STANLEY JONES SCHOOL 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: ALUMNI RON SOUTHERN, FOUNDER OF ATCO GROUP AND CO-FOUNDER OF SPRUCE MEADOWS
ENTERTAINMENT: ALUMNI TOMMY BANKS AWARD WINNING CANADIAN PIANIST, CONDUCTOR, ARRANGER, COMPOSER, TELEVISION PERSONALITY AND FORMER SENATOR
STANLEY JONES, ONE OF CALGARYâS ICONIC SANDSTONE BULDINGS IS 100 YEARS OLD THIS YEAR. THIS IS A RARE EVENT IN CALGARY. NOT ONLY HAS THE BUILDING STOOD FOR THIS LONG BUT IT HAS BEEN DOING THE SAME THING FOR ALL OF THOSE 100 YEARS - EDUCATING CALGARYâS CHILDREN! THERE WAS A BRIEF PERIOD WHEN IT WAS ALSO A HOSPITAL AND MORGUE!! CHECK OUT OUR HISTORICAL GARDENS AND FIND OUT WHY! HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO SEE THE INSIDE OF ONE OF CALGARYâS HISTORIC BUILDINGSâ¦.TOURS AVAILABLE!!
WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH TO SUNDAY OCTOBER 6TH, 2013
WHO: ALL ALUMNI, INCLUDING STUDENTS, TEACHERS, STAFF AND INTERESTED COMMUNITY MEMBERS
WHAT: A CELEBRATION OF HISTORY, EDUCATION, LASTING FRIENDSHIPS
WHERE: STANLEY JONES SCHOOL 950 - 6th Street NE, SPRUCE MEADOWS EQUIPLEX
WHY: SIGNIFICANT EVENT IN CALGARY HISTORY
âEach year the school nurse visited. Most students didnât like those visitsâ quote from Dorothy Nelson (Morgan) attended 1923 to 1931 and plans on attending the 100th!
The school was right next door to Calgaryâs first airportâ¦.âWe watched one airshow where a parachutist made both his first and LAST jumpâ quote from Gord Hawkins, attended 1929-1937 and plans on attending the 100th!
Transcripts from pilots to traffic controllers âWe canât land, there are kids on the runwayââ¦.quote from historian John Gilpin in his research into the history of Stanley Jones and surrounding area.