April 12, 2019
River East Transcona School Division will once again offer a summer school program administered by Adult and Continuing Education. All classes will be delivered at Transcona Adult Learning Centre (130 Regent Ave. E.). Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should register early to improve their chance of...
April 11, 2019
Learn the ancient art of making beautiful pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs). A wax-resist or batik method is used to create the designs, and the eggs are then dipped in brightly-coloured dyes.
TUES., APRIL 16, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Chief Peguis School (Art Room)
For youth, adults & families (ages 12 & up)
April 09, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering MARINE ENGINEERING workshops held by Engineering for Kids Winnipeg for two different age groups: ages 4–7 and ages 8–12.
TUES., APRIL 16, 2019
Pontoon Boats (ages 4–7) 6–7 p.m. $20/child
Explore how pontoons (flotation devices) help boats float and carry...
April 04, 2019
Register now for a FREE Kinder Links program this spring! There is still space available in the following parent-child programs:
Guess Who Helps You (Westview, pg. 9)
All Aboard the Friend Ship (pg. 10) WEDNESDAYS (DAYTIME)
Baby Bumblebees (Polson, pg. 5)
Once Upon a Rhyme (Joseph Teres, pg. 6)
Purple Stew (Radisson,...
April 01, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering MANITOBA SAFARI workshops held by Wise Kid-Netic Energy for two different age groups: Grades 3–4 and Grades 5–6.
MON., APRIL 8, 2019
Grades 3–4 / 6–7 p.m. $15/child
Grades 5–6 / 7–8 p.m. $15/child
Students will expand on their knowledge of Manitoba's flora and...
March 22, 2019
During the spring break (March 25–29, 2019), the RETSD Administration Offices hours will be: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Regular office hours will resume on Monday, April 1, 2019.
March 21, 2019
For parents/caregivers and their children ages 7–12. Registration is required and ONLY THE FIRST 12 REGISTRATIONS received will be accepted. There will be a waiting list in the event a spot opens. My Tween & Me is a facilitated group program that provides parents and their tweens with the knowledge,...
March 14, 2019
RETSD students are welcome to join us for our next Empowerment Project—called Communication & Healthy Relationships—on Thursday, April 11, 2019 , from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School.
This event is open to all RETSD students from Grades 6–12. It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day that will include...
March 13, 2019
The RETSD board of trustees passed the 2019–20 budget on March 12, 2019. For details, see the media release
March 05, 2019
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 make sushi, or participate in some
great classes designed just for kids...
March 05, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering two chemical engineering workshops held by Engineering for Kids of Winnipeg for different age groups: Primary Colours (ages 4–7) and Chromatography (ages 8–12). Classes are located at Miles Macdonell Collegiate in Room 6. For more information, call 204-667-6193 or...
February 12, 2019
Awesome Braids & Curls (ages 9–14)
Thurs., Feb. 28, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Kildonan East Collegiate: Hairstyling Lab
Here's your chance to learn the steps required to create beautiful braids and curls. With help from instructor Susan Lachowich and her assistants, and using the school's training mannequins, you'll learn to make...
February 05, 2019
In September 2020, the early years (K–5) Ukrainian language program—that is currently offered at Bernie Wolfe Community School and Springfield Heights School—will be united and relocated to Prince Edward School.
To ensure all students in RETSD have a safe, stimulating learning environment, the board of trustees frequently reviews boundary lines and...
February 05, 2019
Does your child love all things science? Here's their chance to get up close and personal with biology!
Students will dissect a pig's heart and explore the circulatory system and heart anatomy in a tangible way. February 25
6–7 p.m. (Grades 5–11)
7–8 p.m. (Grades 5–11) Miles Macdonell Collegiate (Room 4)
January 16, 2019
If you have a child who is about to start kindergarten this fall, don't miss out on our Preschool Growing & Learning Days taking place in April and May! And remember, kindergarten registration begins March 4, 2019.
January 15, 2019
RETSD students from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us for our first Empowerment Project of 2019 — Mindful Me. It takes place on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School. It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day that will include snacks, crafts, and activities—discussions around mental health, mindfulness...
January 14, 2019
The RETSD board of trustees has completed a review of middle years French immersion enrolment and related catchment areas west of Lagimodiere.
The review was identified as a priority in the 2017–18 school year due to increasing demand for French immersion programming in RETSD and the impact it is having...
January 11, 2019
PLEASE NOTE: The location for the École Margaret-Underhill parent information night was previously incorrect, and has now been corrected. Their information night will be held at the school itself, as listed below.
January 09, 2019
Does your child love all things science? Here's their chance to get up close and personal with biology! Students will learn about the parts of an eye while dissecting an animal's eye. They will also learn about optical sensors while programming an Ozobot to solve a problem.
January 14, 2019
December 21, 2018
The December issue of the board of trustees' newsletter, The Torch , will hit RETSD-area mailboxes next week. It's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.
Or click here: The Torch—December 2018
December 04, 2018
RETSD schools and properties are now both vape-free and smoke-free zones. This means there is no smoking/vaping permitted in schools or on school division property. Students are also prohibited from having vaporizers or vaping-related products on all school division properties or at school-related activities or events.
For more information, please...
November 30, 2018
The chilly weather is upon us, 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 RETSD EDVentures!
You can get or keep fit, learn a language, explore mobile technology, learn to roll your own sushi,...
November 22, 2018
It's that special time of year again! If you have plans to attend one of the many Christmas or winter concerts at our schools, we've put together a handy list, so you can see when and where they're taking place.
Please note that this list is subject to change—be certain to...
November 20, 2018
RETSD students from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us for our next Empowerment Project—called Pay It Forward—on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 , from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School.
It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day where students are invited to participate in a group activity to give...
November 07, 2018
River East Transcona School division congratulates Colleen Carswell, trustee for Ward 1, who was re-elected as chair of the board for the 2018–19 school year at the board’s inaugural meeting on November 6. Trustee Jerry Sodomlak (Ward 1) was elected as vice-chair. Two new trustees have joined the board following...
October 26, 2018
On Oct. 24, 2018, the RETSD board of trustees was elected for the 2018–2022 term. Congratulations to those who were re-elected and acclaimed, and to Keith Morrison (ward 3) and Susan Olynik (ward 4) our two new trustees joining the board.
We'd also like thank retiring trustees Brian Olynik and Eva...
October 18, 2018
RETSD students from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us for our first Empowerment Project of the year—called It's Cool to Be Kind—on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 , from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School.
It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day that will include snacks, crafts, and activities—all...
September 21, 2018
You may see this poster, with its friendly reminder, up at RETSD schools at some point. If you're visiting RETSD schools or alternate locations to see your children or grandchildren perform along with other students, this is just something to keep in mind in this age of ever-present cameras.
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...