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Balfour, Susan

  • CA-BC-BS016
  • Person
  • fl. 1986

Susan Balfour taught Grades 6/7 and Learning Assistance during the 1985-86 school year at Myrtle Philip Elementary School.

Bartlett, Ellen

  • CA-BC-BE002
  • Person
  • fl. 1985-

Ellen Bartlett is a Whistler teacher and librarian. She served as a Grade 1-2 teacher and librarian at Myrtle Philip Elementary School in 1985-86 and was still working at the school as of 1993-94. By 2001 she was a teacher-librarian at the Whistler Library.

Bride, Miriam

  • CA-BC-BM019
  • Person
  • fl. 2006-2007

Miriam Bride is a Whistler teacher, mountain biking team coach, and Canada Cup medal winner.

Brownlie, Georgina

  • CA-BC-BG010
  • Person
  • fl. 1991-1992

Georgina Brownlie is a former athlete and teacher at Pemberton High School. She was a member of the Blackcomb One team at the 4th Annual Westcoast Ski Area Tournament, August 1991, at which she was named both the Team Female MVP and the Tourny Female MVP. She also played fastball for the Tapley's K team.

She is married to Dave Brownlie, former President and COO & CEO of Whistler-Blackcomb.

Burrows, Jane

  • CA-BC-BJ030
  • Person
  • December 24, 1941 - December 29, 2018

Doris Jane Burrows (nee Archer) was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and received a degree in Marketing Research at Ryerson University before travelling to Vancouver to take a teaching degree at UBC. There she met Paul Burrows, who she married in 1971. The couple moved to Whistler so that Jane could teach the primary grades at Signal Hill in Pemberton. She was among the first teachers at Myrtle Philip Elementary School when it opened in 1973. Jane also served as a member of the Alta Lake Community Club, volunteered for the Whistler Museum and Archives Society, and co-published the Whistler Question newspaper with Paul. They continued to reside in their Alpine A-Frame until moving to Salmon Arm in 2000.

Christopher, Sue

  • CA-BC-CS001
  • Person
  • fl. 1986

Sue Christopher taught Grade 1 at Myrtle Philip Elementary School in the 1985/86 school year.

Davies, Joyce

  • CA-BC-DJ002
  • Person
  • fl. 1986

Joyce Davies taught Grades 3/4 at Myrtle Philip Elementary School during the 1985-86 school year.

Epplett, Sandi

  • CA-BC-ES001
  • Person
  • c. 1954-

Sandra 'Sandi' Paulik-Epplett was a longtime Whistler teacher. Originally from Vancouver, she took teaching practicums in East Vancouver before moving to Whistler in 1977 to teach at Myrtle Philip Elementary School. Throughout her teaching career she taught children of all ages, from kindergarten to high school. A neighbour and friend of Myrtle Philip, Epplett often had her visit the classroom to teach the students about Whistler's early years. In addition to teaching, she served as the school's librarian (in at least 1985-86), organized track and field events, held fundraisers for grad, started a leadership program, volunteered for RCMP victim support services and the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation, and made personalized scrapbooks for every student in her classes. Her contributions were rewarded with a National Excellence Award for Teachers from the Heritage Education Funds in 2011. She had been nominated by the parent of a former Whistler student, and was the first Sea-to-Sky-area teacher to win this award. Epplett ended her teaching career in 2013 at the Spring Creek Community School.

She married Bill Epplett and raised two children in Whistler. Her son Thomas enrolled as an infantry officer in the Canadian Army in 2009.

Hardy, Marion

  • CA-BC-HM002
  • Person
  • fl. 1986-2002

Marion Hardy is a childcare worker who spent twelve years (1990-2002) developing early childhood care resources in Whistler and the Sea to Sky Corridor. She was the Director of Childcare Services for the Whistler and Spring Creek Children's Centres, sat on the B.C. Association of Childcare Services, and served as a relief teacher at Myrtle Philip Elementary School during the 1985-86 school year. In May 2002 she left Whistler to be the executive director of the Cariboo Childcare Society at the University College of the Cariboo in Kamloops.

Kernaghan, David

  • CA-BC-KD002
  • Person
  • fl. 1986

David Kernaghan was a custodian and adult educator at Myrtle Philip Elementary School during the 1985-86 school year.

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