Historic Sites of Manitoba: Juno School No. 1679 (RM of Whitemouth)

The Juno School District was established formally in April 1913, and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW14-10-12E in the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth. It had the largest catchment area of all schools in the municipality, with some students coming from as many as 10 miles away. Some came from west of the Whitemouth River by means of the Juno cable car. The district was dissolved in 1968 and its area becoming part of the Agassiz School Division.

Among the teachers of Juno School through the years were S. P. Dankin (1921), Robert Askin (1921), William Andrew Kachur (1921, 1931-1938, 1942), Michael Sadowy (1930-1931), Frances Pamula (1944-1945), Bernice Cecilia Popiel (1947-1948), Phyllis J. Dunn (1951-1951), William Lylyk (1951-1952), George Bilan (1952-1953) Patricia Elinor [Elenor] Hill (1954-1955), Margaret MacInnes (1955-1957), and Frances Apolony (1957-1958).

Juno School and teacherage

Juno School and teacherage (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 15.

Juno School teacherage

Juno School teacherage (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 15.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.82780, W95.86110
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.

Trails to Rails to Highways edited by Bob Porth and Craig MacKenzie, Whitemouth Municipal Museum Society, 1979.

Manitoba School Records Collection, GR0565, Juno School District No. 1679 Daily Registers, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Robert Porth, Gordon Goldsborough, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 25 March 2021

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