J.H. Bruns Collegiate was named after Brother Joseph H. Bruns S.M., who had a lengthy and renowned career as an educator in St. Boniface. He served as Superintendent for 12 years of his thirty-six year career. The school opened its doors to students in the suburb of Southdale in September 1972, and has experienced many changes since its inception.
J.H. Bruns Collegiate is a secondary school (Grade 9 to Grade 12) with an enrolment of more than 775 students. The staff at J.H. Bruns is committed to providing a positive environment with as many opportunities as possible for its students, and offers a varied curricula.
J.H. Bruns By The Numbers
Number of Students: 800*
* Data collected in September 2019
Principal: Julie Côté-Marinelli
Vice-Principal: Joel Shimoji
Vice-Principal: Elaine Solinski