Dr. George M. Weir

Address: 2900 East 44th Avenue

1961 – present

Named for Dr. George M. Weir (185-1949), B.C. educator and Minister of Education.

 

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Date: 1962     Ground view of the front of the school building. The Red Ensign, then the official flag of Canada, flies on the flag pole

 

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Date: 1964.     View from the east (Kerr Street) of the front and east side of the school building showing the first addition at the back of the school.

 

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Date: 1962     Dr. Tupper at the opening ceremony of Dr. George M. Weir Elementary. The principal, Mr. Warick, is presented with the official school key.

 

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Date: 1962     Dr. Reba Willits unveils the plaque at the official school opening ceremony. The school was named for Dr. George M. Weir, former BC Minister of Education.

 

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Date: 1968     John Stark, music teacher, conducting the school orchestra and choir.

 

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Date: 1963     Grade One choir performs at the official opening of the school addition.

 

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Date: 1962   Students perform on stage at the Christmas Concert.

 

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Date: 1968     Students  wearing paper hats perform at the 1968 Christmas Concert.

 

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Date: 1968     A student stands beside a stuffed black bear on display in a classroom.

 

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Date: 1968      A student observes trophy heads of four different animals native to British Columbia.

 

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Date: 1968     A group of students learn how to use a telephone.

 

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Date: 1969     Students gather around a listening post run on a reel-to-reel tape recorder.

 

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Date: 1968     Mr. J. Dyck, teacher, displays a chicken hatchery in the school science lab.

 

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Date: 1969     Students at work in a multi-purpose classroom/library.

 

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Date: 1968    A volunteer parent tutors a student.

 

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Date: 1968     Students in the school library using various research methods.

 

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Date: 1963     Grade Four and Five choir sing at a school concert.

 

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Date: 1968     Students perform on stage at the 1968 Christmas Concert.