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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Collicutt School (75 Cottingham Street, Winnipeg)

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Located in the West Kildonan School District, at the corner of Cottingham Street and Dafoe Boulevard, the school is named for West Kildonan municipal official and community activist Albert Hedley Collicutt. It was officially opened on 2 February 1960.

Principals

Period

Principal

1960-1965

Rodnie Valley “Rod” Peppler (1934-2020)

1965-1986

?

1986-1989

Morris Leschuk (1934-2008)

1989-2015

?

2015-?

Howard Ryant

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1960-1961

Mrs. Irene Marchand (grade 1), Mrs Betty Trotter (grade 1), Mrs. Anna Kotello (grade 2), Mrs. Sharon Myers (grade 2), Miss Evelyn Nep (grade 3), Mrs. Ann Necwediuk (grade 3 & 4), Miss Beryl Botchett (grade 4), Miss Megan Harries (grade 5), Jack Magalas (grade 5 & 6), Rodnie V. “Rod” Peppler (grade 6)

Photos & Coordinates

Collicutt School

Collicutt School (September 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.94166, W97.15277
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Albert Hedley Collicutt (c1890-1952)

Sources:

“New school opening,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 January 1960, page 4.

“Seven Oaks teacher assignments announced,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 1960, page 5.

“Tea planned Tuesday at Collicutt School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 11 February 1961, page 15.

“Collicutt School tea,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 February 1964, page 17.

“Meet Morris Leschuk,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly North Edition, 16 April 1989, page 15.

“School fired for sound,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly North Edition, 25 June 1989 page 7.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 27 June 2020

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