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55 Swinford Way, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4X2
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Things to Know
Balanced School Day
Gillis Quarries Fieldtrip
Parent-Child Preschool Program
PCP (Parents Comme Partenaires)
Things to Know
The Office opens at 7:45 a.m.
Supervision for children begins at 8:00 a.m. outdoors.
The bell rings at 8:25 a.m. to start the day.
The school will include 16 classrooms, plus 2 kindergarten rooms and a 5-room preschool area, and is planned for a possible future expansion of 6 additional classrooms.
Rivière-Rouge will have an opening capacity of 400 students, with a capacity for expansion to 550 students.
The Entry Commons will serve as the hub of the school, by being open to the Learning Commons/Library, adjacent to the Gym and Mini-Gym, and linked to the classroom wings on each floor.
Each learning community has a shared Multi-Purpose space, for activities or projects.
Rivière-Rouge will utilize geothermal heating for energy efficiency, including in-floor heating throughout the building for our comfort.
A geothermal field is located under the soccer fields.
We will maintain the preservation of existing native plants and a
Outdoor Learning Environment
, consists of various indigenous plants and garden zones.
Rainwater is captured from the roof and stored for use in toilets to reduce total water consumption.
Elements of the building’s structure and systems are exposed, showing how they work, so that the school itself becomes a teaching tool.
School bus and parent drop-off areas are separate for safety considerations.