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Historic Sites of Manitoba: McCreary Collegiate / McCreary School (Third Avenue, McCreary, Municipality of McCreary)

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Completed in 1959, a five-classroom high school in McCreary included a gymnasium, laboratory, industrial arts shop, home economics class, and business education facility. It was expanded in 1979 to provide space for elementary grades following the closure of McCreary School.

Principals

Period

Principal

1959-1960

Harvey F. Neable

1960-1963

Nicholas “Nick” Peech (1919-1995)

1963-1964

Walter Abram “Walt” Toews (1923-2006)

1964-1966

Lawrence Paul Huska (1936-2022)

1966-1973

Claude Desrosiers

1973-1976

?

1976-1977

Garry Henry Doyle (1934-2014)

1977-1979

G. Ryan

1979-1985

Bernhard Wiens

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1957-1966

J. Agabou, J. Bell, R. Bell, C. Bender, E. Butler, F. Chappell, H. Dobie, A. Gayle, M. Getz, M. Hanson, H. Joseph, J. McKenzie, R. Miller, E. Mortemore, O. Muloin, J. Murphy, P. Olynyk, S. Pankiewicz, G. Papas, J. E. Paulson, A. Penner, J. Schellenberg, V. Sealy, M. Thierry, Bea Toews, J. Tutkaluke

1963-1964

Mr. Blashko, Mr. J. Murphy, Mrs. V. Sealy, Miss Bea Toews

1964-1967

?

1967-1976

V. Beatty, C. Boyd, F. Clark, R. Clemis, L. Collier, S. Freeman, B. Hamel, S. Keele, R. Knight, R. M. Lebas, J. Malik, G. McKinnon, J. McPherson, R. Meldrum, F. Mills, R. Moore, J. North, S. Paterson, M. Posmituck, D. Shtykalo, M. Smale, C. Wingfield

1976-1980

?

1980-1981

Elizabeth Armstrong, Pat Blake, Floyd Clark, Olga Code, Garry Doyle, Edith Guillas, David Katesma, Sidney Keele, Irene Ketsman, Joanne Klym, Richard Lisowski, Viola Marciski, Bruce Menzies, Linda Paterson, Stewart Paterson, Susan Shineton, Edward Tichon

1981-1982

?

1982-1983

Elizabeth Armstrong, Pearl Blair, Pat Blake, Floyd Clark, Ken Corley, Garry Doyle, Kathy Glenesk, Edith Guillas, Sidney Keele, Joanne Klym, Richard Lisowski, Patricia MacKenzie, Viola Marciski, Bruce Menzies, Annette Mowat, Stewart Paterson, Susan Shineton, Edward Tichon

1983-1984

?

1984-1985

Elizabeth Armstrong, Nancy Armstrong, Patsy Blake, Floyd Clark, Garry Doyle, Edith Guillas, Kim Krymak, Sidney Keele, Joanne Klym, Richard Lisowski, Patricia MacKenzie, Viola Marciska, Bruce Menzies, Stewart Paterson, Kyllikki Ruus, Susan Shineton, Edward Tichon

Photos & Coordinates

McCreary Collegiate

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.77506, W99.49217
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosamond School / McCreary School No. 1348 (McCreary, Municipality of McCreary)

Sources:

“Teachers begin year in Turtle River S.D.,” Dauphin Herald, 10 September 1980, page 24.

“Teachers ready in Turtle River,” Dauphin Herald, 1 September 1982, page 18.

“Teachers in Turtle River schools,” Dauphin Herald, 9 October 1984, page 30.

McCreary: Milestones and Memories by McCreary History Book Committee, 1987, pages 145-147.

We thank Bea Toews for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 January 2022

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