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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Highway School No. 2242 (RM of Mountain)

The Highway School District was organized formally in March 1934 and a school bulding was erected at NW9-32-22W in the Rural Municipality of Mountain. The district was dissolved in 1967 when it became part of the Duck Mountain School Division, and the school closed. The school building was sold and used for a time as a church. It was later converted into a private residence. The former teacherage was present at a 2015 site visit.

The teachers of Highway School were Miss Mary Shewchuk, Bill Dudar (1935), Pete Leviski, John Sheptik, Stanley Humeny, G. Hulley, Vickie Hrechka, John Tkach, Anne Chubaty, Anne Krawchuk, Irene Serwa, Natalia Hromeniuk, and Sylvia Kostiuk.

Highway School

Highway School (no date) by J. S. Peach
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 122.

The former Highway School building

The former Highway School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 839.

The former Highway School building

The former Highway School building (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Highway School building

The former Highway School building (September 2015)
Source: Alan Mason

The former Highway School teacherage

The former Highway School teacherage (September 2015)
Source: Alan Mason

Site Location (lat/long): N51.73566, W100.52467
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.

Hardships to Happiness: History Flows from Pine River and District by Pine River History Committee, 1982. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.P60 Har]

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 and Alan Mason.

Page revised: 5 August 2017

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