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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westgrove School (50 Westgrove Way, Winnipeg)

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

This school in the Westdale area of Winnipeg was designed by the architectural firm of Pratt Lindgren Snider Tomcej and Associates, and constructed in 1970 by Wallace and Akins Limited. The 40,000 square foot building was designed to accommodate 600 students from kindergarten to grade 8. It opened in the fall of 1970.

Principals

Period

Principal

1970-1973

Stephen Norbert “Steve” Dvorak (1941-2018)

1973-1980

Orest Gingera (1936-2017)

1980-1987

John Thomas Wherrett (1932-2011)

1987-1993

Sharon Richmond

1993-2001

William David “Dave” Beer

2001-2007

Susan Schmidt

2007-2011

Judy Prinie

2011-2014

Gale Walker

2014-2019

Troy Calder

2019-2022

Cheryl McCombe

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1993-1998

G. Barry Nelin

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Coordinates

Westgrove School

Westgrove School (June 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.86035, W97.31710
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Pratt Lindgren Snider Tomcej and Associates

Sources:

[Westgrove School drawing], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 January 1970, page 16.

We thank Steven Christianson, Margaret Stimson, and David Beer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 December 2021

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