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No. 87


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Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: R. F. Morrison School (25 Morrison Street, Winnipeg)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources

This twelve-classroom school, named for Robert Farthing Morrison, was opened officially on 29 October 1962 at a ceremony attended by Minister of Education S. E. McLean, West Kildonan Mayor C. N. Kushner, and Seven Oaks School Division School Board Chairman L. S. Alberts. At the event, a portrait of Morrison was presented to his wife and daughters. The school was built at an approximate cost of $188,000.

Principals

Period

Principal

1962-1964

Allen P. Watson

1964-2001

?

2001

Ruth Shrofel

2001-2014

?

2014-?

Ricki Valcourt

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Maps

R. F. Morrison School

R. F. Morrison School (August 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.94639, W97.14789
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Robert Farthing Morrison (1904-1958)

Sources:

“Opening tea Monday at Morrison School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 October 1962, page 19.

“School trustee polling scheduled for Oct. 25,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 October 1961, page 5.

“Seven Oaks School Division No. 10,” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 October 1961, page 67.

“Basement boat-builders,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 June 1964, page 26.

“School ends I Love to Read month with a bang,” Winnipeg Free Press Community Review Northeast, 7 March 2001, page 1.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 30 December 2014

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