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École Rivière-Rouge
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May 26, 2017
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Arts in the Park is NEXT WEEK!

May 25, 2017
The Program and Map is now available! Everyone is invited to see the many talents of our students. Performances begin Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning at 10:00am! Don't forget there are Wednesday and Thursday evening performances and activities too!  Click here to visit the website! #AITP2017

English as an Additional Language Summer Camp

May 24, 2017
Seven Oaks is offering a FREE English as an Additional Language (EAL) Summer Camp​ July 4-27.  Registration due June 23. Please contact your child's teacher for a registration form.

EAL Summer Camp grades 1 to 8

May 16, 2017
​ For Gr. 1 – 8 Seven Oaks students learning English and new to Canada in the last 4 years.

Sunova Summer Camp 2017

May 04, 2017
Sunova Community Club is hosting summer camps for ages 4-12, pre-registration required.​

Little Britain Community Club Summer Day Camp

May 04, 2017
Kids Summer Art/Craft Day Camp 2017 @ Little Britain Community Club near Lockport, MB for children ages 4 - 10 with advanced classes for ages 11-14.  

West Kildonan Collegiate presents Anne Frank A History For Today

April 25, 2017
The exhibit will be open to the public May 9th and 16th from ​4:00-8:00 and May 27th from 12:00-2:00 at West Kildonan Collegiate.  In addition students and staff will have access to the exhibit during the day.  Anne Frank became a fugitive on July 6th, 1942 and with her family was hidden...

2017-2018 Divisional Calendar is Now Available

April 25, 2017
The Seven Oaks School Division calendar for the 2017-2018​ school year has been released.  Please click here to visit our calendar.

Food Allergy Questions & Answers

April 24, 2017
​How do we live with food allergies? Free Q&A on May 3 from 7:00-8:30 at 685 William Ave. with Thomas Miles and Dr. T. Gerstner and a Panel of Young People with Food Allergies.

Seven Oaks 4th Annual Film Festival

March 29, 2017
​April 19th & 27, 2017 at Maples Collegiate. Visit the website to learn more at

2nd Annual Rhythm & Roots Gala!

March 15, 2017
​Seven Oaks School Division is hosting the second annual gala in support of Wayfinders on May 18, 2017 at 6:00 at the Judy Silver Commons Maples Collegiate.  Click here for details.

MY Camp Registration Opens March 13, 2017

March 07, 2017
​Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.  Click here to visit our website for details on the program. Please Note: Due to the high demand for this program and to give as many Seven Oaks students as possible an opportunity to attend, students may register for ONE SESSION ONLY until April 10....

Parent/Teacher Conference On-line Booking

March 06, 2017
​Report cards will be available on-line on Wednesday, March 15.  Parent/Teacher/Student conferences will take place on Thursday, March 16 (evening) and Friday, March 17.  Parents will be able to book their appointment time beginning on Tuesday, March 7th through Monday, March 13. 

PCP Meeting at 6:00pm on Tuesday, March 21

March 06, 2017
​Blanket Exercise During our March PCP meeting we will be sharing a teaching tool that teaches about Canada's history as it pertains to Indigenous peoples. Our invited guests will invite parents to participate in a colonization simulation activity that lends itself to taking action with the 94 Recommendations of the Truth...

Parent Intervention & Support Program

March 06, 2017
Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) is running a two day program on March 14 & 16 from 6:30-9:30 to provide information and support related to youth involvement with alcohol, drugs, and gambling.​ Click here for details.

Who's Interested in Accredited Indigenous Language Course(s)?

February 22, 2017
​Please come out to show your interest in taking an Indigenous language accredited course(s) that can be applied to a BED or Post.Bac. The information session is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28th from 4:00-5:00 at the School Division Board Office, 830 Powers Street. We are currently in conversation with educational institutes...

4th Annual Winter Fun Day

February 22, 2017
All are invited to attend on Saturday Feb. 25 from 11:00am-3:00pm​ at 950 Jefferson Ave.  Click here for details!

Dib and Dob and the Journey Home

February 07, 2017
"Dib and Dob have been lost for so long that they only speak their own made-up language. As they journey through the forest, they camp overnight at the foot of a large mysterious tree, where a monster lives, who dislikes their constant clashes. This comic adventure story has Dib and Dob...

February is I Love To Read Month

February 02, 2017
Seven Oaks School Division Board Office kicked off the month with students from École Rivière-Rouge​ coming to read to them (in English and French)!  Thank you!

Public Budget Consultation Meeting

January 30, 2017
The Board of Trustees of the Seven Oaks School Division invites the public to an open meeting to discuss the 2017-2018 school year budget. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about funding provisions and current budget discussions and to invite comment on educational and budget initiatives. Monday,...

Fentanyl & Other Drugs Community Forum

January 26, 2017
​AFM is hosting at Collège Garden City Collegiate – February 9th, 2017. All are welcome to attend. See attachment for further details.

7Oaks is the Recipient of a Canada 150 Grant!

January 24, 2017
​Seven Oaks announced Friday they are the proud recipient of a Canada 150 Grant! Dignitaries were on hand to make the announcement. The money will be spread through all the schools and we will have school/community events with a spectacular Grad Pow Wow on June 8th with the addition of band...

School PD Date Change

January 20, 2017
Please note that the School Based PD originally scheduled for Monday May 15, 2017 has been moved to Friday June 9, 2017.​ Click here to visit our 2016-2017 Divisional Calendar for further details.

Your Digital Presence

January 19, 2017
Each of us has a digital presence, a digital reputation which is an expression of oneself. To learn more visit

Wrestling Tournament at Edmund Partridge

January 12, 2017
Come out and support our Early/Middle/Senior Years wrestling teams at Edmund Partridge on January 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.​

Seven Oaks Agriculture Learning & Service Centre

January 11, 2017
Seven Oaks hosted a public meeting January 10, 2017 to reveal our plans for our new Agriculture Learning & Service Centre. ​Please see the attached pdf to view our display boards from that meeting.

Pyjama Day

December 19, 2016
​On Thursday, December 22,  students and staff are invited to come to school wearing their favorite comfy pyjamas!    

DATE CHANGE: New Service Centre Open House!

December 09, 2016
Seven Oaks School Division invites the public to attend an information evening at West St. Paul School on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.​

Positive Discipline delivered in Punjabi

December 09, 2016
The 7-Oaks School Division will be offering a series of 9 sessions on Positive Discipline delivered in Punjabi from Monday, Feb 27, 2017 to Monday, May 1, 2017 from 1:15 pm -3:15 pm at A.E. Wright School.  Registration Deadline is Feb. 3, 2017. 

Computer Science Week is Dec. 5-11

December 06, 2016
​They are challenging us to an hour of coding!  Anyone can learn and they will teach us! Visit their website at

Winter Break

December 06, 2016
The winter holidays begin on Friday, December 23 (last day of classes is Thursday, December 22)!  We would like to wish everyone a safe and joyous holiday filled with many great memories!  We look forward to seeing everyone again on January 9, 2017! 

Generosity Campaign

December 06, 2016
​​Our 10 days of  generosity campaign has begun!  Each day we will be collecting money and various items to help support families in need this holiday season.  Please help make our campaign a success! 

Grade 4/5 Choir Performance

December 06, 2016
​Our grade 4/5 Choir will be performing at the Forks on December 21st at 10:00am (main floor  of main terminal)   Their song selection and harmonious singing will certainly get you into the holiday spirit!  Please join us to hear them sing! 

Winter Carnivals

December 06, 2016
​We are excited to be hosting our first École Rivière-Rouge winter concert!  Our winter concerts will be held on Wednesday, December 14 and Thursday, December 15. We will be having both eveing and matinee concerts.  Our evening concerts begin at 6:30pm, and our matinee concerts begin at 9:00am and 1:30pm.  Please view...

Hot Lunch

December 06, 2016
​Our hot lunch day is Friday, December 16.  We will be ordering from Boston Pizza.  Hot lunch forms have been sent home with each child, please complete one form per child.  This hot lunch is co-ordinated by a parent volunteer - Ms. Laura Potts. Hot lunches are succesful with the help...

Report Cards

November 20, 2016
​Report cards will be online on Wednesday, November 23.  Please assure that you have booked a time to come to school and celebrate your child's learning on Thursday evening or Friday.  Time slots with classroom teachers and specialists can be booked through Parent Connect.

Book Fair

November 20, 2016
​The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school!  All classrooms will have the opportunity to visit the bookfair this week in our library, however purchases will be made with parents Thursday evening (Nov.24) or Friday during our Student Celebrations (Nov.25).

Thank you!

November 20, 2016
​Thank you to all our volunteers and staff at Boston Pizza for making our first hot lunch a success!

Who Wants to Join the Conversation? Canada's 150!

November 18, 2016
​Are you between the ages of 14-19? Answer "What is Canada's greatest challenge or opportunity facing your generation?" You may be one of the 150 students to travel to Ottawa June 27-July 2, 2017!  Visit for details!

CATEP is Accepting Applications Now!

November 17, 2016
This program provides Aboriginal Educational Assistants with the opportunity to complete the requirements for the Integrated B.Ed/BA while working on a full or part-time basis.​  Visit our website for additional information at

Seven Oaks Education Foundation Fall Newsletter

November 14, 2016
Please enjoy our 2016 Fall Newsletter outlining stories from parents of past recipients as well our 2016 scholarship​ winners. Visit our Newsletters here !

Photo Retakes

November 13, 2016
​November 15 PM, 2016

Bach to School

November 11, 2016
​On November 24, École Rivière-Rouge welcomes the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra!  Students will be treated to an interactive performance as each ensemble group will share two 35-minute presentations. During these presentations, the musicians often invite the students to play the instruments, conduct the ensemble group, or clap along to a familiar movie theme.​ 

Bach to School

November 11, 2016
​On November 24, École Rivière-Rouge welcomes the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra to our school.  Ensemble groups of the WSO will perform and interact with our students.  Each ensemble group will share two 35-minute presentations with various grade levels. During these presentations, the musicians invite students to play the instruments, conduct the ensemble group, or clap along...

Vision Screening

November 01, 2016
​​Vision screening will occur next week, from October 31 to November 4. All students in grades K, 1, 3 and 5 will be screened.  If you don't want your child to participate, please contact the school.  

Hot Lunch

November 01, 2016
​​On November 18 students will have the opportunity to order a hot lunch from Boston Pizza.  If you would like to volunteer please send an email to  

Remembrance Day

November 01, 2016
Our Remembrance Day Service will be held on Wednesday, November 9th at 9:00 a.m On Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, 2016 - there is no school.  ​

Grand Opening!

October 22, 2016
We are looking forward to our Grand Opening! Please join us on Tuesday, October 25th for our ribbon cutting ceremony.  

Heritage Language Classes

October 22, 2016
​Heritage Language classes began last week.  If you are interested in these classes, you can still register.  Please follow the link below to access a registration form or request a form from the office.

Happy Halloween!

October 22, 2016
  On October 31, the school will be enjoying a few Halloween festivities! All students are invited to dress up throughout the school day.  Our kindergarten students will visit the classrooms and parade their costumes. In the afternoon, students from grades 1 – 5 will meet in the gym for a...

Positive Discipline Parenting Sessions

September 15, 2016
​Sessions dates are Wednesdays from Oct. 12-Nov. 30 from 6:00-8:00 at Margaret Park.  Free childcare is available.  Registration deadline is Oct. 4, 2016

Booking Your Orientation Appointment

August 10, 2016
​Please use Parent Connect to book your orientation appointment for September 6th or September 7th.  See our September 2016 Welcome Letter and the Parent Connect Reference Guide for what to expect on our first few days and how to book your orientation appointment!

School Supply List for 2016-2017

June 30, 2016
Click here for a list of all the classroom supply lists.

Bike Week is June 18-24

June 16, 2016
Bike to Work Day is June 24 - Edmund Partridge will host a pit-stop from 6:30-9:00am that day. Click here for details.

KYAC Rotary is Looking for Donations

June 09, 2016
They are looking for new gloves/toques/socks or nut free chocolate or candy, lotions, soaps, etc.​ for a Shoebox Project ( Donations can be brought to ESOMS at 800 Salter St.

SOEF Spring 2016 Newsletter is Out!

June 06, 2016
The Seven Oaks Education Foundation Newsletter is available.​

What's Happening in 7Oaks for Summer?

May 20, 2016
We have lots of activities planned - see the attached for a list of events, camps, ​courses and more!

Information: Indigenous Language Camp - July 18-Aug. 12

May 20, 2016
Welcome to the Ojibwe Summer Language Camp. We are going to have great fun learning Ojibwe! The Seven Oaks School Division Summer Language Camp will run from 9:30am- 3:00pm daily from July 18- August 12, 2016 out of Riverbend School located at 123 Red River Road (runs of Main Street). Things...

Future Students Visit Gillis Quarry to Pick Stone

May 02, 2016
On March 9th students who will be coming to École Rivière-Rouge​ visited the quarry to pick key pieces for the build.  Click here to learn more!

Things to Know About École Rivière-Rouge

May 02, 2016
Click here for the answers to some of our common questions about our new school!

Do you have an old bike you could donate?

May 02, 2016
Elwick is once again ​having their bike drive!  Click here to learn more about how you can help!

Dr. Joel Westheimer Presents May 11 from 7:00-9:00 at GC

April 28, 2016
Please join us at Dr. Joel Westheimer presents "What Kind of Citizen: Educating Our Children for the Common Good".  Click here for details.​

FREE Community Supper & AGM

April 28, 2016
​The Seven Oaks Early Years Coalition is hosting a Community Family Event on May 18, 2016 from 5:00-7:00pm at Gardent City Community Centre.  Click here for details.

MY Camp - spots still available!

April 15, 2016
There is still room in Sessions 3, 4, and 5!  Please call or register online.  Click here for details!

Earth Day 2016 is April 22nd

April 14, 2016
How will you celebrate our earth? Walk to school, plant a tree, recycle, clean your local park, reduce your water or energy consumption!

Register NOW for Continuing Education

April 04, 2016
​Just a reminder our registration for spring classes has started! Click here for details on our classes.

West St. Paul Tax Increase Explained

March 22, 2016
Click here for information regarding the West St. Paul tax increase.​

Parent Intervention Program

March 07, 2016
​Addictions Foundation of Manitoba counsellors from our high school are offering a Parent Intervention Program Group April 26 & 28 from 6:30-9:30.  Click here for details and to register for this FREE program.

SOEF AGM - March 8, 2016

February 24, 2016
​Seven Oaks Education Foundation's Annual General Meeting is scheduled for March 8, 2016 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at Canad Inn Garden City.  Click here for details.

3rd Annual Winter Fun Day

February 23, 2016
Feb. 27 from 3:00-6:00 p.m.​  FREE activities for all ages.  Click here for details.

MY Camp Registration Opens Feb. 22 @ 8:30 am

February 23, 2016
Click here to view the sessions and registration information.​

Rhythm & Roots "Dine Around" Gala

February 23, 2016
​In support of Wayfinders - June 4, 2016 in the beautiful Maples Collegiate Judy Silver Commons. Click here for details and to get your tickets!

Kindergarten Registration Starts Feb. 29th

February 23, 2016
Click here to view registration criteria, open house dates/times and other helpful information for your September 2016 Kindergarten student!​

Site and Floor Plans

February 03, 2016
Click here to view our architectural drawings.

École Rivière-Rouge

55 Swinford Way,
Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4X2
Fax: 204-339-1879
7Oaks School Division

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