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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Audy School No. 2183 (RM of Park)

The Audy School District was organized formally in August 1928. A school building operated at this site, SE5-20-20W in the Rural Municipality of Park, until it closed in June 1967. The district was dissolved and its area became part of the Rolling River School Division. The former school building was renovated into a private residence and a stone monument nearby commemorates it.

The teachers of Audy School were Helen Charzewsky (1929-1931), Joseph Jankiewicz (1931-1932), Helen Virginia Krett (1932-1934), Frank Kenneth Wilson (1934-1935), Florentine Menzie (1935-1937), Michael Shewaga (1937-1940), John W. Boychuk (1940-1941), Katrina Cecelia Michalchuk (1941-1942), Kurt J. Keitel (1942-1943), Elsie Chastko (1942-1944), Wassy Zdan (1944-1945, 1945-1946), H. D. Giesbrecht (1945-1946), Muriel Marion Yarych (1946-1947), Wanda Catherine Styrosky (1947-1948), Harry Alfred Martin (1948-1949), Nick John Genik (1949-1950), Eudofia Donna Byblow (1950-1951), Mrs. Helen Malchuk (1951-1952), Julia Sylvia Ilnisky (1952-1953), Mrs. Rodd (1953-1954), Mrs. Black (1953-1954), Mrs. Genevieve Brown (1953-1954), Miss Winona Rae Usick (1954-1955), Walter Kilwnik (1955-1956), Tony Semchyshyn (1956-1957), Bernard Chastko (1957-1958), Vic Chorneyko (1958-1959), Madeline Knight (1958-1959), Jack Chuba (1959-1960), Walter Yanchycki (1961-1963), Evelyn O’Toole (1963-1964), Vicki Hnatiuk (1964-1965), and Mrs. Lillian Trakalo (1965-1967).

Audy School

Audy School (1931)
Source: Pioneers and Progress along the Creek: The History of the Clear Creek and Lake Audy School Districts. Brandon: Leech Printing, 1984.

Audy School

The former Audy School (no date)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 954.

Audy School

The former Audy School (circa 1990)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 955.

Audy School

The former Audy School (no date)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 953.

Audy School

The former Audy School building, now a private home (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Audy School Monument

Audy School monument (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.68317, W100.20853
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Pioneers and Progress Along Clear Creek - The History of the Clear Creek #2147 and Lake Audy School District #2183 by Clear Creek History Committee, Brandon: Leech Printing, 1984.

A History of Sandy Lake and District, 1984. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.S32 His]

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 February 2015

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