March 27, 2020
For the Spring Break (March 30 to April 3, 2020), the Administration Offices hours will be:
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Regular office hours will resume on Monday, April 6, 2020.
March 15, 2020
Staff or students, if you are returning from international or inter-provincial travel, you will need to:
Self-isolate for 14 days after your return. Monitor your health for fever, cough or difficulty breathing. Wash your hands often for 20 seconds and cover your mouth and nose with your arm when coughing or sneezing. If symptoms develop during the...
March 09, 2020
We have some exciting news to share with you regarding the Parent Portal. Upgrades are complete and for your convenience, primary contacts will now use their email address as their username (if you have not provided your email address to the school, please do so ASAP). Since we launched the RETSD...
February 28, 2020
Coyotes have been seen in the vicinity of some of our schools. If you see a coyote near a school, we ask that you contact the school to inform them. Coyotes adapt very well to a variety of environments, including urban, rural, and wilderness areas, so it's not uncommon for them...
February 26, 2020
If you were unable to make it to the 2020–21 Draft Budget Meeting on February 25, 2020, you can click HERE
to view the presentation that was made to the public.
February 25, 2020
Kindergarten registration begins on Monday, March 2, 2020, at your child's designated school. For information on kindergarten registration and which school is the designated school for your child, visit our Registration section HERE
. For a video about kindergarten in RETSD and information about programs that prepare you and your child for kindergarten, visit...
February 24, 2020
The spring issue of Kinder Links is now online! Registration for some of the free programs starts immediately, and registration for the remaining starts on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Click HERE
to see the spring Kinder Links newsletter.
February 19, 2020
REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE
February 14, 2020
We will be making improvements to our Parent Portal system from February 18 to approximately mid-March. During these upgrades, the portal will not be available using parent/guardian login credentials. Students will still have access during this time under their own login credentials. Please ensure you log in to see and...
February 13, 2020
The new issue of the board of trustees' newsletter, The Torch , hit RETSD-area mailboxes recently, and it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.
Or click here: The Torch—Issue Two
January 15, 2020
Did you know we have a free Preschool Pen Pals program?
Introduce your child, ages 3–5, to the joys of reading and writing through our Preschool Pen Pals program. Your little one will enjoy receiving a special letter featuring a rhyme, joke, sticker, and seasonal activity to try. It's...
December 20, 2019
If you need to get in touch with us over the winter break, the Administration Offices winter break hours are as follows: December 23 – 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. December 24 – 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. December 25 & 26—Closed December 27 & 30 – 8 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
December 31 –...
December 17, 2019
Learn something new with RETLife—RETSD's continuing education program! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job, leisure courses that will ignite your passion, or the popular one-time kids courses, there's something for everyone. Register for Winter 2020 now at RETLife.ca
and follow RETLife on Twitter @RETLifeRETSD!
December 03, 2019
The River East Transcona School Division board of trustees hopes that you are surrounded with the spirit of peace, hope and goodwill this Christmas season. To each of you and your families, we send our best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and healthy new year–a year filled...
November 19, 2019
' Tis the season to enjoy one (or more!) of the many winter concerts taking place across our division. Please see the attached schedule for a comp lete listing of events : Winter concert schedule - Poster.pdf
November 05, 2019
The Parent Intervention Program offered by the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba is a free two-evening program for parents/caregivers seeking information and support regarding their young person's substance use. This program is also for parents/caregivers interested in learning more about the signs to watch for to determine if your young person...
October 02, 2019
Last night, River East Transcona was presented with an award by Respect Group, an organization co-founded by Sheldon Kennedy and Wayne McNeil to prevent bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination (BAHD).
RETSD was the first school division in the province to partner with Respect Group and the first to have 100...
September 18, 2019
Are you an RETSD student interested in pursuing a skilled trade? You should look into the High School Apprenticeship Program. It allows students the opportunity to start an apprenticeship in the skilled trades prior to graduating.
This program is perfect for students who are currently working in the skilled trades, are interested in pursuing...
September 12, 2019
If you have a preschool child— newborn to pre-K— you don't want to miss out on the wide variety of FREE programs we offer families in RETSD! Click here to see the programs in the new issue of Kinder Links: Kinder Links— Winter 2019
Registration begins Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 9:30...
September 09, 2019
RETSD offers a series of programs designed to keep our youth (Grade 6–12) engaged outside of school hours. Have you considered any for your child? Click here to learn more and to register— Youth Programs
September 06, 2019
River East Transcona School Division is excited to announce... EDVentures is now RETLife! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job or leisure courses to ignite your passion—learning a new skill can change your life. And with RETLife, you can do it all without leaving River East Transcona....
September 04, 2019
RETSD congratulates Colleen Carswell, trustee for Ward 1, who was re-elected as school board chair for the 2019–20 school year at the board’s inaugural meeting on September 3. We also congratulate trustee Jerry Sodomlak (Ward 1) on being re-elected vice-chair.
Trustee Rod Giesbrecht (Ward 2) was elected chair of the Finance,...
September 04, 2019
It's back to school for our 16,000-plus students and 1,600-plus 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, also, to those...
July 31, 2019
Check out the new Fall 2019 issue of Kinder Links
featuring FREE programming for preschoolers and their parents across our division. Registration opens Monday, August 12 at 9:30 a.m. by phone 204.669.4043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Mark your calendars as some programs fill up quickly!
June 26, 2019
If anyone needs to contact RETSD over the summer break, the office hours for the Administration Offices at 589 Roch St. will be as follows:
CLOSED — Canada Day July 2–August 30
Monday–Thursday — 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Fridays — 8 a.m.–noon
CLOSED — Labour...
June 19, 2019
We strongly encourage all RETSD Parent Portal users to save a copy of your child's report card to your home computer or device (or print out a hard copy). This ensures you'll always have a copy of your child's report cards, even if you no longer have access to the...
June 18, 2019
For RETSD students in Grades 9–12. If you want to be ready to apply for part-time jobs or volunteer opportunities in the fall, we can help you prepare to put your best foot forward. And meet some new friends while you're at it! At our "Create Your Future This Summer"...
June 05, 2019
Summer will be upon us before you know it, so now is the time to register your children for our popular EDVentures Summer Camp for Kids! The camps are for children ages 5–12 (children must have turned five by Dec. 31, 2018). Six weeks and six exciting themes offered from...
May 07, 2019
• ETC SmartPack Portable 12x1200W (Power Box)— $1,500 • Leviton MC7008 16 Channel Digital Controller Box— $150 • 12 PAR 64 Lights, Cables, 4 Pipes with 4 Metal Custom Cages— $2,000 Selling entire lot for: $3,500 or best offer Willing to sell items separately (see individual prices above)
May 02, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering MECHANICAL ENGINEERING workshops held by Engineering for Kids Winnipeg for two different age groups: ages 4–7 and ages 8–12.
TUES., MAY 14, 2019
Pulleys (ages 4–7) 6–7 p.m. $20/child
Learn about the properties of simple pulleys. Then put your knowledge...
May 01, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering SCIENCE ON THE RUN workshops held by Wise Kid-Netic Energy for two different age groups: Grades 4–6 and Grades 7–10.
Grades 4–6 / 6–7 p.m. $15/child
Grades 7–10 / 7–8 p.m. $15/child
This workshop has the wow factor of Science...
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 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,...
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 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 sign 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 or for the whole family to enjoy....
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