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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.
Allen P. Watson
R. F. Morrison School (August 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.94639, W97.14789
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Robert Farthing Morrison (1904-1958)
“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: 21 August 2020
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