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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Laurier School No. 918 (Laurier, RM of Lakeshore)

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Known as the Fosbery School District when it was established in October 1897, its name was changed to Laurier sometime in the early 20th century. In 1960, it became the Laurier Consolidated School District when it was consolidated with Champlain School No. 1100. It later became part of the Turtle River School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1920-1923

John Hazelett Duffy (1878-1942)

1923-1924

Frederick Ladlay “Fred” Bousfield (1865-1957)

1924-1934

?

1934-1942

Sister Marie Teresa

1942-1943

Kathleen C. St. Laurent

1943-1944

Sister Marie Teresa

1944-1945

Sister Mary St. Frances of Rome

1945-1947

Sister Lumina Vallee

1947-1959

Sister Mary St. Frances of Rome

1959-1960

Sister Bertha Marie

1960-1962

Sister Mary St. Frances of Rome

1962-1965

Sister Marie de la Croix

1965-1966

Sister J. E. Archambeault

1966-1967

Sister Edith Marie Tetrault

1967-1968

Sister Marie Cecile de Notre Dame

1968-1971

Sister Therese M. St. Pierre

1971-1972

W. R. Savard

1972-1973

M. Blanchette

Teachers

Among the teachers of Laurier School were Gertrude Crandell (1938) and Albena Bonin (1938).

Photos & Maps

Laurier School

Laurier School (no date) by H. J. Everall
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 22.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.88818, W99.55861
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Allarie School No. 882 (RM of St. Francois Xavier)

Sources:

“The local round,” Dauphin Herald, 20 October 1938, page 9.

Laurier East topographic map, 62J/13 East, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2017

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