GMS entered into a long-term lease with St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Catholic parish prior to investing in extensively updating and upgrading the building. Thank you to Metropolitan Archbishop Lawrence Huculak, of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Winnipeg, Fr. Mark Gnutel, the Archeparchy Property Manager, and St. Andrew’s Parish for their collaboration in establishing the building lease.
The Gonzaga Middle School Board of Directors and Staff are very grateful to individuals, businesses and foundations that contributed to the renovation project.
Founding Board members Mark Chipman, Steve Chipman (and the Chipman family) and Bob Puchniak.
We welcome any additional support which would help us address the overall cost of the renovation project. Any donated funds will help us address our significant ongoing educational and building operating costs.
Special thanks to Jeoff Chipman from Longboat Development Corporation who chaired the construction committee and helped guide the renovation project.
Several companies donated a portion of their services, products or made contributions to the renovation project.
Gonzaga Middle School gratefully acknowledges the Winnipeg Foundation for its 2017 Community Grant in support of our summer program! This expands our students learning opportunities, helps to maintain learning through the summer, helps to build up the school community and fosters student well-being.
Gonzaga Middle School is also very grateful to the Richardson Foundation for its ongoing support for our Nutrition Program! This support is fosters student health, encourages regular attendance and is essential to help our students be ready to learn each day.
Gonzaga Middle School also gratefully acknowledges the Goodman Foundation for its commitment to our Student Transportation Program. This support helps us transport our students to and from school each day, thereby encouraging regular attendance, supporting a sense of student safety and reducing barriers to school participation.
The Gonzaga Middle School Board and Staff are also grateful to a number of organizations, schools and individuals who contributed their time, resources and expertise in preparation for the successful opening of school and ongoing programming.