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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Amaranth School No. 1534 (Amaranth, RM of Alonsa)

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Known as Flora School District No. 1534 when it was organized in May 1910, it became Flora Consolidated School District in 1913. The name later changed to Amaranth Consolidated School. In 1967, it became part of the Turtle River School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1931-1933

Miss L. W. Bradley

1933-1937

Arthur John Charles Starr (1907-1966)

1937-1941

?

1941-1942

Guy Chauviere (1907-1992)

1942-1943

Winnifred Dunbar

1943-1945

?

1945-1946

William John “Bill” Dutka (?-2008)

1946-1947

Beulah Beryl McNevin (1896-1963)

1947-1948

William J. Menzies

1948-1949

Henry W. Jones

1949-1950

?

1950-1951

Harold Schulz

1951-1953

Thomas Peterson

1953-1954

Joseph “Joe” [Szezygol] Shygol (c1928-1974)

1954-1957

Robert D. Neilson

1957-1958

Christine McSherry

1958-1961

Mrs. Elsie E. Butler

1961-1962

R. M. Chambers

1962-1964

W. Godolphin

1964-1965

Rudolf Ewald “Rudy” Mehmel (1918-2013)

1965-1966

William Korytowski

1966-1973

Mrs. N. Oswald

Teachers

Among the teachers at Amaranth School was George L. Dibblee (1919-1921)..

Photos & Maps

Amaranth School

Amaranth School (no date) by C. K. Rogers
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 135.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.59807, W98.74092
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Amaranth East topographic map, 62J/10 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 January 2016

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