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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dakota Elementary School / Victor Mager School (81 Beliveau Road, Winnipeg)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

Located in the St. Vital School Division, this school across the street from Dakota Collegiate was originally known as the Dakota Elementary School. Following a 1970-1971 expansion, based on designs of Ward Macdonald & Associates, it was renamed for former St. Vital Reeve Victor Mager.

Principals

Period

Principal

?-1967

?

1967-1968

Jennie Ellen “Jean” Kerr (1903-2001)

1968-1973

Grace Darling Cormode Watson (1910-2005)

1973-?

?

2016-?

Karen Magnusson

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

2016-?

Nicole Mager

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1967-1968

Audrey Jacqueline Cheetham Mcgregor (grade 1), Verna Louise Bendall (grade 1, 1967; grades 1-2, 1968), Margaret Ann Huta (grade 2), Theresa Marion Kuryk (grade 3), Blande Annette Matthews (grade 4), Elsie Helen Dyck (grade 5), Mary Anne Sydor (grade 6), Mary Edith Smith (music)

1968-1969

?

1969-1970

?

1970-1971

Henriette Cecile Raine (kindergarten, 1971), Mabel Eileen Fair (grade 1), Suzanne Marie Bibaud (grade 2), Theresa Marion Kuryk (grade 3), Blande Annette Matthews (grade 4), Alvin Edward Friesen (grade 5), Titus R. Premdas (grade 6), Sharon Mae LaRue Steeves (special education)

Photos & Maps

Victor Mager School

Victor Mager School (October 2015)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.83612, W97.10959
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Victor Magar [Victor Mager] (1849-1930)

Sources:

“Tender notice - Addition and alterations to Dakota Elementary School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 June 1970, page 14.

Obituary [Audrey Jacqueline McGregor], Winnipeg Free Press, 8 August 2009, page C13.

School division half-yearly attendance reports (E 0757), GR 1196, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 January 2017

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