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 June 22, 2021


Winnipeg School Division 150 Celebration

The St. John's Alumni are looking for help from our alumni from around the world to create a short (30sec) video clip that may be added to a compilation video which will be shared on the WSD website on October 29, 2021 to celebrate the WSD 150th Anniversary.

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Please Help!

We are sending out the Tiger Paw signal to all Alumni!

How you can help:

On your phone create a video clip holding a poster that includes the following information:

 - your name 

 - the schools attended ex: Ralph Brown, St. John's

 - the year graduated or years attended

 - Congratulations WSD or Happy Birthday WSD

     or Happy 150th Anniversary WSD

It may include:

 - a voice message, such as:

          " Hi, my name is ______________ and I graduated in ________ [or attended                St. John’s High School from ___________to ___________. Example (1975 to 1984) ]

           Optional topic

      My favourite memory of St John’s is ___________________________.

    I want to congratulate the Winnipeg School Division on the 150th anniversary."

 - a background scene of your place of work or a landmark of where you live 


The video clip is to be sent to

Also please send your video clip to 

The deadline for the video clip is June 30, 2021

If you would be willing to be interviewed for the Celebration project please contact Noel Smith at Tec Voc at 204-786-1401

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Please help and send in your videos.

Thanks very much.

Enjoy exploring the Torch Yearbooks and
Jr Hi Flare Yearbooks

located in the
Yearbook Section (Click)

Keep Safe and Keep Active 

 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.

Student Handbooks

See what's New for 2021-2022

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grade 10-12 hanbook 2021_22 page Page 11

For Sale at the school office

Only $5.00

Are you wearing one?

Class of 1968

See Reunion photos

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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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See Reunion photos

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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)

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

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.

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