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55 Swinford Way, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4X2| Phone: 204-697-5962| Fax: 204-339-1879
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École Rivière-Rouge
Aug 12, 2022
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Things to Know
  • ​​The Office opens at 7:45 a.m.
  • Supervision for children begins at 8:15 a.m. outdoors.
  • Teachers will meet students at their designated areas at 8:25 a.m. and 8:35 a.m. per the staggered start plan shared at the start of the school year. 
  • The school includes 18​​ classrooms, plus 2 kindergarten rooms and a 5-room preschool area. Plans for expansion are underway for two portable classrooms. Plans allows 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.
  • Our 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.