Frohe Weihnachten und ein gesegenetes Neues Jahr!

Regular Grade 11 German

Listen to the Cd of Sophie Scholl Kapitel 1-5.  Listen to it before you come to class in 2015.

December 17th, 2014|Grade 11, Grade 11 German|

Frau Kroekers Klasse – website

Hausaufgabe für den 18. Dezember

Listen to spoken vocabulary and reading of Blühende Geschichte G-3-3 read by Frau Walter.

You might want to explore some games on this site as well.


My son/daughter listened to the German vocabulary and story reading.

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December 17th, 2014|Grade 8, Grade 8 German|

Grade 8 ELA Christmas Writing Activity

Grade 8 ELA Christmas Writing Activity – For Class on Wednesday, December 17th – 8A & 8B

December 16th, 2014|Grade 8, Grade 8 Language Arts|

Formula Sheet

Formula Sheet

December 16th, 2014|Grade 12 Physics|

WAG Gallery Tour

Friday, January 9, 2015 – Grade 12

December 16th, 2014|Permission Slips|

WAG Gallery Tour and Sketching Event

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 – Grade 11

December 16th, 2014|Permission Slips|
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    2014 Alumni Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament – December 13, 2014

2014 Alumni Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament – December 13, 2014

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

This oft cited quote, usually attributed to the US Postal Service, may soon become the motto of the Westgate Alumni. As we gathered on a warm December morning, it seems that things were a little too warm. The melting snow was looking for a place to flow and it seems that cracks in our gym roof became the target of choice. With water dripping onto the middle of our courts, we needed to improvise. So, despite the rain, we set up our mini courts in the corners of the gym and played some wicked 4 v 4 volleyball games.

Thanks to our intrepid referees, Larry Ens (former Westgate staff and parent) and Howard Wiebe (’78) for donating their time. And special thanks to Kate (“DJ Schelly”) Schellenberg (‘01 ) for […]

December 16th, 2014|Media, Past Events/Reunions, Photos|

Gr.12 ESM Unit 4 Test date: TBA

History Test Materials!

This PowerPoint failed to upload on the Unit 2 Materials page – not sure why.

Look it over if you missed the classes on the economy and workers’ movements.

HIS-Course-Unit-2-December (1)

December 16th, 2014|Grade 11, Grade 11 History|

Kite Runner – Reading and Blog

Students have been asked to read the rest of the novel over the holidays, taking time to post and comment on the blog a minimum of 5 times. The blog rules are below.

Blog rules2014

December 16th, 2014|Grade 10, Grade 10 Language Arts|

Bring decorations for baking! No Homework!!

No homework. Just bring decorations for ginger bread cookies we are baking. Baking is all about fractions so we much take the opportunity to bake and learn about fractions, especially how to multiply and divide practise.

7A  baking Thursday afternoon

7B baking Wednesday afternoon

December 15th, 2014|Grade 7, Grade 7 Math|

January 2015 Exam Schedule

TIPS for Students:

arrive 10-15 before scheduled exams.
be well rested
eat a good breakfast or lunch.
come prepared with:

calculator (well charged or extra batteries),
water and a snack

Click here for the January 2015 Exam Schedule

December 15th, 2014|School|

Grade 10 Science Test – Physics

Thursday, Dec. 18

December 15th, 2014|Grade 10, Grade 10 Science|

Reading LOTF

Finish the novel, and prepare for a comprehension test, by Thursday, December 18th. Then, no homework over the holidays! Yay!

December 15th, 2014|Grade 11, Grade 11 Literary Focus|

Applied 40S Test

Friday, December 19

December 15th, 2014|Grade 12, Grade 12 Applied Math|

PCM40S Test

Thursday, December 18

December 15th, 2014|Grade 12, Grade 12 Pre-Calculus Math|

Gr. 9 SS – Assignments and Tests

This is where you will find all information regarding assignments and tests for Grade 9 Social Studies: Canada in the Contemporary World.

This post will simply be updated as new due dates/assignments are announced.

Dec. 17 – Unit 2 Test – Social Studies Test Review

Dec. 5 – Political Party Assignment

Nov. 19 – Current Events #4 – Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Nov. 10 – Politics Question

1. In your own words, describe the duties of both the executive and legislative branches of government

2. Describe how the Prime Minister is elected. Also, briefly describe the three roles that he performs in government

3.  Compare and contrast the followin

Senate vs. federal cabinet

Prime Minster vs. Premier

MLAs vs. MP

4. Canada’s structure of government vs. Westgate’s structure of government

A. ) The Principal is like ____________ because ___________________

_____ are like MPs because _____________________

_______ is like the cabinet because _______________

(Think about their roles and how they are chosen)

B. ) Describe three changes that […]

December 13th, 2014|Grade 9, Grade 9 Social Studies|

Midterm Studying?

Practice last 3 units

Midterm Long Answer Practice

December 12th, 2014|Grade 12 Physics|

Study for Energy Test?

Energy Practice

December 12th, 2014|Grade 12 Physics|

Grad Photos

LifeTouch Photography will be here to take Grad Pictures from Tuesday, January 13th to Thursday, January 15th. Students MUST come to the office to sign up for this service.


It is essential all Graduates be photographed to ensure everyone is included on the Class Composite. Any student not wishing to have a portrait session should still make an appointment. A $5.00 fee applies and must be paid at the time of photography.

Things you need to know

$20 Sitting Fee to be paid to the photographer at the time of session. Cash or cheque accepted; payable to LifeTouch Canada Inc.
An 11×14 Grad Graduating Class composite is available to purchase at the time of photography for $15.00 Composites will be distributed at the school in June 2015.
Students need to arrive 10 minutes prior to their schedule appointment time!

December 12th, 2014|School|

Grade 6 Day / Open Houses

We are in the process of inviting prospective students to learn more about Westgate.  Please spread the word to your friends, family and church friends about our up and coming Grade Six Day and Open House.

Grade Six Day:   Tuesday, January 13th.  Call the school to register! 775-7111 or by email

Drop off 12:15-1:00, Pick up 3:45
Bring running shoes

Information Evening for NEW Grade 6 Class: Tuesday, January 20th.  All current Grade 5 students and parents are welcome.

Westgate Open House:   Wednesday, February 4th.   Please feel welcome to drop in 7:00-9:00 pm.

December 12th, 2014|Community News|

Volleyball Quiz

9B-Volleyball Quiz-Tuesay, December 16th

9A- Volleyball Quiz- Wednesday, December 17th

Quiz = 10 points


Volleyball Study Sheet


December 12th, 2014|Grade 9, Grade 9 Physical Education|

Creating a Shutterfly Account

Create your account.
1. Please signup with an e-mail address as well as password. Record your password so that you don’t forget.
2. Then choose a custom path PHOTOBOOK.
3. The 8×8 size will probably be great for your project however if you decide you want to order a larger size you can do that later.
4. Choose your style. There are so many options. Have fun exploring shutterfly. If you have any questions watch the on-line tutorial or ask me. I’d love to help.
5. You can upload your photos (artwork which needs to be in a jpeg format) from your home computer. Remember that you will need to SCAN your artwork first.

6. There are tutorials available on-line. Click here for the Custom Path tutorial.

December 11th, 2014|Grade 8 Language Arts|

Unit 2 Materials

In Unit 2 we covered:

Upper and Lower Canada Rebellions
Confederation causes and government structure

HIS Confederation Speeches2
The Road to Confederation

Government actions post-Confederation

HIS Video Government Actions Post-Confederation
Editorial assignment
National Policy example: HIS Editorial Assignment Exemplar 2014

Non-government actions post-Confederation

Powerpoint: HIS Course Unit 2 December

Economic development & main economic concepts (in Powerpoint above)
Manitoba’s entry into Confederation/Metis resistance
Treaties with First Nations

HIS Treaty Background Handout
HIS Treaty Lecture

Indian Act

HIS Indian Act points

WWI – Vimy Ridge & Conscription Crisis

HIS WWI Context & Vimy Ridge


December 11th, 2014|Grade 11 History|

Human Rights Museum

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 – Grade 9B

December 11th, 2014|Permission Slips|

HIS30S Assignments/Tests

As you are well aware, our Unit 2 Test is on Tuesday, December 16. Unit 2 Materials are posted separately. It will follow the same pattern as last time: part 1 is closed book and part 2 is open book with some choice.

Keep working on your major research essay!

Hopefully you’re currently on Step 4! Using your Cornell Notes as a guide, create a detailed essay outline and a bibliography.

Step 4 is due Thursday, December 18. We will have Wednesday and Thursday to work on our outlines, but you must show them to the instructor before the holidays!

HIS Essay Steps 1-4

December 11th, 2014|Grade 11, Grade 11 History|

Fractions homework, finish worksheet 1

We are studying fractions!! Most students seem to have a very good understanding of the basic fraction skills.

7A and 7B homework: Complete Worksheet 1



December 11th, 2014|Grade 7, Grade 7 Math|

December 2014

December 10th, 2014|Westgate Perspective Newsletter|

Concert Hall

Saturday, January 10, 2015 – Strings

December 10th, 2014|Permission Slips|