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
School Council will investigate ways to assist staff in supporting ELL students
School Council will assist in a smooth transition from a 10-12 to 7-12 student body.
Outcome Two: The achievement gap between FNMI students and all other students is eliminated
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
School Council will inform parents of ways to contact the school privately
Outcome Four: Alberta has excellent teachers, schools, & school authority leaders
Parent Association will assist by providing staff with “extras” from gaming funds
Outcome Five: The education system is well governed and managed.
Admin, staff, and school council will work collaboratively to enhance home-school communication
School Council will encourage the use of the school website
School Council will ensure meaningful discussion items are on the agenda
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