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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Heyes Elementary School (128 Second Avenue West, Swan River)

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This elementary school is situated in Swan River.

Principals

Period

Principal

1953-1955

Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (1903-1990)

1955-1957

William “Bill” Oleksy

1957-1958

Mr. D. Bewell

1958-1963

Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (1903-1990)

1963-1965

John Milner (Supervising Principal)

1965-1980s

?

1980s

Paul Olenyk

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1955-1956

Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 1), Mrs. M. Chrustie (grade 3), Mr. L. Clench (grade 7), Mrs. H. Fullerton (grade 4), Miss Y. McLeod (grade 2), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 6), Miss M. Miller (grade 5), William “Bill” Oleksy (grade 8)

1956-1957

Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 1), Mrs. M. Chrustie (grade 3), Mrs. H. Fullerton (grade 4), Miss Martinussen (grade 5), Miss Y. McLeod (grade 2), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 7), Mrs. Yanchuk (grade 6), William “Bill” Oleksy (grade 8)

1957-1958

Mr. D. Bewell (grade 8), Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 1), Joe Gieni (grade 6), Mrs. S. Hayes (grade 4), Miss R. Martinussen (grade 5), Mrs. W. Oleksy (grade 7), Mrs. E. Sigurdson (grade 2), Mrs. T. Smith (grade 3)

1958-1959

Mrs. J. Alderson (grade 6), Steve Andreychuk (grade 5), Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 4), Miss M. Dauk (grade 1), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 8), Mrs. P. Nordquist (grade 2), Mrs. T. Smith (grade 3)

1959-1960

Mrs. J. Alderson (grade 6), Steve Andreychuk (grade 5), Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 7), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 8), Mrs. P. Nordquist (grade 4), Mrs. J. M. Peyton (grade 1), Mrs. T. Smith (grade 3), Mrs. H. L. Woodward (grade 2)

1960-1961

Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 7), Miss A. Dauk (grade 1), Conrad Erickson (grade 6), Mrs. E. McIntosh (grade 4), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 8), Mrs. J. M. Peyton (grade 5), Mrs. T. Smith (grade 3), Mrs. H. L. Woodward (grade 2)

1961-1962

Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 7), Miss A. Dauk (grade 1), Conrad Erickson (grade 6), Mrs. E. McIntosh (grade 4), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 8), Mrs. J. M. Peyton (grade 5), Mrs. T. Smith (grade 3), Mrs. H. L. Woodward (grade 2)

1962-1963

?

1963-1964

Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 1), Miss A. Dauk (grade 2), Mr. J. Luschyn (grade 6), Miss E. Lysack (grade 2), Mrs. E. McIntosh (grade 4), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 8), Mrs. B. Peyton (grade 5), Mrs. T. Smith (grade 3)

Photos & Coordinates

Heyes Elementary School

Heyes Elementary School (September 2023)
Source: Glen Toews

Heyes Elementary School

Heyes Elementary School (September 2023)
Source: Glen Toews

Site Location (lat/long): N52.10303, W101.27804
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan River School No. 1047 / Duncan School / Taylor Elementary School (Second Street North, Swan River)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan River Collegiate Institute / Swan River South School (105 Second Street South, Swan River)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan Valley Regional Secondary School (1483 Third Street North, Swan River)

Sources:

“Staff of thirty teaching at Swan River,” Swan Valley Star and Times, 12 September 1957, page 1.

We thank Gerry Jonsson, Ed Dubray, and Glen Toews for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 October 2023

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