90 years young: Dignitaries along with staff, students plus former staff and students of Ponoka’s BRICK school took in the 90th anniversary celebration Sept. 27 that included speeches, tours, cake and commemorative keepsake coffee mugs. Several former students and staff also shared some experiences of their time at the school that was constructed in 1929 and is believed to be the second oldest building in Alberta to continuously operate as a school.
Photo by Jordie Dwyer
(L-R) BRICK Learning Centre assistant-principal Erin Freadrich stands with former students of the Brick School Ilona Carter (Wing) 1931, Elva Lewis (Stretch) 1938-41, Betty Cook (Trenerry) 1949, Del Vold (Labrie) 1937-50, and Nancy Gordon (Harper) 1952-56 while current principal Ian Tisdale pulling up the end.The group were gifted some special shirts to help celebrate the school’s 90th anniversary on Sept. 27.
By Jordie Dwyer