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Our Commitment to Truth & Reconciliation

September 23, 2021
RETSD is committed to the success of all students. The division is keenly aware of the challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples because of colonialism, the legacy of residential schools, and systemic barriers.
As a division, we have a robust Indigenous education plan that addresses both the academic and cultural domains...
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RETSD Board Elections

September 08, 2021


WASAC 2021 Summer Camps

August 12, 2021

RETSD is proud to continue our partnership with WASAC to provide up to 200 of our students an opportunity to attend 2-week day camps for free at either Donwood School, Arthur Day Middle School or Valley Gardens Middle School. Students learn about Indigenous culture and participate in various sports, games and crafts....
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August 05, 2021

Grad Pictures are in the office.  The office is open Monday to Thursday 8:00 - 3:30.  Call 204-667-6193 if you have questions
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Request a Stop Bill 64 Lawn Sign

July 28, 2021

Call the Administration Offices at 204.667.7130 or fill out the Bill 64 Sign Request form to request your free lawn sign. Please see the Board of Trustees section of our website for more information on the impacts of the proposed educational changes in Bill 64. ...
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The Torch

July 20, 2021

Registration for September

June 30, 2021
​Our Registration Office is closed for the month of July.  We will respond to your application in August.

Flags Flown at Half-Staff

June 02, 2021
​ We at River East Transcona School Division, along with all Canadians, are saddened by the recent tragic news of the discovery of the mass grave of 215 children's remains on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. We acknowledge the families and community of Tk'emlúps...

Every Child Matters

May 31, 2021

We at River East Transcona School Division, along with all Canadians are saddened by the recent and tragic news of the discovery of the mass grave of 215 children’s remains on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. We acknowledge the families and community...
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Strategic Plan 2021–23

May 20, 2021

The Strategic Plan is a roadmap for achieving our goals. Click below for "online readable" and printable versions of our Strategic Plan to learn more about our strategic directions and actions we will take to achieve our goals. Strategic Plan 2021–23 (Online Readable) Strategic Plan 2021–23 (Printable)


Remote Learning Extended for Remainder of 2020–21 School Year

May 09, 2021
​NOTE: Parents, please make note of the information in this Summary of Level Red Restrictions. It provides highlights of information communicated to you earlier: Summary of Level Red Restrictions

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Letter to Parents (May 3)

May 03, 2021

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Graduation Day

April 09, 2021
​ Graduation Ceremonies for learners completing high school diplomas this school year will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 with June 24 as an alternate day in case of rain.

Your Trustees Want To Hear From You

March 03, 2021
​ It would be appreciated if you would participate in a ThoughtExchange. Your responses will assist us in better understanding your personal perspective of your child(ren)’s education and learning during the pandemic.
Learn more here: ThoughtExchange

Winter Weather Bus Cancellation Notification

December 09, 2020
​ When the snow flies and the temperatures drop, it is important students dress appropriately for the weather. During the winter, bus cancellations become a possibility. If buses are cancelled, an alert will appear at the top of the home page of our website.   If, by 6:45 a.m., we have...

Remote Learning Period

December 08, 2020


New Non-Instructional Days

November 13, 2020
​ To support our schools and allow them to collaborate and plan for temporary remote learning during the pandemic, RETSD will have non-instructional co-ordinated days on Nov. 23 and Nov. 24, 2020, and Feb. 5, 2021. There will be no school on those days. See our calendars at: https://www.retsd.mb.ca/Pages/Calendars.aspx#/=

Restricted (Orange) Continues for Schools

October 30, 2020

Update: Nov. 10, 2020 With today's announcement of the Province of Manitoba moving to Critical (Red) on the pandemic response system, schools will continue to be open and operating under the Restricted (Orange) level. 

RETSD Cold Weather Guidelines

October 28, 2020

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The Torch Is Now Online

October 15, 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.   The Torch—Issue One

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COVID-19 Notification Process

September 28, 2020

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Help Keep Our Schools Safe

September 17, 2020

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Letter to Parents (Sept. 11)

September 11, 2020

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The RETSD Concern Protocol

September 10, 2020


Family & Guardian Guide to Microsoft Teams

September 09, 2020
​ We hear you. Your involvement in your student's education is more important than ever. On top of juggling work and personal responsibilities and ensuring that your family stays safe and healthy, you're now assisting with remote learning. You have a lot on your plate. We're here to help. This guide...
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Letter to Parents (Sept. 4)

September 04, 2020


RETSD Buys Seven New Buses

September 04, 2020

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Board Chair & Vice-Chair Elected

September 02, 2020

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Transportation Update

August 27, 2020
​ We are finalizing bus routes and will be uploading student transportation information to the parent portal next week.  We have made an important update to the transportation section of our "Welcoming Students Back" document regarding walking distance. As we worked through routes—with thoughtful planning around physical distancing, cohorts, and siblings—we...

Weekly Summer Update—Manitoba Education FAQ

August 13, 2020

As we continue to work hard on the division plan that will be released Monday, August 17, 2020, we want to share with you some questions and answers from Manitoba Education. 
We also want to remind parents that it is important to plan now for keeping your student home...

Weekly Summer Update—Division and School Plans

August 07, 2020
The province announced their return to school plan for Manitoba last week.  Schools in RETSD are planning for a safe return to learning for all students and staff.  We know that families have many questions and concerns regarding the start of school.  Details on our divisional plan will be available and...


August 04, 2020
Grad Pictures are in.  McLeod Office is open 8:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday to Thursday for pick up.  Please call 204-667-6193 if someone else is picking up your pictures.
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Weekly Summer Update—Manitoba School Re-opening Plan Announced

July 30, 2020

Today, July 30, 2020,  the province announced their return to school plan for Manitoba. Details of the provincial announcement can be found here: Welcoming Our Students Back: Restoring Safe Schools We are looking forward to welcoming our students back to the classroom on Tuesday, September 8 and are continuing to plan...
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Weekly Summer Update—Schedules & Transportation

July 24, 2020

As we await news from the province and Dr. Brent Roussin regarding school reopening plans, we are currently finalizing our comprehensive plans for the following three scenarios: In-class learning resumes for all with near normal conditions In-class learning resumes with additional public health measures Remote learning from home with...

Weekly Summer Update—Thoughtexchange

July 09, 2020
Thank you everyone for participating in our Thoughtexchange. We heard from parents/guardians from across our division on how we can best support their child(ren) in transitioning back to school. Here’s a snapshot of the participants, the top thought of the exchange, and the most commonly used words. We’ll be using this...
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2020–21 School Calendar Update

June 22, 2020
​ After reviewing the feedback of parents, students and other educational stakeholders, Manitoba Education has announced that the 2020–21 school year will begin for students on Tuesday, September 8.
Teachers and other staff will return to school for three mandated non-instructional days on September 2–4 to prepare physical spaces, inform staff...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians

June 19, 2020

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My Learning at Home

April 09, 2020
​ The province is providing a supplemental online resource for Manitoba families whose children are learning at home during the suspension of in-school classes because of COVID-19.
The web portal, My Learning at Home/Mon Apprentissage Chez Moi, will go live online today, providing a comprehensive resource to assist families in supporting...

Social Media & Online Gaming Safety

April 09, 2020
Join the Winnipeg Police Service today—April 9th—at 2:30 p.m. as they host a Facebook Live presentation for parents on Social Media and Online Gaming Safety.   https://twitter.com/wpgpolice/status/1247662649363410945 https://www.facebook.com/events/2541948762683498/
Const. Orlando Buduhan, one of their school education specialists, will share information on: - The most popular online platforms being used
- Some of...


March 27, 2020
​ Classes will be delivered online indefinitely.  Staff are in the office at McLeod Centre for students to drop off and pick up materials.  Please call ahead (204-667-6193) or email (crea@retsd.mb.ca) to make arrangements to access your materials.
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COVID-19 Travel Update

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...
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Student Fees

March 11, 2020

Parent Portal Upgrades Complete

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...

Co-existing with Coyotes

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...
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Evolution of Inclusion

February 19, 2020


Improvements to Parent Portal

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...

New Issue of The Torch

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


2020–21 Budget Meeting

February 03, 2020

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Winter Break Office Hours

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 –...

RETLife Winter 2020

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!

Seasons Greetings

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...

RETSD Winter Concert Schedule

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 :

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Award from Respect Group

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...
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Introducing... RETLife!

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....
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Concern Protocol

September 06, 2019

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Board Chair & Vice-Chair Re-elected

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,...
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Transcript Pick Up information

June 27, 2019
​ McLeod Education Centre and Transcona Adult Learning Centre TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE   THE   2018/2019 TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP.
* June 27 to June 30, 2019 – you can pick up the transcript at 530 McLeod from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm   * From July...

Summer Office Hours

June 25, 2019
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Parent Portal—Report Cards

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...
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Science for Kids!—Science on the Run

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...

Board Passes 2019–20 Budget

March 13, 2019
​ The RETSD board of trustees passed the 2019–20 budget on March 12, 2019. For details, see the media release.
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Register for a Spring EDVenture!

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....

Ukrainian Program Announcement

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...
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Science for Kids—Open Heart Surgery

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)
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French Immersion Boundary Changes

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...

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Registration for Semester 2 - JANUARY 31st UPDATE

October 02, 2018
​ Call 204-667-6193 to make a registration appointment for Semester 2 classes.  Semester 2 begins on Monday, February 4th.  Revised Schedules are available under Schedules under Documents and Forms.  We have had to cancel some classes due to low enrolment.  Semester 2 begins on Monday, February 4th.  If you have any questions...


July 05, 2018
​ ALL GRAD PICTURES ARE AT MCLEOD.  We are open: Summer hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm; Friday 8 am - 12 noon.  Please call before coming down to McLeod at 204-667-6193 to make sure someone is in the office.


July 04, 2018
​ Transcripts for Transcona and McLeod are ready and available for pick up at the McLeod Office.  We are open 8:00 am to 3:30 pm in July and 8:30 am to 4:30 pm in August.  Transcona will reopen at the end of August.


June 22, 2018
​ Transcripts for the 2017-2018 School year will be ready for pick up at the McLeod Office on June 28th, 2018.


April 17, 2018
​REGISTER NOW for the fall semester (starting Sept 5, 2018 - until Jan 25, 2019).  For further informatoin please call 204-667-6193 (McLeod) or 204-958-9297 (Transcona).  Schedules are listed under Documents and Forms
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Holiday Hours - Adult Education

December 18, 2017
Friday, December 22 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday, December 25 - CLOSED Tuesday, December 26 - CLOSED Wednesday, December 27 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Thursday, December 28 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 29 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - January 1 -...


July 26, 2017
​ Grad Pictures are in . Please pick them up at the school you attended.  If you are not sure as you attended both Transcona and McLeod please call and we will let you know which school they are at.  Transcona office hours are 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. (204-958-9297).  McLeod office...

Registration for Second Semester 2017-2018

July 05, 2017
​ We are taking registration for the Second Semester (February - June 2018).  Please call either our Transcona or McLeod office in December to set up a registration appointment.  Classes begin on February 5th, 2018.
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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.

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.

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...

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...


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...


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 -...


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July 12, 2016
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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.


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.  


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...


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


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