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  • Welcome

    Welcome

    Major General Griesbach School is located in the dynamic Village of Griesbach Community in North Edmonton.  Major General Griesbach School is a a true community school utilized by a variety of community league clubs and organizations.  An active parent group provides valuable support and is critical to the success of our students.  Major General Griesbch will continue to grow in size and complexity along with the developing community which surrounds us.

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  • Registration for 2020/2021

    Registration for 2020/2021

    Families who need to register their child(ren) for school are welcome to do so over summer break.  If you register over the summer, you will be contacted after staff return to school on August 19, 2020.  See more information on this page about registering new students using our online form.

     

    PLEASE NOTE PRIOR TO REGISTERING:  We are a closed boundary school this means that "only students who reside in Griesbach Community" can register at Major General Griesbach School.  

     

    New Student Registration

    Because schools remain closed to students and visitors due to COVID-19, new student registrations will now be submitted online.  If your child is new to the Division, you must complete our school's online registration form, fill out and upload the Student Registration form and submit supporting documents before your child(ren) can be registered for the upcoming school year.

    Our school will no longer accept printed registrations.  Do not drop off student registration forms at the school.  

    Submitting a registration package after the deadline of April 15, 2020 may limit your options to schools with available space.  learn more about registration dates and deadlines.

    Learn more about schools that have implemented a lottery process and how it might impact new student registration.

    HOW TO REGISTER

    STEP 1: FILL OUT THE ONLINE FORM

    You will need to use an existing Gmail account or set up a free Gmail account to fill out the online form. This helps us protect the privacy of your personal information.

    STEP 2: UPLOAD A COMPLETED STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

    Upload copies of the following documents:

    • a completed, signed Student Registration form (fill out the form electronically, print a copy and scan the completed copy, or print and take clear photos of each completed page.)
    • confirmation of address for the student's parent/guardian (see below)
    • legal proof of the student’s name, citizenship and birthdate (see below) 

    All documents must be uploaded in order to submit the form. Please ensure that you are providing clearphotos and the entire page is visible for each document submitted. 

    Examples of accepted documentation:

     

    Legal proof of student's name Confirmation of address
    • Canadian provincial birth certificate
    • Canadian citizenship document
    • passport
    • student visa
    • driver's license
    • utility bill
    • home insurance
    • property tax bill
    • In some cases, immigration documents (e.g. landed immigrant documentation or a Permanent Residence Card) may also be required. Visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada for more information.
    • In some cases, you may be asked to provide more than one of the above.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    OTHER WAYS TO REGISTER

    Families who are unable to register online can mail their completed Student Registration form and copies of their supporting documents to the following address:

    Central Records
    18004-116 Avenue NW

    Edmonton  AB T5S 1L5

    To be part of Edmonton Public Schools pre-enrolment process, we strongly suggest families register online to ensure their documents are received before 4 p.m. on April 15, 2020, in case postal service is interrupted.

    CONFIRMING REGISTRATION SUBMISSION

    Once you have submitted your completed student registration form and supporting documents, we will review all of the documents. This does not mean your child has been enrolled at the school—we will contact you to let you know once your child is enrolled.

    We will contact you if we need clarification about any of the documents you submit.

    For junior high and high school registrations—once we confirm your enrolment, we will reach out to you for your course requests. 

    PRE ENROL IN SCHOOL ZONE 

    Get ready for the 2020-21 school year! Sign in to your parent SchoolZone account between March 9 and April 15  to select your child’s preferred school for next year.  

    Whether your child is staying at the same school or changing schools, all students need to pre-enrol. Knowing how many students to expect helps schools prepare to welcome them in September. If you need help, contact the school or read the 2020-2021 Pre-Enrollment Information.

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Alberta Health Daily Screening Questionnaire:

Screening for illness Before coming to school each day, all staff and students must complete the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 Information Screening Questionnaire to determine whether they can attend or must stay home. 

Families are not required to submit the form to the school. It is a tool to assess their child’s wellness before sending them to school.

The new updated version to be used by schools is linked here. Alberta Education has also translated the screener into the following languages:

French, Arabic, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Punjabi, Hindi, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, and  Vietnamese.

 

Principal's Message

Dear Parent, Guardians, and Community Members,

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!

Located in the vibrant “Village of Griesbach”, Major General Griesbach School serves a diverse group of students who are provided with endless opportunities to grow into capable, connected and contributing members of our community. Students experience supportive and innovative learning environments where they are expected to strive for excellence in all that they do.

Major General Griesbach students are encouraged to be active participants both in the classroom and in the variety of extra-curricular activities offered at our school. Student learners, leaders, athletes, and artists will all find activities to exercise their body and their mind.

We will challenge students to be the best that they can be; to accept their own and others' strengths and weaknesses. Students at Major General Griesbach School are expected to be accountable for their conduct and the development of positive relationships with their classmates, school staff, and parent volunteers. 

Major General Griesbach School values the important relationships we have with our parents, guardians, and community stakeholders. The success of our students can only be accomplished when we all work together. Your involvement in our school community is critical to our work!

At Major General Griesbach, we are all excited about the upcoming school year and look forward to working in partnership with you. If you ever need to speak with us do not hesitate to call the school or stop by the office so that we can show you first hand the MGG spirit!

In Partnership,

 

Brent Zmurchik

Principal