St. Nicholas / Immaculate Heart of Mary
100th Year Anniversary Celebrations

 

Vintage Photos of I.H.M. Academy
 
If you have additional information on any of the following photos, you can email the school at: ihms@ihms.mb.ca
 
 
Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy was an all girls school located at 131 Aberdeen Avenue. The building, once a nurse's residence for the old Children's Hospital, was converted into a school in 1957. Classes ran from 1957 to 1963. The school was owned and operated by the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate.

 

Opening ceremonies for Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy, September 1, 1957. The ribbon was cut by the Hon. W. C. Miller, Minister of Education. Click here to view the program.

 

Staff and students of Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy for 1957-1958 school year.

 

Staff and students of Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy for 1958-1959 school year.

 

Staff and students of Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy for 1959-1960 school year.

 

Graduation ceremonies in Sts. Vladimir and Olga Cathedral for the first graduating class of Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy - 1959.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Graduation 1959.

Front row (l-r): G. Williams, T. Kysilewsky, M. Hladky, O. Bashuk, G. Sobieski, F. Germak.

Back row (l-r): A. Dobuschak, I. Nawrocky, V. Klos, V. Melnyk, M. Wachal, C. Dubowits, P. Chapel, D. Tymko.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Graduation 1960.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Graduation 1961.

Bottom photo front row (l-r): Olga Kushnir, Joanne Starodub, June Kowal, Marion Soluk, Valerie Chase, Jeanette Mack, Waltra Novak, Sharon Mastaler, Virginia Hawrysh, Elsie Michalishyn.

Back row (l-r): Sophie Kiazyk, Patricia Halmoy, Drenna Brodie, Grace Pasosky, Zoria Cherewyk, Victoria Subtelny, Particia Besko, Mary Mutz, Dianne Serdinski, Joan Prystupa.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Graduation - undated.

 

Graduates of Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy pose with their teachers and His Grace, Metropolitan M. Hermaniuk.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy senior medal winners - 1961.

Front row (l-r): S. Kiazyk, E. Michalishyn, J. Prystupa.

Back row (l-r): J. Starodub, M. Soluk, W. Novak, G. Pasosky.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary graduates with their escorts.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy students with their teachers - 1960.

Front row (l-r): Sr. Joachim, Sr. Epiphany, Sr. Superior Claudia, Sr. Barbara.

Middle row (l-r): M. Bridgeforth, M. Rose, F. Ratushny, A. Zazula, C. Borthwick, E. Michalishyn, H. Chumak, M. Majchrowski.

Back row (l-r): P. Grant, J. DeJaeger, O. Karpy, S. Lesyk, O. Jarko, S. Nickolievich, C. Schock, L. Skyhar. (Missing: B. Bakalack).

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy students and staff, circa 1958.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Sodality - undated photo.

 

Annual IHMA Crowning of Mary Ceremony.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary choir.

 

Chapel at Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy.

 

Library at Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy.

 

Science lab at Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy.

 

Physical Education at Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy.

 

An Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy dance.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Halloween Dance - 1958 .

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Violet Tea. The man with the striped tie facing the camera and pouring tea is Mr. Daniel G. Wawrykow, the father of a student at the school. The other gentleman pouring tea (partially hidden) is Slaw Rebchuk, a former city councillor after whom the Slaw Rebchuk Bridge is named.

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Sodality Executive - 1963.

Sister Margaret (moderator), Elaine Michalishyn (prefect), Rev. Canon A. Luhovy (director), Patricia Besko (vice-prefect), Nellie Mazur (secretary).

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy Student Council - 1963.

Christine Baran, Luba Fedoryshen, Susan Tataryn, Joanne Lewandowsky (president), Patricia Swystun, Magdaline Ilyniak, Donna Babey.