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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Green Acres School (335 Queens Avenue East, Brandon)

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This Brandon school opened in 1962.

Principals

Period

Principal

1962-1973

Robert John “Bob” Coates (1908-1990)

1973-?

Ronald Leslie Chalmers

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1962-1965

Mrs. K. L. Shoemaker

1965-1966

?

1966-1967

Mrs. J. L. Chapple

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1962-1963

Miss P. Anderson (grade 2), Miss E. Blain (grade 1), Robert John Coates (grade 8), Miss M. Dietrich (grade 4), G. Gibbons (grade 5), Mrs. E. Jones (grade 7), Mrs. B. Milligan (grade 6), Mrs. V. Pavlin (grade 7), Mrs. E. Rollins (grade 3), Mrs. V. Sparks (grade 3), Miss S. Traford (grade 2)

1963-1964

Mrs. D. A. Ames, Miss P. A. Anderson, Miss E. G. Blain, Mrs. C. L. Brown, Mrs. R. M. Davis, Mrs. G. A. Dillabough, G. T. Gibbons, Mrs. E. L. Jones, Mrs. S. Y. Miller, Mrs. B. Milligan, E. Nolan, Mrs. Velma R. Pavlin

1964-1965

Mrs. D. A. Ames, Miss L. L. Ammeter (kindergarten), Miss P. A. Anderson, Miss E. G. Blain, Mrs. C. L. Brown, Mrs. L. G. George, G. T. Gibbons, Howard Hoy, Mrs. E. L. Jones, Mrs. B. Milligan, E. Nolin, Mrs. Velma R. Pavlin

1965-1966

Mrs. D. A. Ames, Miss L. L. Ammeter (kindergarten), Mrs. C. L. Brown, Mrs. L. G. George, Mrs. B. B. Gerdis, Howard V. Hoy, Mrs. L. J. Keown, D. A. Kusela, Mrs. B. Milligan, Mrs. Velma R. Pavlin, Miss J. F. Robinson

1966-1967

Mrs. D. A. Ames (grade 3), Miss L. L. Ammeter (kindergarten), Mrs. C. L. Brown (grade 1), Robert John Coates (grade 8), P. J. Curtis (grade 6), Mrs. Darlene J. Diller (grade 2), Mrs. L. G. George (grade 5), Mrs. B. B. Gerdis (grade 4), Mrs. B. Milligan (grade 6), Mrs. Pat J. Paskor (grade 2), Mrs. Velma R. Pavlin (grade 7), Mrs. J. F. Wakefield (grade 1)

1967-1968

Mrs. D. A. Ames (grade 3), Miss L. L. Ammeter (kindergarten), Mrs. C. L. Brown (grade 1), Robert John Coates (grade 8), P. J. Curtis (grade 6), Mrs. Darlene J. Diller (grade 2), Mrs. L. G. George (grade 5), Mrs. B. B. Gerdis (grade 4), Mrs. B. Milligan (grades 5, 6), Mrs. Pat J. Paskor (grade 2), Mrs. Velma R. Pavlin (grade 7), Mrs. J. F. Wakefield (grade 1)

Photos & Coordinates

Green Acres School

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.83038, W99.93338
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Teachers are assigned to schools,” Brandon Daily Sun, 28 August 1962, page 10.

“33 newcomers on elementary schools staff,” Brandon Sun, 21 August 1963, page 15.

“39 newcomers on elementary staff,” Brandon Sun, 19 August 1964, page 13.

“191 teachers placed here,” Brandon Sun, 20 August 1965, page 8.

“Over 200 elementary teachers,”Brandon Sun, 23 August 1966, page 16.

Brandon Elementary Schools, 1867-1979, Canada-Confederation, Brandon School Division, 1967.

“Crowd attends dessert party,” Brandon Sun, 26 October 1973, page 19.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2021

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