February 28, 2020
Coyotes have been seen in the vicinity of some of our schools. If you see a coyote near a school, we ask that you contact the school to inform them. Coyotes adapt very well to a variety of environments, including urban, rural, and wilderness areas, so it's not uncommon for them...
February 26, 2020
Emily has spent the last four years in the Independent Skills Program at River East Collegiate. Emily has learned to problem solve and express concerns, she has gained important skills and strategies which she uses in her work experience at Concordia Hospital, Safeway, and John Pritchard school. Emily also helps...
February 26, 2020
The International students of River East Collegiate took part in an international volleyball tournament at The Beach Volleyball Centre on February 25. Prizes were awarded to the top 3 teams as well as the team with the best cheer. A great time was had by all!
February 19, 2020
REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE
February 18, 2020
EPH Apparel will be here on Monday, February 24 for our grade 12 assembly. Custom grad suit fittings will take place on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
February 14, 2020
We will be making improvements to our Parent Portal system from February 18 to approximately mid-March. During these upgrades, the portal will not be available using parent/guardian login credentials. Students will still have access during this time under their own login credentials. Please ensure you log in to see and...
February 14, 2020
The International students visited the Royal Canadian Mint on a frosty Thursday morning on February 13.
On the Tour Walk, they witnessed the entire process of producing coins for over 75 countries around the world. The students shopped The Boutique and took in the unique building design by famous Manitoba architect, Etienne...
February 13, 2020
The new issue of the board of trustees' newsletter, The Torch , hit RETSD-area mailboxes recently, and it's also available on our website in the News & Publications section.
Or click here: The Torch—Issue Two
February 11, 2020
This important letter regarding the Parent Portal was emailed home Monday, February 11 to all River East Collegiate families.
February 10, 2020
Any grade 12 student interested in going on any of these post-secondary tours are asked to pick up permission forms from the guidance area. Permission forms MUST be signed and returned to the office no later than FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14.
Red River Community College - Tuesday February 18th, Mr. Anderson will...
February 10, 2020
Congratulations to the junior varsity girls basketball team for their finalist finish at the Java Jam in Brandon this past weekend.
Congratulations also to Jennifer Kallon who was named tournament all-star. Well done Kodiaks!!
February 10, 2020
Congratulations to the varsity girls basketball team for winning the Java Jam 2020 tournament in Brandon this past weekend.
Congratulations to Emily Pokran t for being named tournament All-Star and to Alyssa Porco for being named tournament MVP!
Way to go Kodiaks!
January 08, 2020
The Manitoba Legislature is looking for grade 11 & 12 students who are interested in becoming Legislative Pages. If you are interested please come to the office to see Mrs. Dzuba. Resumes must be received at the Page Program office by Friday, March 6, 2020
Click Page Program for further information.
December 20, 2019
If you need to get in touch with us over the winter break, the Administration Offices winter break hours are as follows: December 23 – 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. December 24 – 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. December 25 & 26—Closed December 27 & 30 – 8 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
December 31 –...
December 18, 2019
The International students enjoyed a snowy day on Friday,
December 13. They visited the Legislative Building where River East MLA Andrew
Micklefield met them at the grand staircase. They also skated for their first
time at The Forks as the snow continued to fall around them.
December 17, 2019
Learn something new with RETLife—RETSD's continuing education program! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job, leisure courses that will ignite your passion, or the popular one-time kids courses, there's something for everyone. Register for Winter 2020 now at RETLife.ca
and follow RETLife on Twitter @RETLifeRETSD!
December 12, 2019
Mitchell Bulas, one of our High STEP students, went to Sun Valley
School today to read to Mr. Rawden's grade 5 class. He read them Mortimer , by Robert Muncsh. The class enjoyed his reading and told him that they really
liked how he read the story just like Robert Munsch...
December 10, 2019
Your email address is necessary to maintain access to the Portal (where you can see student attendance, timetables, and report cards)
Please ensure the school has your current/correct contact information, including email address. Email is used by the school as a major means of communication, and if we don't have your updated email address you...
December 10, 2019
Please watch the REC website for information regarding retakes, which will take place here March 23-March 27.
December 03, 2019
The River East Transcona School Division board of trustees hopes that you are surrounded with the spirit of peace, hope and goodwill this Christmas season. To each of you and your families, we send our best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a safe and healthy new year–a year filled...
November 28, 2019
LANDON COLBURN was selected to be part of the 2019 Nissan All-Canadian TITAN Team, as part of
the sixth annual Nissan Kickoff Project. High school students traveled to
Calgary for a four-day sporting opportunity to experience the 107th Grey Cup
festivities. As part of their experience, the high school student-athletes...
November 19, 2019
' Tis the season to enjoy one (or more!) of the many winter concerts taking place across our division. Please see the attached schedule for a comp lete listing of events : Winter concert schedule - Poster.pdf
November 12, 2019
Registration for the winter/spring 2020 Driver Z term will begin on December 2, 2019. Where can students go for
information about this program? Course Information: mpi.mb.ca
under Driver Education Driver Z Course Finder
Driver Z Program Information: mpi.mb.ca
under Driver Education MPI’s Driver
November 12, 2019
The Conference Manager is now open for booking appointments for Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences. Conferences will take place on Thursday, November 28th from 3-4:30pm and 5:30-8:30pm. Appointments must be booked using our online booking system found here: https://retsd.schoolsoft.com
Please see the attached document for further instructions on booking your conferences.
November 05, 2019
The Parent Intervention Program offered by the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba is a free two-evening program for parents/caregivers seeking information and support regarding their young person's substance use. This program is also for parents/caregivers interested in learning more about the signs to watch for to determine if your young person...
November 04, 2019
Mrs. Stepaniuk's EAL class traveled to the Law
Courts Building on November 1 where the students observed a trial as well as a
sentencing. An opportunity was available to speak to the judge, Crown attorney
and defense lawyer. The students had just wrapped up their study of the novel,
October 24, 2019
The International Students travelled to Stonewall on
Wednesday October 23 to visit Boonstra Farm. It was a chilly day but the
students found warmth in the barn when they came upon a litter of kittens. They
also had an opportunity to feed and pet the farm animals. In the afternoon, they...
October 10, 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE NO LATER THAN MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2109. Should you have any questions or require more information please contact the House of Commons Page Program at 613-996-0897 or at email@example.com
October 08, 2019
The University of Manitoba will be hosting our annual Evening of Excellence on Tues. Oct. 29. Grade 12 students who excel in the classroom, as volunteers, or as a leaders in their school or community are highly encouraged to attend this
evening information fair. Parents, family and friends are welcome...
October 07, 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 www.jostens.com
Jostens will be here to
help with your ring...
October 03, 2019
Any REC student in grade 9-12 taking a band, choir, dance, drama, guitar, music production or visual art course is eligible to go on the Chicago Arts Tour. Please see attached information letter and intent to participate form. Completed forms should be returned to Mr. L. Chalmers as soon as possible....
October 02, 2019
Last night, River East Transcona was presented with an award by Respect Group, an organization co-founded by Sheldon Kennedy and Wayne McNeil to prevent bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination (BAHD).
RETSD was the first school division in the province to partner with Respect Group and the first to have 100...
September 25, 2019
Orange Shirt Day is September 30 - Orange Shirt Day recognizes the harm done to generations of children by the Indian Residential Schools and is an affirmation of our commitment to ensure that EVERY CHILD MATTERS. Orange Shirt Day also recognizes our commitment to reconciliation, anti-racism and anti-bullying in general.
September 24, 2019
The International students of River East Collegiate traveled
to Assiniboine Park on a sunny fall day on September 23, 2019.
The day started with a visit to The Pooh Gallery where they read Harry
Colebourn’s WW1 diaries and discovered Winnie’s connection to Winnipeg.
The most anticipated moment arrived at The Journey...
September 20, 2019
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 6:30 pm River East Collegiate - room 103
September 19, 2019
The final grad wear sale of the year will take place WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 at lunch in front of the office. Don't miss out! No more sales will take place after this date.
Please open this PDF for order form. Gradwear 2020.pdf
September 18, 2019
Are you an RETSD student interested in pursuing a skilled trade? You should look into the High School Apprenticeship Program. It 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...
September 17, 2019
Congratulations to Alex Smolianytskyi who was selected to be part of the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council. The Youth Advisory Council is a resource to the mayor to ensure youth voices in Winnipeg are heard. It gives youth the chance to give their own perspective on city programs, services, and proposals. Way...
September 13, 2019
All students have access to the Student/Parent portal. Students who have never logged in should check their RETSD student email accounts for their login credentials. If you are unable to access your student email, please ask one of your teachers to reset your password for you.
September 10, 2019
Congratulations to Angela Kroeker who placed 3rd at the Western Canada Summer Games which took place in Swift Current, Saskatchewan August 9 - 18, 2019. Over 1,700 athletes, coaches, officials and other staff from Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut took part in the 10 days of competition.
September 09, 2019
RETSD offers a series of programs designed to keep our youth (Grade 6–12) engaged outside of school hours. Have you considered any for your child? Click here to learn more and to register— Youth Programs
September 06, 2019
River East Transcona School Division is excited to announce... EDVentures is now RETLife! Whether it's professional development to help you land your dream job or leisure courses to ignite your passion—learning a new skill can change your life. And with RETLife, you can do it all without leaving River East Transcona....
September 04, 2019
RETSD congratulates Colleen Carswell, trustee for Ward 1, who was re-elected as school board chair for the 2019–20 school year at the board’s inaugural meeting on September 3. We also congratulate trustee Jerry Sodomlak (Ward 1) on being re-elected vice-chair.
Trustee Rod Giesbrecht (Ward 2) was elected chair of the Finance,...
September 03, 2019
World of Water on Henderson Hwy at the Boardwalk Mall (next to Quizno's) has a part-time job opening for a hard working, reliable, energetic individual. Student must be available 3:00 - 6:00pm weekdays and weekends during the day. Must be able to handle 50lb water bottles. Apply in person with...
June 19, 2019
We strongly encourage all RETSD Parent Portal users to save a copy of your child's report card to your home computer or device (or print out a hard copy). This ensures you'll always have a copy of your child's report cards, even if you no longer have access to the...
June 18, 2019
For RETSD students in Grades 9–12. If you want to be ready to apply for part-time jobs or volunteer opportunities in the fall, we can help you prepare to put your best foot forward. And meet some new friends while you're at it! At our "Create Your Future This Summer"...
May 01, 2019
As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering SCIENCE ON THE RUN workshops held by Wise Kid-Netic Energy for two different age groups: Grades 4–6 and Grades 7–10.
Grades 4–6 / 6–7 p.m. $15/child
Grades 7–10 / 7–8 p.m. $15/child
This workshop has the wow factor of Science...
April 12, 2019
River East Transcona School Division will once again offer a summer school program administered by Adult and Continuing Education. All classes will be delivered at Transcona Adult Learning Centre (130 Regent Ave. E.). Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students should register early to improve their chance of...
April 11, 2019
Learn the ancient art of making beautiful pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs). A wax-resist or batik method is used to create the designs, and the eggs are then dipped in brightly-coloured dyes.
TUES., APRIL 16, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Chief Peguis School (Art Room)
For youth, adults & families (ages 12 & up)
March 13, 2019
The RETSD board of trustees passed the 2019–20 budget on March 12, 2019. For details, see the media release
March 05, 2019
The warmer weather is on its way! Celebrate
spring and sign up for a class with
EDVentures Continuing Education. You can start a new fitness routine, take
ballroom dancing, learn how to make sushi, or participate in some
great classes designed just for kids or for the whole family to enjoy....
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...
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)
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...
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...
June 27, 2018
Students requiring timetable changes should listen to the announcements during the first week of school. We will provide direction & instructions on the procedure they should follow.
Changes to students' 2019/20 timetables will only be considered for students who meet the following criteria: 1.) Insufficient credits for
2.) Needs arising...