COVID-19 Update for the 2022/23 School Year

With the return to school well underway, we want to provide an update to families and caregivers on our current COVID-19 measures. Please know that the health and safety of our students and staff remain our top priority. We continue to follow the guidance of the Ministry of Education and public health, to balance the […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day – Friday, September 30

On Friday, September 30, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day.  All WRDSB schools and offices will remain open for students and staff.  What is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation? On June 2021, the Government of Canada created the National Day for […]

School Council Electoral Information

Dear Parents/Guardians:  RE: Westmount School Council Electoral Information  Westmount School Council is an elected advisory board of parents who have a student enrolled in Westmount Public School. Council focuses on: supporting student learning and well being; providing input, school volunteer needs, fundraising/grants, events and ultimately promoting parent engagement within the school.  The first 2022/23 School […]

Saying Thanks on IT Professionals Day

Today is IT Professionals Day – it’s an opportunity to recognize the critical role information technology staff play in supporting staff and students all across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB). First celebrated in 2015, IT Professionals Day was created to show appreciation for these dedicated professionals who keep every part of their organization […]

Westmount School’s Terry Fox Event

Westmount’s Terry Fox Event is coming up on Friday, September 23! In 1980, Terry Fox set the bar high for himself when he started his Marathon of Hope, saying, “Nobody is ever going to call me a quitter.” Our school is proudly taking part in this year’s Terry Fox School Run to continue Terry’s legacy. […]

Anticipated Transportation Service Interruptions

We want to share an important update about school buses. Due to a driver shortage and the impact on service this will have, some routes will be cancelled using the same approach as the last school year. More than 90% of scheduled trips are operating normally. However, some routes are experiencing more frequent and prolonged […]

Strong Start Volunteers Needed

Westmount Public School is running Strong Start’s Letters, Sounds and Words program and we need your help! Give children a ‘strong start’ by becoming a volunteer coach. Volunteers work one-on-one with a child aged 5-7 in a local school, playing carefully designed games and activities that boost literacy skills.  The games are organized in 4 […]

Westmount School Open House

Please join us for our Open House to meet our amazing Westmount staff and visit your child’s classroom on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. We look forward to meeting you! After your classroom visit, please check out our School Council table outside behind the school for a little student treat and […]

Our Strategic Plan – Hear from Director chanicka

As we set out on the journey of creating our plan for the future of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we grounded our focus in our role of educating and preparing students to excel on their chosen path in learning and life. The Strategic Planning Process has been, by far, the most broad […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day. It serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health challenges touch many in our schools and in our community. As part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to make our […]

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