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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Joseph Teres School (131 Sandford Fleming Road, Winnipeg)

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This elementary (K-6) school was designed by the Winnipeg architectural firm of Magnus Johnson Architects for the Transcona-Springfield School Division and named for Transcona police officer Joseph Teres. Its doors opened in early October 1988 at a construction cost around $3,300,000. The official opening ceremony on 7 December 1988 was attended by Teres’ wife Reita Teres, accompanied by her son Jeff Teres and grandson Ryan Teres.





Arthur K. “Art” Miki


Charlie Kutz


Terry Thompson


Laurie Sodomlake


David Markham (Acting)


Andrea Hammond (Acting)


Tom Code


Doreen Hildebrand


Ian Grant


No information.

Photos & Coordinates

Joseph Teres School

Joseph Teres School (September 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90766, W97.01983
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Teres (1921-1976)


“Invitation to tender,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 December 1987, page 55.

“Elementary school behind schedule,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Northeast Edition, 17 January 1988, page 2.

“New school set to open in October,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Northeast Edition, 24 April 1988, page 5.

“School board hasn’t done homework, parents say” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Northeast Edition, 23 October 1988, page 4.

“Transcona school officially opened,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Northeast Edition, 27 November 1988, page 3.

“Widow remembers Joseph Teres’ commitments,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly Northeast Edition, 18 December 1988, page 6.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 22 November 2022

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