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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 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. 2.) Needs arising due...

Transcript requests

June 25, 2018
​ Over the summer, while schools are closed, transcript requests can be sent to the RETSD Administration Offices at 589 Roch St. (Phone: 204.667.7130; Fax: 204.661.5618)  
Official Transcript Request


Fee-for-service busing

June 22, 2018
Applications for fee-for-service busing must be submitted by June 30. Any applications received after June 30 will be reviewed on an individual basis. An application can be found here: Fee-For-Service Busing Application

June Torch now online

June 22, 2018
​ The June issue of our board of trustees newsletter, The Torch , is in the process of hitting RETSD-area mailboxes. If you missed it or you'd like another look, it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.  Or click here: The Torch—June 2018

Province of Manitoba News Release - Youth Summer Jobs

June 18, 2018
Province Helps Youth Find Summer Jobs, Learn Skills Through Manitoba Youth Job Centres - Province of Manitoba News Release The Manitoba government is encouraging students and youth to gain employment skills and experience this summer at one of 38 Manitoba Youth Job Centres (MYJC) in communities throughout the...

Provincial Track and Field Meet

June 07, 2018
Congratulations to Adam Andres who placed 1st at the Provincial Track and Field meet. Adam is currently the #1 grade 9 hurdler in Manitoba!! WAY TO GO!! ​

Dragon Boat team

June 05, 2018
Congratulations to the Kodiaks Dragon Boat team for their excellent efforts in the Manitoba High School Dragon Boat Challenge on Sunday, June 3rd.  The team raised a total of $820 for The Dream Factory, which qualified them as a top fundraising team. The Kodiaks finished 2nd in the fundraising final race....

Girls Soccer - Provincial Bronze Medal Champions

June 05, 2018
C ONGRATULATIONS to the girls soccer team on winning the PROVINCIAL BRONZE MEDAL this past weekend. Special congratulations to Taryn Warnock and Claudia Melo who were chosen for the PROVINCIAL ALL-STAR TEAM. Way to go KODIAKS!!​

Tyler Bieber Memorial Scholarship

June 01, 2018
​For further information please go to: Tyler Bieber Memorial Scholarship    

Commencement Information

May 29, 2018
​Please see attached information regarding Commencment 2018.


May 29, 2018

Computer Programming Competition

May 28, 2018
​ River East Collegiate teams place first and third at the 2018 University of Manitoba computer programming competition. Thirty-five teams from 16 different schools battled for 3 hours on May 25 th to solve 6 problems in three hours. REC's winning team managed to solve all 6 problems to give River...

REC - KPAC Champs!!

May 24, 2018
Congratulations to the girls soccer team who won the KPAC CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, May 23. The girls beat West Kildonan after 13...Yes...13 rounds of penalty kicks! Fantastic job girls! GO KODIAKS.

MHSAA Athlete of the Week

May 23, 2018
Athlete of the Week Congratulations to Taryn Warnock who was selected as the MHSAA Athlete of the Week. What a great accomplishment Taryn!!!


May 17, 2018
Good luck to both our Boys and Girls soccer teams who will be playing in the KPAC Finals next week. The boys will be playing Garden City on Tuesday, May 22 at 4:30. The girls will be playing West Kildonan on Wednesday, May 23 at 4:30. Both games are at the...

Search for Pooh

May 15, 2018
    On May 9,  International Students from Ms Stepaniuk's EAL class went on an excursion to discover the True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear, Winnie the Pooh. As part of their research for their projects, the students travelled to Assiniboine Park to find the commemorative statue of Harry...

KASP (Kodiak Aeronautics Space Photography)

May 11, 2018
The KASP ( K odiak  A eronautics  S pace  P hotography) group at River East Collegiate is proud and excited to announce that April 27 th  2018 marked the second successful launch and recovery of our  H igh  A ltitude  B alloon (HAB) project. We assembled and launched from the field...

REC wins the Canadian Cyber Defense Challenge

May 03, 2018
​ On May 1, River East Collegiate won the 2018 Canadian Cyber Defense Challenge against 20 other Canadian high school teams and 4 university teams. Each team is made up of 4 – 5 students who spent the day combatting cyber attacks against a fictitious company. In addition to showing off...

InformNet Summer School Information 2018

May 03, 2018
The online summer school program is open to all students in Manitoba who have not successfully completed a particular course(s) during the regular academci year or wish to improve thier passing grade. InformNet students will have access to 45 hours of instructional material from July 3 - July 30. Course fee...

Bulletin - May 1 - 4, 2018

May 01, 2018

Mental Health Awareness at REC

April 27, 2018
Did you know that REC has a mental health awareness group called Jack.Org? Did you know that next week is Mental Health Awareness week – a week to increase education about mental illness, spread awareness about mental health and create dialogue aimed at ending the stigma around talking about our problems...

Bulletin - April 23 - 27, 2018

April 20, 2018

RETSD Official Transcript - NEW PROCESS - Former students

April 19, 2018
RETSD has implemented a new process for requesting official transcripts for former students. Please go to the Documents and Forms section on the main page of our website and click on Transcripts, complete the form and email back to us. Here is the link:​ Official Transcript Request Form  

3rd Quarter Report Cards have been posted to the Portal

April 18, 2018
​ Q3 Report Cards were posted to the Portal this morning (Wednesday, April 18th) .  They can be viewed by selecting the "Student Portfolio" tile, and selecting the PDF called 1718 Q3 Report Card.

RETSD Transportation - Fee for Service

April 16, 2018
This is a reminder to parents/students that require Fee-for-Service bussing that you must submit an application form to the Transportation Dept. each school year.  See below is a link to the 2018/19 Fee-For-Service application:—Fee-for-Service%20-%20Form%20B.pdf  

Bulletin - April 16 - 19

April 16, 2018

Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences are this Thursday

April 11, 2018
Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences will be taking place Thursday, April 19th from 3:00-4:30pm and 5:30-8:30pm.  You must book your appointment using our online booking system: If you need detailed instructions on how to book your appointment, please read the attachement. The online booking system is now open.

Bulletin - April 9-13, 2018

April 11, 2018

Grade 9 German Bilingual visit Canadian Museum for Human Rights

April 06, 2018
  Our grade 9 German bilingual students visited the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on April 3rd as a celebration of their Sprachdiplom completion.  They learned about Canada's human rights journeys and how Canadians continue to be involved in the fight for universal human rights at home and around the world today....

Summer school 2018 registration

April 05, 2018

River East Transcona will once again offer a summer school program administered by Adult and Continuing Education.
Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should register early to improve their chance of getting a preferred course or time slot.  The deadline for summer school registration is...

Bulletin - April 3-6, 2018

April 03, 2018

Host an international student!

March 29, 2018

Board debuts animated video about 'What It Means to Be a Trustee'

March 23, 2018

Curious about what a trustee is and what their job entails? We now have an animated video that gets to the heart of it! On March 15, the RETSD board of trustees debuted this new video — "What It Means to Be a Trustee" — at the Manitoba School...

REC German Exchange Students On Their Way!

March 23, 2018
Since 1979 Manitoba and the state of Hamburg have participated in an exchange program for high school students. This past fall, River East Collegiate hosted 9 students from Germany and today we sent our students off on their own adventure. 9 Students from the REC German Bilingual Program will be rejoin...

Bulletin - March 20 - 23

March 19, 2018

Join the REC Dragon Boat Team

March 19, 2018
Are you interested in trying dragon boat racing? The annual high school dragon boat races will take place on SUNDAY, JUNE 3 with practices to take place in May. If you would like more information follow the links below and see Ms. Laxdal in room 209 for permission form information.  HERE IS THE LINK...

2018 Manitoba Games

March 14, 2018
Congratulations to Kaitlyn Steinberger who represented the East Region at the 2018 Manitoba Games in Thompson, MB on March 4-7. Katilyn's placement was as follows in the Pre-Provincial 13-17 Category: 1st Bars Well done Kaitlyn!​

REC celebrates Pi day

March 14, 2018
​ Every March 14th, mathematicians celebrate a special day . Yes it is Pi Day (3.14 or 3/14 for March 14 - get it?).River East Collegiate celebrated Pi Day with grade 9 classes doing special activities in class. At lunch, we all celebrated eating Apple Pie (donated from Safeway and Sobeys)....

Bulletin - March 12 - 15, 2018

March 13, 2018

Trustees pass 2018–19 budget

March 08, 2018
​ The board of trustees meets and exceeds government directive in 2018–19 budget. Please see our 2018–19 Budget Media Release for details.

Grad Photo Retakes - Online booking now open

March 07, 2018
​ 2018 Grad Photos RETAKES will take place April 2 - April 5. Grad Photo appointments will be scheduled online with LifeTouch by going to .  You can book your appointments any time. Please read the memo from Lifetouch Canada or stop by the office to pick up...

Bulletin - March 6 - March 9

March 06, 2018

Manitoba German Language Contest

March 01, 2018
Congratulations to the students who attended the Manitoba German Language Contest February 26th. Held annually for the past 44 years, the contest is open to all German language programs in the province. The contest tests students listening and reading comprehension, written work and speaking skills. Winners of the Intermediate A Category:
1 st –...

ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT for Thursday, March 8 -Registration Day

February 28, 2018
THURSDAY, MARCH 8 is Registration Day at River East Collegiate. Each student needs an appointment booked with their Teacher Advisor to select courses for the 2018-19 school year. Grade 12 students will finalize graduation details and participate in exit interviews on this day to share feedback and reflections on their high...

Ron Meyers Memorial Scholarship

February 26, 2018
Please read the attached brochure.  Go to this link for application information: Ron Meyers Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts​ Application deadline: 4:30 p.m. the second Friday in May

Manitoba Gymnastics Association

February 26, 2018
Congratulations to Kaitlyn Steinberger who wil be representing the East Region at the 2018 Manitoba Games in Thompson, MB from March 4-7. Kaitlyn has trained diligently to be able to represent Team East at this prestigious event. We are extremely proud of this accomplishment and we wish Kaitlyn the best of...

WPS take on REC VGBB

February 23, 2018
A huge thanks to the Winnipeg Police Service for coming to the school today to take on the varsity girls basketball team. The game went right down to the last shot with the WPS winning 63-60.   It was great to see our WPS making connections in our community and in...

Mayor's Scholarship

February 14, 2018
​ 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.Deadline...

REC Open House and Advanced Placement Evening

February 12, 2018
Please join us on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 for our Open House. 7:00 p.m. General meeting in the theatre
7:20 - 9:00 p.m. - tours of the school At 8:00 p.m. there will be an Advanced Placement information session the theatre for new students as well as our current grade 9 Honour...

Open House Technology Fair - Red River College

February 07, 2018
​ February 20, 2018 at RRC - The Roblin Centre. Please click  Tech Fair Poster.pdf for more information.

2018-2019 Registration Information

February 07, 2018
The 2018-2019 Course Handbook and Grade specific registration forms can be found under Documents and Forms  > Registration at the bottom left hand side of this page.

Bulletin - Feb 5 - 9, 2018

February 05, 2018

LAST CHANCE!!! Grad Wear

January 31, 2018
Grad wear orders - Monday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 13 in front foyer by the office during the noon hour. Money and orders will only be taken on these two days. Availability to try items on as well. CASH, CHEQUE, DEBIT or CREDIT will be accepted. Delivery will be the...

Young Winnipeg athletes - Alyssa Porco

January 29, 2018
​ Please click the link below to read the article on REC student Alyssa Porco - 14-year-old basketball phenom. Free Press - Alyssa Porco

Manitoba Page Program

January 26, 2018
​ The program is designed to allow grade 11 and 12 high school students who are 16 years of age and older who are developing an interest in the legislative process or in public affairs and who like to see first hand how public policy is decided by the legislature. For...

Overdue Book Fines

January 23, 2018

Study and Test Taking Tips for Students

January 16, 2018
​ Please take time to review these two documents with your child in preparation for the upcoming school exams. Study Smart - January 2018.pdf test taking tips2.pdf

Bulletin - January 15 - 19, 2018

January 15, 2018

Grad Parent Meeting

January 08, 2018

Bulletin - January 8 - 12, 2017

January 08, 2018


December 22, 2017
The REC Chamber Choir has been gifting Carol-a-grams to people.  It has been a beautiful and inspiring experience. "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart" - Helen Keller Helen Keller's words rang so true to...

Congratulations to Hudson Wall

December 22, 2017
​ Congratulations to Hudson Wall who has officially signed to play volleyball at the Univeristy of Winnipeg next year. This article also talk about a few of our former Wesmen athletes who are now staff here at REC.

Lip Sync Highlights

December 22, 2017
To view highlights from the Third Annual REC Choir Christmas Lip Sync Competltion click here: ​

Grade Wars - Donation

December 20, 2017
We had the great opportunity of receiving a tour of, and learning more about RaY (Resource Assistance for Youth). As part of our Grade Wars competition, Morag and Lena presented RaY with a $385.00 donation on behalf of REC from the money raised during our week of Grade Wars competitions. AWESOME...

Annual report now online

December 19, 2017
​ Our 2016–17 Annual Report to the Community is now online. See some familiar faces and read about a few the great things that have happened in our schools relating to the division's priorities.  2016–17 Annual Report to the Community

Bulletin - December 13 - 15, 2017

December 12, 2017

Hour of Code

December 08, 2017
Some students in grade 9 participated in the Hour of Code. Students created their own music beats, Snapchat filters, and Wonder Woman movie scenes to name of few projects.

2018 Grad Photos

December 08, 2017
  ​2018 Grad Photos will be taking place Monday, January 8th, 2018 to Wednesday, January 17th, 2018. Grad Photo appointments will be scheduled online with LifeTouch by going to .  You can book your appointments any time. Please see the attached document for information on booking your Grad Photo appointment. Grad...

Manitoba-Hamburg Exchange 2018-2019

December 07, 2017
​ Deadline for the Manitoba-Hamburg Exchange 2018-2019 application is January 12 2018. Manitoba-Hamburg Exchange  

Provincial AAA Boys Volleyball Finalists

December 07, 2017
CONGRATULATIONS to The REC Varsity Boys Volleyball team for a great season! ​

Empowerment Project - December 2017

November 30, 2017
The RETSD Empowerment Project event, Creating Kind took place on November 24. The girls that attended brainstormed a calendar of events to promote kindness in the month of December. Empowerment Project - Kindness Advent Calendar.png The next Empowerment Project will take place on Tuesday, December 19 at Bernie Wolfe Community School...

Apprenticeship Program

November 30, 2017
Apprenticeship ​ The High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) is a program that allows students the opportunity to start an apprenticeship in the skilled trades prior to graduating. This program is perfect for students who are currently working in the skilled trades, are interested in pursuing a career in the...

2018 Explore Program

November 30, 2017
Explore is a five-week intensive language course offered in the spring and summer months for students wanting to learn or improve their French language skills and to discover its culture. Please click on the link below for further information. DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2017. 2018 Explore - 5 Week French Language.pdf​...

WHSFL Awards/Honours

November 30, 2017
​CONGRATULATIONS to Brenden Barylski for winning the Defensvie Player of the Year Award for the WHSFL Vidruk Division. In addition he also made the Vidruk All-Star team along with Jason Henderson at running back and Jess McDonald at defensive back. WAY TO GO KODIAKS!

REC Visual Art Colouring Book

November 23, 2017
​ The 2nd edition of the REC Visual Art colouring book is now available!  The book contains 40 detailed drawings, all designed and hand drawn by students from grades 9-12. Anyone is welcome to stop by the art room anytime to pick up a copy.  Books are only $5 and make...

REC Percussion Ensemble

November 22, 2017
The River East Collegiate Percussion Ensemble is comprised of nine 14-17 year old musicians in grades 9-12 at River East Collegiate in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.The ensemble performs a wide variety of repertoire encompassing many styles and eras of percussion history. They have performed at numerous local, national, and international events and...

Bulletin - November 20 - 24

November 20, 2017

OurSCHOOL Student Survey

November 14, 2017
A copy of this letter was emailed home to REC families earlier today. ​REC OurSCHOOL Survey Letter (Nov 2017).pdf

Remembrance Day

November 14, 2017
​River East Collegiate students participated at the Remembrance Day service at Eastview Community Church on November 11 for Legion 215. REC representatives: Erin Rogowsky and Braeden Miles and William Swistun a former River East Collegiate student.  

Bulletin - November 14 - 17

November 14, 2017

Student Portal - 3rd quarter report cards

November 10, 2017
Reminder to all students that you can access your report cards via the "Student Portfolio" tile in the  student portal .  Please see  Student Portal.pdf for further information.​

Remembrance Day at REC

November 10, 2017

Kindergarten Changes for 2018–19

November 09, 2017
​ River East Transcona School Division is introducing full-day every-other-day kindergarten at all 27 early year schools for the 2018–19 school year. For more information:
Kindergarten Schedule Changes ...

Bulletin November 6-10

November 08, 2017

Social Media Threats

November 06, 2017

Grad Wear 2018 Flyer

October 27, 2017
Sizing and orders will be taken on Monday, November 6 and Tuesday, November 7 at lunch in front of the office. CASH, CHEQUE or CREDIT will be accepted. Print out order form and bring to sizing. Make sure you try on size as there are NO RETURNS!!​

Young Leaders Wanted: A week in Ottawa on Parliament Hill

October 26, 2017
Spaces are limited for the 2018 Forum for Young Canadians program. This forum is Canada's premier civics education program for students aged 15-19 years old. Forum brings over 100 students per week to Ottawa for an intensive academic adventure in the world of politics and public affairs​ while meeting Senators, MPs...

Mumps Disease Prevention and Fact Sheet

October 25, 2017
Please read the attached documents from Manitoba Health, Active Living and Seniors with regards to the Mumps outbreak in Manitoba.​

House of Commons Page Program

October 24, 2017
​ Launch of the Annual Recruitment Campaign for the House of Commons Page Program is underway. Senior high school students who maintain a minimum average of 80% and can speak both official languages are invited to apply. To be eligible, students must be accepted in a full-time program at one of...

Manitoba-Quebec Exchange Program for Grade 10 and 11 Students

October 23, 2017
Please see attached documents for further information regarding this exciting program.​

2017 Yearbooks are in!

October 18, 2017
The 2017 Yearbooks are available to former students for pick up between the hours of 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

University of Manitoba - Evening of Excellence

October 16, 2017
Grade 12 students with high academic standing are encouraged to attend the U of M Evening of Excellence on Tuesday, October 24 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, second floor, UMSU Univeristy Centre - U of M, Fort Garry Campus. Parents are also welcome to attend the fair. Students will have the...

Run for the Cure

October 16, 2017
​ Congratulations to REC students and families for raising $7,780.00 for breast cancer awareness. 32 staff and student participated in the Run of the Cure that took place on October 1, 2107. REC won the Winnipeg area School Challenge Award (13th year, 5 consecutive years running) and three students raised $600.00...

Provincial Cross-Country

October 16, 2017
Congratulations to the REC JV girls for placing 3rd and REC Varsity girls for place 2nd at last week's MHSAA Provincial Cross-Country meet! WAY TO GO KODIAKS!

Bulletin - October 16 - 20

October 16, 2017

MHSAA Athlete of the Week

October 10, 2017
​ Congratulations to Hudson Wall for being awarded the Urban Athlete of the Week. Athlete of the Week

Grade 9 - Take Your Kids to Work (forms)

October 05, 2017
​Take Your Kids to Work forms were handed out to all grade 9 students. If you did not get the copies from your child please print as necessary. Students are asked to return the signed permission forms to their grade 9 English teachers.

TA Information - October 4

October 03, 2017
​ TA - 9:22 - 9:52
Wednesday, October 4
AGENDA: "What are the 9 Essential Skills..." is for Grade 9 today
" Essentials Skills Reflections...." is for Grade 10 today
"Digital Identity" is for Grade 11 and 12 today  

Bulletin - October 3 - 6, 2017

October 03, 2017

Bulletin - September 25 - 29, 2017

September 25, 2017

International Students - Assiniboine Park

September 19, 2017
Our International students travelled to Assiniboine Park on September 15. The cool weather was perfect as many of the animals including bison, artic fox and red panda were very active. The most anticipated part of their day was the "Journey to Churchill" exhibit where they stood in awe watching polar bears...

Community band for interested musicians

September 19, 2017
Matt Careless, band director at Robert Andrews School, has just struck up a community band in the RETSD area. The band had its first rehearsal on September 12 at Robert Andrews and there was a great turnout. Several teachers from our division are taking part. I If this interests you, dust...


September 18, 2017
​ Join Remind for updates about REC GRAD 2018

Bulletin - September 18-22

September 18, 2017

RETSD on Facebook & Twitter

September 14, 2017
​ Just a reminder that RETSD is on Facebook and Twitter. Social media helps us reach out to our community and share the successes of our students and staff.
So, when you get a chance, go visit us and take a peek. See you online! RETSD Facebook
RETSD Twitter

2016-2017 Community Report and School Plan

September 12, 2017
These two documents have been posted ​on our website under Documents and Forms (scroll down left hand side) under Adminstrative Reports.


September 12, 2017

Young Parents Connecting

September 12, 2017

REC Bulletin

September 07, 2017

Girl Guides of Canada

September 06, 2017
NOW REGISTERING ONLINE FOR THE 2017/2018 SEASON Units are meeting in your area on various evenings and locations. Sparks (5-6 years old)
Brownies (7-8 years old) 
Guides (9-11 years old)
Pathfinders (12-14 years old)
Rangers (15 – 17 years old)  GIRL GREATNESS STARTS HERE! For more than 100 years, Girl Guides of Canada...


August 21, 2017
You may now book a timetable change appointment for Semester 1 changes. Appointments are available Monday August 28th - Tuesday September 5th. Appointments must be booked online using .  If you are unfamiliar with our Conference Manager system, you can find instructions attached here.  SPT Conference April 2016.pdf

Volleyball Gym Times

June 27, 2017
Please check the Athletics page for gym times for some volleyball teams in late August. Please also have a look at the schedule for the volleyball tryouts during the first 2 weeks back in September. ​  

JUNE REPORT CARDS - Portal >> student portfolio

June 27, 2017
June final (Q4) report cards will be posted to the Parent Portal in the student's STUDENT PORTFOLIO tile on Friday, June 29 at 10am.  
PLEASE NOTE: Paper report cards will not be printed.  If you haven't logged on to the Parent Portal, please do so prior to June29 so that...

2017/18 grade 9 and other new families

June 27, 2017
​Welcome, new 2017/18 families! You may have recently received an email with the subject "Welcome to the River East Collegiate Parent Portal".  This email includes a user ID and system-generated password to log on to view your student's profile. The Parent Portal is an online tool that will give you access to your...

Congratulations REC Grads

June 27, 2017
Graduation A celebration ...A time for looking back on lessons learned, adventures shared, bright moments filled with special meaning. A farewell ...A time for saying goodbye to old friends, to good times you've known...a time for packing away memories, treasures for tomorrow. A beginning ...A time for looking foward, a time...


June 21, 2017
River East Collegiate staff and students would like to congratulate  Mr. I. Pawlyshyn, Mr. H. J. Rempel and Mrs. M. Supleve on their retirements. Best of luck as you start this new adventure. You will be missed! ​

REC Jazz Orchestra - Jazz Winnipeg Festival

June 21, 2017
On Thursday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cube Lounge the REC Jazz Orchestra will be performing a 45 minute set as part of the Jazz Winnipeg Festival. Please come out on join us! Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

Summer School Information

June 16, 2017
​PLEASE SEE A COUNSELLOR FOR INFORMATION. River East Transcona will once again offer a summer school program administered by Adult and Continuing Education. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should register early to improve their chance of getting a preferred course or time slot. The deadline for...


June 14, 2017
​ There will be a quick locker cleanup and LOCK COLLECTION at the end of period 5 on THURSDAY, JUNE 15.

Meet Andrew Micklefield - POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE

June 14, 2017
Meet Andrew Micklefield and guest Joseph Darcel
WHEN: June 23, 2017
WHERE: 935 McLeod Avenue
TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  
Join in with other students from different local schools. There is no cost and refreshments will be provided. Follow this link for further information:

Library books and fines

June 14, 2017
All library books and fines are due THURSDAY, JUNE 15. ​

Math exams

June 13, 2017
​ Provincial Math exams have started. Good luck to all 40S math students!

Student Parking Passes

June 13, 2017
​ Student Parking Passes must be returned to the office starting the week of June 12.  Failure to do so will result in a $10.00 fee charged to your student account . You may still use the parking lot until the end of June.

Track and Field Provincials at the University of Manitoba

June 12, 2017
REC had a great weekend at the University of Manitoba track and field provincials. Congratulations to Brayden Sul - GOLD - First Place finish for Javelin. ​  

Team MB Baseball

June 12, 2017
Congratulations to Darnell Wyke who was selected to the Team MB Baseball roster for the upcoming 2017 Canada Summer Games. Good luck Darnell!   ​

Track Results - Day 1

June 09, 2017
REC had a great first day filled with lots of personal bests, top 10 finishers and qualifiers for finals. Please click here here to be directed to the MHSAA - Milk Provincial Track and Field Championships page.   ​

Lacrosse Leauge Championships Division 2

June 08, 2017
​Congratulations goes out to the River East Lacrosse team on their Manitoba High School Field Lacrosse Division 2 Playoff win over the weekend. Their hard work, dedication and teamwork contributed to their success over the weekend. Come out to cheer them on this weekend at Optimist Park for their Provincial run...

Commencement information letter

June 07, 2017
Information regarding Commencement was shared with the graduating students at the June 7 TA meeting. Please find attached the package. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the school. Thank you.   June 2017 Commencement Mailing.pdf

Are you First Nations, Metis or Inuit? Share what Canada means to you...

June 06, 2017
​ Enter the Here's My Canada video contest. Indigenous stories and traditions are an important part of Canada's past and present. Reflect on national issues or draw on personal experiences. You could win up to $10,000.00. Please click on Here's My Canada for further information. Deadline is August 31, 2017.

2017 Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

June 06, 2017
Eligibility includes:
1. You are an Aboriginal Canadian (member of a First Nation, Metis, or Inuit)
2. You have been out of school for one year or more,
3. You returned to school and have recently completed one year of studies (between January 2016 and August 2017), and
4. You have never received this...

Outstanding efforts by the REC dragon boat team

June 06, 2017
On Sunday, June 4 th an adventurous group of grades 9-12 students participated in the Manitoba High School Dragon Boat festival. It was a very successful day. The team placed 5 th overall (B division champs), won the 2 nd place trophy for the fundraising finals and placed 3 rd overall...

Did you miss the U of M presentation on June 6?

June 06, 2017
​If you were unable to attend the university information session that was held on June 6 during the lunch hour please click University of Manitoba - Before you register for: The First Year Palnning Guide
The Academic Calendar
Online Registration Tutorials
Timetable Planning Form If you have any questions please speak to your TRIAD counsellor....

MHSAA McDonalds Leadership Award

June 05, 2017
A huge congratulations to Anna Streu who was selected as a recipient of the MHSAA McDonalds Leadership Award.   What a great honour for Anna and a very deserving recipient for one of our own Kodiaks.   A special thank you to the MHSAA and McDonalds for the financial contribution.  ...

Bulletin - June 5 - 9, 2017

June 05, 2017

JUNE REPORT CARDS WILL NOT BE PRINTED - please obtain your Parent Portal ID & password

June 01, 2017
June report cards will be posted online, on the Parent Portal at approximately 10am, June 30th  (with the exception of graduates who will receive a copy with their diploma).   Please ensure you have a Parent Portal user ID and password set up for each student attending REC so that you may access their...

Volunteer opportunity

May 31, 2017
River East Personal Care home is looking for energetic youth for some volunteer activities. Please see poster attached.

ECRC (Elmwood Community Resource Centre)

May 29, 2017
​ A programme for girls aged 14 - 21. Please see poster attached.

REC June 2017 Exam Schedule

May 26, 2017
​Attached is the June 2017 Exam & Standards Test Schedule

Canadian Gymnastics Championships

May 23, 2017
APRIL DEMEULE represented Manitoba at the Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Montreal, May 23 - 29, 2017. April place 3rd and Team Manitoba placed 4th in the All Round competition (they were only 0.06 points away from the team bronze.  Here are a few action photos of April at the competition.

Reach for the Top

May 23, 2017
The River East Collegiate Intermediate (grades 9-10) team competed at provincials on Thursday, May 18 at SJR and finished third in the province. Congratulations to the team! The future looks bright!​

Women's Soccer

May 15, 2017
Congratulations to the women's soccer team who won the CHAMPIONSHIP this past weekend in Kenora. The girls were a perfect 4-0 and didn't allow a goal against all tournament. Well done ladies!!   ​

WHSFL Senior Bowl

May 15, 2017
The WHSFL​ completes the school year celebrating the graduating players in the annual Senior Bowl. This year's team boasted two of our best; wide-reciever/kicker returner - DARNELLE WYKE and quarterback - BRYSON MCNEIL . Congratulations to these young men earning a coveted spot on a skilled all-star team.    

Bulletin - May 8 - 12, 2017

May 08, 2017

High Altitude Balloon

May 05, 2017
​We are proud to announce that for the first time in the history of the River East Transcona School Division and River East Collegiate, a group of our students built and launched a small payload into near space using a High Altitude Balloon. Once released, the balloon reached a max altitude...

Bulletin - May 1-5, 2017

May 01, 2017

Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships

April 20, 2017
Congratulations to REC student April Demeule who will be representing Manitoba at the Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Brandon, MB. April 26 - 29, 2017. April has trained very diligently to be able to represent Manitoba at this prestigious event.   ​  

Reach for the Top

April 18, 2017
River East Collegiate, after decades of absence in the Reach for the Top program placed 2nd in our region to compete in provincials on Monday, April 17. All teams at provincials were impressed with our rookie team and we placed 4th overall in the province. With another year of experience, look...

Report card and Parent Portal login letter

April 18, 2017
​Please note that login information to gain access to the Parent Portal will be attached to each student's report card. You will need this information to access the portal. Report cards will be distributed to students Wednesday, April 19 during a brief TA at 9:35 a.m. and the report cards will...

Top Goaltender Award

April 13, 2017
Congratulations to Kailee Anderson who won the TOP GOALTENDER Award for our division at the WWHSHL Awards Banquet on Wednesday, April 12. Kailee is an REC student who played in net for KEC this past season. Way to go Kailee!    

Graduation 2017 information

April 11, 2017
​Please click Grad News to be directed the the Graduation / Commencement 2017 page for information on grad breakfast, garden party, ticket sales and grad parent committees.

Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences

April 10, 2017
Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, April 20th, 2017.  There will be afternoon and evening sessions available.  Appointments must be booked online at   The booking system is now open.
For detailed instructions on how to schedule your conferences please see the attachment. SPT Conference Letter April 2017.pdf

Message from RETSD transportation

April 05, 2017
FEE-FOR-SERVICE BUS TRANSPORTATION PLEASE NOTE: If you are require Fee-for-Service transportation, the application form must be submitted to the RETSD transportation department each school year . Fee-for-ServIce 2017-2018 forms are available from the school office or click here to access the application. FORMS ARE DUE by June 9, 2017 to either...

Bulletin - April 5 - 7, 2017

April 04, 2017

Day of Pink - April 12th

April 04, 2017
On Wednesday, April 12 REC will be participating in Day of Pink , the international day against bullying and discrimination. On this day, we hope that everyone will try to wear some type of pink whether it will be a shirt or a bracelet. On this day we stand up to...

Letter to Parents

March 22, 2017

Bulletin March 20-24, 2017

March 21, 2017

Pi day activities at REC

March 14, 2017
On Tuesday, March 14 during the noon hour math teachers hosted a crib tournament and rubics cube competitions to celebrate pi day ​at REC.    

Bulletin - March 13-16

March 14, 2017

March 10 - Bulletin

March 09, 2017

REC Visual Art colouring book

March 09, 2017
​Visual Art students of River East Collegiate have proudly created an adult colouring book available for sale to all students, staff and our community. Each page of the book is uniquely designed, created and hand drawn. The book is a selection of grades 9-12 student artwork and will be for sale...

German language contest

March 07, 2017
​ Following the German language contest on Monday, Feb 27th, 2017 many of REC German bilingual students successfully participated and won the following prizes:  In the "Intermediate A Category" the following Grade 9 students secured the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and received a cash amount prize.   1 st – Sergiy Myasshiushyy (G. 9)  2 nd – Chiara...

RECMAPA fundraising concert - April 11, 2017

March 02, 2017
Sisters of the Holy Rock (with RECMAPA choir students) will be at REC Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Please see poster for further information. ​

Yes I Can Award

March 01, 2017
Congratulations to Jordan Gates on receiving the Yes I can Award that was presented February 23 at the Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children evening. Jordan earned this award for excellence in the area of school and community activities, specifically for his outstanding contributions to the REC concert band and jazz bands. Jordan is on his way to...

Encounters with Canada

March 01, 2017
Encounters with Canada~ Historica Encounters  Encounters with Canada is a one-week program held at the Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre in Ottawa. The program runs from late August to early May. The program offers 13 sub-themes ranging from Sports & Fitness to Law and everything in between. If you will be...

Mumps letter from the province

February 28, 2017
Please read attached letter regarding mumps in Manitoba. Mumps Letter - English.pdf

Fishing Club Events

February 24, 2017
Upcoming events: Sunday, March 5 - fishing at Matlock, participants will leave REC at 9:00 a.m. and return back to REC at 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 6 - fishing pros, Alex and Amanda Keszler will at REC to speak to fishing club members from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March...

REC presents "Sixteen Candles"

February 22, 2017

Grade 9 boys' basketball

February 21, 2017
​This past weekend the REC grade 9 boys' basketball team won their 2nd consolation championship so far this year. This tournament was held at J.H. Bruns and included an exciting overtime win! Way to go boys! GO KODIAKS.

Baseball at REC

February 15, 2017
If you are interested in playing on the Kodiaks baseball team and are unable to attend the meeting on Friday, please speak with Mr. Wright or Mr. Lacy.    

Grad 2017 Partnership EPH Apparel

February 14, 2017
​ We will have a suit academy on March 1st at noon in the theatre for the young men in grade 12 (students only) and then a fitting on March 13 from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. in our library where parents can also attend. Please click EPH-Fittings and EPH-Grad Sales Sheet for further...

2017/18 Registration Day and Grad 2017 Exit Interviews

February 08, 2017
​ Please see the attached letter for information regarding 2017/18 Registration Day, and Grad 2017 Exit Interviews.  Each student needs an appointment booked with their Teacher Advisor to select courses for the 2017-18 school year .
Grade 12 students will finalize graduation details and participate in exit interviews  to share feedback and...

18-yr-old students & Parents of 18-yr-old students: IMPORTANT INFO!

February 07, 2017
​ According to FIPPA (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) Regulations:
Written permission from any student who reaches the age of majority during the school year is necessary prior to the release of information on their school progress (or attendance, attitude, etc)  The FIPPA precludes schools from disclosing...

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

February 06, 2017
February 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm
February 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm   To view website click here   ...

French Students in Grades 9 and 10 - Exchange Opportunity

February 06, 2017
​ Manitoba-Québec Exchange Program The Manitoba-Québec Exchange Program is offered to students enrolled in the French Immersion Program who will be in Grade 10 or 11 next September. Students in the English Program with strong French skills can also apply. Manitoba Students are paired with Québec students for a six-month period...

Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada 2017

February 06, 2017
Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada The Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada is a three-week exchange designed for Canadians to visit the United States of America.  Conducted in the English language, the program brings together students, ages 15 to 18, and adult mentors from across Canada to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and...

Kodiak Cheer Motions Team

January 30, 2017
​ Congratulations to the Kodiak Cheer Motions Team for their performance at "Double or Nothing" Cheer competition this weekend! They placed first in their category with a routine full of energy and spunk. Eyes are set to possibly compete at MCF Provincials in May. Special thanks to the parents and fellow Kodiaks who...

REC Curling

January 30, 2017
​Congratulations to the Kodak Girls curing team. They went undefeataed in league play this year due to some outstanding shot making and game calling by the entire team. The girls are now in the KPAC playoffs with a good chance of qualifying for the Provincials. Team members : Kaitlyn Wels, Taryn...

What are you doing for Canada's 150th Anniversary in 2017?

January 23, 2017
 Please see attached Poster for furth er information.

Kodiak Classic

January 23, 2017
Congratultions to REC junior varsity girls basketball team for capturing 3rd place at our Kodiak Classic by defeating Sisler in the 3rd place final by a score of 52-50! Well done ladies!

Bulletin - Jan 16 - 20, 2017

January 16, 2017

Young Leaders Wanted: A week in Ottawa on Parliament Hill

January 13, 2017
If you are interested in the world of politics and want to make a difference you may want to consider participating in the 2017 Forum for Young Canadians. Session dates for 2017:
Session 1 - February 20 - 25, 2017
Session 2 - March 5 - 10, 2017
Session 3 - March 19 -...

Student Bulletin - January 10-13

January 10, 2017

Canada Summer Games

January 09, 2017
Are you looking for something to do this summer?  GIVE YOUR TIME, SO THEY CAN SHINE. VOLUNTEER. July 28 – August 13 th for the Canada Summer Games Sign up online at: or call 204-228-1085 for more information. Please see attached the English version of the recruitment FAQs for...

Boys hockey trip

December 22, 2016
Look who joined in on a team photo during the REC boys trip to Anaheim. Yes that is TEEMU!​ By all accounts the boys had a great time in Anaheim and did manage to get some sightseeing in while they were there as well!

All-star hockey team

December 22, 2016
Congratulations to Kailee Anderson for being selected to the All-Star hockey team as a goal tender. Kailee has been playing for seven years, and this year she graciously made the decision to help the Kildonan East Colleigate Womens' team stabilize their goal tending situation. She absolutely is deserving of this honour!...

Santa's Workshop

December 21, 2016
The grade 12 students currently in woodworking class took the intitiatve to mass produce 30 toy vehicles for the Christmas Cheer Board. Stations were set up in the class with everyone playing a role in the production from cutting to finishing. Well done Kodiaks, you have embraced the spirit of giving....

Student Bulletin - December 19-22

December 19, 2016

Student Bulletin - Dec 13-16

December 13, 2016


December 07, 2016
REC utilizes email as an important means of communication with parents & guardians.  Email communication from the school is only possible if you have provided us with your email address.  Please ensure that you have provided the office with your current email address, so that you aren't missing out on current news and information.  We...

Grad parents online sign up

December 05, 2016
Please click here to volunteer for the grad dinner and dance event. ( ) This link will be posted on the Graduation/Commencement 2017 page.

Remembrance Day Service

November 30, 2016
REC students participated in the recent Remembrance Day Service and Reception at the Henderson Highway Legion Branch No. 215. Their participation helped make the day meaningful in remembering our fallen Canadian soldiers and the sacrifice they and their families made for our freedom. Thank you to (from letft to right) Erin...

WHSFL AWards - Jim Foubister Award

November 24, 2016
Jim Foubister Award This award will be presented annually to a high school football player who displays the following: excellence on the field, sportsmanship, teamwork and overall good person. The selection of the award winner is determined by the Manitoba Football Officials Association. Congratulations to REC football player St u art...

REC student selected to Manitoba Legislative Assembly Page Program

November 23, 2016
This  pr ogram provides grade 11 and 12 students who have an interest in our government and the process a first-hand opportunity to witness how public policies are developed by the Members of the MB Legislature. Some of the duties include: announcing Members' names during recorded vote, preparing the Legislative Chamber...

Joseph Teres Christmas Craft and Bake Sale - November 26

November 23, 2016
​Joseph Teres Parent Teacher Council Presents JOSEPH TERES CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND BAKE SALE
Saturday, November 26, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Admission is $2.00 / Children under 12 are free SILENT AUCTION          Reiceve a complimentary coffee or hot chocolate with each paid admission.  

January 2017 Exam Schedule

November 22, 2016
Please click on ​Exam schedule for a list of semester one exam dates and times. If you have any questions please contact REC and speak with an administrator.

Bulletin - November 21 - 25

November 21, 2016

Chapters Indigo Fundraiser

November 16, 2016
If you're going to be doing some holiday shopping in November and December, consider purchasing a Chapters Indigo e-gift card online from our REC Classroom Libraries campaign.  E-gift cards can be purchased in the amounts of $25, $50, and $100, and while you receive the entire gift card amount, our classroom libraries...

Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences - November 23

November 15, 2016
​ Please see attached letter for instructions on how to book appointments for the November 23 conference dates. If you have already set-up your account please go to the site: If you require any assistance please contact the school.

Bulletin November 15-18, 2016

November 15, 2016

Bulletin - November 7-10

November 08, 2016

** DATE CHANGE Grad Wear sales - November 18

November 03, 2016
Grad wear sales will take place on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18. Sizing and orders will be takne in front of the office during the noon hour. You can pay by cash, cheque debit, or credit. GRAD WEAR order form here. ​

Volleyball teams 'PINK GAMES' - November 1, 2016

October 31, 2016
Come support our Grade 9 girls, JV girls and JV boys volleyball teams as they play in our annual 'Pink Game' to help raise funds for cancer research. The games are at 4:30, 6:00 and 7:30. Donations will be accepted at the door and anyone who donates some money will receive...

Yearbooks are in!

October 31, 2016
​ The 2015-2016 REC yearbooks are in! Grads of 2016 please stop by the office between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to pick yours up!!

International and German exchange Halloween

October 31, 2016
International and German exchange students came together to carve pumpkins. A Halloween party at lunch revealed the winning Jack O Lantern!   ​  

Take Our Kid to Work Day - November 2

October 31, 2016
Reminder to grade 9 families that Wednesday, November 2 is Take Our Kids to Work day. Please be reminded that there is not any classes for grade 9 students on this day. ​

Lifetouch Retake Day

October 31, 2016
Mark your calendar for RIVER EAST COLLEGIATE Picture Retake Day on: Thursday morning, November 3, 2016   If your child was absent on Picture Day, they need to have their photo taken for their student ID card. Lifetouch has an exciting photography program with online ordering capabilities.  There are now close to...

Kodiaks stun Vikings

October 31, 2016
October 28 action saw the Kodiaks defeat the Vincent Massey Vikings 13-4 in a CTV Bowl playoff quarter-final. Please click on Brandon Sun to read the full article.  GO KODIAKS!!

Chief Peguis craft and bake sale

October 31, 2016
There are several upcoming craft sales in RETSD schools that are open to the public. Please click on Poster for further details regarding the Chief Peguis Handmade Craft and Bake Sale this coming Saturday, November 5. OTHER CRAFT SALES: John Pritchard School, Nov. 19, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Joseph Teres School, Nov. 26, 10...

House of Commons - Page Program

October 31, 2016
If you speak both official languages and are interested in the work of Parliament consider becoming a House of Commons Page. Please click on Page ​Program for online application. Deadline: December 5, 2016

Grade war winners

October 28, 2016
Congratulations Gr 12 TEAM RED​!  

MPI - When you're beind the wheel, safety is up to you

October 25, 2016
On October 20, 2016, Manitoba Public Insurance and other road safety partners held a media event to bring attention to the fact that far too many people – many of whom are young Manitobans - are losing their lives in motor vehicle collisions in our province. As of this October, 85...

Take Pride Winnipeg

October 24, 2016
​ Some REC students were on hand at the request of Take Pride Winnipeg to help remove electronics items for the elderly on Friday, October 21. The items collected will be recycled. The event on October 21 was to kick-off awareness of electronics recyling and promote sustainable practices. Well done REC...

Bulletin - October 24-28

October 20, 2016

GRADE WARS - Points update/pictures

October 20, 2016
Grade 9 – 1133

3 rd Place
Grade 10 – 1142


Evening of Excellence - October 25

October 20, 2016
The University of Manitoba will be hosting our annual Evening of Excellence on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.  Students are encouraged to RSVP their attendance using the registration link on our website, .  Parents and guests are also welcome. When:   Tuesday, October 25
Time:   6:00pm – 9:00pm

Run for the Cure 2016

October 20, 2016
Run for the Cure took place on Sunday, October 2, 2016. This was the 19th year that REC has participated in the run and we are proud to say that REC has won the School Challenge Award 12 out 19 years (including the last four years)! During these 19 years of...

Bulletin - October 17 - 20, 2016

October 18, 2016

Heritage Classic - Open Practice

October 13, 2016
If you are looking for something to do on October 21 because there is no school. Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers Alumni Players Practice at MTS Centre
Friday, October 21
Doors open at 11:00 Please click on HERITAGE CLASSIC for more information. ...

Bulletin - October 11-14, 2016

October 11, 2016

AFM - What Youth Need to Know Video Contest

October 04, 2016
​ Please click 2016 What Youth Need to Know Video Contest to be directed to the website for information. contest closes on October 26. First prize $500.00; second prize $300.00; third prize $200.00.

Desaultels Faculty of Music - U of M Open House

September 30, 2016
October 12-14, 2016 Please click Open House for information and pre-registration instuctions. ​

Take Our Kids to Work - November 2, 2016

September 27, 2016
​ Consent forms were sent home with grade 9 students the week of September 19-23. Attached is the Take Our Kids to Work information pamphlet as well as the consent form. The completed form is to be handed in your childs ELA teacher by   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016.  

RETSD Empowerment Project

September 26, 2016
​The International Day of the Girl - Saturday, October 15. Information and registration form attached.

Snow Angel - volunteer opportunity

September 26, 2016

Teen Talk Peer Support training

September 15, 2016
​A FREE training program for youth age 14 – 18 about sex, relationships, mental health and more.  Come learn ways you can help yourself, your friends, your school and community!!  Tuesday Evenings, October 4 – December 13 th 6 PM – 9 PM 545 Broadway Avenue  Free bus tickets and food...

City of Winnipeg - Leisure Guide and Priceless Fun

August 22, 2016
City of Winnipeg Leisure Guide The City of Winnipeg is proud to provide a wide variety of recreation and leisure opportunities that contribute to the overall well-being of our community.  The Leisure Guide is published three times per year and is filled with fun and exciting programs for everyone. For more...