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Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be FIVE (5) years of age on or before December 31, 2015, he/she is eligible to register for kindergarten.

Kindergarten registration forms along with In-Division School of Choice applications will be accepted on Monday, March 2nd beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the school office.

When you come to register your child you need to bring:

  • 2 pieces of identification for proof of residency (e.g. driver's license, tenancy agreement or Offer to Purchase with completed signatures; utility bill with name and corresponding address)
  • Manitoba Medical Card
  • Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate or valid Treaty Card
  • Passport/Landed Immigrant papers if child was born outside of Canada

It is beneficial for all when you register your kindertgarten student early:

  • It is helpful in school classroom planning, for determining class sizes and teachers
  • It is helpful for the parent in preparing their child for the school environment and avoiding the last minute rush
  • It is helpful for the student to come to the Kindergarten Orientation to meet the teacher and see the classroom

 Community Links


Late French Immersion Program Open House 
by dcoppen
 1/30/2015 3:22 PM
at Munroe Junior High School
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
Parents and potential Grade 7 students for the 2015-2016 school year are invited to an information evening to hear about both the English and Late French Immersion programs offered...
Invitation - Deustsch macht spassNew Attachment
by dcoppen
 1/30/2015 1:26 PM
Thursday, February 5th, 2015 from 5:30 to 7 pm
at Princess Margaret School, 367 Hawthorne Avenue
Please see the attached poster
Gymnastics Club 
by dcoppen
 1/28/2015 3:43 PM
The grades 3, 4 and 5 gymnastics club practice dates for February are:
February 3, 5, 9, 11, 18, 20, 24, 26
For the months of January and February the practices will be held before school at 8:15 a.m.
A new schedule will follow with the remainder...
Countdown to Kindergarten Preschool Growing & Learning Days Attachment
by dcoppen
 1/8/2015 2:17 PM
Is Kindergarten just around the bend for your child? If so, we can help you stay ahead of the curve, learn a thing or two about what to expect, and have fun at the same time!
If your child will be attending kindergarten in our division in the year...
Important information about bus cancellations due to severe weather 
by dcoppen
 1/5/2015 2:04 PM
Beginning this winter, school divisions in metro Winnipeg will be using the temperature at the Forks as the indicator of severe weather. Previously, metro divisions checked the temperature at the Winnipeg Airport.
The general rule is that if the wind...
RETSD 2013-2014 Annual Report now online 
by dcoppen
 10/21/2014 1:42 PM
RETSD's Annual Report to the Community for 2013-2014 is now online. Go here to read about the progress that has been made related to the division's priorities.
New for Lunch Time Absences 
by lreimer
 9/26/2013 10:29 AM
Students who are registered to be at school over the lunch hour on a full time basis:
If your child is at school, but will be going home or to an appointment over the lunch hour, please call 204-661-4200 ext 3262 - & leave a message to advise...


Date/Start Time
Co-ordinated Day (No classes)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/2/2015 9:00 AM
Deutsch macht Spass German Bilingual Program K-Grade 12 Open HouseUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).New
2/5/2015 5:30 PM
German Bilingual Information Night for new Kindergarten familiesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/5/2015 6:30 PM
Munroe Junior High School Open House Information EveningUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/11/2015 7:00 PM
Louis Riel Day - School closedUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/16/2015 9:00 AM
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Donwood Elementary School
400 Donwood Dr.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2G 0X4

Phone: 204.668.9438
Fax: 204.668.9269
Email the school

Principal: C. Anderson
Vice-principal: R. Francis