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Your Trustees Want To Hear From You

March 03, 2021
​ It would be appreciated if you would participate in a ThoughtExchange. Your responses will assist us in better understanding your personal perspective of your child(ren)’s education and learning during the pandemic.
Learn more here: ThoughtExchange
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Grade 6 Open House!

February 21, 2021
​ Welcome to our Open House for grade 6 students. Do you live in the catchment for Munroe? Do you live in the RETSD and have an interest in registering for the Grade 6 Late French Immersion? Please view our Open House power point to learn more about our programming and school community.  Please note: Pictures...
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Exploring Indigenous art, music, sport, stories and culture

February 19, 2021

From February 22 - March 18, École Munroe will be exploring and celebrating Indigenous culture through music, art, stories, and sports. Grade 8 leadership students will help us highlight Indigenous artists, musicians, and authors during our Morning News. Library helpers will be showcasing a variety of books written...
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Semaine d'esprit!

February 09, 2021
​Hé Ho! Joignez-nous pour célébrer le Festival du voyageur à ÉMMS!  Hé Ho! Join us as we celebrate Festival du Voyageur week at ÉMMS! Dress up and join in the fun! 


Black History Month

January 31, 2021

Feb. 1 – On announcements – Black History Month. Feb. 1-19th – Music from Black artists. Feb. 1st – 4th – Students to view a power point with a focus on Black History in Canada. Feb. 8th – 19th – Videos series about important Black people in both American...
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Holiday Spirit Week!

December 11, 2020
All Mustangs. near and far, remote and in person should get their gear ready to share in our Holiday Spirit Week! We look forward to seeing some fun costumes and silly sweaters live  and on line! 


Winter Weather Bus Cancellation Notification

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

Remote Learning Period

December 08, 2020

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Library Books for Remote Learners

December 07, 2020

Library Books for Remote Learners    Munroe students who are learning remotely for any length of time are now welcome to place books on hold from our library using the Destiny Discover system. Once their book becomes available, their homeroom teacher will contact them to make arrangements for pick-up....
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Temporary Remote Learning

November 20, 2020


New Non-Instructional Days

November 13, 2020
​ To support our schools and allow them to collaborate and plan for temporary remote learning during the pandemic, RETSD will have non-instructional co-ordinated days on Nov. 23 and Nov. 24, 2020, and Feb. 5, 2021. There will be no school on those days. See our calendars at:
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Play Structures Only for School Use

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.

Restricted (Orange) Continues for Schools

October 30, 2020

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

RETSD Cold Weather Guidelines

October 28, 2020

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Mustang Gear on Sale

October 22, 2020


Provincial Announcement- Please Read

October 22, 2020

Munroe Families, The province has shared new information regarding Code Orange Options. Please read the attached letter and note that more information is forthcoming regarding the optional Code Orange remote learning plan. An email blast has been sent to all families to also ensure your receipt of this information. Please...
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Spirit Week at EMMS Oct 26-30!

October 19, 2020

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The Torch Is Now Online

October 15, 2020
​ The new issue of the board of trustees' newsletter,  The Torch , hit RETSD-area mailboxes recently, and it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.   The Torch—Issue One


Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 14, 2020

Manitoba education is committed to the improvement  instruction of Numeracy and Literacy  outcomes for all students in Manitoba.  By Participating in Dyslexia awareness month educators will build on their awareness and skills to meet the literacy skills of all students.  For more information please read the attached letter  from the Education minister  Kelvin Goertzen. 
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Koats for Kids

October 02, 2020

Do you   Have winter outerwear to share?  Donate your new and  gently used kid’s winter gear now. Winnipeg kids need your help!  Koats for Kids has started at École Munroe Middle School. If you need a warm coat or have one to donate please contact Ms. Stadnyk at the...
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COVID-19 Notification Process

September 28, 2020

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Virtual Library

September 22, 2020

All students are welcome to keep putting books on hold from the Ecole Munroe library. Please take a look at the October virtual library. There are new book trailers and a brand new contest. There are also links to tutorials in case you are struggling to put a book...
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Help Keep Our Schools Safe

September 17, 2020


Bus Evacuation October 7th

September 16, 2020

École Munroe Middle School will take part in a Bus Evacuation Program for the River East Transcona School Division. The drill will be carried  out October 7th 2020. Thank You for your support. 
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Letter to Parents (Sept. 11)

September 11, 2020


École Munroe Middle School- Virtual Meet the Teacher

September 11, 2020

École Munroe Middle School- Meet the Teacher

Hello École Munroe Families!   Welcome to our Online Open House! Please take the time to view our messages as we share some information about our upcoming year, our classrooms and ourselves! Once you view your child’s home room video, please...
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The RETSD Concern Protocol

September 10, 2020

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Picture RETAKE Day November 10th

September 10, 2020

Hello Parents!

Just a quick reminder that we will be have picture   retake s on   Tuesday ,   Nov 10th ,   1:00 pm at École Munroe Middle School. 


Family & Guardian Guide to Microsoft Teams

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

September 04, 2020

September 4, 2020 Dear Families, We look forward to welcoming you back to school this Tuesday September 8, 2020! Our school team has been hard at work preparing to engage our students in new learning in a safe environment. While this is our goal every year, we are...
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Letter to Parents (Sept. 4)

September 04, 2020


RETSD Buys Seven New Buses

September 04, 2020

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Board Chair & Vice-Chair Elected

September 02, 2020

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Welcome Back Preparedness Plan

August 28, 2020

Welcome École Munroe Families! We are very pleased to be able to return to school and welcome you back! Over the past several months we have been learning, working and planning for the safe and successful return of our students. We have developed our school specific plan in accordance...
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Transportation Update

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

Weekly Summer Update—Manitoba Education FAQ

August 13, 2020

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

Weekly Summer Update—Division and School Plans

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

July 30, 2020

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

July 24, 2020

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

Weekly Summer Update—Thoughtexchange

July 09, 2020
Thank you everyone for participating in our Thoughtexchange. We heard from parents/guardians from across our division on how we can best support their child(ren) in transitioning back to school. Here’s a snapshot of the participants, the top thought of the exchange, and the most commonly used words. We’ll be using this...
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School Opening and Supply List 2020-2021

June 30, 2020
  Please see the attached document. Munroe School Supply lists 2020-2021.pdf  

Welcome New Grade 6 Students

June 30, 2020

Good Afternoon Munroe Families,
Our staff has prepared a "Welcome" video for you. Please take a look and meet the staff of École Munroe Middle school. Do this by clicking on the link below. It takes a little bit to load after clicking the link.  Please enjoy the video and we look...
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Summer Immunization Information

June 22, 2020
​ Public Health will be offering immunizations during the summer to students who missed their school immunizations this spring due to school closure.
Santé publique offrira des immunisations durant l'été aux élèves qui ont manqué leurs immunisations scolaires ce printemps en raison de la fermeture de l'école.
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2020–21 School Calendar Update

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


June 22, 2020
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Letter to Parents/Guardians

June 19, 2020

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Virtual Career Fair

June 02, 2020

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Library book Return 2

June 01, 2020

Time to return any library books that are in your home to Ecole Munroe!

Many students signed out library books before heading home a few weeks ago. By now, they are likely just sitting on a shelf somewhere in your home. They need to come back to...

Friday June 5, Mustang Far Away Field Day.

May 29, 2020
It's time for our FAR AWAY FIELD DAY! Get ready to compete in events like the "Sock-ball shot put", "Paper Javelin", "Push up" contest and more! 

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CELEBRATION OF LEARNING! Watch our newest "Food Truck Sway" to share in what goes on in our remote learning classes...your homes!

May 29, 2020
​ Please click on the link to see how some of our kids are responding to the challenge of building a FOOD TRUCK and all that can entail! We are very proud of all the learning that continues to happen at Ecole Munroe. Thank you again for all of your support! 
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COVID-19 PARENT UPDATE 4 - Letter to Parents

May 27, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, ​ Late last week, we received word from the province that all school divisions can start the gradual and modified reopening of schools starting June 1, 2020. Reopening our schools for June will not be a return to in-class learning. Instead there will be opportunities for students...

InformNet Summer School Program

May 13, 2020
This year, summer school programming can be accessed online through the InformNet Summer School Program. This is for repeater courses only, so you may only register for a summer school course if you have taken the course before and have achieved a mark of 30 per cent or higher. If your...
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Time to return library books to Munroe!

May 06, 2020

Time to return any library books that are in your home to Munroe!
Many students signed out library books before heading home a few weeks ago. By now, they are probably just sitting on a shelf somewhere in your home. They need to come back to Munroe! On Thursday, May...

CELEBRATION OF LEARNING! Watch our "sway" presentation to see what's been happening in our "classrooms"

May 06, 2020
OBSTACLE COURSE CHALLENGE The variety of courses was amazing!
​We know for many that the idea of project based learning where subjects are combined to support critical thinking, problem solving, reading, writing and numeracy might be new. We wanted to share how well our students have engaged in this...

Grade 8 Online Project for Pickup

May 05, 2020

This project is composed of a series of Survival Themed assignments that relate to your classes (Math, Science, Phys. Ed., ELA, Art/Band) at school. You will be practicing academic skills and learning some new ones as you imagine yourself stranded in the Canadian Wilderness. Each document is a different assignment. ...
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Grade 7 Online Project for Pickup

May 05, 2020

For grade 7 the BIG IDEA: Create a food truck and menu that promotes positive choices in your community. For inspiration watch Food Truck Face Off! Match Up on Toronto Islands (season 1, episode 13) This will be a 3 Week Project. Teachers will be in contact with students...
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Grade 6 Online Project for Pickup

May 05, 2020
This project will be 4 weeks long with a new part coming out to students each Monday. For Part/Partie #1 – Social Studies/Sciences humaines WHO BELONGS ON OUR NEXT $5 BILL? QUI DEVRAIT FIGURER SUR NOTRE PROCHAIN BILLET DE 5$? Introduction to the project / Lisez les...
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Virtual SPIRIT WEEK! MAY 4 to 8!

May 03, 2020
​ Hey Everyone, time for some fun! It's Munroe's online Spirit Week! Follow along, get your Munroe Mane on, dress fancy and clean the house! Do a little work out on Wednesday and find a jersey or team t-shirt for Thursday! Friday is of course, TIE DYE FRIDAY! Challenge your family get...
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Join the Earth Day Challenge,

April 22, 2020

Join the Earth Day Challenge,
a 22-day series that will connect people through daily challenges to take action today, and every day, for our planet.
Earth Day calendar ideas for you to adapt or adopt here! This year’s challenges that you can do from home and then share...
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Projet 1: La course à obstacles Project 1: Obstacle Course Challenge

April 20, 2020
​ Projet 1: La course à obstacles  
Saviez-vous que quand vous créer quelque chose simple et amusant comme une course à obstacles, vous bâtissez sur vos connaissances dans plusieurs domaines? Pour ce projet, vous allez développer vos habiletés en sciences, arts appliqués, éducation physique, mathématiques, anglais/français et musique, tout en...

School Immunization Program Postponed

April 16, 2020

April 15, 2020

Dear Parent/Guardian: As a result of the provincial response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and the announcement of the suspension of classroom learning indefinitely, the school immunization program will be postponed for the remainder of the 2019/20 school year.

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Programming Change Announced

April 16, 2020

Good Morning Families, Programming Change We have been listening to feedback from families, and teachers have been sharing about our current learning plan. Through that feedback, thoughtful planning and consideration to do the best we can, we will be moving to Project-Based, cross curricular learning at Ecole Munroe. This...

Locker Supplies Pick-Up Memo

April 15, 2020
​ Locker Supplies Pick-Up Memo
Starting on Monday April 20th student locker supplies pick up has begun.  Please pick up your child's supplies today!  This will involve a four-step process.              1. Families drive into the west side bus loop between Munroe and Polson schools (the entry near the gym).            ...

Fee for Service Bussing Applications

April 14, 2020
​ Families of Munroe;  If you are requiring Fee-For-Service transportation, the application form must be submitted to Transportation Dept. each school year .  Transportation Application – Fee-For-Service 2020-2021 forms are available from the school office or follow the Quick Link “Busing Information” on the RETSD website at  Transportation Department by June...
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My Learning at Home

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

Social Media & Online Gaming Safety

April 09, 2020
Join the Winnipeg Police Service today—April 9th—at 2:30 p.m. as they host a Facebook Live presentation for parents on Social Media and Online Gaming Safety.
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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Munroe Family Learning Hub

March 20, 2020

Our teachers have prepared for our students and families, so that we may be responsible and responsive during the closure of the school building. 
Please check the  École Munroe Web page,  and click on the " Munroe Family Learning   Hub" in the attachment  to learn about our plan.  Continue to...
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Scholastic Study Jams for Math and Science

March 17, 2020
​        Scholastic Study Jams has excellent videos and slide shows for Math and Science and there are usually small quizzes and other interactive options at the end of each!    
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Online Books from the Library

March 17, 2020
​ Epic Books! is offering a free 30 day trial for families. Usually it costs money. This site has picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, videos, and lots of educational materials. Many of the books can also be used in the "Read to Me" feature. That might be extra support for...
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March 16, 2020
​Dear Parents/Guardians, 
River East Transcona School Division continues to work with staff from Manitoba Education and Manitoba Health to advise our decision making while we maintain educational programming for our students. 

Please read the attached document for further information from Kelly Barkman Superintendent/CEO of  the River East Transcona School Division.

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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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​COVID–19 UPDATE #1 March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020

This information pertains to the operation of the school,  as well as the  health, safety and well-being  of students at   École Munroe Middle School  in relation to  COVID–19  ( T his is a  excerpt  from the  attached  letter   )
Dear Parents/Guardians, 
 We understand there are concerns and...

Parent Portal Upgrades Complete

March 09, 2020
​ We have some exciting news to share with you regarding the Parent Portal. Upgrades are complete and for your convenience, primary contacts will now use their email address as their username (if you have not provided your email address to the school, please do so ASAP). Since we launched the RETSD...
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March 04, 2020
​ Agape Table has challenged our school to help them with its most urgent needs: To collect as many new toothbrushes, tubes of toothpaste, and socks for its guests. Please see attached documents. Agape Table Challenge Power Point.pptx Agape Table Challenge.docx
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Book Fair

March 04, 2020
​École Munroe Middle School is excited to announce that it will be holding a Scholastic Book Fair in the library during the week of March 10-12 . All classrooms will have the opportunity to visit the Book Fair during the day to preview and to shop. The Book Fair will also...

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...

February 27th will be École Munroe Middle school's Day of PINK!

February 26, 2020

February 27th will be École Munroe Middle school's  Day of PINK! Students are encouraged to wear anything  pink to support anti-bullying in our school and community. 
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Evolution of Inclusion

February 19, 2020


Improvements to Parent Portal

February 14, 2020
​ We will be making improvements to our Parent Portal system from February 18 to approximately mid-March. During these upgrades, the portal will not be available using parent/guardian login credentials. Students will still have access during this time under their own login credentials. Please ensure you log in to see and...

New Issue of The Torch

February 13, 2020

The new issue of the board of trustees' newsletter, The Torch , hit RETSD-area mailboxes recently, and it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.  
Or click here: The Torch—Issue Two


Cold Weather Guidelines

February 11, 2020


2020–21 Budget Meeting

February 03, 2020

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Jazz Band Winter Showcase

January 20, 2020


Senior Years Information Evenings

January 15, 2020

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Middle Years Information Evenings

January 15, 2020

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Winter Break Office Hours

December 20, 2019

If you need to get in touch with us over the winter break, the Administration Offices winter break hours are as follows: December 23 – 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. December 24 – 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. December 25 & 26—Closed December 27 & 30 –  8 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
December 31 –...

RETLife Winter 2020

December 17, 2019
Learn something new with RETLife—RETSD's continuing education program! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job, leisure courses that will ignite your passion, or the popular one-time kids courses, there's something for everyone. Register for Winter 2020 now at and follow RETLife on Twitter @RETLifeRETSD!
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Ski Trip

December 13, 2019

SKI TRIP Please see the attached permission forms for this years ski trip to Asessippi. There will be a meeting for students interested in going on the ski trip during DEAR on Wednesday, December 18 in the gym. There will be a parent information meeting on Thursday, January 9...
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Manitoba 150 Kick off! Saturday Decmeber 14th at the Leg!

December 03, 2019
​Join the free family fun at our provincial kick off for Manitoba 150 Celebrations between 3:00 and 7:00 pm. See the attached poster for more information about events


Seasons Greetings

December 03, 2019
​ The River East Transcona School Division board of trustees hopes that you are surrounded with the spirit of peace, hope and goodwill this Christmas season. To each of you and your families, we send our best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and healthy new year–a year filled...

RETSD Winter Concert Schedule

November 19, 2019
' Tis the season to enjoy one (or more!) of the many winter concerts taking place across our division. Please see the attached schedule for a comp lete listing of events :

Winter concert schedule - Poster.pdf
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Remembrance Day Service

November 11, 2019
​On Friday November 8th, Indigenous Remembrance Day, Ecole Munroe held its school wide Remembrance Day ceremony. Parents should be very proud as all students paid silent respect, followed the ceremony with interest and engagement and demonstrated respect for all of our invited guests and fellow students; the colour guard from Prince...
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FREE Parent Intervention Program

November 05, 2019
The Parent Intervention Program offered by the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba is a free two-evening program for parents/caregivers seeking information and support regarding their young person's substance use. This program is also for parents/caregivers interested in learning more about the signs to watch for to determine if your young person...

Remembrance Day Ceremony

October 29, 2019
​ Dear Families, You are invited to attend Munroe Middle School's Remembrance Day Ceremony on Friday, November 8 th . Students will be called down to the gym between 10:30-10:40 am, please arrive before this time as we will begin the ceremony shortly after. The ceremony will finish at 11:25 pm, when students go for lunch....

Halloween at Munroe Middle School

October 28, 2019
Parents, as a learning community we have decided to support a partial afternoon of activities for Halloween. We are asking for your support in maintaining a safe, respectful and responsible atmosphere. Please help us with the following: At lunch, students are allowed to change into costumes. Students will be asked to...
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Grade 6 Elections at Munroe!

October 17, 2019
​ 6A and 6B have been learning about the Canadian government in social studies and have had a chance to do research about the different parties running in the federal election. As the students have researched the platforms of each party they have formed their own opinions on what leader/party they...
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Outdoor Classroom

October 17, 2019
Your fundraising efforts from last year have helped us to further develop and solidify the outdoor classroom space! The area has gained a third row of seating, all of which now sit on a firm foundation. We have enlarged and added to the main level seating to create a full circle....
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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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Munroe Parent Association

September 23, 2019

Families of Munroe, we are hoping to establish a Parent Association and are looking for your support.   If you are interest in playing a role, please join me in the library at Munroe at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 30th.
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Student Handbook - 2019-2020

September 12, 2019
​ Please see the Munroe Student Handbook - 2019-2020  under Document/Forms - General Information

2019-202 Intramural Schedule

September 10, 2019
​ Please see the Intramural Schedule under Programs & Services  / Athletics / Documents
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Register for Youth Programs

September 09, 2019
​ RETSD offers a series of programs designed to keep our youth (Grade 6–12) engaged outside of school hours.  Have you considered any for your child? Click here to learn more and to register— Youth Programs
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Introducing... RETLife!

September 06, 2019
​ River East Transcona School Division is excited to announce... EDVentures is now RETLife! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job or leisure courses to ignite your passion—learning a new skill can change your life. And with RETLife, you can do it all without leaving River East Transcona....
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Concern Protocol

September 06, 2019

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Picture Day

September 05, 2019
​   Picture Day on  Tuesday, September 17th       please see attached document.   Picture Day.docx  
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Board Chair & Vice-Chair Re-elected

September 04, 2019
RETSD congratulates Colleen Carswell, trustee for Ward 1, who was re-elected as school board chair for the 2019–20 school year at the board’s inaugural meeting on September 3. We also congratulate trustee Jerry Sodomlak (Ward 1) on being re-elected vice-chair. 
Trustee Rod Giesbrecht (Ward 2) was elected chair of the Finance,...

Protocol and Procedures documents

September 04, 2019
​Please see below under Documents and Forms / Letters - Protocol and Procedures letters.

September 4th - Welcome Back!

August 22, 2019
Grade 6 students are to attend morning and afternoon classes. There will be a hotdog lunch provided for grade 6 students only. If you have dietary concerns or do not like hot dogs, please provide your own lunch. Grade 7 and 8 students are welcome back at 12:15 in the afternoon. We look...
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Parent Portal—Report Cards

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

Munroe Matrix

April 29, 2019
​Please see the attached New Munroe School Matrix.pdfMunroe Matrix 
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Munroe Student Art Show

April 29, 2019

There is a student art show being displayed at Kildonan Place Mall starting today until May 6th in the centre court. We have many students with their work displayed, go check it out!    This is one example of our student's art work at Kildonan Place Mall. 
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Student Art Show

April 16, 2019


Pysanky Decorating Workshop

April 11, 2019

Learn the ancient art of making beautiful pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs). A wax-resist or batik method is used to create the designs, and the eggs are then dipped in brightly-coloured dyes.
TUES., APRIL 16, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Chief Peguis School (Art Room)
For youth, adults & families (ages 12 & up)
$15/person Registration...
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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,...
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Parent Intervention Program

March 20, 2019


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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An Important Letter for Parents

January 28, 2019

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Gr. 6 Open House

January 25, 2019
Please see the attached Open House Invite document.
Open House Invite 2019.pdf​ ...
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Register for ‘Mindful Me’

January 15, 2019
​ RETSD students from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us for our first Empowerment Project of 2019 — Mindful Me.  It takes place on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School. It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day that will include snacks, crafts, and activities—discussions around mental health, mindfulness...

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...

Middle & Senior Years Info Nights

January 11, 2019

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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
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Munroe Diversity Project

November 30, 2018
Please see the attached document for the Letter and Questionnaire.​ Diversity Questionnaire Sample - Mr. Mackay.docx
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Spirit Week - Oct 30th - Nov 2nd

October 29, 2018
Please see the attached document for the spirit week schedule. SPIRIT WEEK.docx

By The Numbers - Library

October 05, 2018
Please see the attached document from the Library. By The Numbers.docx

Field Trip Permission Form and Letter

September 18, 2018
Please see below click on "Permisssion Form" for Field Trip Letter and Form​

Open House - September 13th

September 05, 2018
Please see the attached poster. Open house Poster 2018.pdf

Welcome Back Letter 2018-2019

June 26, 2018
Welcome 2018-19.docx Please see the attached welcome back letter for September 2018-2019.​
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Report Card

June 22, 2018
REPORT CARDS Report Cards will be available through the Parent Portal at 10 am. On Friday, June 29 th . Parents who have requested printed report cards: students can get their report cards  at 11:25 am, June 29 th . NOTE: If you have forgotten your ‘Parent Portal Password’ please...
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School Supply List - 2018-2019

June 22, 2018
Please scroll down below and see document and forms and click on Supply List for your Grade - School Supply List.​

Last Day of School

June 07, 2018

This is a reminder that on June 29th there will an early dismissal. Munroe Junior High School will be dismissed at 2:15 pm. Report Cards will be available through the Parent Portal.​


May 31, 2018

The Grade 7 & 8 track and field meet scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, June 1 is postponed.  The forecast shows rain tonight and through the day tomorrow. The meet is now rescheduled for the rain date which is Tuesday, June 5.   ​
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Pop-up Restaurant

May 23, 2018

June 12 Starter: Caesar Salad Main: Jumbo Jet Dog (with choice of toppings) and chips Dessert: Cotton Candy, Candy Apple Beverage: Lemonade, Iced Tea, Water Price: $5! ​

PAC MEETING April 24th

April 18, 2018

Please join us for our PAC Meeting on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:00 pm. We will be discussing the following items: 1) Results from our Student Town Hall and the recommendations our students have for the upcoming school year. 2) Update on Construction and our Outdoor Space for students 3)...

Fee for Service Busing

April 16, 2018
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 – Fee-For-Service 2018-19 forms are available from the school office or follow the Quick Link "Busing Information" on the RETSD website at Please...

Student Art Show

April 10, 2018

Many of Munroe's talented young artists will have the work on display at Kildonan Place in the Centre Court. When:  April 23rd  - 29th So drop by and see some of River East Transcona's students works on display.​


April 02, 2018
Grade 6 students transported by RETSD School Bus will not be eligible for busing in Grade 7.  According to the Manitoba Education Public Schools Act Regulation (M.R. 259/2006) Grade 7 to Grade 12 students living within the city limits are not eligible for...

Grade 6 Late French Immersion

March 12, 2018

We are very pleased with our responce to our Grade 6 Late French Immersion Program. We are still accepting applications. Contact us at Munroe Junior High School 204 661 4451 if you are interested and require more information.

Parent Teacher Conferences

March 12, 2018

We look forward to seeing you this Thursday and Friday morning for our Parent-Teacher Conferneces. Please contact the school to set-up your times: Thursday, March 15th between 4 pm and 7 pm Friday, March 16th between 9 am - 11:30 am

Professional Development Day March 5th

March 01, 2018
Munroe School will be having a Professional Development Day for their staff on Monday March 5th. There will be no school for students.

Late French Immersion

January 28, 2018
​ If you have a child who is currently in Grade 5 and is looking to learn French...Munroe Junior High School may be for you. Munroe Junior HIgh School offers a Late French Immersion Program beginnning in Grade 6. For more information please contact us.
For Students Entering Grade 6  ...

Munroe Junior High Information Evening

January 24, 2018
​Munroe Junior high will be hosting an information evening on February 7, 2018 at 6:00PM.
Information about the Late French Immersion and the English Track program will be shared that evening.
As we are under construction, access to the school is only through the back door (North side). Sorry for the...

Munroe Junior High Information Evening

January 23, 2018
​Munroe Junior High will be hosting their 2018-2019 Information evening on February 7, 2018 starting at 6:00PM.
Information regarding the LATE ENTRY FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAM and the ENGLISH TRACK PROGRAM will be available that evening.
As we are currently under construction, entry into the school is by the back door only (North...
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Back Door Access only

January 07, 2018
​ Please be advised that starting January 8, 2018 all staff, students, parents and guests will only be able to enter the school through the newly finished backdoor. The Front Entrance is now considered a construction area and will only be accessible by the construction crew. 
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Important Construction Update

December 22, 2017
​ Construction Update      Construction at Munroe will continue while the students and staff enjoy their Christmas Break. In the near future, and possibly as early as January 8 th the day we return from our holidays, We will be switching entry doors. When we do switch entry doors, all...

Professional Development Day Monday November 13th

November 10, 2017

Just a reminder that on Monday, November 13th there is NO SCHOOL for students as it is a Professional Learning Day for staff.​
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Picture Re-Takes November 7th

November 02, 2017
We have Picture re-takes on Tuesday, Nov. 7 th at 1:00 pm.   All students who did not get their picture taken or are new to the school will have their picture taken at this time.   Students who require a retake require the following:   ·        Bring their picture...
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Pumpkin Carving at Munroe

October 30, 2017
In Preparation for our School Dance Period 5 and 6 on Halloween some of our Grade 7 students are carving pumpkins.​

Munroe Mustang Clothing For Sale

October 26, 2017

Thinking of that special gift for someone. Our Munroe Mustang Clothing makes the perfect gift.
Please click on the link below to see the clothing as well as the attachment to see the prices and order form.
Munroe Gear For Sale After much negotiation with clothing suppliers, we are...

Terry Fox Walk

September 27, 2017
On Friday Afternoon Munroe Junior HIgh School will be holding their Terry Fox Walk. Students are asked to bring in one dollar to donate. As well we will be having a BBQ at lunch time where we will be selling: There will be a Hot Dog lunch raising money for the...

Munroe Picture Day September 27th

September 20, 2017
Munroe Junior High School's Picture Day will be Wednesday morning, September 27th​
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Munroe Fundraiser - Gold Cards

September 19, 2017
Munroe Junior High School's Fundraiser has started. Our fundraiser will be running from September 18th until October 19th. Thank-you in advance for your support. munroe gold card 2017.pdf

Munroe Junior HIgh School Update

September 08, 2017
Please read the following attachment: stop drop.pdf


SmartPhone Safety

August 31, 2017

We encourage parents/guardians to review the website to find important information to help them work with their child to understand how to use their personal electronic devices safely. Please click the following links for more information on specific topics. The Door that's Not Locked
Smartphone Safety A guide for parents/guardians...

Enjoy Your Summer!!

July 05, 2017
  Munroe School is closed for the Summer Holidays. The office will be open again on Monday, August 28th. The First Day back for students is September 6th Grade 6 - Start at 8:35 am ​ Grade 6 hot dog lunch (Day 2) Grade 7 & 8 at 12:15 pm ​...

Construction has Started

June 15, 2017
  Construction at Munroe Junior HIgh School has started. Starting today students and visitors will only be able to enter the school throught the South Side (Munroe Side) entrance. Over the next few days they will be putting in the piles which will mean throughout the day the school will at...
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Munroe School Spirit Week

June 09, 2017
  During the Week of June 12th to 16th it is "Spirit Week" Monday - Jersey or Sports Team Day Tuesday - Twin Day Wednesday - Wacky Hair Day Thursday - Book Character Day Friday - Formal Day


June 02, 2017
Please take the time to take the short survey  Munroe Junior High Electronic Communication Parent/Guardian Survey The link below will take parents directly to the survey. Only one survey is allowed per device and there are just a few questions.

Munroe Information Letter

April 27, 2017
  On Thursday April 27th Munroe School sent an information letter home. The "Information Letter" is attached and discusses upcoming renovations as well as information regarding cell phones and afternoon breaks. Parent letter elevator[16793].pdf

Fee-For-Service Transportation

April 05, 2017
  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 – Fee-For-Service 2017-18 forms are available from the school office or follow the Quick Link "Busing Information" on the RETSD website at ...

March 8 and 9 Ski Trip Cancelled

March 07, 2017
​ Please be advised that due to h​ighway road closures and expected ​​​inclement weather,​​ the Munroe ski trip planned for March 8 and 9 has been cancelled. We will attempt to reschedule the trip in the next week or two. More information will be provided when available.​​

Information in Regards to Mumps

March 01, 2017
  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. Mumps Letter - English.pdf Mumps Letter - French.pdf   ​

Munroe Wins at Extreme Sledding Competition

February 15, 2017
  On February 15th 2017, a group of four grade 7 & 8 students went to the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology and participated in the Skills Canada Extreme Sledding Competition. Students were asked to design a sled using only cardboard, two 2x4's and some rope, and race the sleds...

Festival Du Voyageur at Munroe

February 15, 2017
Munroe Festival Day permission form2 2017.pdf On Feb.24 th , Munroe students will be learning about and celebrating the French Canadian, Metis and First Nation Cultures during Munroe Festival Day! This experience coincides with the upcoming Festival Du Voyageur that takes place in St. Boniface.   Students will start their...

Munroe Professional Devolpment Day

February 02, 2017
  Just a reminder that there is 'No School' for students on Friday, February 3rd as it is a Professional Development Day.   ​
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Munroe Parent Information Evening

January 23, 2017
    Parent Information Evening For Students Entering Grade 6   English and/or Late Entry French Immersion Programs   February 8, 2017 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.     For more information, contact: 204-661-4451     Celebrating Canada’s Diversity ​

Munroe Winter Band Concert

January 12, 2017
  Please come out and enjoy our Winter Band Concert on January 26th at 7:00 pm in the Munroe School Gymnasium. Students have been working hard and will be putting on a fantastic show as all our Band students will highlight their musical talents.   ​

Health Canada Survey

December 20, 2016
​ Our School has been chosen to take part in Health Canada's 2016-2017 Survey.  See attached for more info.
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Munroe Mustangs Spirit Week

December 15, 2016
  The Week of December 19th to December 22nd will be Spirit Week: Munroe Mustang
Spirit Week Monday: Christmas Colours Tuesday: Christmas Themed Hat Day​ Wednesday: Ugly Sweater Day​/Flannel Thursday: PJs & Movie Friday: Happy Holidays ​

Munroe School Report Cards Go Home December 9th

December 05, 2016
  The Munroe School Report Cards will be sent home this Friday, December 9th.  

Munroe Beginner Band Concert (Gr. 6 & 7)

November 25, 2016
The Grade 6 & 7 Munroe Band Students will be perfornming their first Band Concert. Students are excited to demonstrate all they have learned. Come join us and listen to their first Band Performance. Concert begins at 7:00 PM. ​

Munroe Students Celebrate Fundraising Success

November 24, 2016
  Munroe School Celebrated their Gold Card Fundraising success by having 26 students take the Brand New Bus Limo to Boston Pizza for lunch. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to further develop Munroe School's outdoor space. Thank-you to everyone who has supported our fundraiser. Way to go "Mustangs"....

Professional Development

November 10, 2016
  A remender that Monday, November 14th is a Divison-Wide In-Service Day. There is no school for students.   ​​

Remembrance Day

November 10, 2016
  A reminder that the School is Closed on November 11th. ​
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Munroe Spirit Week

October 20, 2016
  Monday - Crazy Hair Day Tuesday - Halloween Colours Wednesday - Wicked Wednesday Thursday - PJ DAY Friday - Halloween Dance in the Afternoon - Wear your Costume   School Spirit Week – Give me a “T” and That Spells SPIRIT! Promoting school spirit can be a most rewarding experience...

Grade 6 & 7 French Immersion Celebration

October 18, 2016
  You are cordially invited to the grade 6 & 7 French Immersion six-week celebration:   Wednesday, October 19 th 2016
at 7:00 pm
in the Munroe School Gym
Le mercredi 19 octobre, 2016
à 19h00 au gymnase
à l'École Munroe

Amazing Corn "Cancelled"

October 17, 2016
  The Grade 6 and 7 Field Trip to Amazing Corn on October 18th has been cancelled due to extrememly wet grounds. We will be rescheduling another Field Trip for the Grade 6 and 7 students in the near future. School will be as usual for Tuesday. Thank-you in advance for...

POSTPONED RE: RETSD MY X-Country at Birds Hill Park

October 04, 2016
​ Due to the forecast of weather for tomorrow the RETSD MY X-Country meet is cancelled. We will use our alternate date of October 12 Postponed from Oct 4th to rain date of Oct 12th

October is Cyber Security Month

September 30, 2016
​ October is Cyber Security Awareness Month.   Get Cyber Safe is Canada's national public awareness campaign created to educate Canadians about Internet security. Hackers are constantly alert for vulnerabilities in computer systems, making cyber security essential. Unsafe computer practices can result in the theft of your personal information,...

Open Gym NIght

September 23, 2016
  When: Every Wednesday 6pm - 8pm Where: Lord Selkirk School 170 Poplar A ve Youth age 12-17 All youth Welcome For more information read the attachment: basketball poster 2016.pdf

New Volleyball Format: Triple Ball

September 19, 2016
​ We are pleased to announce the initiation of Triple Ball Volleyball format for play in grade six (Four on Four Triple Ball) and grade seven (six on six Triple Ball). Our grade 8 volleyball format will remain with current game adaptations. Please see attached letter for more information. RETSD...
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September 16, 2016
  The Munroe Junior High School Staff would like to thank all the students, parents, family and community members for attending our 'Meet the Teacher' evening on September 15th. We appreciate your committemnt to your child and the students of Munroe Junior HIgh School. We look forward to working with all...
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Munroe School Store

September 13, 2016
  Munroe Junior High School has a school store that at the beginning of lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday students will be ablle to purchase the following food items. Mars food list.pdf

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...
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Meet the Teacher: SEPTEMBER 15TH

September 01, 2016
​   On Thursday, September 15th please join us at 4:30 pm at Munroe Junior High School to have an opportunity to meet our teachers as well as share in a slice of pizza. We look forward to meeting you and working together to help your child have a happy and successful...
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School Resumes for Students on September 7th

September 01, 2016
  Welcome back to all returning Munroe Junior High School students. We would also like to welcome all new students to our school. On September 7th we will have a staggered start to the school. Grade 6 - 8:35 am Grade 7 - 9:30 am Grade 8 - 12:20 pm We...

Badminton Tournament

May 06, 2016
​ Congratulations to Erik W, and Carlie H, for winning both the male and female singles badminton titles.
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MB 5 Pin Bowling Tournament

May 05, 2016
Congratulations to our Munroe Bowling Team who finished 2nd in the Provincial Junior High Bowling Tournament.  Congratulations to Bennett S, Chantal T, Kevin R, and Coby M, on a great performance.  A special congratulations to Coby for being the top male bowler at the tournament.  See the link below .

Farm to School

September 24, 2015
    Our school-wide fundraising campaign Farm to School runs until October 8th, 2015.  Orders will be ready for pick up on Wednesday October 21st, between 3:00 and 5:00 pm Farm to School.pdf

Grade 9 Farewell

May 25, 2015
​The Munroe Jr High Grade Nine Farewell even will take place on Monday June 29th, 2015.  The Farewell Ceremony will take place at the Holy Eucharist Parish Hall at 4:30 - 5:30 pm followed by a dinner and dance.   For Permission Forms click the following Farewell dinner dance Letter 2015.docx
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Solar Oven Project

April 13, 2015
​     Grade 7 Solar Oven Project: students designed and built solar ovens and tested them by cooking either hot dogs, s'mores or cheese toast using energy from the sun!

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