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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...

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...


December 11, 2018
​2019 Grad Photos will be taking place from Tuesday, January 8th until Thursday, January 17th.  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...

Winter 2019! RETSD Ed Ventures Continuing Education

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

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.

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 winter 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

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...

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

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...

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.            

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!                      


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...

Colleen Carswell re-elected school board chair in RETSD

November 07, 2018
​ River East Transcona School division congratulates Colleen Carswell, trustee for Ward 1, who was re-elected as chair of the board for the 2018–19 school year at the board’s inaugural meeting on November 6. Trustee Jerry Sodomlak (Ward 1) was elected as vice-chair. Two new trustees have joined the board following...

*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

​Congratulations to our new board

October 26, 2018
On Oct. 24, 2018, the RETSD board of trustees was elected for the 2018–2022 term. Congratulations to those who were re-elected and acclaimed, and to Keith Morrison (ward 3) and Susan Olynik (ward 4) our two new trustees joining the board. 
We'd also like thank retiring trustees Brian Olynik and Eva...

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!!

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...

Bulletin - October 23 - 26

October 19, 2018

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...

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

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

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.

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:

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.

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


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...

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....