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  • School Philosophy

    School Philosophy

    At McKee we believe:

    • School is a working partnership between students, staff, parents and the community
    • All students are unique and can be successful In promoting good character, awareness for the needs of others and maintaining positive relationships

    Please review our Student Rights & Responsibilities for more information.

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  • School Profile

    School Profile

    Located in the Empire Park community, McKee School is named after George Albert McKee, a former Edmonton Public Schools Superintendent. It is our mission as professionals to inspire and instill successful learning for all students in a safe, respectful and culturally responsive environment.

    Our school shares property with the Duggan Health Office and Empire Park Community League. We are supported by the diversity and respect of the wonderful neighbourhoods that surround our school. We also benefit from the excellent support of our Friends of McKee Society who provide funding for many elements of our school and hold family oriented events at our school throughout the school year.

    McKee School offers kindergarten to grade 6 programming and we are a district site for students requiring the behaviour and learning assistance program. Our focus is on literacy across the curriculum and we are also a community of leaders that are developed through the PAX Good Behaviour Game (GBG), which creates a nurturing setting throughout the school and in every classroom. This is helpful for developing prosocial behaviours, citizenship and character development in our students. Our school also offers a number of programs to help students find success including daily reading and phonics awareness, Lucy Calkins writers workshop, and Response to Intervention (RTI).

    All of this helps us prepare our students for successful and healthy futures.

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  • Register Online

    Register Online

    Key Dates for 2022-23:

    • February 1: Registration begins for students new to the Division.
    • March 8: Pre-enrolment begins for current students.
    • April 14: Families should register or pre-enrol for 2022-23 before the 4 p.m. deadline

     

    Parents of children who are new to Edmonton Public Schools or were previously enrolled at an Edmonton Public School but have left the division for one or more years will need to register is a student new to the Division.

    Whether you register early or right before 4 p.m. on April 14, 2022, your child’s chance of attending a school or program remains the same. Schools review all registrations after April 14, and registrations are not first-come, first-served.

    STEP 1: GET ORGANIZED 

    You will need to provide your preferred school with documents confirming:

    • the address for the student’s parent/guardian (you will need 2 different documents)
    • legal proof of the student’s name, citizenship status and birthdate (see examples below)

    STEP 2: PREPARE YOUR DOCUMENTS

    Before you register, it’s important to have your documents ready. You will need to upload the documents to complete and submit your registration.

    If you are using a computer, have a scanned image of each document saved on your computer.

    If you are using a mobile device, you can take photos of your required documents as you fill out the form. 

    STEP 3: REVIEW AND COMPLETE THE DIGITAL STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM

    You can only register at one school. Starting February 1, 2022 families can register for the 2022-23 school year. To submit your digital student registration form online, you will need to: 

    • upload your documents
    • provide an electronic signature 
    • enter your email address (this helps us confirm your identity and allows us to send you a copy of the completed form)

    There is no option to save your progress. Once you start, we recommend finishing the form. 

    Need help using the digital student registration form? Submit a request to get help or call (780) 429-8232.

    EXAMPLES OF ACCEPTED DOCUMENTATION

    If you’re not sure which documents to provide, contact your preferred school.


     LEGAL PROOF OF YOUR CHILD'S NAME AND AGE


    CONFIRMATION OF ADDRESS

    • Canadian provincial birth certificate
    • Canadian citizenship document
    • passport
    • student study permit
    • confirmation of a permanent residence document

    If the documents don’t confirm your child’s citizenship or status, parents may be asked to provide citizenship immigration documents (e.g., work permit, study permit or citizenship card or certificate). Visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada for more information.

    • driver's license
    • utility bill
    • property tax bill
    • banking, financial or insurance documents


    You will be asked to provide two of the above. 

    AFTER YOU REGISTER

    Once you submit a completed and signed digital student registration form: 

    • the form and supporting documents are sent securely to the school to review 
    • you will receive an email confirming the form has been submitted
    • the school will contact you if they need more information (this does not mean your child has been enrolled at the school)
    • the school will confirm if your child is enrolled

    Step 1: fill out the New Student Registration Form 

    Step 2: upload supporting documents that prove your child's legal name and birthdate, home address and citizenship

    Step 3: sign and submit the completed student registration form


    Students currently enrolled in an Edmonton Public School in grades K-12 will need to contact their current school and request a transfer for the 2021-2022 School Year. 

    Visit the New Student Registration page on epsb.ca to learn more.

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Welcome

to McKee School!

Please note, McKee School is full in planned classes in Grade 1 to Grade 5 in the Regular program. We will now only accept resident students in Grade 1 to 5 who have newly moved into the school’s attendance area for the regular program. A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian living in Edmonton who is not Roman Catholic. Non-resident students can enrol in another Division school with space in planned classes. Thank you for your understanding.

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Our mission at McKee School is to inspire and instill successful learning for all in a safe, respectful, and culturally responsive environment. We actively seek to provide this environment for all children in our school.

McKee school provides a strong focus on literacy and Numeracy as part of our catchment goals. We have a shared belief that as a community of learners we support our students through the PAX Good Behaviour Game in all settings within the school. PAX allows the support in building and developing important prosocial behaviours which support citizenship and character development, which are essential for student success.

McKee is a Division site for the Behaviour and Learning Assistance (BLA) Program. Students supported through this program also receive opportunity for inclusion, Our belief is that all students are included and all staff share an equal role in facilitating this.

We encourage home and school connections and connections with the community as school is the hub. McKee school is a place where relationships are fostered, friendships are made, and inclusive instruction provides a foundation for positive learning experiences. We invite you to join us at McKee to be part of our school family.

Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions or concerns, we would be happy to address these for you!

Your administration team members are:

                            
     Billie MacFarlane                      Cliff Gelinas                      Angela Blanchette
Administrative Assistant            Assistant Principal                        Principal

 

Please click the link to see the McKee Welcome Video