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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lorette Centre School No. 992 (Lorette, RM of Tache)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The Lorette Centre School District was organized formally in October 1898. In 1966, it became part of Lorette Consolidated School No. 2442. The building still stands in Lorette, in the Rural Municipality of Tache, and has been renovated into residential space.

Principals

Period

Principal

1926-1933

Sister Rose Parks

1933-1939

Sister M. N. Lamoureux

1939-1943

Sister Claire Tetrault

1943-1947

Sister M. N. Lamoureux

1947-1948

Sister St. Elphige

1948-1961

Catherine Farmer [Sister du Sacre-Coeur-je-Jesus] (1916-2012)

1961-1963

George A. Guilbault (c1919-1991)

Teachers

Among the teachers of Lorette Centre School was Neil McTavish (c1961-1965).

Photos & Maps

Lorette Centre School

Lorette Centre School (no date) by R. Goulet
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 36.

The former Lorette Centre School building

The former Lorette Centre School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1363.

The former Lorette Centre School building

The former Lorette Centre School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1364.

The former Lorette Centre School building

The former Lorette Centre School building (March 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.74033, W96.87443
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.

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: 12 July 2018

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