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Westmount EC and MH Campuses Open Today

Dear Westmount Families, Westmount will be open as usual on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 and school buses will be running. As always, we respect parents/guardians right to make their own decisions about sending their children to school. Families and students are assured that  Westmount will be open today. If your child will not be attending classes today, please ensure you contact [...]

2018-10-03T09:06:25-06:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Westmount EC & MH Campuses Closing Slightly Earlier Today/School Council Meeting Cancelled.

Due to winter conditions, Westmount Elementary and Mid-High Campuses will be closing slightly earlier today. Mid-High at 3:00 p.m. K-Grade 4 at 3:15 p.m. The School Council Meeting scheduled for 7:00 p.m. this evening has also been cancelled. If you child takes the bus, you may check the My Bus Stop app or login to http://mybusstop.ca/ to check the status of [...]

2018-10-02T14:16:38-06:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , , |

Both Campuses of Westmount Charter School Will Be Open Tuesday, October 2

Dear Westmount Families, Both campuses of Westmount Charter School will be open today, Tuesday, October 2nd. We remind you that parents are able to make their own decisions about sending their children to school. If you chose to keep your child at home, please call your school’s attendance line and advise them of your child’s absence. Thank you, Westmount Administration  

2018-10-03T09:38:40-06:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , , |

From the Office of the Superintendent

I extend a warm welcome back to parents of returning students and welcome parents of students who are new to Westmount. We trust that you all had an enjoyable, relaxing summer in spite of weather conditions and that your children are looking forward to their new start or return to our school. We are excited about commencing the 2018/19 school year [...]

2019-06-17T08:24:14-06:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: |

Dropping Off and Picking Up Students in the Mid-High Parking Lots

Dear Parents: Our landlord, the Calgary Board of Education, has installed signs at the north and west entrances to the parking lots at the Mid-High campus.  The signs are consistent with those that have been installed at the Elementary campus. Westmount parents are asked not to drop off or pick up children in the parking lot.  The signs are erected out [...]

2018-06-14T13:46:40-06:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Grade 5-12|Tags: , |

A Message From the Superintendent- School Fees

Dear Westmount Parents and Guardians, Last week we published the following message in the weekly newsletter: Potential School Fee Increase of an Additional $10 per Student for the 2018/19 School Year In the coming weeks, administration will determine whether or not to recommend an increase of $10/student to the instructional resource fee to cover the cost of the PowerLearn module. If [...]

2018-04-30T12:18:58-06:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

A Message from the Superintendent – Principal Announcement

Dear Westmount Parents/Guardians, We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Graeme Finlay as Principal, Westmount Charter School, Mid-High Campus, effective August 21, 2018. Mr. Finlay was one of a few excellent, short-listed candidates who met the approved criteria from a list of 22 applicants. Feedback from students, staff and parents about the personal and professional attributes desirable in a [...]

2018-03-22T11:14:42-06:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

New Online Videos from TAAPCS – “What are Public Charter Schools?”

As one of 13 charter schools in Alberta, we are members of The Association of Alberta Public Charter Schools (TAAPCS). TAAPCS has been working to develop communication strategies to better inform the general public and our own community members about charter schools and the important role we play as programs of choice in our province. There are many myths about charter [...]

2018-02-17T22:44:37-07:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , , |

Snow Advisory Thursday, February 8, 2018 – Westmount Charter School will be Open Today

Snow Advisory Thursday, February 8, 2018 Dear Staff and Parents, Westmount campuses will be open as usual today, Thursday, Feb. 8, but we are closely monitoring the weather conditions and will provide updates as necessary during the day.  Buses will be operating; however, expect delays in some areas of the city. As always, parents make their own decisions about sending their children to [...]

2018-02-08T08:30:23-07:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |

Important Message from the Superintendent Regarding Potential School Closure Tomorrow, February 8th

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please be aware a strong possibility exists that our schools may need to be closed tomorrow due to the anticipated heavy snow fall forecasted. I hope to make a decision prior to 6:30 am tomorrow morning and if the school campuses are closed, we will have a banner message on the Westmount website and we will keep you informed [...]

2018-02-08T08:50:43-07:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: K-12|Tags: , |
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