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Call if you see school vandalism

June 19, 2017
School vandalism can be a problem over the summer months. Please call this number to report any suspicious activity or acts of vandalism.

Register for fall EDVentures in early July

June 12, 2017
​ DID YOU KNOW?... You don't have to wait until the EDVentures course booklet comes out in September to register yourself OR your children for fall Continuing Education courses. They'll be available online at the beginning of July. From July 4 to August 18, you can register online, by mail or...

June Torch now online

June 07, 2017
​ The June issue of the RETSD newsletter, The Torch , is now online and will be distributed in the community through T he Herald today. Don't miss our front page story, which announces that three school board graduation awards have been named in honour of long-serving former trustees Mary Andree,...

April Torch now online

April 12, 2017
​ The April issue of the RETSD newsletter, The Torch , was distributed throughout the community in the April 12 Herald. 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—April 2017

Don’t miss our 2017 Powwow!

March 24, 2017
​ We welcome you to come out for River East Transcona's 2017 Powwow, a celebration of Aboriginal culture and another successful year of Aboriginal Academic Achievement in our division. Everyone is welcome to participate in this FREE divisional event on Thursday, April 20, 2017 , at Kildonan-East Collegiate, 845 Concordia Ave....

Torch budget issue now online

March 22, 2017
The budget issue of the RETSD newsletter, The Torch, was distributed throughout the community in the March 22 Herald. If you missed it or you'd like another look, it's also available on our website in the News and Publications section. Click here to check it out. ​

Time for some spring EDVentures!

March 17, 2017
​ The warmer weather is on its way! Celebrate spring and get rid of the winter blahs by signing up for a class with EDVentures Continuing Education. You can start a new fitness routine, take ballroom dancing, learn how to grow a beautiful garden, or participate in some great classes designed...

PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLASS - Evening class

March 16, 2017
Class:  Physical Education 40F  starting Monday, April 10, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:30 (one evening per week for 10 weeks, last class June 19th). Interested students please contact the office at Transcona (204-958-9297) or McLeod (204-667-6193) for more details.

Trustees pass division budget for 2017-18

March 08, 2017
The RETSD Board of Trustees has passed a $187.7-million budget for 2017-18. School taxes will go up 2.7 per cent which translates into approximately $44 more on an average house valued at $273,300. For more details, see our press release.

Videos: Get to know your trustees

February 17, 2017
​ Here's an opportunity to get to know your RETSD trustees a little better! A few months ago, we posted a video on our website titled "Why do people become school board trustees?" Now, we've posted individual trustee videos, giving our community insight into the people who make some big decisions...

Division budget meeting on February 1

January 30, 2017
Want to find out more about the proposed budget for RETSD for 2017-18? Join us for a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School, where we will present a breakdown of spending and sources of revenue and answer your questions. The meeting takes place...

Snow Trek offers free winter fun

January 12, 2017
​It's the 8th season of this popular event! Head out and enjoy some FREE winter activities for all ages at Snow Trek, a two-day event co-sponsored by RETSD. There will be opportunities to ski, snowshoe, toboggan and skate, and even try out a "learn to ski" workshop. Stop in one day...

Reminder for cold & flu season

January 10, 2017
​ Unfortunately, cold and flu season is upon us. If your child is under the weather and you're unsure if you should send them to school, check the guidelines in our attendance brochure.

December Torch now online

December 14, 2016
​ The December issue of the RETSD newsletter, The Torch , was distributed throughout the community in the December 14 Herald. If you missed it or you'd like another look, it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section. Click here  to check it out.

Deck the halls in RETSD

November 23, 2016
It's that special time of year again! Although your social calendar may be filling up quickly, try to set aside some time to take in one of our school's Christmas or winter concerts. It's certain to lift your spirits and get you in the yuletide mood. For many of the concerts,...

New strategic plan passed by board

November 21, 2016
​The RETSD Board of Trustees has passed a new strategic plan that will take the division from 2017 to 2019—one year into the 2018-22 term of the next school board. The document, which replaces the 2011-16 strategic plan, supports the division's commitment to make the best use of its resources and...

Semester 2 Registrations

November 21, 2016
​We are now scheduling registration appointments for Semester 2.  Call our Transcona Office at 204-958-9297 or our McLeod Office at 204-667-6193 to make an appointment.

Time for some winter EDVentures!

November 18, 2016
​ The chilly weather will soon be making us want to spend more time indoors, keeping toasty warm. Make the most of your indoor time by signing up for a class with EDVentures Continuing Education. You can keep fit, learn a language, explore a new software program, learn to roll your...

Annual report to the community now online

November 14, 2016
Creating safe, caring and inclusive schools is the theme of our 2015-16 Annual Report to the Community, now online . Read about our accomplishments in this area, as well all the other ways we worked to create student success in RETSD in the 2015-16 school year.

New video helps to get to know trustees

November 14, 2016
​ A new video has been produced to give you a glimpse into the personal reasons why our nine RETSD trustees chose to run for office. Each trustee was asked a standard set of questions and the video features highlights of their answers, reflecting the passion they bring to the board....

Board sets priorities for 2016-17

October 20, 2016
RETSD's Board of Trustees has a diverse list of responsibilities and tasks, both large and small, it deals with over the course of the school year. To help them stay focused when they are looking at "big picture" items they want to accomplish, trustees set an annual list of priorities. The board...

October Torch now online

October 12, 2016
​ The October issue of the RETSD newsletter, The Torch , was distributed throughout the community in the October 12 Herald. If you missed it or you'd like another look, it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section. Click here  to check it out.

Tuning up for WSO-RETSD concert

September 30, 2016
Music students are tuning up their instruments for the annual WSO-RETSD concert on November 8 at the Centennial Concert Hall. The evening is a chance for our young musicians to shine – and to join forces with the WSO on stage. Student artists from across the division will also be showcasing...

Threat to safety made

September 21, 2016
​This morning we were informed a threat was sent to another school division. As a precautionary measure, we notified our school administrators to take all necessary steps to safeguard their students and staff. Later in the morning, the Winnipeg Police Service announced the threat was deemed to be a hoax. Should...

KEC drumming group available for events

September 14, 2016
​ Moonlight Thunder Singers, a First Nations traditional drumming group from Kildonan-East Collegiate, is up and running again, and looking forward to another year of drumming! If you would like this group to drum at an event you're holding in our community, please contact Janet Isaac-Martens at jisaacmartens@retsd.mb.ca , Darlene Martineau...

Time for some Fall EDVentures

September 13, 2016
​The chilly weather will soon be making us want to spend more time indoors, keeping toasty warm. Make the most of your indoor time by signing up for a class with EDVentures Continuing Education. You can learn to paint or sew, keep fit and learn to cook some delicious meals, or...

RETSD on Facebook & Twitter

September 08, 2016
​Just a reminder that RETSD is on Facebook and Twitter, so when you get a chance, go visit us and take a peek. There are icons at the top right of our divisional and school websites that will take you directly to the RETSD Facebook and Twitter pages. Social media helps...

RETSD has a new trustee

September 07, 2016
​ Congratulations to Brianne Goertzen, who was elected to the RETSD Board of Trustees, representing Ward 3. Ms. Goertzen is a Manitoba organizer for the Canadian Federation of Students, is on the board of Child Care Coalition of Manitoba and serves on CUPE's National Post-Secondary Task Force. We look forward to...

New board chair, vice-chair elected

September 07, 2016
​ Congratulations to Ward 1 trustee Colleen Carswell, who was re-elected chair of the RETSD Board of Trustees for the 2016–17 year, and to Ward 5 trustee Michael West, who was elected vice-chair. The election took place at the board's first meeting of the year on Sept. 6. The board meets the...

Welcome back!

September 07, 2016
​It's back to school for our 16,000-plus students and 1,750 school-based staff. A warm welcome to our youngest students who are entering kindergarten, our international students who are joining us from around the globe, and any new families who have moved into our school division. Welcome, too, to those teachers and...

Adult education students win awards

July 22, 2016
  Congratulations to Chris Galligan and Monica Cormack, students at RETSD's McLeod Adult Education Centre and winners in the 2016 Starr Writer's and Video Contest, held each year by the Adult Secondary Education Council of Manitoba. The competition is open to students attending adult learning programs in Manitoba and contestants submit...

GRAD PICTURES ARE MOVING

July 22, 2016
​​Grad Pictures can be picked up at McLeod (530 McLeod) until July 26th between 8:00 am and 3:30 pm.  Friom Wednesday, July 27th - Friday, August 5th the pictures will be available at the Transcona ofice (130 Regent Ave E) between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.  During August 9th-22nd the pictures will move back to McLeod...

MCLEOD CLOSED FOR RENOVATION

July 22, 2016
​ Please note McLeod Adult Ed will be closed for renovations from July 27th to August 8th inclusive.  We will be located at the Transcona site (130 Regent Ave E) for this time period.  Our office at Transcona will be open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. from July 27 -...

GRADUATION PICTURES

July 13, 2016
GRADUATION PICTURES ARE AVAILABLE AT MCLEOD ADULT ED. OUR OFFICE HOURS ARE 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM  UNTIL JULY  26th.   PICTURES WILL THEN BE AT TRANSCONA ADULT ED FROM JULY 27 TO AUGUST 5.  OFFICE HOURS AT TRANSCONA ARE 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.  WE WILL RETURN TO MCLEOD ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 9th...

GRAD PICTURES

July 12, 2016
​ GRAD PICTURES ARE AVAILABLE AT MCLEOD. WE ARE OPEN 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY.

GRADUATION 2016

April 29, 2016
​ Graduation 2016 information letters will be sent out to graduates at the beginning of May.  Please ensure we have your correct address to receive the letter and also check the website for more information in the next few months.

NEW COURSES FOR MAY

April 20, 2016
​We are offering two fulltime daytime courses at McLeod: Applied Math 40S  - Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Physics 30S - Monday through Friday from 1:00 - 3:30 pm. Call 204-667-6193 to register.  

FALL 2016 REGISTRATION

March 18, 2016
​Registration for our Fall 2016 session will begin on June 1st.  Interested students can call either the Transcona office at 204-958-9297 or the McLeod Office at 204-667-6193 to book an appointment with the Registration Advisor.  At the time of the appointment we would need a copy of your transcript.

NEW CLASS - Physical Education 40F

January 26, 2016
  Physical Education 40F New class will start Monday, April 4th, 201 6 (runs every Monday for 11 weeks, ending on June 20) Interested students please contact the office at: Transcona (204-958-9297) or McLeod (204-667-6193) for more details.

Semester 2 Registration

October 06, 2015
​You can now register for Semester 2 which begins on February 8th, 2016.  Call one of our Adult Ed offices (McLeod 204-667-6193 or Transcona 204-958-9297) to make a registration appointment. Check under Documents and Forms for additional registration information.

GRAD 2015 Pictures

June 23, 2015
Grad 2015 Pictures can be picked up at the school you were enrolled at.  Please call either the McLeod or Transcona office before coming down to pick up your pictures to make sure they are at that school.

Graduation 2016

May 09, 2012
It's that time once again... Graduation is right around the corner and plans are underway for this year's ceremony which will take place on June 27th. We are compiling a list of all the potential Grads.  If you are planning to graduate in June, please drop by the office at either...

Transcripts

February 01, 2012
Transcripsts from Semester 1 will be available on February 14, 2012

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