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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Decorby School No. 846 / St. Lazare Consolidated School No. 2366 (St. Lazare, RM of Ellice-Archie)

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The Decorby School District was established in November 1894 and a one-room schoolhouse operated in St. Lazare. It 1959, was consolidated along with Ellice School District No. 463 to form St. Lazare Consolidated School District.

Principals

Period

Principal

1936-1962

Sister M. St. Anastasis

1962-1965

Sister Mary St. Frances of Rome

1965-1966

Sister Goeujon

1966-1967

Sister Marie St. Ignace

1967-1968

Sister Goeujon

1968-1969

Sister Isabelle Mahe

1969-1973

H. Bisson

1973-1988

?

1988-?

Sister Elizabeth Decorby

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Coordinates

The original Decorby School

The original Decorby School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 10.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.45028, W101.30435
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

Birtle West topographic map, 62K/6 West, 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.

“Trustees conduct regular meeting,” Hamiota Echo, 13 September 1988, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2021

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