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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Barrie School No. 1815 (RM of Fisher)

The Barrie School District was established formally in March 1916 and a one-room, wood frame schoolhouse operated at SW23-23-1W in the Rural Municipality of Fisher. In 1967, its catchment area became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Among the teachers of Barrie School were Ellen Lee (1918-1922), Verna May Stairs McDonald (1924-1925), Frank R. Garland (1925), George M. Avery (1925-1926), Leila Roby (1926), John E. Lysecki (1927), Leah Bourk (1928-1929), George E. Basham (1929-1931), Stephanie Kepron (1931-1934), Michael Krepiakwich (1934-1935), A. J. Mickolychuk (1935-1937), Adolphe Sochaski (1939-1941), Myrtle Johnston (1942-1945), Rose Eva Prygrosky (1945), Sonia Popowich (1946), Joan J. Packulak (1946-1948), Mary Michalchuk (1950), Leon William Michalchuk (1951), Emily D. Pawlyk (1951-1952, 1955-1956), Myrlaw Kubas (1952-1955), Bernard Harold Hartnell (1956-1957), Mary Eleanor Dion (1957-1958), Gregory Marko (1958-1959), Ivan Mike Packulak (1959-1962), Steven Fuz (1962-1963), Jane Grushka (1963-1965), and Ann Stefanson (1965-1966).

Barrie School

Barrie School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 41.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.99477, W97.50831
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Poplarfield topographic map, 62I/13, Edition 1, Series A743 [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.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Barrie School District No. 1815 Daily Registers, GR11220, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 December 2019

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