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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arthur Meighen High School (201 River Road, Portage la Prairie)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

Opened in 1966, commemorating Canadian Prime Minister Arthur Meighen, the school was merged with Portage Collegiate in 2006. It then accommodated an elementary school.

Notable students of the Arthur Meighen High School included real estate developer Sandy Shindleman.

Principals (High School)

Period

Principal

1966-1969

Virgil Elroy Holmes (1927-1986)

1969-1974

Peter W. Kripky (1926-2020)

1974-1986

Walter Morris Bohonos (1930-2017)

1986-1992

Ernest “Ernie” Shwaluk

1992-2004

Ken Lisowski

2004-2006

Mark Diboll

Teachers (High School)

No information.

Photos & Coordinates

Arthur Meighen School

Arthur Meighen School (July 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.96025, W98.27933
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Portage Collegiate Institute (Saskatchewan Avenue West, Portage la Prairie)

Sources:

We thank James Kostuchuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Rose Kuzina.

Page revised: 31 July 2020

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