Home of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame

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Village of Wilcox Community Profile
Located approximately 41 kilometers (25 mi) south of Regina, Wilcox is best known for being the home of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, a boarding school for students in grades 9-12. The village is also home to the Notre Dame Hounds ice hockey team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.

History

In 1902, the post office formed in the Provisional District of Assiniboia West of the North West Territories and the Federal Electoral District then named Qu’Appelle. Saskatchewan became a province in 1905. Wilcox became a village in 1907.[1]

A one room school house named WILCOX School District #1633 formed at Tsp 13 Rge 21 W of the 2 Meridian.

Home to Athol Murray College of Notre Dame

Athol Murray College of Notre Dame is a private, independent, co-educational boarding high school rooted in the Catholic tradition and open to students of all faith backgrounds. Athol Murray College of Notre Dame is committed to developing young men and women to become purposeful leaders with virtuous character. Athol Murray College of Notre Dame is located in Wilcox, Saskatchewan, Canada. It was founded by the Sisters of Charity of St. Louis in 1920 as St. Augustine school when they established Notre Dame of the Prairies Convent. The school was later renamed to honour the contributions of Father Athol Murray. A noted, stained glass window honours 67 of the college’s alumni who died in World War II.

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