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Significant Dates

2004 - 2005

Crusader A Football Team wins City Championship

Tom Lussier hired as Principal

Dave Magnuson-Ford hired as Vice President Development and Alumni Affairs

The 11th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Mr. Robert G. Puchniak '65

2003 - 2004

Crusader AA Football Team wins City Championship

The 10th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Dr Bill Norrie CM

2002 - 2003

The 9th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Mr Joe Stangl KSG, CM

Jeffrey Burwell, SJ

St. Paul's High School opens Admissions Office with Mr. Jeffrey Burwell SJ as first Director of Admissions.

The Freshman Retreat, organized by Mr. Burwell SJ and directed by Sean Manson '03, is officially launched.

Theresa Duma is hired as Vice President Development and Alumni Affairs

2001 - 2002

M.H.S.F.A starts two-tier football and St. Paul's High School fields two outstanding teams

2000 - 2001

Fr Joseph Mróz SJ appointed 14th Director of St. Paul's High School

Fr Director Paul M. Crouch, SJ, died suddenly on January 23 while attending a Jesuit Conference in Texas.
Fr. Paul Crouch
The Canadian Martyrs Chapel dedicated to the memory of Nancie Mauro and deceased members of the Society of Jesus opens. The Alf Jobin SJ Campus Ministry Office opens.

St. Paul's High School kicks off its 75-year Anniversary at Homecoming Day 2001 on September 15 Richard and Kathryn Bracken- the same day 75 years ago that St. Paul's first opened its doors.

The 8th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Richard and Kathryn Bracken.

Crusader Football team reaches the city finals for the third consecutive year.

Crusader Football team reaches the city finals for the second year.

The 7th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Angus Reid '65.

The Angus Reid Arts and Multimedia Centre opens.


Fr. Paul Crouch, SJ the school's thirteenth Director.

Crusader Football team wins their first city league championship since 1982.

The 6th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Rev. Joseph V. Driscoll, SJ.

Jerome Cranston hired as Principal.


The re-organization of the scheduling process begun.

The first early Retirement plan offered to staff.

Full time Jesuit Chaplain hired.

The 5th Crusader Challenge Tribute Dinner honouring Mr. Gregg Hanson '69.


The 4th Tribute Dinner honouring Kevin & Els Kavanagh.

The Flood of the Century.


The 3rd Tribute Dinner honouring Michael Phelps '63.

The Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm Program undertaken by the teaching faculty.


The 2nd Crusader Challange Tribute Dinner honouring Paul Albrechtsen.

1992 -1994

Mr. Authur Mauro The 1st Tribute Dinner honouring Arthur Mauro.

Mr. Johnston Smith '67 is selected as St. Paul's third Lay Principal

Final year for the Booster Club as our major fundraiser.

New initiatives in fundraising via an official Development / Fundraising Officer.


First official Staff Policy Manual established.

First Pastoral Team established by the Jesuits to highlight the Jesuit charisms and assist in faith development.

First Christian Life Communities (CLC) formed among staff and students.

1987 - 1990

Learning CentreFr. Alex Kirsten, SJ its twelfth Director.

The Board of Directors expanded with functional committees, eight in total.

The opening of the Fr. John Holland Learning Centre.

Fr. Eric Maclean The Curriculum Improvement Process begun.

The opening of the renovated science labs.
Second lay Principal selected (Mr. Donald Boulet).

Fr. Eric MacLean, SJ its eleventh Director.


First Crusader Calendar Raffle launched.


Jesuit High School Community moved to Jesuit House on Grosvenor Ave.

Monaghan Wing renovated for school use.


The first deliberative Board of Directors of the School founded.

Mr. Larry Franz is selected as the first Lay Principal.

The first issue of St. Paul's News is released in June.

The Development Fund is established - seen as the grass roots of the Annual Giving Campaign.


Fr. David Creamer, SJ its tenth Director.


Five Year Plan initiated.

Christian Service program becomes a compulsory program in School.


Colloquium on the Ministry of Teaching begun in Winnipeg by Alex Kirsten, SJ


Fr. Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ its ninth Rector.


St. Paul's High School is 50 years old.


Fr. Patrick Boyle, SJ its eighth Rector.


The first Booster Club.


Fr. Joseph Driscoll, SJ its seventh Rector was one of the founders of the Booster Club.


Fr. Lionel Stanford, SJ its sixth Rector oversaw the High School relocation to 2200 Grant Avenue site.


Fr. Hugh Kierans, SJ its fifth Rector who oversaw the college relocation to the University of Manitoba campus.


Fr. Cecil Ryan, SJ its fourth Rector.


Fr. Joseph Monaghan, SJ its third Rector.


Fr. Raymond Sutton, SJ its second Rector.


The Ellice Ave expansion completed.

1926 - 1933

Fr. HollandThe Jesuits asked to take over the College/High School.
Fr. John Holland, SJ its first Rector.

Building on Selkirk AvenueThe school moved to the Ellice and Vaughan site and the direction of the college given to the diocesan clergy.

St. Paul's College/High School founded under the direction of the Oblate Fathers at the Selkirk Ave location.

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