HistoryFebruary 4, 2021
Here are some facts you might find interesting about the Mural located on the exterior wall of Norquay School:
- The mural was painted in 2008 by Tim and Connie Friesen and children from Eagle Wing Daycare, students in the CSI program and children from the Norquay Community Centre.
- Characters represented in the mural are all of historic significance to North Point Douglas. Some of these characters include: Chief Peguis, Lord Selkirk, James S. Woodworth, Tommy Douglas, Sir William Stephenson, and John Norquay.
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Here are some facts you might find interesting about Norquay School:
- Norquay School was originally called Central School and was built in 1882.
- The first school was a rented two-room store and six rooms were added in 1888.
- In 1890, a fire destroyed the school and a three-storey structure was built in 1892 to accommodate the growing neighbourhood.
- The present school opened in 1971.
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