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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hampstead School (920 Hampstead Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Opened in 1960 for the East Kildonan School District, this elementary school was designed by the Winnipeg architectural firm of Smith, Carter, Searle Associates. Its 12 classrooms hosted grades 1 to 6. Capacity was expanded in 1968 on designs of Ward, Macdonald and Partners.

Principals

Period

Principal

1960-1985

Melvin “Mel” Borody (1922-2010)

1985-1991

?

1991-1995

Glen Brooks

1995-2014

?

2014-?

E. Linton

?-present

Mr. S. Lysack

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1960-1964

Mabel Louise Rutledge Johnson (1905-1991)

1964-?

?

Teachers

Period

Teachers

1960-1961

Elizabeth Alice Fuller (grade 5), Mabel Louise Johnson (grade 5), Louise Emelie Jubinville (grade 5), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), John Petrash (grade 6), Julia Stephanie Wolkoski (grade 1), Anne Yakemow (grade 4)

1961-1962

Melvin Borody (grade 6, January-June), Elizabeth Alice Fuller (grade 5), Barbara Emelie Godfrey (grades 5-6, September-December), Mabel Louise Johnson (grade 5), Louise Emelie Jubinville (grade 5), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), Doris Freda Line (grade 3, June), Margaret I. Reimer (grade 2), Elaine Sinaisky (grade 3, September-May), Julia Stephanie Wolkoski (grade 1), Anne Yakemow (grade 4)

1962-1963

Alfred Henry Enns (grade 5), Mabel Louise Johnson (grade 5), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), Corinne Linda Kostenuik (grade 4), Patricia Eleanor Reid (grade 3), Margaret I. Reimer (grade 2), Julia Stephanie Wolkoski (grade 1)

1963-1964

Alfred Henry Enns (grade 5), Mabel Louise Johnson (grade 5), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), Karen Joanne Komarchuk (grade 2), Corinne Linda Kostenuik (grade 4), Patricia Ann Kiggins Piper (grade 5), Margaret I. Reimer (grade 1)

1964-1965

Ellen Badiuk (grade 5, January-June), Elizabeth Alice Fuller (grade 5), June Kathleen Hunter (grade 3), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), Karen Joanne Komarchuk (grade 2), Corinne Linda Kostenuik (grade 4), Joyce Adelaine C. McLeod (grade 1), Patricia Ann Kiggins Piper (grade 5, September-December), Anne Yakemow (grade 4)

1965-1966

Ellen Badiuk (grade 5), Alfred Henry Enns (grade 5), Elizabeth Alice Fuller (grade 5), Barbara Irene Gage (grade 4), Lynnette Barbara Kiceluk (grade 3), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), Karen Joanne Komarchuk (grade 2), Corinne Linda Kostenuik (grade 4), Joyce Adelaine C. McLeod (grade 1)

1966-1967

Edgar Churchill (grade 5), Lynnette Barbara Kiceluk (grade 3), Joyce Christine Kohut (grade 1), Karen Joanne Komarchuk (grade 2), Corinne Linda Kostenuik (grade 4), Joyce Adelaine C. McLeod (grade 1)

Photos & Coordinates

Hampstead School

Hampstead School (April 2020)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Hampstead School

Hampstead School (April 2020)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90853, W97.07751
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Manitoba School Records Collection, River East School Division #9 (Hampstead School) Daily Registers, GR8245, Archives of Manitoba.

“Notice of tender,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 December 1959, page 31.

“Tender notice,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 February 1960, page 37.

“Hampstead School under construction along with additions to Angus McKay School and Polson School,” [Newspaper clipping], August 1960.

“Jottings from the business world,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 October 1960, page 66.

“Tender notice,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 May 1968, page 59.

“Hampstead School celebrates 25th anniversary,” [Newspaper clipping], April 1985. [North East Winnipeg Historical Society]

“Councillor’s giant note said it all,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Northeast Edition, 20 October 1991, page 3.

“Helping out in time of need,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 1995, page A13.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 August 2020

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