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Temporary Remote Learning

November 20, 2020
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New Non-Instructional Days

November 13, 2020
‚Äč 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#/=
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Play Structures Only for School Use

November 12, 2020
‚Äč Per provincial public health order, all RETSD play structures are open exclusively for school use during school hours. Until further notice, play structures are closed to the public during and after school hours. Thank you for your commitment to helping us keep our schools and community safe.
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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. 
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RETSD Cold Weather Guidelines

October 28, 2020
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The Torch Is Now Online

October 15, 2020
‚Äč 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‚ÄĒIssue One

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Conference Manager

October 14, 2020
River East Transcona School Division is pleased to announce that Conference Manager has been rolled out divisionwide to facilitate digital parent-teacher conferences in all 42 schools. Conference Manager is currently in use at both middle years and senior years schools for parents.
For new users, the first step is to register...
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Kinder Links @ Home

October 06, 2020
The Kinder Links team is pleased to introduce Kinder Links @ Home, a FREE program for young families living in the River East Transcona community. Kinder Links @ Home features exciting ways to enjoy literacy and numeracy activities from the comfort and safety of your home. This fall, get creative, playful, and passionate...
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COVID-19 Notification Process

September 28, 2020
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Kinder Links Pen Pals Program

September 24, 2020
Introduce your child, ages 3‚Äď5, to the joys of reading and writing through our Kinder Links Pen Pals program. As a Kinder Links Pen Pal, your child will receive a special package in the mail featuring a short letter, notes, songs/rhymes, a joke, stickers, and a seasonal activity to try. The...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians‚ÄĒSept. 21

September 21, 2020
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What Should I Do if My Child is Sick?

September 18, 2020
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When Can a Sick Child Return to School?

September 18, 2020
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Help Keep Our Schools Safe

September 17, 2020
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Let's Do Our Part‚ÄĒEarly Years

September 14, 2020
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Letter to Parents (Sept. 11)

September 11, 2020
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The RETSD Concern Protocol

September 10, 2020
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Family & Guardian Guide to Microsoft Teams

September 09, 2020
‚Äč 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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WELCOME BACK VIDEOS

September 07, 2020
‚ÄčAttached are the links  for our WELCOME BACK VIDEOS from the staff of Dr. Hamilton School!

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE.docx


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Letter to Parents (Sept. 4)

September 04, 2020
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RETSD Buys Seven New Buses

September 04, 2020
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Board Chair & Vice-Chair Elected

September 02, 2020
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Dr. Hamilton In School Learning Plan September 2020

August 28, 2020
‚Äč Dr. H Reopening Plan September 2020.pdf


Hello Families!   Attached is the link to our Dr. Hamilton Reopening September 2020 plan.  
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Transportation Update

August 27, 2020
‚Äč 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‚ÄĒwith thoughtful planning around physical distancing, cohorts, and siblings‚ÄĒwe...
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Weekly Summer Update‚ÄĒManitoba 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...
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Weekly Summer Update‚ÄĒDivision 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...
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Weekly Summer Update‚ÄĒSchedules & Transportation

July 24, 2020
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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...
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New Literacy Links Family Group Option

July 16, 2020

River East Transcona School Division is pleased to announce a new 'family group' option for participating in our  FREE  Literacy Links Visiting program this summer. Family Group appointments are an ideal way for families with younger/older children to share in the fun of preparing for kindergarten! Together we will enjoy...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians

July 09, 2020
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Weekly Summer Update‚ÄĒThoughtexchange

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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Kinder Links Adapted Programming

June 22, 2020
‚Äč If you have a preschooler, be sure to check out the Kinder Links adapted programming for this summer!
Just click here: https://tinyurl.com/yck8444c


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2020‚Äď21 School Calendar Update

June 22, 2020
‚Äč After reviewing the feedback of parents, students and other educational stakeholders, Manitoba Education has announced that the 2020‚Äď21 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‚Äď4 to prepare physical spaces, inform staff...
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Letter to Parents/Guardians

June 19, 2020
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School Playstructures Open

May 15, 2020
Manitoba‚Äôs chief public health officer recently issued guidelines that can be used to move forward with the reopening of play structures on school grounds.  With these recommendations in mind, we are now allowing community members to use equipment.  Equipment is not cleaned or sanitized, and use is at the discretion of...
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Letter from the Board to Employees

April 20, 2020
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Letter from the Board to Families

April 20, 2020
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Kinder Links Email Pals

April 16, 2020
Calling all families with preschool children! (ages 5 and under) We are proud to introduce a new program to enjoy in place of Kinder Links' regular onsite programming.
Kinder Links Email Pals provides a weekly email that includes literacy and numeracy activities, ideas for easy at-home art experiences, movement breaks, and links...
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My Learning at Home

April 09, 2020
‚Äč 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...
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Growing & Learning Events Cancelled

April 09, 2020
‚Äč Unfortunately, our Growing & Learning events have been cancelled for this year.
These events were to be held at:
John de Graff School ‚ÄĒ April 16
Angus McKay School ‚ÄĒ April 22
Wayoata School ‚ÄĒ April 29
Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton School ‚ÄĒMay 7
Bernie Wolfe School ‚ÄĒ May 13

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Social Media & Online Gaming Safety

April 09, 2020
Join the Winnipeg Police Service today‚ÄĒApril 9th‚ÄĒat 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...
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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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Parent Portal Upgrades Complete

March 09, 2020
‚Äč 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...
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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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Kindergarten Registration

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...
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Spring Kinder Links

February 24, 2020
‚Äč 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.
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Evolution of Inclusion

February 19, 2020
‚ÄčREGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE

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Improvements to Parent Portal

February 14, 2020
‚Äč 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...
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New Issue of The Torch

February 13, 2020
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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‚ÄĒIssue Two

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Cold Weather Guidelines

February 11, 2020
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2020‚Äď21 Budget Meeting

February 03, 2020
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Canada Learning Bond Sign-Up Event

January 24, 2020
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Jazz Band Winter Showcase

January 20, 2020
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Middle Years Information Evenings

January 15, 2020
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Preschool Pen Pals Program

January 15, 2020
‚Äč Did you know we have a free Preschool Pen Pals program?
Introduce your child, ages 3‚Äď5, 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...
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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 ‚Äď 8 a.m.‚Äď3:30 p.m. December 24 ‚Äď 8 a.m.‚Äď2:30 p.m. December 25 & 26‚ÄĒClosed December 27 & 30 ‚Äď  8 a.m.‚Äď 3:30 p.m.
December 31 ‚Äď...
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RETLife Winter 2020

December 17, 2019
Learn something new with RETLife‚ÄĒRETSD'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!
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Seasons Greetings

December 03, 2019
‚Äč 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‚Äďa 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 :

Winter concert schedule - Poster.pdf
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OCT. 2019 - COMMUNITY NEWS

October 28, 2019
‚ÄčInterested in skiing?  curling? ESP Halloween trick or treating?  Read the attached information!
Community News Oct. 28, 2019.docx

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UPCOMING EVENTS OCT. 28-NOV. 8, 2019

October 28, 2019
‚ÄčAttached is the latest e memo sent home to families!  Happy Reading!
Oct. 28- Nov. 8 Upcoming Events 2019.docx


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UPCOMING EVENTS OCT. 15-18, 2019

October 15, 2019
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent home to families!  Happy Reading! Upcoming Events 2019 October 15-18.docx

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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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TERRY FOX WALK

September 22, 2019
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UPCOMING EVENTS SEPT. 23-27

September 22, 2019
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO 2019 SEPT 23-27.pdf     Attached is the latest e-memo that was sent home.  Enjoy!
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FREE Preschool Programs

September 12, 2019
‚Äč If you have a preschool child‚ÄĒ newborn to pre-K‚ÄĒ 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‚ÄĒ Winter 2019 Registration begins Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 9:30...
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Introducing... RETLife!

September 06, 2019
‚Äč 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‚ÄĒlearning 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‚Äď20 school year at the board‚Äôs 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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2019-2020 School Supply List/Calendar

July 27, 2019
‚ÄčWelcome to the 2019-20 school year!  Dr. Hamilton Calendar 2019-20 final.docx School Supply List 2019-20.docx Attached is information that was sent home the last week of school.     
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Parent Portal‚ÄĒReport Cards

June 19, 2019
‚Äč 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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Summer Camp for Kids!

June 05, 2019
‚Äč 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‚Äď12 (children must have turned five by Dec. 31, 2018).  Six weeks and six exciting themes offered from...
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Science for Kids!‚ÄĒMechanical Engineering

May 02, 2019
‚Äč 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‚Äď7 and ages 8‚Äď12. 
TUES., MAY 14, 2019
Pulleys (ages 4‚Äď7) 6‚Äď7 p.m. $20/child
Learn about the properties of simple pulleys. Then put your knowledge...
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Science for Kids!‚ÄĒScience on the Run

May 01, 2019
‚Äč 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‚Äď6 and Grades 7‚Äď10. 
Grades 4‚Äď6 / 6‚Äď7 p.m. $15/child
Grades 7‚Äď10 / 7‚Äď8 p.m. $15/child
This workshop has the wow factor of Science...
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What Anxiety Wants - Family Edition Presentation for our Parents/Guardians!

April 05, 2019
‚Äč What Anxiety Wants-Family Edition Poster.pdf   Please join us at our community presentation "What Anxiety Wants" on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00 at Robert Andrews School.  See attached posters for more details.  
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Free Kinder Links Programs!

April 04, 2019

Register now for a FREE Kinder Links program this spring! There is still space available in the following parent-child programs: 
TUESDAYS (DAYTIME)
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,...
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Register for 'My Tween & Me'

March 21, 2019
‚Äč For parents/caregivers and their children ages 7‚Äď12. 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,...
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Glenlea Plant Fundraiser

March 20, 2019
‚ÄčIt's almost planting season!  Glenlea plan order forms have been sent home! Orders due back at the school on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 and plant delivery will be on May 21, 2019 in the p.m. Information is attached!         Glenlea Fundraiser Letter.docx
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Board Passes 2019‚Äď20 Budget

March 13, 2019
‚Äč The RETSD board of trustees passed the 2019‚Äď20 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....
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PAC GROOVE-A-THON Information

March 02, 2019
‚ÄčWe are excited for our GROOVE-A-THON!  Information was sent home but is also attached.  Thank You PAC volunteers for organizing such a "groovy" event, and to our families for participating in our Greenspace (PEG) fundraising initiative!   Poster Grooveathon Parent Letter 2019.docx Grooveathon Pledge Form 2019.docx  
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Ukrainian Program Announcement

February 05, 2019
In September 2020, the early years (K‚Äď5) Ukrainian language program‚ÄĒthat is currently offered at Bernie Wolfe Community School and Springfield Heights School‚ÄĒwill 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‚ÄĒOpen Heart Surgery

February 05, 2019
‚Äč 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‚Äď7 p.m. (Grades 5‚Äď11)
7‚Äď8 p.m. (Grades 5‚Äď11) Miles Macdonell Collegiate (Room 4)
757 Roch...
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School Locator Service Interruption

January 23, 2019
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Preschool Growing & Learning Days

January 16, 2019
‚ÄčIf 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.

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French Immersion Boundary Changes

January 14, 2019
‚Äč 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‚Äď18 school year due to increasing demand for French immersion programming in RETSD and the impact it is having...
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UPCOMING EVENTS January 14-18, 2019

January 13, 2019
‚Äč   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO January 11, 2019.pdf   Attached is the most recent ememo sent home to families.  Enjoy your weekend!
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Kindergarten Parent Info Nights

January 11, 2019
‚ÄčPLEASE NOTE: The location for the √Čcole 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.


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Science for Kids‚ÄĒOptics

January 09, 2019
‚Äč 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
6‚Äď7...
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#YellowIsForHello: RETSD Talks Mental Health

January 09, 2019
‚ÄčREGISTER AT THIS LINK.

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UPCOMING EVENTS NOV. 26-DEC. 7, 2018

November 25, 2018
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO Nov. 26- Dec. 7.pdf   Attached is the most recent ememo that was sent home to families. Happy Reading!  
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UPCOMING EVENTS NOV. 19-30, 2018

November 16, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent home to families! Happy Reading and Enjoy your weekend!     UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO NOv. 19-30.pdf
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UPCOMING EVENTS NOV. 12-23, 2018

November 09, 2018
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO November 12-23.pdf     Attached is the most recent ememo sent to families.  Happy Reading!
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PAC GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER

November 09, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the information sent home regarding our PAC Gift Card Fundraiser.  Orders are due at the school by Thursday, November 22, 2018 and will arrive approx. December 6, 2018.   Our parent advisory council would like to thank you in advance for supporting our school!   PAC Gift Card...
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PRESENTS FOR PARENTS DEC. 12

November 09, 2018
‚Äč Presents for Parents.pdf   Attached is the information about Dr. Hamilton's Presents for Parents!
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UPCOMING EVENTS OCT. 29- NOV. 9

October 27, 2018
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 29- November 9.docx     Attached is the most recent ememo sent home to families.  Happy Reading!
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UPCOMING EVENTS OCT. 22-NOV. 2

October 19, 2018
‚Äč Attached is the most recent ememo sent home to families!  Enjoy your weekend! UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 22- November 2 pdf.pdf  
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PAC HALLOWEEN FUN NIGHT!

October 13, 2018
‚ÄčJoin us October 25, 2018 in the school gym from 5:30-7:00 for some fun Halloween activities!  Thank you to our PAC committee who has organized this event.  Information Letter is attached!     Halloween Family Fun Night.pdf
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Fall 2018 Newsletter

October 08, 2018
‚Äč Fall Newsletter 2018 PDF.pdf     Attached is the Fall Newsletter.  Happy Reading!
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SOBEYS/SAFEWAY GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER

October 08, 2018
‚Äč Sobeys Gift Card Letter Form 2018.doc Sobeys Order Form.doc   Our school fundrasier ends October 18, 2018!  Thank you in advance for supporting the students at Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton School!    
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PARENT MATH INFORMATION EVENING

October 06, 2018
‚Äč Dr. Martha Koch.pdf   You are invited to attend a math information evening featuring Dr. Martha Koch, Professor at the University of Manitoba. See attached information.  Please RSVP if you are planning on attending.  
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UPCOMING EVENTS OCT 1-12, 2018

September 30, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent home to our families.  Happy Reading!   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 1-5.pdf    
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TURKEY TROT CANCELLED FOR THURSDAY, SEPT. 28

September 18, 2018
  Attached is information regarding the cross country "Turkey Trot" for our Grade 2-5 Run Club Members.   ‚Äč Turkey trot 18.docx
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MAD SCIENCE REGISTRATION LINK

September 18, 2018
‚ÄčMad Science registrations for grades 1-5 are due by September 28, 2018.  Information was sent home on Monday, Sept. 17. The website link is https://manitoba.madscience.org/
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HOT LUNCH ORDERING LINK

September 18, 2018
‚ÄčPlease use the following link to order  HOT LUNCHES.  https://munchalunch.com/schools/FWLHamilton  
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UPCOMING EVENTS Sept. 17-28, 2018

September 17, 2018
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO 2 September 17-28 pdf.pdf   Attached is the most recent Ememo sent home to our families!  Happy Reading!  
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UPCOMING EVENTS Sept 11-21, 2018

September 11, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recxent Ememo sent home to our families!  Happy Reading!   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO 1 September 11, 2018 PDF.pdf    
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PAC MUNCH A LUNCH - Hot Lunches at Dr. Hamilton

September 11, 2018
‚ÄčAttached you will find the letter sent home regarding hot lunches at Dr. Hamilton!   PAC MUNCHALUNCH.docx  
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Dr. Hamilton Community Report

June 30, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the 2018-19 Dr. Hamilton Community Report   Community Report June 2018 Final.docx  
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School Supply List 2018/19

June 30, 2018
‚ÄčAttached you will find the 2018/19 School Supply List!   School Supply List 2018-19 Final.docx 2018-19 for Families Final.docx
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Upcoming Events June 15-29

June 17, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo that was sent home to families.  Happy Reading!  
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Upcoming Events June 4-15, 2018

June 04, 2018
‚Äč Attached is the most recent ememo sent to families! UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO June 4-15 PDF.pdf      
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Upcoming Events May 17-25, 2018

May 18, 2018
‚Äč  Attached is the most recent ememo sent to families.  Enjoy the long weekend! UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO May 17-May 25, 2018 PDF.pdf
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Upcoming Events May 4-11, 2018

May 06, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent to our families!  Enjoy!     UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO May 4 2018 - May 11, 2018 final.docx
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PAC 50/50 Fundraiser Draw - Last Days!

April 23, 2018
‚Äč online raffle flyer2 (002).pdf Buy your online 50/50 raffle tickets to fundraise for Makerspace items for all students to use!  Login to the following website and support your class! https://www.fundingchange.ca/drhamiltonschool  
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Upcoming Events March 16-23

March 19, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent to our families.  Happy Reading! UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO March 16-23.pdf
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Upcoming Events March 2-March 9, 2018

March 04, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent e-ememo that was sent to our families!  Enjoy!     UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO March 2-9 PDF.pdf
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Upcoming Events Feb. 26-March 2, 2018

February 26, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent to our families!  Enjoy!     UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO Feb 26 -March 2 , 2018 PDF.pdf     
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HOT DOG HOT LUNCH FEBRUARY 28, 2018

February 19, 2018
‚ÄčHot Lunch forms are due back to the school Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  Form is attached.   HOT DOG LUNCH February 2018.pdf
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Upcoming Events Feb. 16- 23, 2018

February 19, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the latest ememo sent home to our families!  Happy Reading!   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO Feb 16 , 2018 Final 2.pdf  
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Upcoming Events Feb. 1-9

February 04, 2018
‚Äč   Attached is the most recent ememo that was sent home to our Dr. F.W.L. Families!  UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO Feb 2 , 2018.pdf
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January 2018 Newsletter

January 19, 2018
Attached is the January 2018 Newsletter. Happy Reading!   Newletters January 2018 PDF.pdf
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Dominos Hot Lunch - January 31, 2018

January 15, 2018
‚ÄčHot Lunch Forms have been sent home.  A copy is attached for your convenience.  Orders are due by Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by Noon.  DOMINO'S PIZZA HOT LUNCH.pdf  
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Upcoming Events January 12-19, 2018

January 15, 2018
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent Ememo sent to our Dr. Hamilton Families.   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO January 12, 2018.pdf
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UPCOMING EVENTS E-MEMO DEC. 4-8, 2017

December 03, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent to our Dr. Hamilton Families.   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO December 4, 2017.pdf  
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PAC SNACK DAY!

November 30, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the order form for our December 15th PAC snack!  Forms and money due back at the school on December 6, 2017.  
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PRESENTS FOR PARENTS - WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20, 2017

November 27, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the information for the PAC Presents for Parents Event! PRESENTS FOR PARENTS 1.pdf   PRESENTS FOR PARENTS 2.doc  
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UPCOMING EVENTS MEMO NOV. 27-DEC 3, 2017

November 26, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo that was sent out to our families this week.   UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO November 24, 2017.pdf  
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PAC NEWS

November 26, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the information for the PAC Raffle taking place at Student Led Conferences Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2017! PAC Raffle 2017.docx  
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UPCOMING EVENTS MEMO NOV. 20-27

November 19, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo sent to our families. UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO November 20-27.pdf  
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PAC GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER

November 15, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the information that was sent home regarding the Dr. Hamilton Parent Council Gift Card Fundraiser just in time for Christmas!  All forms due back to the school by Thursday, November 23, 2017.     PAC Gift Card Fundraiser 2017 PDF.pdf    Prairie_Supporter_Order_Form_Christmas 2017 PDF.pdf
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UPCOMING EVENTS NOV. 10-17

November 10, 2017
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO November 10, 2017.pdf  Attached is the most recent ememo sent to parents.
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BOSTON PIZZA HOT LUNCH - NOVEMBER 24

November 09, 2017
‚ÄčAttached you will find the November Hot Lunch Order form which is due back to school by Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Noon.   Boston Pizza Hot Lunch-2.docx  
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UPCOMING EVENTS MEMO NOV. 6-17, 2017

November 05, 2017
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO November 6-17.pdf  Attached is the most recent ememo that was sent home to families!  
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UPCOMING EVENTS MEMO OCT 30-NOV 3

October 29, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent e-memo that was sent home to our families! UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 27 PDF.pdf
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VOLLEYBALL CLUB GRADES 4&5

October 21, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is information about the volleyball club and mini tournament for Grade 4&5 students.   Volleyball 2017.docx  
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GYMNASTICS CLUB GRADES 1&2

October 21, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the information about a lunch hour Gymnastics Club for Grades 1 & 2! Gymnastics Club.docx  
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UPCOMING EVENTS EMEMO OCT 20-27

October 19, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the most recent ememo highlighting some important events for the week! UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 20-27 PDF.pdf   
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UPCOMING EVENTS E-MEMO OCT. 16-20, 2017

October 15, 2017
‚Äč UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 13 Final.pdf Attached are important events for the upcoming week!    
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SUBWAY HOT LUNCH - OCTOBER 25, 2017

October 10, 2017
‚ÄčPAC has organized a Subway Hot Lunch for October 25, 2017!  Please submit your orders to your teachers by October 16, 2017.     SUBWAY HOT LUNCH.pdf  
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OCTOBER 2017 NEWSLETTER

October 10, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is our Fall 2017 Newsletter!  Happy Reading!     DH Newletter October 2017.pdf
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SOBEYS/SAFEWAY GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER

October 09, 2017
‚ÄčInformation has been sent home regarding our Sobeys/Safeway Fundraiser!  All forms are attached.  Thank You in advance for your support of student learning at Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton School!   Parent Letter fall-Sobeys 2017.doc Sobeys Order Form.pdf  
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FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

October 09, 2017
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DR. H. UPCOMING EVENTS UPDATE - Sept. 29 - Oct. 9

September 23, 2017
‚ÄčAttached is the ememo that was sent to the addresses we have at the school.    UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO October 2.pdf UPCOMING EVENTS PARENT INFO September 25.pdf
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Dr. H. CLOTHING SALE!

September 23, 2017
‚ÄčAttached are the forms to order Dragonfly Wear!  All orders due by Friday, September 29, 2017.   Dragonfly Wear.docx   Dragonfly Wear Order.doc
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TURKEY TROT - SEPT. 28, 2017

September 23, 2017
‚ÄčOur Run Club students are participating in the Turkey Trot!  See attached forms for more information!   Turkey Trot.docx Turkey Trot informed consent.docx    
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BUS EVACUATION DRILL - Oct. 19, 2017

September 16, 2017
‚ÄčPlease read the attached information regarding Bus Evac 2017.doc the RETSD Bus Evacuation Drill that will take place for all of our students on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
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TACO DEL MAR HOT LUNCH - Sept. 29, 2017

September 16, 2017
‚ÄčThe Taco Del Mar PAC Hot Lunch Order form is attached!  
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TERRY FOX WALK 2017

September 16, 2017
Our annual Terry Fox Walk will take place on Friday, Sept. 22nd at 2:00 p.m.  Attached is more information!  
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Welcome Back Dr. Hamilton Families!

September 08, 2017
Welcome Back to a new school year!   
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Release of Student Report Cards on June 30, 2017

June 16, 2017
‚Äč RELEASE OF REPORT CARDS     We are unable to issue report cards earlier than the end of the day on the last day of school, June 30, 2017. If your child will not be in attendance on the last day, please let your child's teacher know what you would...
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Dr. Hamilton Student Gardening Club information

May 23, 2017
‚Äč It is time for The Gardening club to begin! Dr. Hamilton School offers its students the opportunity to participate in The Gardening Club during lunch recesses.  The students are so enthusiastic and learn so many great life skills at The Gardening Club.  Preparing the beds and pots, planning, weeding, sharing,...
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Take Pride Winnipeg visit

May 19, 2017
‚ÄčStudents and staff had a chance to visit with Louie the Lion and Ms. Tania on Friday, May 19, during an afternoon school wide assembly.  We learned about how to take care of the world around us.  After our learning, students and staff had the opportunity to work together to clean...
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Class Configurations for 2017-2018

May 08, 2017
‚ÄčPlease review the information that went home in our May newsletter on classroom configurations and the creation of classes for the upcoming school year.  This is a detailed process for our school team, involving many factors.  If you have questions about the process, once you have had a chance to read...
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Staff Appreciation - Thank you Families!

May 08, 2017
‚ÄčOn behalf of the staff, we want to thank our families for their generosity during Staff Appreciation Week.  Volunteers provided two lovely treat days for us last week - a "breakfast" treat day, followed by a "snack" treat day.  Our staff felt valued and appreciated!  Many thanks for working together to...
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If you are applying for Fee For Service Busing....

April 05, 2017
‚Äč NOTICE RE FEE-FOR-SERVICE BUSING If you are requiring Fee-For-Service transportation, the application form must be submitted to Transportation Dept. each school year .  Transportation Application ‚Äď Fee-For-Service 2017-18 forms are available from the school office or follow the Quick Link "Busing Information" on the RETSD website at www.retsd.mb.ca ...
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Law Day for students and families

February 06, 2017
‚ÄčPlease refer to the attachment for information on an informative day for students and families.  
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Robert Andrews Information Evening for Grade 6

January 27, 2017
Current Grade 5 students are invited to Robert Andrews School on ‚ÄčFebruary 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to hear information on the Grade 6 program for next year.     
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Late Entry French Immersion/English programs for grade 6 at Ecole Monroe Junior High

January 27, 2017
‚Äč √Čcole Munroe Junior High School         405 Munroe Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba   Parent Information Evening For Students Entering Grade 6 Late Entry French Immersion/English Programs February 8, 2017 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.   For more information, contact: 204-661-4451   Celebrating Canada's Diversity    
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Middle Years Information Evenings

January 16, 2017
‚ÄčPlease find attached the information for Parent Information Evenings at Middle and Senior Years Schools.  Information Evening.pdf        
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Kindergarten Registration 2017/18

January 10, 2017
‚ÄčStudents that are 5 years of age on or before December 31, 2017 can begin the registration process on Monday, March 6, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.  After that day, registrations can be accepted during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).  Guardians will need to provide two pieces...
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BTCC students shop for Ronald McDonald House

December 19, 2016
‚Äč Students from the Be The Change Club at Dr.  Hamilton School met very early Sunday morning at Toys R Us, before doors opened to the public, to purchase gifts for children at Ronald McDonald House.   Toys R Us kindly opened their doors so that these students, along with teacher...
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Christmas Concerts THURSDAY, Dec 15, 2016

December 02, 2016
‚ÄčPlease be aware that a letter outlining Christmas Concert details has an incorrect day of the week:   Our concerts are on THURSDAY, December 15, 2016, not Wednesday, December 15/16, as outlined. If you have questions, please contact the school office at 204.661.2500   We are looking forward to seeing our...
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Dr. Hamilton School is a nut free school

November 22, 2016
‚ÄčAs a reminder to all our families and school community members, please refrain from bringing in any nut related products into the school, on school grounds or into our learning environments.  In this way, we protect all our students, including those with life threatening allergies to nut products.  Nut products would include tree nuts,...
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Sobeys Gift Card pick up

November 22, 2016
Sobeys Gift cards are ready to be picked up as of Tuesday, November 29.  If you are interested in having your child bring home the gift cards instead of picking up in person, please contact the office on Tuesday, November 29.  Some families choose to pick up the gift cards at Student...
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Sobeys Gift Card School Fundraiser deadline extended to Monday, November 7

November 04, 2016
‚ÄčWe will be accepting order forms from families up until Monday, November 7, end of the school day.  This is a date extension from the original due date of Friday, November 4.   Many thanks to our families that have considered supporting the school fundraiser.  Money raised will go toward supporting...
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Safety Plan Information for families

September 21, 2016
‚ÄčA letter will be sent home with all students reminding families of our relocation/lock down/hold and secure procedures at Dr. Hamilton School.  It has also been attached for you to refer to electronically.  For questions, please contact Mrs. Ziprick, principal.     
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Terry Fox Walk on Sept. 23

September 12, 2016
‚ÄčPlease refer to the information that was sent home from Mrs. Castor regarding our Terry Fox Walk.  Weather permitting, we will be joining in on this important walk on Friday, September 23, 2016.  
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RETSD has a new trustee

September 07, 2016
‚Äč 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...
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LIFETOUCH Retakes information

August 30, 2016
    ‚ÄčOur retake date is set for the afternoon of Friday, November 18, 2016.  Students will be meeting in the music room from approximately 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. or until the photographers have finished.  Kindergarten a.m. students are welcome to join us for retakes with a parent/guardian bringing them. ...
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OPEN HOUSE September 6, 2016 - THE NIGHT BEFORE CLASSES BEGIN

July 04, 2016
‚ÄčWe are trying a new Open House format, as explained in the letter home to families in each student's report card.  Families are invited to come to our Open House the night before classes begin - from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6.  The purpose of the Open House...
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Dr. Hamilton School Office Hours as of August 29, 2016

July 04, 2016
‚ÄčOur offices are closed July 1 - August 26.  Our office will re-open with the summer hours of 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. as of Monday,  August 29, 2016.  As of September 6, 2016, our office hours will be 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
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June 2 concert for Dr. Hamilton Students and Staff at Robert Andrews

May 25, 2016
‚ÄčKindergarten to Grade 5 students and staff have been invited over to Robert Andrews' gymnasium at 2:40 p.m. after recess on Thursday, June 2, 2016.  We are going to experience the fantastic music from the River East Collegiate Band program!  Teachers and students will walk across the tracks to Robert Andrews...
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MATH FAIRY TALE DAY is on the way...

May 18, 2016
‚ÄčStudents in Grades 1 - 5 will be participating in math learning stations all day on Friday, May 27, 2016.  We look forward to dressing up in costumes and working through the math stations, which will test our problem solving abilities and incorporate some exciting technology to help support our learning. ...
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Information about 2016-2017 Class Configuration and student placement

May 03, 2016
‚ÄčPlease carefully review the information found on pages 2 & 3 of our May newsletter that outlines specific details about the process for classroom configurations for the upcoming year.  These pages also provide information on parent requests with specific educational rationale to be considered (including  a deadline) and the school team process during this...
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VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION Assembly Friday May 6 at 9:40 a.m.

May 02, 2016
‚ÄčIt was so nice to have volunteers join us for today's Volunteer Appreciation Assembly.  Thank you to those of you that were able to come out.  If you were unable to attend, we will be sending home a small "thank you" gift of local honey from a Manitoba Bee Farm with...
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FOLK DANCE date change - moved to May 18 - Wednesday

April 08, 2016
Please be aware that our divisional Folk Dance Day has now been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 18 (previously May 19).  The RAIN DATE has now be rescheduled for Wednesday, May 25.  Please see a note sent home from Mrs. Castor for participating classes that outline specific details.  
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Class Photos from 1963

March 10, 2016
‚ÄčIf you have any photos from classes of students that attended Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton School in 1963 and would be interested in sharing them with a member of our community, please contact Mrs. Ziprick in the office.  Specifically, we are hoping to find class photos for Grade 1, Grade 3 and...
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Student Led Conference request times

March 02, 2016
‚ÄčRequests for Student Led Conference times are scheduled to go home on Thursday, March 3, 2016. Requests for dates are due back to the classroom teachers by Tuesday, March 8, 2016.     As a reminder, please remember that specific individual conference requests may not be accommodated as our teachers have...
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I LOVE TO READ week

February 25, 2016
‚ÄčStudents had a chance to work in their Family Groups on Wednesday, Feb 14/16 to create a giant mural that is based on the book "Stuck" by Oliver Jeffers.  We have spent the week focusing on the stories of this author, as well as talking about how he begins the story...
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Robert Andrews Open House for current Grade 5 students

January 29, 2016
‚ÄčOur grade 5 students would have received a letter home this week to inform families of Robert Andrews' Open House in their building on  Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium.  Please contact 204-661-5838 if you have any questions.    
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Parking, Pick up and Drop Off Reminders

January 20, 2016
‚ÄčDear Families, We appreciate you referring to and following the information that is listed in student agendas as we work together to keep our students safe.  Please review the information, below, which outlines the designated pick up/drop off zones.  Thank you in advance for your help in this area.   PARENT DROP...
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Munroe Late French Immerson program Open House information

January 19, 2016
‚ÄčBeginning September 2016, Munroe School will be opening its doors to Grade 6 students interested in the late French Immersion program.  If your child is currently in Grade 5 or Grade 6, please be aware of the following information: Jan 27 ‚Äď 1:00 p.m. ‚Äď Student information session at Munroe (email...
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Students and Staff welcome guest Author

January 18, 2016
‚ÄčOn Wednesday, January 13, we had an opportunity to spend time with a real-life author, Jody Van de Vijsel.  Ms. Van de Vijsel talked to us about her newly published book and the writing process she went through to get the book written and published.  We learned that good writers revise...
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Cold Weather Reminders

January 18, 2016
‚ÄčAs a reminder, we check the windchill each day as listed on Environment Canada at The Forks location.  Students generally stay in at -27 degrees or colder (including the windchill) and/or at the administrator's discretion.  Please ensure that your child comes dressed appropriately for the weather each day, as we will...
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Carolling Assembly and festive holiday wear - Thursday Dec 17

December 14, 2015
‚Äč Students, staff, volunteers and guests are invited to wear festive clothing on Thursday in honor of the holiday season.   This could include holiday sweaters and red, white and green colored clothing items.  No need to purchase something ‚Äď just wear anything you currently have on hand if you would...
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Christmas Concert Information for December 9, 2015

December 04, 2015
REMINDER     Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton School Christmas Concert Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  We are looking forward to seeing our families at our Christmas Concerts next week. For the afternoon concert, the gym doors will open at 12:45 p.m.   For the evening concert, the gym doors will...
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Making the Move reconfiguration of Miles Mac fall 2016

November 25, 2015
‚ÄčPlease review the following letter attached that outlines the reconfiguration of Miles Mac Collegiate and its feeder schools for the fall of 2016.  
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NEW Lunch Matrix

October 28, 2015
‚Äč Students and staff have been working with DHLP staff to learn the expectations listed on our new Lunch Matrix.  Many thanks to our DHLP committee and paid staff, who came out to our school wide assemblies to roll out our new matrix. 
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BAG UP MANITOBA Oct 26-30

October 22, 2015
‚Äč Do you have any plastic bags? If you do, please bring them for Bag Up Manitoba! We are collecting plastic bags from Monday, October 26 until Friday, October 30 and they will be recycled by Simply Recycling.   ]This year we are doing Bag Up Manitoba a little bit differently...
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November 4 Remembrance Day Assembly

October 18, 2015
‚Äč Please note:  there was an error made in the Oct. newsletter that noted Nov 3 as our assembly date on the back page with the calendar dates.  Our Rememberance Day assembly is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4th, 2015, as noted in the weekly E-memos and on the website calendar.   Our apologies...
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Halloween Information for families

October 09, 2015
‚Äč A quick reminder, as outlined in the Oct newsletter: To reduce the risk of students with life threatening allergies, products with peanuts, nuts and peanut butter should not be brought into the building.  Also, please remember not to send any "costume weapons" or violent costumes to school for our Halloween...
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SOBEYS GIFT CARDS ready November 26-27

October 05, 2015
‚Äč Many thanks to all the families that participated in this year's school fundraiser.  Sobeys gift cards should be at the school in time for Student Led Conferences on Nov. 26-27, if you indicated that you wanted to pick them up from the school office.  If you indicated you wanted the...
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School safety letter

September 29, 2015
‚Äč RETSD has worked with the Winnipeg Police Service to review and strengthen the practices we have in place to create a safe learning environment for our students. Please see the attached letter which provides information about our updated procedures regarding lockdown, and hold and secure.  Our letter to families was...
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Open House Thursday, September17, 2015

September 14, 2015
‚Äč Please join us in the library at 5:45 p.m. for a brief introduction of staff and an explanation of the writing process.  Classroom visitations occur from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  PAC will be selling simple snacks as a fundraiser from 5:45-6:15 p.m. outside of the library.  Please stop by their table to...
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Classes Begin Wednesday, September 9, 2015

August 19, 2015
‚ÄčWhen students arrive at school, they will line up with their new classmates by referring to the Class Signs posted outside the building.  Teachers will be present outside to welcome students by 9:25 a.m. and classes will go into their rooms when the bell rings.  In the case of inclement weather, students...

Release Of Report Cards

June 03, 2015
We are unable to issue report cards earlier than the end of the day on the last day of school, June 30, 2015. If your child will not be in attendance on the last day, please let your child's teacher know what you would like the school to do with your...

Run Club Cancelled On June 9th

May 29, 2015
‚ÄčRun club is CANCELLED for Tuesday, June 9th .  Please do not send your children.  Thank you! 

Playground Environmental Clean Up Success

May 13, 2015
‚Äč Many thanks to our students and staff for their positive citizenship in cleaning up the environment around us!  On Wednesday, May 13, students and staff met in their Family Groups to tackle Dr. Hamilton School's and Robert Andrew's School's playgrounds.  We used our gloves and bags provided by Bag Up Manitoba...

Grade 5 Farewell Parent Meeting

May 06, 2015
‚Äč The Grade 5 teaching team and administration will be meeting with all available parents to begin initial planning/conversations for our Grade 5 Farewell, taking place on Thursday, June 25 @ 10:00 a.m.   The meeting will take place in the library on Tuesday, May 26 @ 6:30 p.m.  We look...

Speed Limit around Dr. Hamilton School

May 01, 2015
‚Äč As a reminder, our speed limit on Henderson around the school zone has now been revised to 50 km/h.  Thank you for being mindful of this change as we work together to keep our students safe to and from school.
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Behaviour Matrix

April 30, 2015
‚Äč This year, staff have been implementing a school wide Behaviour Matrix, based on our work with one divisional initiative, PBIS (Positive Behaviours Inverventions and Supports).  Our focus has been on noticing positive behaviours and celebrating  student efforts for the 3 Bs:  Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible.  Students meet in...

Robert Andrews Instrument Selection Evenings

April 30, 2015
‚Äč Robert Andrews Instrument Selection Evenings for incoming band students will be held on May 12 th and 13 th from 5-7 p.m.  There will be a letter that will outline everything they need to know! This will be a stress free chance for students to come and try instruments that they...

PAC Final Meeting and AGM on Wednesday, May 20 @ 6:00 p.m. (change in time)

April 30, 2015
Greetings to all Dr. Hamilton School families!  As we are now in the home stretch of the school year, preparation is underway for the 2015-2016 school year.  Parent Advisory Council will have its final meeting followed immediately by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. ...
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Students not attending Dr. Hamilton School in September, 2015

April 30, 2015
To assist us in planning for 2015-2016, please call the school office at 204-661-2500 if your son or daughter is not returning to Dr. Hamilton School in the fall.  This does not include those students that are advancing to Grade 6.

Class Configurations for 2015-2016

April 30, 2015
In May, teachers will have release time to meet to determine class lists for the 15-16 school year, as they have in the past at Dr. Hamilton School.  Many factors go into preparing class lists.  It is a complex process and we are again seeking parental understanding and support of this...

Lifetouch Roof Top Photo @ 10:15 a.m. June 1

April 30, 2015
ORDER FORMS ARE DUE FRIDAY, JUNE 5.  Ka.m. to Grade 5 students will be participating in our rooftop photo.  Afternoon Kindergarten students are invited to participate in the photo if parents choose to bring them for the photo that morning.  In the event of unsuitable weather, we will post a cancellation...

Cancellation Of Student Sharing Sessions

April 30, 2015
Due to unforeseen circumstances our artist in the school is no longer able to be with us for the remainder of the residency.   Please be aware that we will need to cancel the student sharing sessions scheduled for tomorrow, May 1 st and Friday, May 8 th , which were...
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Robert Andrews Instrument Selection Evenings

April 21, 2015
Robert Andrews Instrument Selection Evenings for incoming band students will be held on May 12 th and 13 th from 5-7 p.m.  There will be a letter that will outline everything they need to know! This will be a stress free chance for students to come and try instruments that they would...

PAC Final Meeting and AGM on Wednesday, May 20 @ 6:00 p.m. (change in time)

April 20, 2015
Greetings to all Dr. Hamilton School families!  As we are now in the home stretch of the school year, preparation is underway for the 2015-2016 school year.  Parent Advisory Council will have its final meeting followed immediately by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. ...
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PAC Final Meeting and AGM on Wednesday, May 20 @ 6:00 p.m. (change in time)

April 20, 2015
Greetings to all Dr. Hamilton School families!  As we are now in the home stretch of the school year, preparation is underway for the 2015-2016 school year.  Parent Advisory Council will have its final meeting followed immediately by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. ...
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Students not attending Dr. Hamilton School in September, 2015

April 13, 2015
To assist us in planning for 2015-2016, please call the school office at 204-661-2500 if your son or daughter is not returning to Dr. Hamilton School in the fall.  This does not include those students that are advancing to Grade 6.
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Class Configurations for 2015-2016

April 13, 2015
In May, teachers will have release time to meet to determine class lists for the 15-16 school year, as they have in the past at Dr. Hamilton School.  Many factors go into preparing class lists.  It is a complex process and we are again seeking parental understanding and support of this...
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Lifetouch Roof Top Photo @ 10:15 a.m. June 1

April 10, 2015
Ka.m. to Grade 5 students will be participating in our rooftop photo.  Afternoon Kindergarten students are invited to participate in the photo if parents choose to bring them for the photo that morning.  In the event of unsuitable weather, we will post a cancellation notice on the website for parents to...
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Wizard of Oz Musicale Sharing Assembly - Wed, April 22

March 24, 2015
Families and friends are invited to join our students and staff for our musical school wide assembly that will highlight some musical moments from The Wizard of Oz, under the direction of Mr. Chan.  We welcome guests to join us in the gym to begin after morning announcements, at approximately 9:45...
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Day of Pink celebrated Wednesday, April 8 at Dr. Hamilton School

March 23, 2015
Our students and staff will be acknowledging a Day of Pink in recognition of anti-bullying on Wednesday, April 8/15.  We will be meeting in family groups in the afternoon to focus on the parts of our PBIS matrix that support anti-bullying behaviours, such as KINDNESS, MAKING GOOD CHOICES and OWNING OUR...
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Tumbling Rally Details for March 18

February 18, 2015
Please see the "Calendar" portion of this website, which lists more details about the Tumbling Rally, scheduled for March 18, 2015. 
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Attention Grandparents! Are you available to read in our building?

February 09, 2015
On Friday, February 20, 2015 , from 3:30-3:50 p.m ., all available grandparents are invited to drop in to Dr. Hamilton School to read with their grandchildren and classmates.  Books will be available, however, you are also welcome to bring favorite, Grades K-5 student-friendly picture books with you.  Moms and dads,...
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Late French Immersion Open House at Munroe Junior High

January 19, 2015
For any students considering our divisional late French Immersion program, please contact Munroe Junior High.  The Open House explaining the program is scheduled for February 11, 2015.
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Kindergarten Registrations for 15-16 begin March 2 at 8:00 a.m.

January 13, 2015
If you are considering registering a child for Kindergarten for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, please come to the office with the following registration identification pieces: Two pieces of proof of residency in our catchment area from the following options:  Drivers License, Manitoba Health Card, Tenancy Agreement, Offer to Purchase documents...
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Robert Andrews Information Evening

January 12, 2015
Robert Andrews will be holding an Open House on Wednesday, February 4 at 6 p.m.  They welcome all new families to the area and all families with students who will be entering Gr. 6.
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Safety Information for Grade 4-5 Parents

October 14, 2014
Safety Information for Grade 4-5 parents, brought to you by local RCMP for our tri-school groups.   The Presentations : Drug Awareness Presentation What are drugs? What is being used in my community? What can I do to prevent drug abuse for my family, my school and my community?   Internet...
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June 09, 2014
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Annual Report Now Online

October 15, 2013
RETSD‚Äôs Annual Report to the Community for 2012-13 is now online. Go here to read about some of the great things that have happened in our schools related to the division‚Äôs priorities. 
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Year at a Glance Calendars

September 12, 2013
Each family will received a calendar of events for the 2015-2016 school year during the first week of school.  This calendar was also distributed with report cards in June, but there may be updates, revised dates or additional information.  Please continue to look at the Calendar link on our website, as new...

Safety over Convenience

September 12, 2013
Thank you in advance, families, for parking in the designated areas before, during and after school.  As a reminder, parking is prohibited in the bus loop and in the staff parking lot.  Parking is available in front of the school on Henderson Highway.  When walking students to school, please use the...
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Resources To Help Parents Deal With Bullying

March 20, 2013
Education Minister Announces Parent Supprts To Help Deal With Bullying Government Continues Partnership with Parents To Create School Communities Where Students are Safe: Allan As part of the government's anti-bullying action plan, the province is providing resources and supports to help parents deal with the issue of bullying, Education Minister Nancy...