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Historic Sites of Manitoba: J. R. Reid School (813 Twenty-Sixth Street, Brandon)

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This school in Brandon, designed by local architect Ian McKenzie Brown and named for local educator James Robert Reid, opened in 1958.

Principals

Period

Principal

1958-1959

?

1959-1973

Joseph “Joe” Federick (1910-1979)

1973-1982

?

1982-1986

Elvin Klassen

1988-?

Paul Curtis

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1960-1961

Mrs. E. Haggerty

1961-1963

Edward Tierney “Ted” Cantwell (1916-1985)

1963-1965

George Pavlin (1928-2004)

1965-1966

?

1966-1967

Hilton L. Stewart
Mrs. M. Taylor

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1958-1959

?

1959-1960

R. Blair, Miss M. Bruce, Miss N. Bunting, Joseph Federick, Miss H. Fraser, Miss I. Graham, Miss L. Johnson, Miss A. Kennedy, Mrs. L. Lindsay, E. Nolan, Miss B. Sanford

1960-1961

R. Blair (grade 7), Miss M. Bruce (grade 3), Miss N. Bunting (grade 2), Miss J. Champ (grade 3), Joseph Federick (grade 6), Miss H. Fraser (grade 4), G. Gibbons (grade 5), Miss A. Kennedy (grade 2), Mrs. L. Lindsay (grade 8), Miss B. Sanford (grade 1), Miss D. Stuart (grade 1), Miss R. West (grade 4)

1961-1962

R. Brazzell (grade 7), Miss N. Bunting (grade 2), Mrs. G. Dillabough (grade 3), Joseph Federick (grade 6), Miss H. Fraser (grade 4), G. Gibbons (grade 5), Miss A. Kennedy (grade 2), Mrs. A. Lindsay (grade 8), Mrs. V. Olenick (grade 3), Miss B. Sanford (grade 1), Miss R. West (grade 4), J. Wishart (grade 1)

1962-1963

Miss N. Bunting (grade 2), Miss E. Cairns (grade 4), Joseph Federick (grade 6), Mrs. C. Franceschini (grade 3), Miss H. Fraser (grade 4), B. Hoffman (grade 7), Miss A. Kennedy (grade 2), Mrs. A. Lindsay (grade 8), Mrs. V. Olenick (grade 3), A. Parr (grade 5), Miss B. Sanford (grade 1), J. Wishart (grade 1)

1963-1964

Robert T. Blair, Miss L. M. Boyles, Miss N. Bunting, Mrs. S. M. Burns, Miss J. Firby, Mrs. C. L. Franceschini, Mrs. A. E. Haggerty, W. B. Hoffman, Miss I. Johnston, Miss A. M. Kennedy, Mrs. L. A. Lindsay, Mrs. M. D. Otsig, Miss S. M. Pickering, Miss B. Sanford, Mrs. C. F. Vance

1964-1965

Miss N. Bunting, Miss C. E. Carcelle, T. S. Carter, Mrs. C. Cornell, Miss J. Firby, Miss I. Johnston, Miss A. M. Kennedy, Mrs. L. A. Lindsay, Mrs. H. D. Macnab, Mrs. M. D. Otsig, B. W. Paterson, Miss S. M. Pickering, Mrs. P. Stone (kindergarten)

1965-1966

Mrs. M. E. Bell, Miss N. Bunting, Mrs. E. A. Chalmers, Miss J. F. Chrusciel, Mrs. J. Curtis, Miss I. Johnson, Mrs. L. A. Lindsay, Colin M. Mailer, Miss C. E. Marcelle, Mrs. D. O. McLaren, Mrs. H. D. McNabb, Miss L. J. Mummery, B. W. Patterson, George Pavlin, Miss S. M. Pickering, Mrs. E. M. Robinson, Miss M. E. Robinson, Mrs. P. R. Stone (kindergarten)

1966-1967

Mrs. M. E. Bell (grade 5), Miss N. Bunting (grade 3), Mrs. E. A. Chalmers (grade 2), Miss Mary Ann Dueck (grade 1), Joseph Federick (grade 6), Mrs. P. M. Gillespie (grade 1), Miss I. Johnston (grade 4), Miss A. C. Jonasson (grade 2), Mrs. L. Audrey Lindsay (grade 8), Miss Carol E. Marcelle (grade 7), Mrs. Dorothy O. McLean (grade 6), Brian W. Paterson (grade 7), Mrs. J. S. Pedlow (grade 4), Mrs. E. M. Robinson (grade 5), Mrs. L. I. P. Rodgers (grade 3), Hilton L. Stewart (grade 8), Mrs. P. R. Stone (kindergarten)

1967-1968

Miss N. Bunting (grade 3), Miss Mary Ann Dueck (grade 1), Miss K. Enns (grade 2), Joseph Federick (grade 6), Mrs. P. M. Gillespie (grade 1), Mrs. L. Audrey Lindsay (grade 8), Miss Carol E. Marcelle (grade 7), Mrs. M. McGibney, Mrs. Isabelle McGregor (grade 4), Mrs. Dorothy O. McLean (grade 6), Mrs. Agnes Mills (grade 2), Brian W. Paterson (grade 7), Mrs. J. S. Pedlow (grades 4, 5), Mrs. Phyllis R. Pettis (special), Mrs. E. M. Robinson (grade 5), Mrs. L. I. P. Rodgers (grade 3), Hilton L. Stewart (grade 8), Mrs. P. R. Stone (kindergarten)

Photos & Coordinates

J. R. Reid School

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.83721, W99.97278
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Ian McKenzie Brown (1928-1974)

Memorable Manitobans: James Robert Reid (1882-1966)

Sources:

“Brandon school teachers for 1959-60,” Brandon Sun, 29 August 1959, page 2.

“6,000 Brandon students go back to work on Tuesday,” Brandon Sun, 3 September 1960, page 12.

“Teachers listed for opening of schools on Tuesday,” Brandon Sun, 2 September 1961, page 12.

“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.

“Board approves principals,” Brandon Sun, 30 April 1988, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2021

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