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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arnhold School No. 1618 (RM of St. Clements)

The Arnhold School District was established formally in April 1912, although it operated informally in the home of a local resident, and a one-room schoolhouse was bult in 1912 at SE30-15-6E in the Rural Municipality of St. Clements, on land owned by the Ogonowski family. In 1947, the school closed due to low enrollment and the district was dissolved in 1967. Its area became part of the Lord Selkirk School Division.

The teachers of Arnhold School were Edith Isbister (1911-1914), Ethel E. Gilterman (1914-1915), D. G. Mclean (1915-1916), Clara L. Hayward (1916), Ethel M. Mcconnell (1917), Marie Negryez (1917-1918), Fanny Costell (1918-1919), Pauleru McDougall (1919-1920), Henry R. Halpin (1920-1922), Myrtle Murray (1923), Elizabeth Pelling (1924), Frank Douglas Harwood (1924-1925), Norburn Todd (1926), Eva Schwarz (1926-1927), Bessie Levin (1928), Edith M. Hay (1928-1929), Henry R. Halpin (1929), Edith M. Hay (1930), Viola Melinda Fraser (1930-1931), Helga Reykdal (1931-1932), Margarer Hazel Galbraith (1932), Edith Mary Bruce (1933-1935), Jessie Clarke Mcconnell (1935-1937), Leila Rae Rankin (1937-1939), Elsie Mollie Kreycik (1939-1940), Dora Edith Olds (1940), Mary Hazel Rankin (1941), Amy Alicia Graysron (1941), Catherine Mary Hall (1942-1943), Sarah Waschenfelder (1943-1944), Elizabeth Irene Gibson (1944-1945), and Marie Patricia Banash (1945-1947).

Arnhold School

Arnhold School (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 4.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.29910, W96.74785
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Arnhold School District No. 1618], GR7825, E0033, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

Arnhold School, Poplar Park, St. Clements Heritage.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 May 2015

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