Windsor Park Collegiate
is a public secondary school
in Winnipeg, Manitoba
, within the Louis Riel School Division
. The ultimate aim of Windsor Park Collegiate is to provide a positive learning environment in which students are able to succeed academically, and to develop into responsible citizens who are prepared to contribute to an ever-changing society.
"In the year of nineteen hundred and sixty, in the community of Windsor Park, there opened a school that became a legend. Only one other school in North America
had this unique hexagonal architecture. The first principal of the school, Windsor Park Collegiate, was Mr. D. M. Slater, and the faculty population was 27. The first school President was R. D. McClelland. The school had a population of 619, ranging from Grade 7 to Grade 12. 93 of the students were graduating that year."Taken from the 1978 Yearbook
The other school spoken of featuring the "unique hexagonal architecture" is Donald D. Lum Elementary School in Alameda, California.
Currently, Windsor Park Collegiate is a Grade 9 to Grade 12 school serving 525 students. Its 35 teachers and 31 support staff strive to maintain an environment that promotes student learning. The school offers an English Language Program as well as Français Partiel.
Windsor Park Collegiate was built in the cold war
era, and thus has a large bomb shelter
in the foundation of the school. This is accessible though a crawlspace near... Read More