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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ladywood School No. 555 (Ladywood, RM of Brokenhead)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources

The Ladywood School District was organized formally in October 1888. The present wood frame building dates from the early 20th century and is situated in Ladywood, in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. It closed in 1968 and the building now stands vacant.

Principals

Period

Principal

1920-1923

Hugh Connolly (1890-1970)

1923-1924

Wallace Ross Donogh (1887-1968)

1924-1925

William Skidmore (c1885-?)

1925-1926

Robert MacLaren Keswick (1894-1938)

1926-1927

Winnifred Dorcas Boughton (1900-?)

1927-1928

Jane Wreford Chapple

1928-1929

Eleanor Marie Collison

1929-1932

Edgar Burgess (1867-1954)

1932-1934

?

1934-1936

Thomas Patrick King (1873-1954)

1936-1940

Peter Tony Stefaniec

1940-1941

Leopold Raymond Labossiere (1913-1969)

1941-1942

Virden Gable

1942-1943

William Val Yacula (c1908-1958)

1943-1944

Effie Pauline Koroluk

1944-1947

Walter Charles Malenchak (1913-1991)

1947-1950

?

1950-1958

Stephen David Bahry (1914-2011)

1958-1960

George R. Truba

1960-1961

Ben Warkentin

Teachers

John McTavish (1889-1891), Oliver W. Thomas (1891-1892), D. J. Hartley (1892-1893), M. E. Alldritt (1893-1895), Mabel Howard (1895), Annie Masters (1895), U.W. Thomas (1896), A. W. Thomas (1897), Edward Gilbert (1897), Agnes Frame (1898-1900), David Howarth (1900), Elizabeth Hodkin (1900), Thomas Macdonald (1901, 1907-1909), Robert Fields (1901), J. Leslie (1905-1906), H. Powell (1905-1906), Amy Wilson (1909-1910), Wasyl Kolodzinski (1910-1911), N. H. Pilcha (1911), J. L. Powell (1912), H. S. Kawecki (1912-1913), S. D. Noldoezyk (1913), William Jerowsky (1914-1916), J. A. Yatchu (1916), Gertrude I. Shaw (1916-1918), J. W. Yatchu (1917-1918), Ivy P. Heuson (1918), Flo Smith (1919-1920), Clara M. Smith (1919-1920), Elsie Wyrzykowski (1919), M. W. Nicholls (1920), Nicholaus John Stryk (1920-1949), Sophie Cherry (1920-1921), Mrs. E. E. Connolly (1921-1922), Laura Chamberlain (1922-1923), Rose Stoller (1923-1924), Rose Silver (1924-1925), Josephine Griffen (1925-1927), Rose Laurel Shline (1928), Olive Kohare (1928), Olive Annie McLeod (1929-1930), Gladys Dobruzki (1930-1931), Mary Gryniuk (193l-1944), Thomas Patrick King (1935-1936), Louise Wiebe (1944-1945), Mary Holyk (1945-1946), Louise Helen Puhacz (1946-1947), Joe Omichinski (1947), Sophie Horasko (1949-1953), Clara Lorraine Ilchene (1953-1955), Miss Nellie Angeline Lapchinsky (1955-1956), Mrs. Nellie Angeline Greschuk (1956-1958), Mrs. Marlene A. Truba (1958-1959), Olga Bilyk (1959-1960), Elsie Chorney (1960-1961), Mrs. Elsie Mosquin (1961-1963), Cornelius R. Klassen (1963-1964), John Schoen (1964), Jean Panas (1965), Mary-Jane Stefansson (1965-1966).

Photos & Maps

Ladywood School building

Ladywood School building (circa 1917)
Source: Education Department Report, 1917, Manitoba Legislative Library.

The former Ladywood school building

The former Ladywood school building (March 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.17938, W96.49804
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

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.

East Side of the Red, 1884-1984 by St. Clements Historical Committee, 1984.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 June 2018

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