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Jersey Winner!

November 15, 2019
Congratulations!
Thanks to everyone who bought tickets and helped support our skating program.

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Picture Re-takes

November 05, 2019
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FREE Parent Intervention Program

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...
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Perogy Fundraiser

October 31, 2019
The Perogy Fundraiser was a great success last year, so we have decided to run it again.  From the past fundraisers we have been able to support our lunch hour skating program as well as to purchase classroom tablets, bike racks, display monitors, sports equipment and a variety of other items...
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Lego Drive

October 24, 2019
We are excited to plan for the launch of our Interactive Start here at Valley Gardens.  In preparation for our 2 week Interactive Start Block that will start on November 25th to December 6th we are looking for Lego Donations.  If you have any Lego that you would be willing to...
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VG Bear Wear

October 22, 2019
Bear Wear School Wide Clothing Sale
We are pleased to announce that Valley Gardens will be holding a SCHOOL WIDE BEAR WEAR CLOTHING SALE until Friday, November 15th.

To ensure a proper fit, students are encouraged to try on sample sizes before placing their order.  
The first...
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Volleyball

October 15, 2019
Visit our Athletics Page for the Divisional Volleyball schedules.

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Award from Respect Group

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...
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The Cave

September 24, 2019

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Lighthouse Program

September 24, 2019
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Safety Procedures

September 17, 2019
​Please read the attached letter regarding our safety procedures.
Lockdown Letter.pdf

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Register for Youth Programs

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
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Introducing... RETLife!

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....
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Concern Protocol

September 06, 2019

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Board Chair & Vice-Chair Re-elected

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,...
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Community Report

June 26, 2019
​Please take a moment to view our 18-19 Community Report.pdf .

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Parent Portal—Report Cards

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...
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Science for Kids!—Mechanical Engineering

May 02, 2019
​ As part of our Science for Kids! Series, we're offering  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING  workshops held by Engineering for Kids Winnipeg for two different age groups: ages 4–7 and ages 8–12. 
TUES., MAY 14, 2019
Pulleys (ages 4–7) 6–7 p.m. $20/child
Learn about the properties of simple pulleys. Then put your knowledge...
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Science for Kids!—Science on the Run

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...
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Student Art Show

April 16, 2019

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Pysanky Decorating Workshop

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)
$15/person Registration...
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NOTICE TO GRADE 6 STUDENTS RE BUSING

March 21, 2019
Grade 6 students transported by RETSD School Bus will NOT be eligible for busing in Grade 7.  According to the Manitoba Education Public Schools Act Regulation (M.R. 259/2006) Grade 7 to Grade 12 students living within the city limits are not eligible for School Bus Transportation.  Fee-for-Service may be available.  If...
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Register for 'My Tween & Me'

March 21, 2019
​ For parents/caregivers and their children ages 7–12. Registration is required and ONLY THE FIRST 12 REGISTRATIONS received will be accepted. There will be a waiting list in the event a spot opens. My Tween & Me is a facilitated group program that provides parents and their tweens with the knowledge,...
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Parent Intervention Program

March 20, 2019

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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.
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Register for a Spring EDVenture!

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....
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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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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)
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Indigenous Cultural Knowledge Sharing

January 29, 2019
​Our school would like to know if you or someone in your family are interested in sharing Indigenous cultural knowledge, stories, and teachings with our school community. If you would like to share traditional knowledge such as: storytelling, language, baking and cooking, hunting, fishing and trapping, medicine picking, arts, sewing ceremonial...
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An Important Letter for Parents

January 28, 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...
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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...
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Middle & Senior Years Info Nights

January 11, 2019

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Science for Kids—Optics

January 09, 2019
​ Does your child love all things science? Here's their chance to get up close and personal with biology! Students will learn about the parts of an eye while dissecting an animal's eye. They will also learn about optical sensors while programming an Ozobot to solve a problem. 
January 14, 2019
6–7...
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Cold Weather Guidelines

December 20, 2018

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IMPORTANT: PARKING LOT RESTRICTED ACCESS

October 04, 2018
​ Please read the attached letter regarding the new STOP & GO Pick up/Drop off procedures at Valley Gardens Middle School effective Tuesday, October 9th, 2018.
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Public Forum

September 27, 2018
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Empowerment Club

September 25, 2018
​ We would love for your child to attend the FREE Empowerment Club held at Valley Gardens Middle School. Please see the attached letter and permission form.

Empowerment Club Permission - VG.pdf


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Parent Portal

December 04, 2017
The RETSD Parent Portal allows you to see your child’s attendance, course schedule, fees and billing, report cards and busing information . Use the 'forgot your login information' link if you've forgotten your sign-on credentials. 

1. The Parent Portal site: https://tyler.retsd.mb.ca/TSI_Live_360/

2. RETSD introductory videos:
http://retsd.mb.ca/Pages/Parent-Portal-Videos.aspx...
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Daily Bulletin

September 07, 2017
 
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