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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Belmont School (525 Belmont Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Located at the northwest corner of Belmont Avenue at McKenzie Avenue within the West Kildonan School District (later Seven Oaks School Division), the school opened in 1956.

Principals

Period

Principal

1956-1957

Kathleen “Kay” Chapman (1903-1998)

1957-1958

?

1958-1963

Evelyn Norah Urry (1901-1966)

1963-?

Vladimir Solman

?-1966

E. A. Kroeger

1966-?

?

?-1968

Arthur Donald “Art” Sutton (1937-2020)

1968-1970

?

1970

Terry Wall

1970-2014

?

2014-?

Michelle Jean-Paul

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1960-1961

Mrs. Shirley Gilmour (grade 1), Miss Mavis Dunlop (grade 2), Mrs Irene Helmbreaker (grade 3), Miss Theresa Lambert (grade 4), Clifford Charlesworth (grade 5), Evelyn Norah Urry (grade 6)

Among the other teachers of Belmont School was Edward Kowalchuk.

Photos & Coordinates

Entrance to Belmont School

Entrance to Belmont School (August 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.94221, W97.13300
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Belmont Consolidated School No. 441 (Belmont, RM of Prairie Lakes)

Sources:

“Seven Oaks teacher assignments announced,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 1960, page 5.

“Belmont School tea,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 April 1964, page 19.

“Belmont H-S tea,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 May 1966, page 22.

“Okay given to build 2 Seven Oaks schools,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 September 1968, page 3.

“Tea party Friday at Belmont School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 August 1970, page 22.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 30 August 2020

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