Registration

Welcome to École Montrose!

Online Registration for New Students is open for the 2024-2025 School year

Visit SchoolEngage (for New Families to GPPSD to register children)
(Current Families needing to register an additional child can access SchoolEngage through your PowerSchool Parent Portal, and go to the ‘Add Student’ step.)

  • Create Your SchoolEngage Account
  • Verify your account via the email you will receive (checking junk mail if needed)
  • Return to SchoolEngage and log in
  • Select 'Add Student', and add your child’s information
  • Select ‘Student’ choose your child's name, and fill out the '2024-2025 New Student Registration Form' under 'Forms’
  • On page 2 of the registration form select ‘Overall Program Choice’ in the drop-down menu select 'French Immersion Programming'
  • Select correct 'Grade'
  • Select ‘Designated School’ in the drop-down menu select 'École Montrose.'
  • Select any preferred Programs of Choice - See Programs of Choice offered at Ecole Montrose here
  • Complete the form.
  • Submit

Summer Information

Have you recently moved to Grande Prairie? If you need to register your child for school in September 2024, click the button below and follow the instructions for "Register a Child (New GPPSD Family)". Please ensure all registration documents are attached. If you need support, email the documents to GPPSDinfo@gppsd.ab.ca

Important Dates

  • School Re-Opening: August 21, 2024
  • First Day of School: September 3, 2024

In the meantime, if you need assistance, please contact our school division's central office at 780-532-4491.

Our school is part of the Grande Prairie Public School Division and we use the division’s online registration platform.

Find all our registration information at https://www.gppsd.ab.ca/registration

See step-by-step instructions for New Families registering a child for school here.

See step-by-step instructions for Current Families registering a additional child for school  here

Registration for Current École Montrose Preschool Students for Kindergarten

Parents/Guardians will be receiving information and instruction on how to secure your child's spot at École Montrose for the 2024-2025 school year.

Registering for Preschool

French Immersion Preschool is a fee based Program of Choice. See more information about Preschool at Ecole Montrose by visiting Programs of Choice here

New Families to GPPSD wanting to register their child for Preschool can register for Preschool by completing your child's 2024-2025 New Student Registration Form online and select the Grade 'Preschool' page 2 of the registration form. 

 

Families of Current Ecole Montrose Preschool students will be receiving information and instructions on how to secure your child's spot at École Montrose for the 2024-2025 school year.

Registering for KinderPAL

KinderPAL is a fee based Program of Choice - see more information here

 

Families new to GPPSD can register their child by Selecting the French Immersion KinderPAL Programming Program of Choice on page 2 of the New Student Registration Form. Our School will contact you to complete the process.

 

Families of Current GPPSD Preschool, PUF Pre-Kindergarten, Play Partner students, will receive an email to complete their child's Kindergarten Registration Form. 

  • Log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal,
  • Access SchoolEngage,
  • Select 'Add Student' complete the information for your additional child
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the name of the newly added child
  • Select the New Student Registration Form from the menu on the right
  • On Page 2 under Program of Choice, select 'I want to register my child in the Fee-based French Immersion KinderPAL Program'
  • Complete the rest of the form for that child.

Our School will contact you to complete the process.

Registering for Late Entry French Immersion (LEFI)

New Families to GPPSD Students entering Grade 5 can register for LEFI by completing your child's 2024-2025 New Student Registration Form online and click the "I would like to apply for Late Entry French Immersion" box on page 2 of the registration form.

Students must register at their boundary school and then École Montrose will contact the parents/guardians and your child to complete the process. Registration is open.

 

Current GPPSD students entering Grade 5 can register for LEFI by completing the Late Entry French Immersion Application Form 

  • Log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal,
  • Access SchoolEngage,
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the student you wish to complete the form for
  • Select the Late Entry French Immersion Application Form for the correct school year
  • Complete and submit the form for that child.

Registering for The Academy Program

New Families to GPPSD Students entering Grade 4 to 8 can register for the Academy program by completing your child's 2024-2025 New Student Registration Form online and click the 'I will be applying for The Academy' box on page 2 of the registration form.

Once your new Student Registration form has been submitted, you will receive an email indicating an Academy Application form needs to be completed for your child. Then follow these steps

  • Log into SchoolEngage (or PowerSchool if you have received your PowerSchool Parent portal Information email)
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the student you wish to complete the form for
  • Select the Academy Application Form for the correct school year
  • Complete and submit the form for that child.

Students must register at their boundary school and then École Montrose will contact the parents/guardians and your child to complete the process. Registration will open March 11, 2024.

 

Current GPPSD students entering Grade 5 can register for The Academy Program by parents/guardians completing the Academy Application Formfor that child

  • Log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal,
  • Access SchoolEngage,
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the student you wish to complete the form for
  • Select the Academy Application Form for the correct school year
  • Complete and submit the form for that child.

Registering for Music Program Grade 5 to 8

New Families to GPPSD Students entering Grade 5 to 8 can register for the Music Program Grade 5-8 by completing your child's 2024-2025 New Student Registration Form online and click the "I would like to apply for my child to attend the Music Program Grade 5-8" box on page 2 of the registration form. Select École Montrose as your Music School.

 

Current GPPSD Students applying for Late Entry French Immersion and would like to apply for the Music Program Grade 5-8

  • Log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal,
  • Access SchoolEngage,
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the student you wish to complete the form for
  • Select the 'Late Entry French Immersion Application' on the right menu'
  • within the form check the box 'I would like to apply to have my child attend the Music Program Grade 5-8'
  • Complete and submit the form for that child.

 

Current École Montrose students entering Grade 5 to 8 can register for Music Program Grade 5-8 by completing the Are You Returning Form (parent's will receive an email in May)

  • Log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal,
  • Access SchoolEngage,
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the student you wish to complete the form for
  • Select the 'Are You Returning Form' on the right menu'
  • within the form check the box 'I would like to apply to have my child attend the Music Program Grade 5-8'
  • Complete and submit the form for that child.

Registration Frequently Asked Questions

Below are questions that are specific to Ecole Montrose. General registration Frequently Asked Questions can be found on the GPPSD website here

I don't speak French at home, can I still register my child in French Immersion?

Many families share the concern of not speaking French at home. Don't let this hold you back. Our school is committed to supporting and helping families support their child's learning.

What grades are open for registration?

Our school offers Preschool and Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Students that are in Preschool, Kindergarten and Grade 1 can register.

Grade 2 to 8 can register, but the child must have previous French Immersion experience. Follow the same steps as above, starting with prepopulating on February 28th. 

Students in Grade 5 can enter French Immersion in the Late Entry French Immersion Program of Choice.

How do I register a new student if I already have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account?

  • Log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal,
  • Access SchoolEngage,
  • Select 'Add Student' complete the information for your additional child
  • Select 'Student'
  • Select the name of the newly added child
  • Select the New Student Registration Form from the menu on the right and complete it for that child.

If you need assistance, see the step-by-step instruction document here or call our school.

Is registration complete after prepopulating the form?

No, you must ‘Submit’ the form via SchoolEngage starting March 11, 8:30 a.m. to complete the registration form.

What happens if the program I want is full?

Your child will be added to a waitlist, if a spot opens up families will be called based on the time stamp of the child’s registration form and the needs of the program.

Children can be registered in their neighbourhood boundary school. 

Do I need to complete a registration form for my child in Kindergarten to Grade 7 who is continuing to attend École Montrose next year?

No, students who are currently enrolled in Ecole Montrose in Kindergarten to Grade 8 do not need to complete a New Student Registration form for the upcoming school year. 

Families of Current Kindergarten to Grade 7 students, will be asked to complete the 'Are You Returning Form' in May. This will confirm your child is continuing to attend our school for the following year. Watch for an email notifying you the form is ready to complete. At this time you will be able to:

  • update any address changes
  • initiate a transfer to a new school for the upcoming year
  • apply for Program or Schools of Choice
  • Note: parents with students in Parkside Montessori and Grande Prairie Christian School have a different registration process – your school will notify you

Current Grade 8 students will be contacted directly by their High School to select courses for the upcoming school year through the PowerSchool Student Portal.

 

A 'Registration Update Form' will be sent to families in September to complete the registration process for the school year.

For more information contact your child's school.

Changes in Registration Information

Please inform the school office of any registration information changes or updates to facilitate quick communication in the event of an emergency.

Following are some examples of information that should be kept current.

  • Home phone number
  • Parents' work numbers
  • Emergency contacts
  • Medical information, etc.
  • Home address changes