Westwood Community High School

Annual Plan 2016-2017

School Council Mission: The Westwood Community High School Council will work as collaborative partners in school based decision making to enhance the quality and success of our children’s education.

School Council Vision:

The Westwood Community High School Council will work with the

administration and staff to create a safe, supportive environment, which challenges students to be

confident and successful intellectually, socially, and emotionally.

Outcome One: Alberta’s Students are Successful

Action

School Council will investigate ways to assist staff in supporting ELL students

O/G

School Council will assist in a smooth transition from a 10-12 to 7-12 student body.

O/G

Outcome Two: The achievement gap between FNMI students and all other students is eliminated

Action

School Council will investigate ways to reach out to FNMI parents

School Council will investigate ways to improve communication with parents

School Council will begin each meeting by acknowledging Treaty Lands

Outcome Three: Alberta’s education system is inclusive

Action

School Council will inform parents of ways to contact the school privately

Outcome Four: Alberta has excellent teachers, schools, & school authority leaders

Action

Parent Association will assist by providing staff with “extras” from gaming funds

O/G

Outcome Five: The education system is well governed and managed.

Action

Admin, staff, and school council will work collaboratively to enhance home-school communication

O/G

School Council will encourage the use of the school website

O/G

School Council will ensure meaningful discussion items are on the agenda

O/G

School Council will ensure that efforts are made to have a wide spectrum of representation

present at meetings (English, French Immersion, PEAK, Arts, Athletics, FNMI).

School Council will offer information nights to help new parents

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