Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arthur Day Junior High School / Arthur Day Middle School (43 Whitehall Boulevard, Winnipeg)

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Located in Transcona, this school was designed by the Winnipeg architectural firm of Ward and Macdonald. Built of steel, masonry, and concrete frame in 1968-1969, it carried the Arthur Day name from its previous location, becoming the Arthur Day Junior High School. The Transcona-Springfield School Division facility was opened officially on 6 April 1970 with a cornerstone placing ceremony and open house.





Nicholas Frederick “Fred” Kasian (1913-1996)


Frank Fiorentino


Wilfred Birnie Reid (1928-2016)


Fred Algera


Clarence Murdoch McMullen (1937-2017)




Wendy Walder


Among the teachers of Arthur Day Junior High School were William Stepaniuk (1966-1989) and Joseph Myrs “Joe” Ptashynski (1970-1982).

Photos & Coordinates

Arthur Day Middle School

Arthur Day Middle School (2011)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90304, W96.98638
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Henry Day (1916-1962)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Transcona Collegiate Institute / Transcona Junior High / Arthur Day Junior High / Central North Upgrading Centre / Park Circle Secondary School / Calvin Christian Collegiate (706 Day Street, Winnipeg)


“Tender notice - new Arthur Day High School,” Winnipeg Free Press, 16 June 1968, page 13.

“Official opening for high school,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 March 1970, page 7.

From Slate to Computer in the Transcona-Springfield Area 1873-1983 by Nan Shipley, 1983, page 349.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 May 2024

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