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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

Summer Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: John W. Gunn School (351 Harold Avenue West, Winnipeg)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

Built in 1966 by the Transcona-Springfield School Division and named for long-time school trustee John William Gunn, this junior high school opened on 18 November 1966. It was expanded by eight classrooms in 1968 based on designs of the Winnipeg architectural firm of Ward and Macdonald.

Principals

Period

Principal

1966-1975

Nicholas Frederick “Fred” Kasian (1913-1996)

1975-1982

Nestor Gylywoychuk

1982-1992

Cecilia Ann Sheehan

1992-2014

?

2014-?

D. Finlay

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Maps

John W. Gunn School

John W. Gunn School (October 2014)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90202, W97.01159
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John William Gunn (1865-1946)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: John H. Gunn School (Kingsbury Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Membership welcomed,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 September 1966, page 20.

“Three schools planned,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 October 1967, page 3.

“Tender notice,” Winnipeg Free Press, 29 March 1968, page 41.

From Slate to Computer in the Transcona-Springfield Area 1873-1983 by Nan Shipley, 1983, page 350.

“Her students are the light of her life,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly South, 12 May 1992, page 5.

Transcona: Celebrating 75 Years of Community, 1911-1986 by the Transcona 75th Jubilee Committee, Betty Ann Watts, ed., 1986. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.T73 TRA]

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 February 2019

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