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May Torch now online

May 04, 2018

The May issue of our board of trustees newsletter, The Torch , was recently delivered to homes in the RETSD area.  If you missed it or you'd like another look, click here: The Torch—May 2018  

Sing Into Spring!

May 03, 2018


Budget issue of Torch now online

April 24, 2018
​ The Budget issue of our board of trustees newsletter, The Torch, just hit RETSD-area mailboxes. If you missed it or you'd like another look, it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.   Or click here: The Torch—Budget 2018  

Register for 'Guys Got Goals'

April 12, 2018
​ We're having a BOYS' workshop—called Guys Got Goals—on Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 6–8 p.m. RETSD boys from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us as we cover mental health and goal-setting in a fun environment. The workshop will be run by male facilitators—one who works for the Canadian Mental Health...

Summer school 2018 registration

April 05, 2018

River East Transcona will once again offer a summer school program administered by Adult and Continuing Education.
Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should register early to improve their chance of getting a preferred course or time slot.  The deadline for summer school registration is...

Host an international student!

March 29, 2018

Board debuts animated video about 'What It Means to Be a Trustee'

March 23, 2018

Curious about what a trustee is and what their job entails? We now have an animated video that gets to the heart of it! On March 15, the RETSD board of trustees debuted this new video — "What It Means to Be a Trustee" — at the Manitoba School...

Trustees pass 2018–19 budget

March 08, 2018
​ The board of trustees meets and exceeds government directive in 2018–19 budget. Please see our 2018–19 Budget Media Release for details.

Kinder Links Spring Newsletter

March 01, 2018
​ The Kinder Links spring newsletter is now online! Check it out and register for our FREE parent-child programs. Kinder Links Spring Newsletter
Registration is happening now for some programs, and starts for the rest on  Saturday, March 17, 2018 . See page 3 in the Kinder Links newsletter for more...

Kindergarten Registration

February 15, 2018
​ Just a reminder that kindergarten registration begins at your child's designated school on:  March 5, 2018
8 a.m.
If your child will be five years of age on or before Dec. 31, 2018, they eligible to register for kindergarten. 
To learn more about kindegarten in RETSD: Kindergarten Video

Annual report now online

December 19, 2017
​ Our 2016–17 Annual Report to the Community is now online. See some familiar faces and read about a few the great things that have happened in our schools relating to the division's priorities.  2016–17 Annual Report to the Community

Introducing the RETSD Parent Portal

November 24, 2017
​ For years we've sent printed report cards home with students. As with so many aspects in our day-to-day life, there's now an app for that! We're excited to introduce the RETSD Parent Portal—an online tool that provides quick and confidential access to your son or daughter's important school information. It's been...

Kindergarten Changes for 2018–19

November 09, 2017
​ River East Transcona School Division is introducing full-day every-other-day kindergarten at all 27 early year schools for the 2018–19 school year. For more information:
Kindergarten Schedule Changes ...

Community band for interested musicians

September 19, 2017
Matt Careless, band director at Robert Andrews School, has just struck up a community band in the RETSD area. The band had its first rehearsal on September 12 at Robert Andrews and there was a great turnout. Several teachers from our division are taking part. I If this interests you, dust...

RETSD on Facebook & Twitter

September 14, 2017
​ Just a reminder that RETSD is on Facebook and Twitter. Social media helps us reach out to our community and share the successes of our students and staff.
So, when you get a chance, go visit us and take a peek. See you online! RETSD Facebook
RETSD Twitter

New board chair, vice-chair elected

September 07, 2017
Congratulations to Ward 1 trustee Colleen Carswell, who was re-elected chair of the RETSD Board of Trustees for the 2017–18 school year, and to Ward 5 trustee Michael West, who was re-elected vice-chair. The election took place at the board's first meeting of the year on Sept. 5. The board meets the...