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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dieppe School (530 Dieppe Road, Winnipeg)

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This four-classroom school in the Charleswood area of Winnipeg was constructed in 1952 on a design by local architect Edgar Prain. It was later expanded to include classrooms for junior high students.

Principals

Period

Principal

1952-1956

Constance Margaret Webster “Connie” Brooks (1915-1995)

1956-1958

William Peters

1958-c1966

John Thomas Wherrett (1932-2011)

c1966-1980

Harry Herbert Galan (?-2007)

1980-1990

Jeanne Margaret Gitzel

1990-2000

John Lamb

2000-2005

Jocelyn Fournier-Garyluk

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1954-1955

Mrs. J. Butler, Miss M. Dempsey, Miss C. Fraser, Mrs. N. Mackenzie, Mrs. D. Rowe

1955-1959

?

1959-1960

Leo P. Barkman (music), David Brown (grade 7), Coralie Evelyn Gay, Hilda Hintz (grades 7-8), M. St. Onge (French, mathematics, literature), John T. Wherrett (grade 8)

1960-1961

David Brown (grade 7), Hilda Hintz (grades 7-8), Jack McTaggart (music), M. St. Onge (French, mathematics, literature), John T. Wherrett (grade 8)

Among the other teachers of Dieppe School were Mrs. Frances Mary Hutmacher, D. Wayne Thompson, and Michael Karl Koryluk (c1973).

Photos & Coordinates

Dieppe School

Dieppe School (1969)
Source: Planning, Property & Development, City of Winnipeg , #4532

Dieppe School

Dieppe School (June 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.85648, W97.28316
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Charleswood lists teachers,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 1954, page 3.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

“Showers are held for Coralie Gay,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 July 1960, page 10.

Obituary [Frances Mary Hutmacher], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 April 2017.

Obituary [Michael Karl Koryluk], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 August 2020.

We thank Alan Mason, Myron Hutmacher, and Bill Stevens for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 August 2020

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