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Manitoba Organization: Seven Oaks School Division No. 10

The Seven Oaks School Division was created on 1 April 1959 by an order of the Manitoba Minister of Education, acting on a recommendation of the MacFarlane Commission on Education and the School Divisions Boundaries Commission. It became responsible for all secondary education, grades 9 to 12, within the area of the following school districts:

Ward

School Districts

1

West St. Paul School District No. 4
Parkdale School District No. 1927

2

Old Kildonan School District No. 2102

3

West Kildonan School District No. 8

Superintendents

Period

Superintendent

1959-1966

John Leamen (1908-1967)

1967-1969

Donald A. Girard

1969-?

Glenn H. Nicholls

?-1989

Norman Isler

Assistant Superintendents

Period

Assistant Superintendent

1967-1969

Glenn H. Nicholls

1969-1971

?

1971-1974

Alvin J. Wieler

1974-?

Norman Isler

Schools

Centennial School / Edmund Partridge School (240 Royal Avenue)

Governor Semple School (150 Hartford Avenue)

Victory School (395 Jefferson Avenue)

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions (1959)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba’s Rural School Consolidation (1905-1967)

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions Boundaries Commission (1958-1959)

Events in Manitoba History: MacFarlane Royal Commission on Education (1957-1959)

Sources:

Report of the School Divisions Boundaries Commission, 13 January 1959, Manitoba Legislative Library, SpR 1958 Education.

“Pair appointed by school division,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 February 1967, page 28.

“Bend's school job filled,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 May 1969, page 3.

“W. K. students stage walkout,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 October 1971, page 4.

“Seven Oaks School Division No. 10 Principal,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 March 1973, page 36.

“Seven Oaks hit by inflation,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 1974, page 3.

“Give parents direct explanation: trustee,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 1974, page 7.

“A pointless sinecure,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 February 1991, page 9.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 12 August 2020

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