning

Dear Westmount Community, Please read the following news release from the Minister of Education. This release provides guidelines to direct how students will learn while in-school classes are cancelled due to the provincial health emergency. News Release For general information on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta, please visit www.alberta.ca/covid19. This website is updated daily. Stay tuned for further information from [...]

2020-03-20T13:33:33-06:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#2 Access to School Buildings – March 17 to 19

Dear Parents/Guardians, We have heard your ask to be able to access the school buildings over the week. Schedule and Protocol for Accessing Buildings In light of the severity of COVID-19, to access the buildings, please follow the below schedule and protocol. At this time, we are allowing access by last name during the day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:45-06:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

#1 School Closure Update

Dear Westmount Community, Thank you for your patience as we make sense of the many implications of yesterday’s school closure announcement. As this situation is rapidly evolving, we expect to receive more information from the province about our next steps, and the government will provide daily updates for Albertans at 3:30 p.m. Please stay tuned. Please note that teachers will [...]

2020-03-20T13:39:59-06:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Important Message from the Superintendent – ALL CLASSES CANCELLED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

ALL CLASSES CANCELLED, Effective Immediately Dear Westmount Community, Tonight I share the following message relayed to us from the Minister of Education. “I want to thank the many boards and education partners that have provided their views over the weekend. It has become clear that it would be challenging to implement health recommendations like social distancing and proper cleaning protocols. [...]

2020-03-18T12:08:37-06:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

March 15 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Effective Immediately, all classes at Westmount Charter School Have Been Cancelled Indefinitely. Stay Tuned for More Information. (Last updated at 8:08 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2020) ----------------------- Dear Westmount Community, At this time of heightened anxiety and concern about COVID 19, I offer the following comments for your information. Key messages about our most up-to-date information: School closure will not [...]

2020-03-17T10:32:35-06:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

March 19 & 20 MH Parent/Teacher Interviews Cancelled

Due to the changing landscape as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mid-High is cancelling the parent teacher interviews on March 19th and 20th. We encourage parents and guardians to email course-related concerns and/or questions to your children’s teachers. Teachers will be allocated time on Friday March 20th to respond to your emails. At this time, the Mid High [...]

2020-03-17T10:53:29-06:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , , |

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We know that our school community is growing increasingly concerned with the announcement of local cases of COVID-19. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is actively monitoring the situation and leading the response in Alberta. We take our direction from AHS and will continue to respond and act in accordance with their recommendations. Westmount is working directly with the College of Alberta [...]

2020-03-17T10:39:36-06:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update for Westmount Staff and Families from AHS

Alberta Health Services has provided updated information on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Please see the memo below. Additional Links Previous Updates Alberta Health Services COVID-19 Travel Advisories Public Health Agency of Canada AHS Parent Letter March 3 - English AHS Parent Letter March 3 - French

2020-03-04T09:45:13-07:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |
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