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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dalhousie School (262 Dalhousie Drive, Winnipeg)

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This Fort Garry school, now in the Pembina Trails School Division, opened for grades 1-6 in the fall of 1970. In addition to open area classrooms, the building featured a material resource room along with music and science facilities. Although the 180-student school was overcrowded within two years, the Department of Education initially rejected plans for a 12-room expansion.

Principals

Period

Principal

1970-1972

Robert Melville “Mel” Gunson (c1926-1972)

1972-?

?

?-?

Thelma Jean Opseth Call (c1928-1981)

?-?

Bryant Moloy Hasker (1932-1999)

?-2004

Gerard Gill

2004-2008

Peggy Hobson

2008-?

Cintra Ragoonanan

?-2015

?

2015-?

Marina Wilson

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Coordinates

Dalhousie School

Dalhousie School (September 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Dalhousie School

Dalhousie School (June 2020)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.79513, W97.14705
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Johnny isn’t a bad boy any more, he’s busy in an open-area classroom,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 January 1969, page 21.

“Still to seek addition,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 September 1972, page 3.

“Fort Garry School Division No. 5,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 January 1973, page 23.

“Students from middle-income families,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 April 1979, page 3.

We thank Steven Christianson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 16 August 2020

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