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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beaumont School (5880 Betsworth Avenue, Winnipeg)

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This elementary school in the Charleswood area of Winnipeg, designed by the local architectural firm of Northwood Chivers and Casey, was constructed in 1956 and opened officially in January 1957. A six-classroom addition in 1961 was designed by architect Roy Marshall Lev and a 1968 addition was designed by Pratt Lindgren Snider Tomcej and Associates.

Principals

Period

Principal

1957-1960

Stanley “Stan” Sokalski (1931-2018)

1960-1963

?

1963-1965

John Duchominsky (1906-1977)

1965-1971

Philip (Filko) “Phil” Kozokowsky (1931-2019)

1971-1987

Rodnie Valley “Rod” Peppler (1934-2020)

1987-1993

William David “Dave” Beer

1993-1995

Iris Mabel Thompson Winning (1939-2017)

1995-1999

Linda Dier

1999-2007

Janet Taylor

2007-2009

Susan Schmidt

2009-2014

Doug Jonasson

2014-?

Tanis Ryznar
Janet Tomy

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1969-1980

Walter Friesen

1980-1993

Iris Mabel Thompson Winning (1939-2017)

1993-1995

?

1995-1996

John Karras

1996-2002

Bill Smith

2002-2004

Stan Hall

2004-?

?

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1958-1959

Stanley “Stan” Sokalski (grade 6), ?

Photos & Coordinates

Beaumont School

Beaumont School (June 2020)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.85485, W97.29888
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Northwood and Chivers / Northwood Chivers and Casey

Manitoba Business: Pratt Lindgren and Associates / Pratt Lindgren Snider Tomcej and Associates

Memorable Manitobans: Roy Marshall Lev (1930-2010)

Sources:

“Jottings from the business world,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 January 1961, page 56.

We thank Steven Christianson, Bill Stevens, David Beer, and Margaret Stimson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 December 2021

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