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German Exchange

March 22, 2019
All students arrived and were warmly greeted by their Hamburg friends and families. This will be their home for the next couple of months. Enjoy your stay in Hamburg!​
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Parent Intervention Program

March 20, 2019


Bulletin - March 18 - 22

March 18, 2019
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2019 Powwow

March 18, 2019

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Register for Empowerment Project

March 14, 2019
​ RETSD students are welcome to join us for our next Empowerment Project—called Communication & Healthy Relationships—on Thursday, April 11, 2019 , from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School.
This event is open to all RETSD students from Grades 6–12. It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day that will include...
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Track and Field News

March 14, 2019
Results from the High School Series Track and Field Championships that were held on Wednesday, March 13. WELL DONE REC!! Junior Varsity 60 m hurdles - 1ST PLACE - Adam Andres Varsity 1500m - 2ND PLACE - Angela Kroeker and Calvin Reimer 400 m - 3RD PLACE - Maleek Ali 4...

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.

Congratulations to Josip Zorica

March 13, 2019
​ Josip is currently  playing soccer for HNK Gorica (2018-Present) DIV 1 Croatia. At age 13 Josip was 1 of 7 kids chosen to play at the National Development Centre in Winnipeg and was subsequently placed into a different school away from all of his friends. He travelled back and forth to...

Basketball All-Stars

March 13, 2019
​ Congratulations to the following basketball players who were selected as league All-Stars: Kaitlynn Anderson
Morag de Koning
Trevon Julian
Spencer Okhmatovski
Daria Pokrant The KPAC allstars will be taking on the WPG 1 All-Stars on Wednesday, March 20th at Churchill High School.
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The 45th Annual Manitoba German Language Contest 2019

March 12, 2019
​ Congratulations to all REC participants and winners in this year's Manitoba German Language Contest, 2019! Intermediate A: Yvonne Ludwig (3rd Place), Jonas Huebert (1st Place) Senior A: Kaitlyn Klassen (3rd Place), Kara LeBlanc (2nd Place), Sergiy Myastkivskyy (1st Place) - winning a 4-week, all-around trip to Germany!  Well done REC German Language students!...
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QR Codes - GRADE 12 Students

March 12, 2019
Please open the attached PDF and scan the QR codes to complete the Graduation exit interview questions, the scholarship application form and Commencement quotes. ​ QR Codes Exit, Scholarship and Commencement Quotes.pdf
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Congratulations - Anja Krueger

March 11, 2019
Anja Krueger has just qualified to complete in the Canadian Trials which will take place in Toronto from April 1 - 8. This is the most important Canadian swim meet this year, it is where swimmers qualify for the 2019 Pam Am Games and World Championships. In an Olympic year this is...
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Special Presentation - March 14

March 11, 2019
​REC will be hosting  the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, MP MaryAnn Mihychuk and 10 leaders from local Mennonite churches and refugee sponsorship groups this Thursday from 1:15 - 2:15 pm. They will be handing out certificates of recognition to a few prominent youth followed by...

Bulletin - March 11 - 14

March 11, 2019


March 11, 2019
The girls began their Provincial playoffs on Friday going in as the 10 th ranked team in the tournament. They played an incredible game on Friday, upsetting the 7 th ranked Vincent Massey Winnipeg 73-48. Congratulations to Alyssa Porco who scored 20 points,
Morag de Koning who had 15 points, Lena...
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Register for a Spring EDVenture!

March 05, 2019
The warmer weather is on its way! Celebrate spring and get rid of the winter blahs by signing 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...

Bulletin - March 4 - 8, 2019

March 04, 2019
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Grad Ring Sales - March 6, 2019

March 04, 2019
​ Grade 12 is a time to celebrate your time at River East Collegiate. Whether you're the proud parent or the accomplished senior, Jostens has all you need to commemorate high school achievements and memories. Check out our Graduation rings and jewelry at Jostens will be here to...

Congratulations Alexa Wieczorkiewicz

March 01, 2019
Alexa Wieczorkiewicz has committed to the Wesmen women's volleyball team for the 2019-2020 season. Click here to read the announcement. Way to go!!

Important Letter for Parents

February 28, 2019
​ Please read the attached information letter regarding the "Momo Challenge". This letter has also been sent to families via email. If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact the school.  

Manitoba Ringette Scholarships and Bursaries

February 28, 2019
​ RINGETTE MANITOBA IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING: - Ringette Manitoba Scholarship - Ringette Manitoba Bursary Scholarship is open to all players in their final year of high school applying full time to a post-secondary institution. Bursary is open to players who are active as third year U19 player...

Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership

February 28, 2019
The Mayor's Scholarship awards five, $1,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding dedication to solving a community problem or making their community a better place to live. It rewards the achievements of Winnipeg's future leaders and supports them on the path towards their educational and career goals.  Please...

Bulletin - Feb 27 - March 1

February 27, 2019

Registration Day - 2019-2020

February 27, 2019
​Registration Day for the upcoming school year will take place Thursday, March 7.  You must book an appointment online with your student's Teacher Advisor.  Please see attached for further instructions and information on how to book the appointment.
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REC Presents - Clueless

February 20, 2019
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Upcoming TA dates

February 19, 2019
Please note: Registration for current grade 9-11 students for the 2019 - 2020 school year will be taking place on February 27 and March 7​. You will need to book your registration appointment time for MARCH 7 online starting February 27. Students will be given course selection sheets to bring home...
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2019 REC Choir Promo

February 12, 2019
  Every voice matters, come share yours - join Choir! Receive school credit while making lifelong friends in a caring community. Click here to view: CHOIR PROMO VIDEO
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Vocalease and Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

February 08, 2019
Congratulations to REC Vocalease students who will sing with the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra this Sunday afternoon to a sold out crowd! Happy singing!

REC Music Production

February 06, 2019
Please click on the link  provided to see a video highlighting the new Music Production program at River East Collegiate. ​ MUSIC PRODUCTION

REC Music Therapy Program - Good Vibrations

February 05, 2019
Music Therapy at River East Collegiate provides students in our Independent Skills program the opportunity to take part the school community. The progam at REC has recently recieved $1,800.00 in donations for musical equipment.

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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Safe Work Manitoba Contest

February 05, 2019
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The Manitoba Bar Association - Law Day - April 14, 2019

February 05, 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2109
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Winnipeg Law Courts, 408 York Avenue The Manitoba Bar Association will be holding an Open House for Law Day on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Winnipeg Law Courts Complex, 408 York Avenue from Noon – 3:30pm. ...
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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...

Post-Secondary Open Houses

February 04, 2019
​ Red River Open House - Tuesday, February 19 University of Winnipeg Open House - Wednesday, February 20 University of Manitoba Open House - Thursday, February 21 Grade 12 students can pick up permission forms from the guidance area. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15.

Bulletin - Feb 4 - 8, 2019

February 04, 2019

REC Jazz Orchestra

January 31, 2019
RECJO Jazz Orchestra recordings​ Click on the above link to listen to some recently completed recordings by the REC Jazz Orchestra. Thank you to Mr. Chalmers for his recording and mixing skills.
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An Important Letter for Parents

January 28, 2019

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Grad Wear 2019

January 25, 2019
LAST CHACE TO PURCHASE GRAD WEAR.... FEBRUARY 14 AND 15 during the noon hour in the front foyer by the office. Order form attached.

REC Student Competes at Taekwondo National Championships

January 25, 2019
Congratulations to Peyton Crerar who finished in 5th place (45 kg black belt class) at the 2019 Canadian National ​Taekwondo Championships that were held in Quebec City from January 10 - 12, 2019. The best taekwondo athletes from across Canada competed at this event; over 800 athletes, coaches, and officials. Taekwondo was introduced as an official...

REC Open House

January 23, 2019
  REC Open House Wednesday, February 20, 2019
RIVER EAST COLLEGIATE THEATRE 7:00 pm - General Information Session 8:00 pm - Advanced Placement Information Session    

Bulletin - January 21 - 25, 2018

January 21, 2019
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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...

2019 Explore Program

January 15, 2019
​Explore is an intensive language course offered in the spring and summer months for students who would like to learn more or improve their French language skills. If you are interested please see Ms. Derwin or go to for further information. In addition to the Explore Program for 16 year...

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...

Bulletin - January 15 - 18, 2019

January 14, 2019

Middle & Senior Years Info Nights

January 11, 2019

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Page Program Opportunity

January 09, 2019
​  Please speak with a cousellor if you are interested in participating in the Page Program. PLEASE NOTE: DEADLINE IS MARCH 8, 2019.

Bulletin - January 8 - 11, 2019

January 08, 2019
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December Torch now online

December 21, 2018
​ The December issue of the board of trustees' newsletter, The Torch , will hit RETSD-area mailboxes next week. It's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.  
Or click here: The Torch—December 2018


Cold Weather Guidelines

December 20, 2018


Well Done KODIAKS!!

December 20, 2018
Thank you Staff and Students ! This year we have delivered 18  hampers to our families. It has been amazing to see everyone contribute and create these hampers. We have been able to collect food items, fresh, frozen and canned. We have received gifts for the children, gift cards for older...

2018 Nissan All-Canadian TITAN Team - Sam Hezekiah

December 17, 2018
​Congratulations to Sam on being selected to participte in an unforgettable weekend at the 106th Grey Cup in Edmonton. Sam played on the Kodiak varsity football team this year.      
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Star Blanket

December 17, 2018
​Chasity Swan spent many hours and worked very hard to complete this quilted star blanket in traditional colours. Congratulations on a job WELL DONE!
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Grade 11 Human Ecology Students

December 12, 2018
This year students at River East Collegiate in grade 11 Human Ecology class decided to put their sewing skills to use and make children's pajama's as a final project.  The PJ's are going to be donated to the United Way. These colourful sets in flannel will help children stay warm in...
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Canada Winter Games

December 12, 2018
CONGRATULATIONS TO JORDYN CRERAR Over the past weekend, Jordyn Crerar competed in a gymnastics competition for team selection that will represent Manitoba at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Only 6 girls make the gymnastics team! Jordyn is the youngest member of the gymnastics team at 14, comprised of girls 19 and...
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December 11, 2018
​2019 Grad Photo Retakes will be taking place from Monday, April 1st until Thursday, April 4th.  The photo sessions will be in the library. Appointments must be booked online using Life Touch's scheduler: 
Session fee of $25.00 is required at the time of your appointment.
Further details are on the attached document. Grad Photo...

Winter 2019! RETSD Ed Ventures Continuing Education

December 10, 2018
Please go to: EdVentures to view the program booklet. ​
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Congratulations to Will Angus

December 07, 2018
Will Angus has been invited to the Bantam Combine Lacrosse Camp this weekend in Saskatoon. Will was 1 of 4 Manitoba athletics selected to participate in this camp. Will and his family also have an opportunity to attend an NLL game - Saskatchewan Rush Home Opener! Congratulations Will.
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Volunteer Opportunity - Festival du Voyageur 2019

December 07, 2018
Festival du Voyageur runs from February 15th to the 24th. Please see information package attached. Festival du Voyageur Volunteer Information Package.pdf If you think this is something that you would like to do please contact Mr. Anderson in the guidance office or contact our divisional Community Programming Coordinator - Karina Walker...

Bulletin - December 5 - 7, 2018

December 05, 2018

RETSD a Vape-Free Zone

December 04, 2018
​ RETSD schools and properties are now both vape-free and smoke-free zones. This means there is no smoking/vaping permitted in schools or on school division property.  Students are also prohibited from having vaporizers or vaping-related products on all school division properties or at school-related activities or events. 
For more information, please...

Hockey Fights Cancer

December 03, 2018
One of our students was honoured at last Thursday's Jets game.  Please see attached video. Hockey Fights Cancer

Time for Some wWinter EDVentures!

November 30, 2018
​ The chilly weather is upon us, making us want to spend more time indoors keeping toasty warm. Make the most of your indoor time by signing up for a class with RETSD EDVentures!
You can get or keep fit, learn a language, explore mobile technology, learn to roll your own sushi,...

Bulletin - November 26 - 30

November 28, 2018
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Duke of Edinburgh Awards

November 26, 2018
The Honourable Janice C. Filmon, C.M., O.M. Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba hosted the Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Certificate and Pin Ceremony and Reception at Government House on November 15. The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award empowers young people to give back to their communities, explore their interests and passions, commit to their...
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Deck the Halls in RETSD

November 22, 2018
It's that special time of year again! If you have plans to attend one of the many Christmas or winter concerts at our schools, we've put together a handy list, so you can see when and where they're taking place. 
Please note that this list is subject to change—be certain to...

Bulletin - November 21-23, 2018

November 21, 2018
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Register for ‘Pay It Forward’

November 20, 2018
​ RETSD students from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us for our next Empowerment Project—called Pay It Forward—on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 , from 6–8 p.m. at Bernie Wolfe Community School.
It's a FREE, fun-filled, and interactive day where students are invited to participate in a group activity to give...
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Wesmen Women's Soccer

November 19, 2018
Congratulations to Emma Friesen who recently signed her letter of intent to play for the Wesmen Women's soccer team at the University of Winnipeg in 2019!​

Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences

November 14, 2018
​Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place on Wednesday, November 21st.  Appointments must be booked online using the Conference Manager site: More information and instructions on booking your appointment can be found on the attachment. SPTC letter November 2018.pdf

Bulletin - November 14 - 16, 2018

November 13, 2018

Remembrance Day

November 12, 2018
Thank you Matthew and Lena for representing River East Collegiate at Remembrance Day service at the Royal Canadian Legion 215 Branch on Sunday, November 11.            
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Kodiak Football Champs!

November 12, 2018
Congratulations to the Kodiak varsity football team who ​captured the CTV Bowl High School Football Championship on Friday, November 9 by defeating the Kelvin Clippers. WAY TO GO KODIAKS!                      
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November 08, 2018
​ Come on out to IG Field on Friday, November 9 at 5:00 pm to cheer on our Kodiaks. The team is looking for their first Conference FINAL VICTORY in 21 years! Get out your winter parkas, scarfs, mitts and boots and head over to IGF - you won't be disappointed! GO...
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*NEW - Community Bulletin Board*

November 06, 2018
  Please check out the new RETSD Community Bulletin Board . This can be found on the RETSD website under "Community" with a link on your school site under "Parents & Community".    

Bulletin - November 5 - 9

November 05, 2018
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Cross Country

October 22, 2018
Congratulations to the REC Cross Country teams: Calvin Reimer  individual 2nd place MHSAA provincials Junior Varsity Boys team 2nd place MHSAA Provincials,KPAC champions Junior Varsity Girls Team 3rd place MHSAA Provincials, KPAC finalist Varsity Girls Team 3rd place MHSAA Provincials, KPAC Champions!!
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Marlene Stephen Memorial Leadership Award

October 22, 2018
C ongratulations to Miona Milovanovic, who has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Manitoba Band Association Marlene Stephen Memorial Leadership Award. The criteria for this award includes: (1) strong leadership skills, (2) contributes to the overall culture of the band program in the school and greater community, (3) strong organizational...
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Bulletin - October 23 - 26

October 19, 2018
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Take Our Kids to Work - November 14

October 19, 2018
Take Our Kids to Work day is on November 14 th , and all Grade 9 students in the River East Transcona School Division will be participating.  Please ensure your permission click form is sent in with all fields completed.  The information you provide is very important and needs to be...
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Register for ‘It’s Cool to Be Kind’

October 18, 2018

RETSD students from Grades 6–12 are welcome to join us for our first Empowerment Project of the year—called It's Cool to Be Kind—on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 , 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—all...


October 16, 2018
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Jostens Class Ring Sales

October 11, 2018
Mr. Rob Ferrand from Jostens will be at River East Collegiate on Thursday, October 18 during the noon hour. Come check out and try on a variety of class rings, tags, lockets, bracelets. Click on Jostens catalogue​ for more information. Also if you order your class ring you will get a...


October 11, 2018
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Cannabis Act information

October 03, 2018


2018 Yearbooks have arrived

October 03, 2018
​ 2017-2018 Yearbooks are available in the office. Hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Grads from June 2018 please come by to pick up your yearbook.

Bulletin - October 1 - 4, 2018

October 01, 2018

Bulletin - September 24 - September 28, 2018

September 24, 2018

Taking Pictures?

September 21, 2018
​ You may see this poster, with its friendly reminder, up at RETSD schools at some point.  If you're visiting RETSD schools or alternate locations to see your children or grandchildren perform along with other students, this is just something to keep in mind in this age of ever-present cameras.
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Come on out and support our Kodiaks!

September 20, 2018

Volunteer Opportunity

September 19, 2018
Tyne Mills, Recreation Programmer with the RM of East St. Paul is looking for volunteers to help out with a number of recreation events, specifically the Halloween event on October 20. If you are interested ​please contact Tyne Mills at (office) - 204-668-8112 or (fax) 204-668-1987. Website:
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Jostens Grad Rings

September 19, 2018
​A representative from Jostens will be at River East Colleigate on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 during the noon hour (11:51 - 12:51). A display booth will be set up in the front foyer of the school.
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Grad Wear 2019

September 19, 2018
​ Grad wear will be for sale next Thursday Sept 27 th and Friday Sept 28 th at lunch in front of the office You must buy grad wear on those days. We will have another sale in second semester. Cash, debit or credit will be accepted and payment must be...

RETSD / WSO Concert

September 18, 2018

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International Student Field Trip

September 18, 2018
  The International Students of River East Collegiate travelled on their first yellow school bus to Assiniboine Park on a sunny autumn day September 14. They explored the Pooh Gallery at the Pavilion and were tasked to find the statue of Winnie and Harry Colebourn at the Nature Playground outside. At...

Bulletin - September 17 - 21, 2018

September 17, 2018

Grade 9 Vision Screening form

September 12, 2018
Grade 9 families were emailed a copy of the Vision Screening from on Tuesday, September 11. The form is attached here. These forms need to be returned to the student's English teacher no later than FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018.   Parent Consent Form Sept. 10 2018 Vision.pdf  

Election 2018

September 12, 2018

Election day for Manitoba is Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. If you'd like to learn more about becoming a candidate for the RETSD board of trustees, or if you're looking for voting information, please see the links below:
Information for School Trustee Candidates City of Winnipeg Election 2018...

Bulletin - September 6-7, 2018

September 06, 2018

Lifetouch Photos

September 04, 2018
​Reminder that school photos will be taken on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7. Order forms will be distributed to students on Wednesday, September 5. SMILE!!

Driver Education

September 04, 2018
Driver Education course begins on September 11, 2018. Classes are Tuesday 3:30 - 5:30 pm; Thursday 3:30 - 5:30 pm in room 102. The parent night is on September 18, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm​


August 29, 2018
Student parking passes will be distributed through a lottery this year , to ensure all students have a fair opportunity to purchase a parking pass. Teacher Advisors will have details during TA on the first day of school, and a meeting for those interested in a parking pass will take place...
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2018/19 timetable changes

June 27, 2018
Timetable changes will take place on August 28th, 29th, and 30th. Appointments must be booked online using the Conference Manager website beginning on August 20th.  Instructions can be found on the attachment.
Changes to students' 2018/19 timetables will be considered for students who meet the following criteria: 1.) Insufficient credits for graduation....