Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glennie School No. 1982 (RM of Woodlands)

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The Glennie School District, named for local settler George Glennie who advocated for its opening, was established formally in April 1919. For the first three years of operation, students attended Ossowo School. A school building operated in 20-14-4W in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands until closing permanently in 1942. The building was destroyed by fire in 1943 and the district was dissolved in 1948.

Among the teachers of Glennie School were Margaret Inkster (1916-1917), J. F. Alexander (1918), Ellen Finegan (1919-1920), Margaret Inkster (1921-1923), Ina V. Mclvor (1921-1923), Mabel Angst (1924-1925), Elsie McCandless (1925-1926), Dorothy Sharp (1927), Mary Freedman (1928-1929), Aurora Hordal (1928-1929), Leilla Roby (1930), Alice Cox (1931), Laura R. Mark (1932), Edith R. Bartleman (1933-1935), Myrtle Crookshanks (1936), Esther G. McArthur (1938-1939), Sarah E. Donnelly (1940-1941), Margaret Bagrie (1941-1942), Margarite Monson (1941-1942), and Anita Hinds (1941-1942).

Glennie School No. 1982

Approximate Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.21080, W97.98740
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

Along the Mission Trail - Lake Francis, Bonnie Doon, Graysfield, Glennie by Lake Francis History Book Committee, 1988, pages 62-#.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2021

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