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WSD Schools Open House Events

Register now for the 2018/19 school year!

Many Winnipeg School Division schools are holding information session open houses in the coming months. Find out what school your child will be attending using the 'find a school app' then come meet the teachers and learn about the programs your school has to offer. Schools not listed below can be contacted directly to arrange for registration.

Nursery to Grade 6

All children registering for Nursery must be four years old by December 31, 2018. And children registering for Kindergarten must be five years old by December 31, 2018 in order to register for school starting in September 2018.

Brock Corydon School (Hebrew Bilingual)
1510, Corydon Avenue, Thursday, February 1, 7:00 p.m.

École Garden Grove School
2340 Burrows Avenue, Thursday, March 1, 
1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Earl Grey School
340 Cockburn Street North, Thursday, February 22, 6:30 p.m.
Full Day, Half Day Kindergarten and Spanish Kindergarten and Grade 1

*École J. B. Mitchell School
1720 John Brebeuf Place, Wednesday, January 25 at 6:30 p.m.

École LaVérendrye (French Milieu)
290 Lilac Street, Thursday, February 1, 6:30 p.m.

*École River Heights
1350 Grosvenor Avenue, Thursday, February 8, 7:00 p.m.
Grade 7 and 8 French Immersion and Late Immersion

Isaac Brock School (Cree & Ojibwe Bilingual)
1265 Barratt Avenue, Thursday, Feb 1, 6:00  p.m.
N-Gr. 9 and bilingual kindergarten and Grade 1 and 2 Ojibwe and Cree

Lord Nelson
820 McPhillips Street, Thursday, June 14, 5:00 p.m.
Community BBQ and Artfest

*École Luxton School
111 Polson Avenue, Wednesday, February 21, 6:00 p.m.

Montrose School
691 Montrose Street, Tuesday, March 6, 6:00 p.m.

*École Riverview School
253 Maplewood Ave, Wednesday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.

*École Robert H Smith School
315 Oak Street on Wednesday, January 31, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Ralph Brown School
460 Andrews Street, Thursday, February 1, 7:00 p.m.

Sargent Park School
2 Sargent Park Place, Thursday, March 1, 6:30 p.m.
Nursery and Kindergarten

École Sir William Osler (French Milieu)
1600 Grant Avenue, Wednesday, January 17, 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Grades 7 to 8

Collège Churchill (French Milieu)
510 Hay Street, Lower Level, Tuesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.

Grant Park High School
450 Nathaniel Street, Thursday, February 22, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Grades 9 to 12

Argyle Alternative High School
30 Argyle Street, Thursday, March 15, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Collège Churchill (French Milieu)
510 Hay Street, Lower Level, Tuesday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.

Grant Park High School
450 Nathaniel Street, Thursday, February 22, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

*French Immersion (Dual Track)

French Milieu

Early French Immersion: Begins in nursery (LaVerendrye, Sir William Osler, Lansdowne and Sacré-Coeur), Kindergarten or Grade 1. Kindergarten is 100% French instruction and approximately 75% of Grade 1-6 students' time is spent studying the regular curriculum in the French language.

Beginning in Grade 1, English language arts is taught for approximately one hour per day in English.

Late Entry Immersion: Begins in Grade 7 at École River Heights and Collège Churchill. Students in this program receive a minimum of 60% of their instruction in the French language.

Bilingual Language Programs

In bilingual programming schools, including French Immersion dual track, the target language is used as the language of instruction for not more than 50% of the school day. In Kindergarten, the target language may be used 100% of the time at the discretion of the school division.

The entry points for bilingual programming schools are Kindergarten and Grade 1.

The following subjects are taught in the heritage language: Language Arts, Social Studies, Art, Music, Physical Education, Health. The following subjects are taught in English: English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science. Students also have the opportunity to study French starting in Grade 4.

Advanced Academic Placement (AP®)

The AP® Program provides special opportunities to those students who are motivated and planning to attend university. This program of university level courses and exams for secondary students was designed to allow the successful student to receive advanced credit and/or standing upon entering university.

The school division offers AP courses in three different high schools including Sisler, Grant Park and Daniel MacIntyre. The courses may include; Biology, Chemistry, English, Calculus, Physics, Art and Psychology.

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme, available to students throughout WSD who have met the requirements for the programme, is offered at Kelvin High School. The programme offers a challenging, comprehensive and highly academic curriculum for the academically talented student. The same course of studies is followed by students around the world.

Career Education

WSD has work placement programs at Tec Voc High School, which has 100 plus community employers and R. B. Russell Vocational High School with 50 community employers.

In addition, WSD currently has two off-site Apprenticeship Programs in partnerships (Plumbing and Pipe Trades, Electrical). Other partnerships include the Aerospace Industry at Tec Voc High School with Standard Aero, Magellan Aerospace and Boeing; the Medical Career program at Children of the Earth High School with Pan Am Clinic, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Health Sciences Centre and the University of Manitoba Access Program.

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