School Information


Mission Statement

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 184 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, and computers in the classrooms.

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. RES offers a BREAKFAST PROGRAM to all students. It runs Monday thru Friday from 8:30 - 8:55. The program is run by staff as well as Grade 12 RCI 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.