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École Springfield Heights School
River East Transcona School Division



Students at École Springfield Heights School (ÉSHS) are very actively involved in many extracurricular clubs. Some examples are the Cross-Country Run Club, the soccer league, the Football Club, the Jump Rope for Heart Club, basketball/volleyball league, and low organized games (primary, Gymnastics Club, etc.).

Field Trips

ÉSHS believes valuable learning can take place outside of the school building. Field trips are curriculum-related and details, including parent permission for individual trips, will be sent home prior to each outing. When possible, transportation will be provided.


The nature of fundraising activities is carefully monitored. Door-to-door selling is not allowed. The funds are used by the school to purchase equipment and supplies or subsidize field trips to enrich school programs. Every effort is made to keep these requests for funds reasonable. The ÉSHS Parent Council also supports our programs with its fundraising activities.

Safety Patrols 

Each year, ÉSHS establishes and operates a safety patrol program to enhance the protection of children from traffic accidents. Children attending ÉSHS are crossed by safety patrols at busy corners at the following times: 8:40 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Each patrol will be at their post for 15 minutes.

Patrols also supervise the kindergarten entrance area at the front of the school. In addition, patrols provide assistance on school buses. Please emphasize to your children the importance of their co-operation with all patrols. Grade 4 and 5 students who are selected for the safety patrol team are instructed and directed about the performance of their duties as patrols.

Student Leadership Teams

ÉSHS recognizes the value of student leadership and provides programs that promote social responsibility and citizenship. Some examples of leadership teams are safety patrols, conflict mediators, playground equipment monitors, the recycling team, milk monitors, and lunch monitors. Activities are planned throughout the school year to reward leadership team members.


Volunteers are welcomed at ÉSHS. Classroom support, field trip supervision, and school event supervision are three of the ways parents can help at the school.