News & Announcements

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Support our Breakfast Program

October 2018 Dear Westmount Parents: We are excited to announce that this year our Breakfast Program will be partnering with Nutrition For Learning. Our Westmount Breakfast Program offers all students a variety of foods, all of which meet the expectations of Canada’s Food Guide. Our Breakfast Program begins at 8:45am Monday-Friday and students may enter […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

Volunteers Needed for Clothing Drive

Clothing Swap VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Tues. Oct. 23rd and Wed. 24th:  Volunteers to receive clothing donations at 8:45am and 3:20pm Thurs. Oct. 25th:  Afternoon 1:00-3:00pm help setting up the clothes  and help at the Clothing Swap Event 3:20-5:00pm Donations of Shopping bags for people to carry out their items Please mail Lynda Waellering if you can help Volunteer  <26> […]

Attendance and Student Safe Arrival

Reminder to call or email the school when your child will be late or absent. The safety and well-being of your child is an important concern for us, and making sure your child arrives to school safely is a responsibility we take very seriously.  That is why all elementary schools have a Safe Arrival Program to ensure […]

Westmount Food Drive Begins October 1-11th

Westmount Public School’s Food Drive beings October 1-11, 2018 Please consider bringing in a non-perishable food item to help out families within our community.  Thank you in advance for your support! Here is a list of the most needed items: Rice Canned Meat & Fish Pasta Sauce Dry Beans Beans in Sauce Canned Stews & Chili […]

Magazine Renewals

Did you order a magazine subscription with Westmount School last year?  Well it is time to consider renewing your magazine subscription!  Please click on the link for further information: MagazineSubscriptionRenewal Thanks for your support through this fundraising initiative.  We will be sending home more information soon regarding ordering new magazine subscriptions.

Friday is wear Orange Day

On Friday Westmount P.S. along with many other schools will be encouraging staff and students to wear orange. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Terry Fox Support!

We are excited to be participating in our annual Terry Fox Run/Walk (or even a few who roll) which is happening on Thursday, September 27th, 2018. Our goal is to raise more than last year ($1800)! A donation of $5 or more will give your child a chance to throw a pie in a staff […]

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