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Parent Portal—Report Cards

June 19, 2019
​ We strongly encourage all RETSD Parent Portal users to save a copy of your child's report card  to your home computer or device (or print out a hard copy). This ensures you'll always have a copy of your child's report cards, even if you no longer have access to the...
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Summer Camp for Kids!

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...
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EDventures Summer Camp for Kids!

May 15, 2019
​ for more information call (204)667-6193 or email

Sing Into Spring!

May 09, 2019

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Science for Kids!—Mechanical Engineering

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

May 01, 2019
​ As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering SCIENCE ON THE RUN workshops held by Wise Kid-Netic Energy for two different age groups: Grades 4–6 and Grades 7–10. 
Grades 4–6 / 6–7 p.m. $15/child
Grades 7–10 / 7–8 p.m. $15/child
This workshop has the wow factor of Science...
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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: 
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
​ 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,...

Board Passes 2019–20 Budget

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

March 05, 2019
The warmer weather is on its way! Celebrate spring and sign up for a class with EDVentures Continuing Education. You can start a new fitness routine, take ballroom dancing, learn how to make sushi, or participate in some great classes designed just for kids or for the whole family to enjoy....

Ukrainian Program Announcement

February 05, 2019
In September 2020, the early years (K–5) Ukrainian language program—that is currently offered at Bernie Wolfe Community School and Springfield Heights School—will be united and relocated to Prince Edward School. 
To ensure all students in RETSD have a safe, stimulating learning environment, the board of trustees frequently reviews boundary lines and...
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Science for Kids—Open Heart Surgery

February 05, 2019
​ Does your child love all things science? Here's their chance to get up close and personal with biology!
Students will dissect a pig's heart and explore the circulatory system and heart anatomy in a tangible way. February 25
6–7 p.m. (Grades 5–11)
7–8 p.m. (Grades 5–11) Miles Macdonell Collegiate (Room 4)
757 Roch...
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Preschool Growing & Learning Days

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.


French Immersion Boundary Changes

January 14, 2019
​ The RETSD board of trustees has completed a review of middle years French immersion enrolment and related catchment areas west of Lagimodiere.
The review was identified as a priority in the 2017–18 school year due to increasing demand for French immersion programming in RETSD and the impact it is having...

Kindergarten Parent Info Nights

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.

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Science for Kids—Optics

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

Cold Weather Guidelines

December 20, 2018


Today's Evacuation

October 22, 2018

An evening with Jeff Kinney

October 12, 2018

Cannabis Information

October 03, 2018

November Gym Intermural Schedule

October 01, 2018
​ November Intermural Gym Schedule attached

Sing Into Spring

April 30, 2018
​ Please see attached
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Free Income Tax Service

March 20, 2018
​ Please see attached to see if your qualify for this service

June Newsletter

June 30, 2017
​ Please see attached for June's Newletter have a wonderful Summer

Important Notice

May 17, 2017
​   Dear Parents and Guardians, We would like you to know that this morning, a student at Arthur Day Middle School reported he was
followed to school by a male dressed in black and carrying what appeared to be a knife. The student
responded in a safe and responsible way...
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Living Rainbow Picture

April 20, 2017
​ Harold Hatcher Living Rainbow To celebrate the culmination of a week of Kindness at Harold Hatcher, the students and staff created a living rainbow.  During Kindness Week, students and staff worked to make the school and community a place where kindness ruled. Through pay it forward acts of kindness, to...

Rookie Rugby

April 20, 2017
    We are hosting a Rookie Rugby program in Transcona at the Transcona Nationals Football Club.  At the program is in its early years in Transcona,  the program will be offered at a discounted rate of 15% off for all kids in your school!    Rookie Rugby is a co-ed,...

2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Package

March 03, 2017
Please note that there will be some other forms that will need to be filled out that are not included in this package. They will be available on March 6th at the school. Please remember to have your child's birth certificate and two pieces of ID with the parent / guardians...

Winter Newsletter

January 25, 2017
Winter Newsletter 201617.pdf Please see attached for our winter newsletter

Free Outdoor Event

January 10, 2017

Christmas Dresses Needed

December 14, 2016
​ Ms. Barrie's grade 3 students, along with a couple other students from Harold Hatcher School, will once again be collecting holiday dresses for those who would otherwise not have the opportunity to wear one this Christmas season. If you or anyone you know, would like to donate a holiday dress,...

December Newsletter

December 09, 2016
​ Please find attached the December Newsletter
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Book Fair

November 07, 2016
  Join us from November 29th- December 2nd for our school book fair

Harold Hatcher School Fall Newsletter

October 26, 2016
​ Please  open attachment for the latest school newsletter  

Parents: caution children regarding syringes

October 11, 2016
​ October 11, 2016 Dear Parents/Guardians, It has come to our attention that over the weekend, a hypodermic syringe was found in Bayview Park and in the school yard at Ècole Margaret Underhill. Thank you to the residents of the community who safely removed them from the areas where they were...

RETSD has a new trustee

September 07, 2016
​ Congratulations to Brianne Goertzen, who was elected to the RETSD Board of Trustees, representing Ward 3. Ms. Goertzen is a Manitoba organizer for the Canadian Federation of Students, is on the board of Child Care Coalition of Manitoba and serves on CUPE's National Post-Secondary Task Force. We look forward to...

Attendance Brochure

September 23, 2014
New attendance guide offers practical tips   RETSD believes that regular attendance and punctuality are positive behaviours that need to be fostered in our school system. That’s why, in its third year of an initiative to increase school attendance, the division has produced Attendance – a guide for parents and students....