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Manitoba Organization: Assiniboine South School Division No. 3

The Assiniboine South School Division was created on 1 April 1959 by an order of the Manitoba Minister of Education, acting on a recommendation of the MacFarlane Commission on Education and the School Divisions Boundaries Commission. It became responsible for all secondary education, grades 9 to 12, within the area of the following school districts:

Ward

School Districts

1

Fort Whyte School District No. 2198
Loudoun School District No. 1511
Tuxedo School District No. 1709

2

Charleswood Consolidated School District No. 2327

In August 2002, it was amalgamated with the Fort Garry School Division to form the Pembina Trails School Division.

Superintendents

Period

Superintendent

1958-1966

Ernest Friesen Reimer (1909-1999)

1967-1968

Harold Albert Mourtisen (1917-1969)

1968-1972

Ernest Friesen Reimer (1909-1999)

1972-1975

Arthur L. Miller

1975-1977

David A. Coburn

1977-1998

Stephen Norbert “Steve” Dvorak (1941-2018)

1998-2001

Howard Holtman

2001-2002

Paul Moreau

After 2002

See Pembina Trails School Division

Assistant Superintendents

Period

Assistant Superintendent

1973-1977

Stephen Norbert “Steve” Dvorak (1941-2018)

1973-1996

James Patrick “Pat” Krecsy (1941-2018)

1977-1998

Howard Holtman

1997-2000

Jeanne Margaret Gitzel

1999-2002

Lawrence Lussier

1999-2002

Linda Dier

After 2002

See Pembina Trails School Division

Historic Sites

See a map of schools in the Assiniboine South School Division.

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions (1959)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba’s Rural School Consolidation (1905-1967)

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions Boundaries Commission (1958-1959)

Events in Manitoba History: MacFarlane Royal Commission on Education (1957-1959)

Sources:

Report of the School Divisions Boundaries Commission, 13 January 1959, Manitoba Legislative Library, SpR 1958 Education.

“5 boards appoint new men,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 June 1966, page 31.

We thank Nathan Kramer, Howard Holtman, Margaret Stimson, and David Beer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 December 2021

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