Dear Parents, As per Premier Jason Kenney's May 4 announcement, all Alberta schools will temporarily transition to at-home learning. Effective Friday, May 7, all Golden Hills School Division K to 12 students will transition to at-home learning. We are expecting to return to regular in-person learning on Tuesday, May 25. We have the next few days to prepare for this shif...
Alberta Education is renewing school curriculum. On March 29, 2021, Minister of Education, the Honourable Adriana LaGrange released the draft Kindergarten to Grade 6 curriculum, which is available for review here: https://www.alberta.ca/curriculum.aspx?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=all&utm_campaign=GoA&utm_term=Curriculum Alberta Education is holding online sessions so Albertans can hear info...
Today is Bus Driver Appreciation Day! Please give your bus driver a big thank you for all that they do for our schools and students all year long!
We would like to remind parents and students to continue to use the daily symptom screening tool as we will continue to follow the health protocols. Golden Hills School Division also has an online form to complete the AHS Daily Screening Tool. Scan the QR code with your phone Complete the questions Submit All of our Golden Hills' schools have appreciated the support of...
Take a look at our new flyer to see all that we have to offer at Westmount School!
Did you know that Westmount School has a before and after school program located in the building? The School-Linked team offers a licensed program that supports students from 7a.m. - 9a.m., and 3p.m. - 6p.m. Call Becca @ (403) 324-2760 to reserve your spot for the 2021/2022 school year! Click the image below for more details!
Golden Hills Schools Relaunch Guide 2020/2021 is available HERE, this document reflects the most recent information provided by Alberta Health Services and Alberta Education.
Westmount School is proud to unveil our newly updated logo! We would like to give a big thank you to our school community for helping choose the new design.
Join Callen as he shares his excitement and his experiences about learning math in the Westmount kindergarten program. #passionatelearners #thinkingculture #wonderfulwestmount
This video explores how kindegrarten students get hands-on experience learning about numeracy in kindergarten classes at Westmount Elementary School! #thinkingculture #collaborative
See these kindergarten students at Westmount School share some of their favourite learning moments. #passionatelearners #thinkingculture #wonderfulwestmount
Please help us celebrate all of the interests that our #community of Kindergarten to Grade 4 #passionateleaners has to share in this year's virtual Wonderful Works of Westmount presentation. We are very proud of all that they do!
Westmount Elementary School is excited to announce that kindergarten registration is open! Watch the video below to learn about all that we offer. #collaborative, #thinkingculture, #community, #inclusive, #passionatelearners
Golden Hills School Division welcomes all students back to in-person learning! We trust that you have had an excellent winter break and we are looking forward to welcoming back all students, kindergarten to grade 12, to regular in school learning on Monday, January 11, 2021. This coming Monday, all buses will be running and all schools will be operating as they were prior to December 2020....
THANK YOU Siksika Fire & EMS for your donation of disposable masks! No one means to forget their mask 😷 but sometimes it happens! These will sure come in handy! #thankyou #community #wonderfulwestmount
Westmount students took part in Rock your Mocs Day to help bring more awareness to First Nations culture. Students participated and showed support by wearing moccasins, moccasin necklaces and slippers!
Westmount School's annual food drive is coming soon! See below for details on how you can take part.
Thank you to all of our Westmount families for joining our teachers during Parent-Teacher interviews. It is great to connect with families! Our School Council (WESC) treated us (as they always do) to meals each night and it is SO appreciated! Here are a few comments from our teachers: “Thank you so much for the meals! It means so much!” “Delicious meals! We’re so grateful!” “I fee...
Westmount staff and students will be ‘Rocking their Mocs’ on Dec. 10th this year! This week, Miss Big Snake will be presenting to each class about the significance of this day. #community #inclusive #thinkingculture #passionatelearners #wonderfulwestmount
Westmount School is happy to welcome two new staff members to our community. Julia Coyes will be teaching half days in the Grade 3C classroom, and Meagan Big Snake is beginning in her role as our First Nations Liaison. We are happy to have them as a part of our team!
Students took the opportunity to turn a lot of snow into a lot of fun at Westmount School this week!
Students paid respect to Canada's veterans and soldiers today through a virtual assembly today at Westmount School. Classes also engaged in many activities in their classrooms to build an understanding of this important day. #collaborative #thinkingculture #community #inclusive #passionatelearners
Congratulations to Ms. Cheek and the 4B class for winning the 2020 Nutrients for Life Garden Award. This program will provide a $500 grant to Westmount School to support a local school garden.
You can find a link to this document below this message. The Westmount School Reopening Guide contains important information about the steps Westmount School has taken to promote a safe and healthy school year in 2020/2021. Westmount School Reopening Guide
Please find information about our upcoming WESC Sobey's fundraiser. Click the link below to view information about the fundraiser and to get a printable copy of the order form. Orders can be submitted by the end of the school day on Tuesday, October 13th. Westmount Elementary School Council Fundraiser
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD2YKi0fIV0&feature=youtu.be Click on the above link to learn all about Westmount School's mission, vision and much more.
Here is a link to our year end video. There are photos from each class and some about some of Westmount's programs. ENJOY! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m1RiyPxvE8&t=2s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzOR8tjZppo Click on the above link to view the video - enjoy!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz41eT4a1xI Click on the link and watch and listen to Mrs. Bigras read the story Grumpy Bird. Have fun listening to the story!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tseESpyZIi0 Click on the link and see a message from each of our staff members to our students. ENJOY!
Click on the link to see our video of teachers at Westmount working hard to maintain learning at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. We miss you all and hope to see you all again real soon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5BPDRPvEpc&feature=youtu.be
Watch this Strive video to learn about Westmount School's Strive Program and its goals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPYm71E07rs&feature=youtu.be
‘Home Learning Packages’ allow your child’s teacher to provide ongoing educational activities. **Please expect an email from your child’s teacher by 9:00 am tomorrow morning in regard to ‘Home Learning Packages’. Some packages are digital while others have hard-copy versions. Please read the email carefully Don’t hesitate to email for clarification. We are here to support you and...
http://westmountelementary.com/documents/general/Budget%20Sharing%20Document%202019-20.pdf http://westmountelementary.com/documents/general/Successful%20workplace%20skills%2019-20.pdf The first link opens a budget document that outines Westmount's budget. The second link lists all the many things we do to prepare students for the place of work. It is amazing all the programs and experi...
Westmount School does so many things to prepare strudents for the world of work. We have compiled a list of all the programs and activities that we do to prepare our students for the world of work and active citizenship. Click on the link below to view this document and enjoy the pictures! DOCUMENT We also have our budget sharing document available for parents to view as well. If...
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School Linked, a before and after school care, will be running out of Westmount School for the 2019 - 20 school year. This is a fantastic opportunity for our families! For more information: Website: www.school-linked-strathmore.com Facebook page: school-linked strathmore Contact Info:403 324 2760 firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a great new program running at Westmount School. We can start saving all of our markers and highlighters to send them, free of charge, to Crayola where they will be re-purposed. ColorCycle will accept all brands of plastic markers, not just Crayola markers. That includes dry erase markers and highlighters! ColorCycle will eliminate placing hundreds of tons of markers into landfills. The...
We are so proud of our students! The funds from our Christmas Marketplace will be donated to 3 organizations. School Community: Project H.O.P.E.; Local Community: Strathmore & Area Hospice Society; Global Community: Fish Farming in Haiti
An email went out to parents last week with information to register for the Parent Portal, which is the program that Golden Hills School Division is now using to complete demographic and FOIP forms. They have moved to an online format and even thought FOIP forms went out at the beginning of the year, the online forms will override the paper copies. It is very important to have everyone registered...
If you are interested in having your child attend our Strive program please see our new brochure for information about this program. The Strive program is designed for students with developmental delays, learning or physical challenges and offers a pupil to staff member ratio of about 1 to 3. You can talk to one of the school's administrators if you have any questions, if you want a tour of...
Look at the attached document to get a full understanding of how Westmount School spends it's school budget. Document Link
This is a reminder for Parents, Grand Parents or anyone picking up or dropping off students at school to please not bring your dog with you. As all dog owners know, dogs may become excitable and unpredictable around children or other dogs. For these safety reasons, we ask that dogs not be brought onto the school property between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Thanks for your understanding...
Westmount School's 3 Year Education Plan has been updated and is now available for you to read. Click on the link below or look in the Reports folder in the Documents 3 Year Education Plan
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