Welcome to the Alumni Association Website.

The Alumni Association was formed in 2011 to continue the spirit of the 100th Reunion with the vision of reconnecting alumni and creating a dynamic link with the current St. John’s staff and students.


We are always looking for new members and anyone who may interested in becoming involved in alumni activities.

Please join the Alumni Association by completing and forwarding the membership form located on the About The Association page .


Please visit the site often as changes are ongoing.

Last update July 12, 2021


Winnipeg School Division 150 Celebration

October 29, 2021 will be the day to celebrate the WSD 150th Anniversary.

 St. John's Alumni WSD 1 Videos  

Thank you to Sophie who sent in her video

Sophie "Pinky" (nee Michalison) Motoska
Class of 1952

Sophie "Pinky" 

Bio Information

Enjoy exploring the Torch Yearbooks and
Jr Hi Flare Yearbooks

located in the
Yearbook Section (Click)

Keep Safe and Keep Active 

Student Handbooks

See what's New for 2021-2022

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grade 10-12 hanbook 2021_22 page Page 11

Next Alumni Meeting
Postponed until further notice
Hopefully in the Fall, 2021
St. John's School Library
Please join us when the time comes!

 Alumni News


Two of our alumni have received awards recently.

Junel Malapad

Student 1982-88

Staff Custodian 1993-2011

Currently Head Custodian at Sisler High

Manitoba 150 has recognized Junel for his positive contributions to the community and awarded him with the Honour 150 Award from Canada Life. He has received a medal and a $500 donation to contribute to a charity of his choice. 

Junel has a passion for running and uses it to raise money for various charities.

Rylee Nepinak

Student 2010-2015

Awarded MHSAA Athlete of the Week September 17, 2014

Rylee was presented with the 2021 Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Award in the Community/Volunteer Senior category.

Rylee is the co-founder of Anishiative, an Indigenous youth-led community group that cleans up litter in the North End.

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Class of 1968

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Class of 1988

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Class of 1969

XII-Room 333

50th Reunion Summary

Class of 2008

Class of 1976

The photos of June 5th, 2019 at Tony Roma's for St John's High School, class of 1976,

43 reunion!

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 We are sad to report the passing of the following former St. John's staff members

in 2020 & 2021.

Wally Holowka (1962-1998) June 18, 2021

Gary Grubert (1990-1995) May 5, 2021


George Bates (1973-1996)

Forbes George (1971-2001)

Willa Keith (1972-1997)

David Kolotylo  (1993-2000)

Brenda Kolson

Alf Laser (1963-1986)

Bill March (1980-86)

Christine Penner (2004-2009)

Marion Widlake (1993-2000)

In Memoriam 


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In Memoriam 


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In Memoriam 


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In Memoriam 


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We continue to update these lists.

Alumni Donations

From Rodger Rickey (1961-66) 

1964 & 1966 Football Jackets

and a St. John's High Pin


From Brian Burdy (1962-65)

Teacher & Coach (1969-83)

1962-63 Championship Sweater

1970's Basketball Coaching Jacket

If you have any St. John's Memorabilia (events / graduation programs, clothing, yearbooks, etc.

that you would be willing to donate to the Archives,

please contact Sue at

Photo taken in Puerto Vallarta  March 2018

Poster on display in main hallway

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