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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glenboro School No. 512 (Glenboro, Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

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The Glenboro School District was established formally in August 1887 and a two-storey school building was erected in Glenboro (in what is now the Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress) on a design by Winnipeg architect Walter Chesterton. In January 1959, it became Glenboro Consolidated School No. 2367 when it was consolidated with several rural schools from the surrounding area, includng Glencove School No. 205, Hecla School No. 355, Hawkins School No. 643, Clifton Bank School No. 777, Frey School No. 890, Fair Valley School No. 1749, and Patricia School No. 1763. It later became part of the Tiger Hills School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1899-1902

Arthur Edward Hearn (1871-1937)

1902-1903

J. L. M. Thomson

1903-1904

W. T. D. Lathwell

1904-1905

William Robeson

1905-1906

Stephen Windsor

1906-1910

David Bruce Huggins (1879-1955)

1910-1912

?

1912-1913

Sadie McNab

1913-1915

James Shimmin

1915-1916

Hermann G. Harris

1916-1918

Etta M. Moore (1880-?)

1918-1923

Clifford Knox Rogers (1889-1968)

1923-1928

George Isaac Herman Garrett (1884-1977)

1928-1954

Neil Albert McIntyre (1888-1972)

1954-1959

Richard Nielsen (1914-1997)

1959-1960

Guy A. Hamel

1960-1971

Stanley Robert Kitchen (1915-1988)

1971-1973

G. McIntyre

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1958-1959

Guy A. Hamel

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1954-1955

Mr. G. Gaber, Miss M. Graham, Miss R. Mooney, Mrs. B. Sinclair, Mrs. E. Thornborough

1955-1956

Miss Carmichael, Mr. G. Gaber, Miss M. Graham, Miss R. Mooney, Mrs. B. Sinclair, Mrs. E. Thornborough

Among the teachers who worked at Glenboro School were Sadie McNab (1897), Olive McLean, G. R. Pearson, Samuel H. Doctoroff (1930s), and Charlotte L. K. Oleson (1951-1953).

Photos & Maps

Glenboro School

Postcard view of Glenboro School (circa 1910)
Source: Rob McInnes, MN0020

Glenboro School

The second Glenboro School, later used as a high school (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 78.

Glenboro School

Glenboro School before remodelling (circa 1938)
Source: Education Department Report, 1938, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Glenboro School

Glenboro School after remodelling (circa 1938)
Source: Education Department Report, 1938, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Glenboro School

The third Glenboro School (no date) by W. S. Lockhart
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 78.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.55794, W99.28887
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“The Indian famine fund,” Winnipeg Tribune, 4 March 1897, page 4.

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

“Glenboro, Man,” Western Canada Fire Underwriters’ Association map, July 1919, Archives of Manitoba.

“Glenboro school opened on Tuesday,” Glenboro Gazette, 1 September 1955, page 1.

“Kiwanis klippings,” Glenboro Gazette, 9 October 1958, page 1.

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.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

We thank Rob McInnes for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 July 2017

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