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55 Swinford Way, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4X2
Mar 23, 2023
School Day 3
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Contact Info & Map
Staff Contact Info
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 8:15 a.m. outdoors.
Stdents will enter the school at 8:25 a.m.
The school includes 18 classrooms, plus 2 kindergarten rooms and a 5-room preschool area. We also have 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.
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.