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REC student wins leadership award

River East Collegiate
October 19, 2018
​ Congratulations to Miona Milovanovic on being selected as the 2018 recipient of the Marlene Stephen Memorial Leadership Award!  Miona, who is a Grade 12 student at River East Collegiate, was presented the award by the Manitoba Band Association.  This award is quite an accomplishment, as it's given to only one...

Students hit the field for flag football

Early Years Schools
October 11, 2018
​ It was a very chilly day on October 10, when RETSD's 15th annual flag football tournament kicked off at the Eastside Eagles Football Club field behind Kildonan-East Collegiate. Grades 4–5 students from across the division bundled up and gamely hit the field for this three-day event organized every fall by...

JGS celebrates 20th anniversary

John G. Stewart School
October 09, 2018
​ On October 4, staff, students and guests celebrated the 20th anniversary of John G. Stewart School.
In the 20 years it's been open, the school has had just three principals. Current principal Trevor Holroyd welcomed the school's first principal, Richard Gooch, and second principal, Kevin MacKay, to share some of...

WSO gets 'Up Close and Orchestral'

Kildonan-East Collegiate
October 05, 2018
​ Kildonan-East Collegiate was fortunate to have the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra visit them on Oct. 2 to perform for students from their school, as well as from Valley Gardens, Salisbury Morse Place, and Munroe. It was part of the WSO "Up Close and Orchestral" education program. (Photos: KEC Photography)

KEC golf team wins provincials

Kildonan-East Collegiate
October 02, 2018

Congratulations to the Kildonan-East Collegiate boys golf team on becoming provincial champs on September 28 at Hecla Golf Course. After a two-hour delay, the team played in extreme weather conditions—the day started with snow and wind, then sun, followed by hail and a temperature of 0°C.  Despite the conditions,...

Orange Shirt Day

RETSD Administration Offices
September 28, 2018
S unday, Sept. 30 is Orange Shirt Day, and students at schools across RETSD are marking the occasion today or next week b y wearing orange shirts and learning about the experiences of Indigenous children in residential schools. Some schools have welcomed visitors who s hared their personal experiences as survivors....

Miles Mac team wins video contest

Miles Macdonell Collegiate
September 28, 2018
​ Congratulations to Gabriel Maynard, Bennett Sidloski, Jacob Markham, Meghan Rempel, Etienne Loney, and Erik Wiebe! This Miles Macdonell team won first prize in a video contest put on by SAFE Work Manitoba.  Click HERE to see their winning entry.

High school coach of the week

Kildonan-East Collegiate
September 28, 2018
​ Congratulations to Jason Hawkins, football coach for the Kildonan-East Collegiate Reivers.  He was chosen as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers high school coach of the week!  He'll be honoured at the October 13 Bombers game.
(Photo by: KEC Photography)

Commendation from Consulate General

Miles Macdonell Collegiate
September 27, 2018
​ On September 21, Miles Macdonell Collegiate was presented with a commendation by the Consulate General of Japan for contributing to the mutual understanding, friendship, and goodwill between Japan and Canada. Visitors from the Consulate General office are shown presenting the commendation to principal Mark Bruce (second from left) and two...

REC theatre gets new sound system

River East Collegiate
September 14, 2018
​ Trustee Peter Kotyk, MLA Cathy Cox, and superintendent Kelly Barkman visited River East Collegiate today to check out the state-of-the-art sound system being installed in the theatre, thanks to many generous donors.
This improvement is music to the ears of the many band and drama students who will make use...

Harvest week at Polson

Polson School
September 14, 2018
​ Polson School has been engaged in its week of harvest. Teacher Linda Baines and community connector Rachel Galindo helped students harvest a crop from the school's beautiful gardens.  As well, Ms. Galindo sourced some local apples and students spent an afternoon learning how to make apple sauce, dehydrating them to...