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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Highbury School (99 Highbury Road, Winnipeg)

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This school cost around $2,500,000 and operated as a dual “overflow” immersion school for English and French programs in the Division. It opened to students in September 1992, initially accommodating grades 1 to 6 but has since added several classroom and additional shops rooms, presently hosting grades K to 8.

It is operated by the Louis Riel School Division.





Bill Noyes




Robert Cordinley


James Leslie “Jim” Hunt (1953-2006)




Jordan Falconer


Other teachers include Robert Lussier (Vice Principal, 1992-?).

Photos & Coordinates

Highbury School

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.80613, W97.09548
denoted by symbol on the map above


“New English school,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly South Edition, 24 March 1992, page 3.

“Principal picked,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly South Edition, 5 May 1992 page page 3.

“School on schedule,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly South Edition, 16 June 1992, page 2.

“Principal awed by new school,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 August 1992, page B10.

“Principal honoured,” Winnipeg Free Press Community Review West, 3 March 1999, page 2.

“South Winnipeg schools are switching principals,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 July 2004, page S3.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 April 2021

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