River East Transcona School Division
creating student success


The Torch, established in 2004, is River East Transcona's divisional newsletter and is published six times a year in the weekly community newspaper The Herald. 

The publishing schedule for the 2016–17 school year is: October 12, December 14, February 15, March 22, April 12 and June 7. The Herald is delivered to RETSD-area residents each Wednesday and can also be found at the following locations:

City Hall—Information Desk                        510 Main St.
Concordia Hospital                                       1085 Concordia Ave.
Henderson Library                                        1-1050 Henderson Hwy.
Marketplace McIvor Mall                             1795 Henderson Hwy.
Millennium Library                                       251 Donald St.
Munroe Library                                             489 London St.
Munroe Pharmacy                                        525 Munroe Ave.
Public Meats                                                  949 Henderson Hwy.
Tasse's Foods                                                 185 Stadacona St.
Transcona Library                                         111 Victoria Ave. W.

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