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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Erickson Collegiate (Erickson, Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson)

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Located in Erickson, the Erickson Collegiate was commissioned by the Rolling River School Division to replace high school classes at the Erickson School. Construction was awarded to the Hoffman Construction Company, with work beginning around August 1963. The structure was completed at a cost of $217,618, with less than three construction days lost to inclement weather. The new building had eight classrooms, science laboratory, library, and gymnasium. On 14 February 1964, students paraded from their old school to the corner of Main Street and First Avenue where they burned an effigy of the old building before marching to classes in this new facility. An official opening was held three days later at which Mr. W. Hoffman presented keys for the collegiate to the Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

Before 1963

See Erickson School

1963-1968

Benjamin J. T. F. “Ben” Ward

1968-1970

R. Bishop

1970-1973

J. Pringle

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Maps

Erickson Collegiate

Site Location (lat/long): N50.50079, W99.91064
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Erickson School No. 1366 (Erickson, Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson)

Sources:

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Official presentation of Erickson Collegiate keys,” Rossburn Review, 27 February 1964, page 3.

“Important milestone recorded in Erickson’s history,” Rossburn Review, 5 March 1964, page 3.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 31 October 2018

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