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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brock Corydon School (1510 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Built in 1950 by the construction firm of Couturs & Toupin, Brock Corydon School opened in February 1951. An official opening occurred on 9 November 1951. Named for its physical location at the intersection of Brock Street and Corydon Avenue, the building designed by local architect William A. Martin initially had seven classrooms and a general purpose room. Additions were made in 1953, 1991, 1995, and 1998.

Principals

Period

Principal

1951-1953

Dorothy Eleanor Lane (1902-1991)

1953-1955

John Hiram Armstrong (1900-1966)

1955-1961

Allin John Pybus (1913-1991)

1961-1970

Charlotte Mass (?-1972)

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1951

?

1951-1952

Miss E. R. Dawson, Mrs. R. Feinstein, Miss S. Huget, Mrs. M. A. Knudson, Miss Molly Robson (exchange teacher), Mrs. M. Tyler

1952-1953

Miss E. R. Dawson, Mrs. R. Feinstein, Miss E. Henderson, Miss S. Huget, Miss S. Prucyk, Miss A. A. Rockwell, Mrs. M. H. Tyler

1953-1954

Mrs. G. Chafe, Miss E. R. Dawson, Miss C. V. Day, Miss E. Fyles, Mrs. E. Henderson, W. A. McClymont, Miss L. Peters, Miss S. Prucyk, Miss E. M. Rubenuk, Mrs. M. Tyler, Mrs. P. Swan

1954-1955

Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss J. Carlson, Miss D. R. Dawson, Mrs. R. George, Mrs. E. Henderson, Miss M. Kendrick, Miss G. Menzies, J. D. M. Pelletier, Miss S. Prucyk, Mrs. F. M. Rodger, Mrs. M. Tyler, Miss E. Fyles, Mrs C. Winter

1955-1956

Miss E. Barkley, Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss L. Braun, Miss G. Carlson, D. K. Cormack, Miss E. R. Dawson, Mrs. R. George, Miss G. Kendrick, Mrs. E. Henderson, Mrs. Tennant

1956-1957

Mrs. M. J. Bennett, Mrs. I. E. Biglow, Miss J. G. Carlson, Ken Cormack, Miss E. R. Dawson, Florence Farenhurst, Miss Betty Fyles, Mrs. Ruth George, Mrs. E. R. Henderson, Mrs. J. Kraus, Miss E. Shiers, Miss L. M. Simpson

1957-1958

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss G. J. Carlson, Ken Cormack, Miss E. Dawson, Florence Farenhurst, Betty Fyles, Mrs. R. George, Mrs. E. M. Henderson, Mrs. J. Kraus, Mrs. A. Prefontaine, Miss L. Simpson, Mrs. G. Vandenburg

1958-1959

Mrs. M. Bennett, Miss G. J. Carlson, Ken Cormack, Miss K. Dawson, Florence Farenhurst, Miss E. Fyles, Mrs. R. George, Mrs E. Henderson, Mrs. J. Kraus, Mrs. E. Moon, Mrs. A. Prefontaine, Miss L. Simpson

1959-1960

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss J. Carlson, D. K. Cormack, Miss E. Dawson, Florence Farenhurst, Mrs. R. George, Mrs. E. Henderson, Mrs. J. Kraus, Mrs. E. Moon, Mrs. A. Prefontaine, Miss L. Simpson, Mrs. M. Soper

1960-1961

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. E. Biglow, Miss G. J. Carlson, D. K. Cormack, Miss E. Dawson, Florence Farenhurst, Mrs. R. George, Mrs. E. Henderson, Mrs. J. Kraus, Mrs. E. Moon, Miss L. Simpson, Mrs. M. Soper

1961-1962

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss G. J. Carlson, K. Cormack, Miss E. Dawson, Florence Farenhurst, Mrs. R. George, Mrs. E. Henderson, Mrs. J. Kraus, Miss P. Moore, Mrs. E. Moon

1962-1963

?

1963-1964

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss J. Carlson, Mrs. M. Cox, Mrs. R. George, Miss P. Moore, Miss L. Muldoon, Miss M. Towell, Mrs. D. Vellani

1964-1965

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. I. Biglow, Miss J. Carlson, Mrs. M. Cox, Mrs. A. Edmunds, Mrs. R. George, J. Jaman, Miss P. Moore, Mrs. M. Starodub, Mrs. U. Taylor

1965-1966

Mrs. M. Bennett, Mrs. E. Bergen, Miss J. Carlson, Mrs. E. Cook, Mrs. M. Cox, J. Jaman, Miss P. Moore, Mrs. M. Starodub, Mrs. U. Taylor, Mrs. L. Yakimischak

1966-1967

Mrs. I. Beard, Mrs. E. Cook, Mrs. M. Cox, Mrs. H. Dennis, J. Jaman, E. Mara?, Mrs. M. Starodub, Mrs. L. Yakimischak, Miss J. Zacharias

1967-1968

Mrs. I. Beard, Miss J.M. Bowling, Miss J. Carlson, Mrs. E. Cook, Mrs. M. Cox, Mrs. H. Dennis, Mrs. E. Epp, Miss J. Everson, Mrs. L. Fast, Miss G. Fedoruk, Mrs. N. Syrnick, Mrs. M. Findlay

1968-1969

Mrs. M. Adolfson, J. Barron, Mrs. P. Bay, Mrs. J. Bowling, Miss J. Carlson, Mrs. E. Cook, Mrs. M. Cox, Miss J. Everson, Mrs. M. Findlay, Miss K. Gibbons, Miss I. Lambert, Mrs. F. McDonald, Miss N. Medel, Miss F. Spratt, Mrs. A. Zadorozny

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Site Location (lat/long): N49.86324, W97.18865
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“School opening,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 November 1951, page 3.

We thank the Winnipeg School Division, John Levi, and Robert Hill for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 15 July 2017

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