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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Forest Park School (130 Forest Park Drive, Winnipeg)

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Opened in 1964, the school operates in the Seven Oaks School Division. The school was expanded in 1975 on designs of Winnipeg architectural firm Macdonald, Cockburn, McLeod, McFeetors Architects.

Principals

Period

Principal

1964-1968

Kathleen “Kay” Chapman (1903-1998)

1968-1974

Mary Watson

1974-?

?

?-1986

Morris Leschuk (1934-2008)

1986-2014

?

2014-?

David Ingram

Teachers

Among the teachers of Forest Park School was Jean McWatters Farnie Watson.

Photos & Coordinates

Forest Park Community School

Forest Park Community School (July 1966)
Source: Planning, Property & Development, City of Winnipeg , #0092.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.94388, W97.13828
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Roster of club events - to hear panel,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 October 1968, page 20.

“To honor Principal,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1974, page 49.

“Notice of retender - additions and renovations to Forest Park School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 February 1975, page 51.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 June 2020

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