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Welcome to The Martin H. Ainley Archives Centre

The Martin H. Ainley Archives Centre, St. Johnʼs-Ravenscourt School may or may not hold the Copyright to those records in the Collection. Usage must satisfy the terms of the Copyright, Fair Dealing and the Privacy Acts of Canada. Copies of archival documents or pages of books cannot be resold, distributed or deposited in other archives without the written consent of the Archivist of The Martin H. Ainley Archives Centre. Customers are urged to consult the Copyright Act when the copyright issues raise questions. Please note: The Archivesʼ role is not to interpret the Act. Patrons must be aware of how Copyright Law may apply to their research and consult the Act when questions arise. 

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St. John’s-Ravenscourt School was founded in 1820 principally to serve the children of the Selkirk settlers. By 1834 there were forty students, evenly split between boys and girls. SJR has inevitably grown and changed over the years since, though its success throughout has been unimpeachable. We have graduated 18 Rhodes scholars, for example, and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II granted patronage and established a scholarship in her name in 1981. Today the programs are as strong as our reputation. A strong academic program is paired with an equally strong attention to the values of stewardship, ethical leadership, and excellence in all areas of academic, social and athletic life.