February 23, 2021
As announced by the board of trustees, on Feb. 22, 2021, École Regent Park will welcome Grade 4 students for next school year. Current Grade 3 students at both École Margaret-Underhill and École Centrale will make the move September 2021. RETSD recently conducted a student enrolment review that found increased...
February 04, 2021
Do you have a child about to enter kindergarten? Is your child five years old on or before December 31? If so, you may have questions about what to expect. RETSD would normally hold kindergarten information evenings in January and February; however, COVID restrictions have required us to rethink how...
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...
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#/=
November 12, 2020
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.
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.
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
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...
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...
September 24, 2020
Introduce your child, ages 3–5, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
June 22, 2020
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
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...
May 25, 2020
Attached you will find the 2020-2021 school supply lists. Please scroll through the attachment to find your child's grade for next year.
Grade 4 families, École Regent Park will be providing you with a grade 5 supply list. EMU Supply Lists Gr. K-4 - 2020-2021 (1) (3).pdf
May 15, 2020
Manitoba’s 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...
April 29, 2020
Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year will be available by appointment. We encourage you to fill out the registration form found on this website, then call 204-958-6832 to receive more information on how to proceed.
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...
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...
April 09, 2020
Unfortunately, our Growing & Learning events have been cancelled for this year.
These events were to be held at:
John de Graff School — April 16
Angus McKay School — April 22
Wayoata School — April 29
Dr. F.W.L. Hamilton School —May 7
Bernie Wolfe School — May 13
March 15, 2020
Staff or students, if you are returning from international or inter-provincial travel, you will need to:
Self-isolate for 14 days after your return. Monitor your health for fever, cough or difficulty breathing. Wash your hands often for 20 seconds and cover your mouth and nose with your arm when coughing or sneezing. If symptoms develop during the...
March 09, 2020
We have some exciting news to share with you regarding the Parent Portal. Upgrades are complete and for your convenience, primary contacts will now use their email address as their username (if you have not provided your email address to the school, please do so ASAP). Since we launched the RETSD...
February 28, 2020
Coyotes have been seen in the vicinity of some of our schools. If you see a coyote near a school, we ask that you contact the school to inform them. Coyotes adapt very well to a variety of environments, including urban, rural, and wilderness areas, so it's not uncommon for them...
February 25, 2020
Kindergarten registration begins on Monday, March 2, 2020, at your child's designated school. For information on kindergarten registration and which school is the designated school for your child, visit our Registration section HERE
. For a video about kindergarten in RETSD and information about programs that prepare you and your child for kindergarten, visit...
February 24, 2020
The spring issue of Kinder Links is now online! Registration for some of the free programs starts immediately, and registration for the remaining starts on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Click HERE
to see the spring Kinder Links newsletter.
February 19, 2020
REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE
February 14, 2020
We will be making improvements to our Parent Portal system from February 18 to approximately mid-March. During these upgrades, the portal will not be available using parent/guardian login credentials. Students will still have access during this time under their own login credentials. Please ensure you log in to see and...
February 13, 2020
The new issue of the board of trustees' newsletter, The Torch , hit RETSD-area mailboxes recently, and it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.
Or click here: The Torch—Issue Two
February 04, 2020
EMU's milk jug igloo is complete! Thank you for all your help and the many jug donations. We do not need any more. Merci!
- The EMU Literacy Committee
January 26, 2020
Please see the attachment for EMU's J'AIME LIRE activities from January 27th to February 7th.
January 15, 2020
Did you know we have a free Preschool Pen Pals program?
Introduce your child, ages 3–5, to the joys of reading and writing through our Preschool Pen Pals program. Your little one will enjoy receiving a special letter featuring a rhyme, joke, sticker, and seasonal activity to try. It's...
December 20, 2019
If you need to get in touch with us over the winter break, the Administration Offices winter break hours are as follows: December 23 – 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. December 24 – 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. December 25 & 26—Closed December 27 & 30 – 8 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
December 31 –...
December 17, 2019
Learn something new with RETLife—RETSD's continuing education program! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job, leisure courses that will ignite your passion, or the popular one-time kids courses, there's something for everyone. Register for Winter 2020 now at RETLife.ca
and follow RETLife on Twitter @RETLifeRETSD!
December 17, 2019
This presentation is based on the work of Lynn Lyons, coauthor of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children. We will explore the two biggest mistakes we make in regards to how we respond to anxious kids, which inadvertently reinforce fear....
December 03, 2019
The River East Transcona School Division board of trustees hopes that you are surrounded with the spirit of peace, hope and goodwill this Christmas season. To each of you and your families, we send our best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and healthy new year–a year filled...
November 19, 2019
' Tis the season to enjoy one (or more!) of the many winter concerts taking place across our division. Please see the attached schedule for a comp lete listing of events : Winter concert schedule - Poster.pdf
October 02, 2019
Last night, River East Transcona was presented with an award by Respect Group, an organization co-founded by Sheldon Kennedy and Wayne McNeil to prevent bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination (BAHD).
RETSD was the first school division in the province to partner with Respect Group and the first to have 100...
September 12, 2019
If you have a preschool child— newborn to pre-K— you don't want to miss out on the wide variety of FREE programs we offer families in RETSD! Click here to see the programs in the new issue of Kinder Links: Kinder Links— Winter 2019
Registration begins Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 9:30...
September 06, 2019
River East Transcona School Division is excited to announce... EDVentures is now RETLife! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job or leisure courses to ignite your passion—learning a new skill can change your life. And with RETLife, you can do it all without leaving River East Transcona....
September 04, 2019
RETSD congratulates Colleen Carswell, trustee for Ward 1, who was re-elected as school board chair for the 2019–20 school year at the board’s inaugural meeting on September 3. We also congratulate trustee Jerry Sodomlak (Ward 1) on being re-elected vice-chair.
Trustee Rod Giesbrecht (Ward 2) was elected chair of the Finance,...
June 19, 2019
We strongly encourage all RETSD Parent Portal users to save a copy of your child's report card to your home computer or device (or print out a hard copy). This ensures you'll always have a copy of your child's report cards, even if you no longer have access to the...
June 05, 2019
Summer will be upon us before you know it, so now is the time to register your children for our popular EDVentures Summer Camp for Kids! The camps are for children ages 5–12 (children must have turned five by Dec. 31, 2018). Six weeks and six exciting themes offered from...
May 02, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering MECHANICAL ENGINEERING workshops held by Engineering for Kids Winnipeg for two different age groups: ages 4–7 and ages 8–12.
TUES., MAY 14, 2019
Pulleys (ages 4–7) 6–7 p.m. $20/child
Learn about the properties of simple pulleys. Then put your knowledge...
May 01, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering SCIENCE ON THE RUN workshops held by Wise Kid-Netic Energy for two different age groups: Grades 4–6 and Grades 7–10.
Grades 4–6 / 6–7 p.m. $15/child
Grades 7–10 / 7–8 p.m. $15/child
This workshop has the wow factor of Science...
April 29, 2019
There will be a pizza hot lunch on Thursday, May 19, 2019. Order forms are due on Thursday, May 2, 2019.
April 04, 2019
Register now for a FREE Kinder Links program this spring! There is still space available in the following parent-child programs:
Guess Who Helps You (Westview, pg. 9)
All Aboard the Friend Ship (pg. 10) WEDNESDAYS (DAYTIME)
Baby Bumblebees (Polson, pg. 5)
Once Upon a Rhyme (Joseph Teres, pg. 6)
Purple Stew (Radisson,...
March 21, 2019
This is a reminder that order forms and payment for Glenlea need to be returned by Tuesday, April 2, 2019 . Online orders must be in by Sunday, April 7, 2019. No late orders will be accepted. If you have not yet received your catalogue, please visit the website at...
March 21, 2019
Taco Hot Lunch is on April 11, 2019. The order forms are due on April 4, 2019. Please see the attached order form.
March 21, 2019
For parents/caregivers and their children ages 7–12. Registration is required and ONLY THE FIRST 12 REGISTRATIONS received will be accepted. There will be a waiting list in the event a spot opens. My Tween & Me is a facilitated group program that provides parents and their tweens with the knowledge,...
March 13, 2019
The RETSD board of trustees passed the 2019–20 budget on March 12, 2019. For details, see the media release
March 05, 2019
The warmer weather is on its way! Celebrate
spring and sign up for a class with
EDVentures Continuing Education. You can start a new fitness routine, take
ballroom dancing, learn how to make sushi, or participate in some
great classes designed just for kids or for the whole family to enjoy....
February 25, 2019
Please see the attached information regarding Kindergarten Registration Information for the 2019-2020 school year. If you have any questions regarding registration for the 2019-2020 school year please call the school office, 204-958-6832.
February 25, 2019
École Regent Park School February 25th, at 7:00pm
February 05, 2019
In September 2020, the early years (K–5) Ukrainian language program—that is currently offered at Bernie Wolfe Community School and Springfield Heights School—will be united and relocated to Prince Edward School.
To ensure all students in RETSD have a safe, stimulating learning environment, the board of trustees frequently reviews boundary lines and...
February 05, 2019
Does your child love all things science? Here's their chance to get up close and personal with biology!
Students will dissect a pig's heart and explore the circulatory system and heart anatomy in a tangible way. February 25
6–7 p.m. (Grades 5–11)
7–8 p.m. (Grades 5–11) Miles Macdonell Collegiate (Room 4)
February 04, 2019
Please see the attached letter regarding Festival du Voyageur week, Feb 15 - 22, at ÉMU.
January 29, 2019
Please see attached the letter regarding Online Safety Awareness - Parent event on Feb 27th.
January 16, 2019
If you have a child who is about to start kindergarten this fall, don't miss out on our Preschool Growing & Learning Days taking place in April and May! And remember, kindergarten registration begins March 4, 2019.
January 14, 2019
The RETSD board of trustees has completed a review of middle years French immersion enrolment and related catchment areas west of Lagimodiere.
The review was identified as a priority in the 2017–18 school year due to increasing demand for French immersion programming in RETSD and the impact it is having...
January 11, 2019
PLEASE NOTE: The location for the École Margaret-Underhill parent information night was previously incorrect, and has now been corrected. Their information night will be held at the school itself, as listed below.
January 09, 2019
Does your child love all things science? Here's their chance to get up close and personal with biology! Students will learn about the parts of an eye while dissecting an animal's eye. They will also learn about optical sensors while programming an Ozobot to solve a problem.
January 14, 2019
October 23, 2018
Knit Club Letter
October 23, 2018
Please see the attached letter regarding Take Pride "Bag Up Manitoba"
May 11, 2018
EMU Outdoor Classroom is on May 17th, 2018
February 28, 2018
The outing for our Grade 1 to 4 students is on Tuesday, March 6th not March 9th as written in the letter that went home on February 28th.
February 07, 2018
The powerpoint presentation from Wednesday Feb 7th Information evening is attached to this news anoouncement.
November 22, 2017
Please see attachment for REVISED information about which classrooms perform on Monday, Dec. 11 and on Tuesday, Dec. 12th and at what time.
September 29, 2017
NO classes on Monday, October 2nd and that Picture Day is on Tuesday October 3rd.
April 19, 2017
Attached is the letter that has gone home regarding the activities for Earth Week- Monday, April 24th to Friday, April 28th. Earth Week - April 2017.pdf
March 01, 2017
EMU Families, Please find attached a message from Manitoba Health, Active Living and Seniors (MHSAL) with regards to the Mumps outbreak in Manitoba. In recent weeks the spread of mumps has been seen in the school-aged population throughout Manitoba. Please read and share this letter to prevent the further transmission...
February 08, 2017
Please see the attached letter regarding all the Festival du Voyageur activities for the week of Feb 17, 2017 to Feb 24. 2017 Festival Letter.pdf
February 07, 2017
Volunteers are needed for the Kindergarten to grade 4 Festival du Voyageur Activity Day on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. We need 14-16 volunteers to make this day happen. Volunteers are needed to help with all the different activities around the school. Please let your child's classroom teacher know if you can...
January 13, 2017
Reminder - There is Early Dismissal on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 2:15 p.m.
December 12, 2016
EMU Winter Concerts are available on DVD. Please see the attached order form.
December 07, 2016
In our attempt, to go as paperless as we can, please find attached a program for both Christmas Concerts. There will be no paper copies given out the day/night of the concert. Thank you for your understanding and in helping EMU community be "green".
November 23, 2016
Please see the attached letter regarding the 2016 Christmas Concerts.
October 17, 2016
Please find the October 2016 newsletter in the section Parents and Community.
October 11, 2016
Over the weekend, hypodermic syringes were found on the schoolyard
at EMU and at Bayview Park. Attached is a letter we’d like you to help us share with the Transcona community.
September 14, 2016
The order forms can be found in the section of Documents and Forms - sub category - GENERAL INFORMATION
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...
July 04, 2016
See attachments for supply lists for a grade level.
June 10, 2016
Volunteers are needed for E.M.U.'s Field Day Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 8:30 to 2:30 (rain date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016) Come and have a fun filled day in the fresh air. Volunteers are asked to be in the gym at 8:30 to help set up. Please email email@example.com...
February 19, 2016
To all our volunteers at Harbour View and here at EMU who helped with our activities of February 19th. The staff truly appreciates your help, from tieing skates, to helping put cross country skis , pouring hot chocolate to festival games. Once again thank you, a day like today would...
February 04, 2016
Volunteers are needed to make Pancakes for the Festival du Voyageur Lunch on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 We need 1-2 volunteers to make this day happen. If you are able to volunteer please return this form to the school by Wednesday, February 10, 2016. If you are able to volunteer...
February 04, 2016
Volunteers are needed for the Kindergarten, Grade 1 & 2's Festival du Voyageur Activity Day on Friday, February 19, 2016 We need 14-16 volunteers to make this day happen. Volunteers are needed to help with all the different activities around the school. If you are able to volunteer email ...
February 04, 2016
Volunteers are needed for the grade 3 - 4 Harbourview Field Trip on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 8:00 – 2:00. We need 10 – 12 volunteers to make this day happen. Volunteers are needed to help transport equipment, tie skates and help with cross country skiing and snowshoeing,...
January 18, 2016
Today, January 18th marks the beginning of EMU's J'aime lire - Love to Read activities. Please see attachment for the next two weeks activities. J'aime lire schedule 2016.docx
October 28, 2015
Please refer to attached letter regarding information on the changes to our Christmas concerts. 2015 Christmas Concerts.docx
October 19, 2015
Microwave Schedule for the 2015-2016 school year: Mme Heieie Mondays Mme Nowicki Mondays Mme Janelle Tuesdays Mme Hosfield Tuesdays Mme Sarah Wednesdays Mme Fulkerson Wednesdays Mme Emanuel Thursdays Mme Hales-Masse Thursdays
September 29, 2015
Please join us for École Margaret-Underhill School's Anniversary Celebration. Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Afternoon performance for school and community. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Open House with displays. 6:30 p.m. Formal Ceremony.
September 09, 2015
Please join us Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 to celebrate. PLease see attached Poster for all the details.
February 27, 2015
your child will be five (5) years of age on or before December 31, 2010, he/she
is eligible to register for Kindergarten. Kindergarten Registration will begin
on Monday, March 2nd, 2015. Please be sure to bring your child’s passport or
birth or baptismal certificate as proof of age. You must...
November 07, 2014
Beginning this winter, school divisions in metro Winnipeg will be using the temperature at The Forks as the indicator of severe weather. Previously, metro divisions checked the temperature at the Winnipeg Airport.
The general rule is that if the wind chill is -45 C or colder at The Forks...
September 08, 2014
Please be advised that from time to time original dates that have been set out at the beginning of the school year need to be revised due to scheduling conflicts or events that come up. Each month in the newsletter, you will notice the most recent calendar events, including slight revisions...
September 08, 2014
Day 1 - Mme Heieie
Day 2 - Mme Janelle R. /Mme Angel S.
Day 3 - Mme Kilbrai
Day 4 - Mme Fulkerson
Day 5 - Mme Lise P.
Day 6 - Mme Hales-Masse/ Mme Desjardins
November 15, 2013
If you need a Milk Order Form during the 2014-2015 school year, you can find one under the "Document and Forms" tab in the section titled "General Information" Thank you!