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Γ‰cole Margaret-Underhill
River East Transcona School Division

Day Cycle & Schedule

Γ‰MU operates on a six-day cycle. Days are designated 1–6 and do not follow the calendar days of the week. Each day consists of eight periods of approximately 35-40 minutes, two recess periods of 15 minutes, and one hour for lunch. A full-day cycle calendar and calendar of events for the year will be sent home in September for your reference.

Students enter the school at the 8:20 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. bells.

Entry bell

8:20 a.m.

Opening exercises

8:27 a.m.

Period 1

8:30–9:10 a.m.

Period 2

9:10–9:45 a.m.

Morning recess

9:45–10:00 a.m.

Period 3

10:00–10:40 a.m.

Period 4

10:40–11:15 a.m.

Kindergarten a.m. dismissal

11:10 a.m.


11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Period 5

12:15–12:55 p.m.

Period 6

12:55–1:30 p.m.

Afternoon recess

1:30–1:45 p.m.

Period 7

1:45–2:25 p.m.

Period 8

2:25–3:00 p.m.


3:00 p.m. 

Supervision of Students

Adult supervision of students is provided as follows:

Arrival at school

8:00–8:20 a.m.

Morning recess

9:45–10:00 a.m.

Lunch break

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

PM recess

1:30–1:45 p.m.

Bus supervision

3:00–3:15 p.m.

Please DO NOT send your child to school before 8:00 a.m., as there are no supervisors on duty.