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Manitoba Organization: St. James - Assiniboia School Division

The St. James School Division No. 7 was created in 1959 by an order of the Manitoba Minister of Education, acting on a recommendation of the School Divisions Boundaries Commission. It had the same boundaries as the former St. James School District No. 7 founded in 1871.

Schools

Assiniboine School (175 Winston Road)

Athlone School (110 Athlone Drive)

Bannatyne School (360 Wallasey Street)

Birchwood School (150 Moray Avenue)

Britannia School / Stevenson-Britannia School (361 Hampton Street / 1777 Silver Avenue)

Brooklands School (1950 Pacific Avenue)

Bruce School (333 Booth Drive)

Buchanan School (815 Buchanan Boulevard)

Columbus School (26 Columbus Crescent)

Crestview School (333 Morgan Crescent)

Deer Lodge Junior High School (1970 Ness Avenue)

George Waters Middle School (190 Ferry Road)

Golden Gate School (330 Bruce Avenue)

Hedges School (369 Fairlane Avenue)

Heritage School (47 Heritage Boulevard)

Jameswood School (1 Braintree Crescent)

John Taylor Collegiate (470 Hamilton Avenue)

Lakewood School (55 Kay Crescent)

Lincoln School (3180 McBey Avenue)

Linwood School / St. James School (266 Linwood Street)

Ness School (3300 Ness Avenue)

Phoenix School (111 Alboro Street, Headingley)

Robert Browning School (130 Browning Boulevard)

St. Charles School No. 2071 (77 Dandurand Avenue)

St. James Collegiate (1900 Portage Avenue)

Sansome School (181 Sansome Avenue)

Silver Heights Collegiate (350 Lodge Avenue)

Strathmillan School (339 Strathmillan Road)

Sturgeon Heights Collegiate (2665 Ness Avenue)

Voyageur School (37 Voyageur Avenue)

Westwood Collegiate (360 Rouge Road)

Woodhaven School No. 2093 (127 Glendale Boulevard)

Superintendents

Term

Superintendent

1949-1956

Elbridge Doty Parker (1884-1981)

1956-1968

Ronald Thornton Frederick Thompson (1907-1984)

1969-1979

Ronald Andrew MacIntosh (1926-1999)

1979-2002

George B. Buchholz

2002-?

Ron Weston

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions (1959)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba’s Rural School Consolidation (1905-1967)

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions Boundaries Commission (1958-1959)

Events in Manitoba History: MacFarlane Royal Commission on Education (1957-1959)

Sources

“Trustees name Superintendent for St. James,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 August 1949, page 3.

Report of the School Divisions Boundaries Commission, 13 January 1959, Manitoba Legislative Library, SpR 1958 Education.

“Parents ‘shocked’ school still open,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 1978, page 3.

Tales of a Trustee (Aidan H. Conklin) by Anita E. Schmidt, 1985, Winnipeg: The Christian Press.

“Super says goodbye to division,” Winnipeg Free Press Community Review South, 20 February 2002, page 9.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 August 2017

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