In partnership with parents and community, we, at Rivers Elementary School, strive to create a climate which encourages independence, good judgment, and personal excellence with respect and dignity for all. At our school, we are committed to maintaining a caring environment that promotes safety for all, respect for and acceptance of differences, and opportunities for academic, social, emotional, and physical growth, in an effort to prepare students to meet the needs of an ever- changing world.
About Our School
Rivers Elementary School is situated in Rivers, Manitoba, 40 km north of Brandon. The school’s population is 180 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Rivers Elementary School strives to provide a safe, positive learning environment for all students. The school features both primary and intermediate choirs. We a large adventure playground structure, an outdoor skating rink in the winter, a hard surface basketball court, computers in the classroom as well as a computer lab equipped with 31 computers with internet and e-mail access. Our school is also quite involved in Model Rocketry.
Special ‘dress up’ days, Voyageur Day, hot dog days, spaghetti days, macaroni & cheese days, Winter Carnival, Christmas Concert, Intra Murals, Field Day, as well as other special activities are organized throughout the year in order to foster positive attitudes in students. The school has a parent volunteer program at all grade levels and encourages parents to take an active part in their child’s education.