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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Moline School No. 543 (Moline, RM of Oakview)

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Moline School District was established formally in June 1888 in what is now the Rural Municipality of Oakview. A school building was erected the next year, in the southeast quarter of 17-14-20 west of the Principal Meridian. Initially with a single classroom, it expanded to two classrooms around 1949. The school closed in January 1966 and its remaining students went to Rivers Consolidated School No. 1484. The school building was used for a time as a community hall but was later demolished. A monument was placed at the former school site in 1983 for the centenary of the municipality. Nearby are monuments commemorating the former community of Moline.

Principals

Period

Principal

1954-1956

Mrs. E. Mundell

1956-1958

?

1958-1960

Alma Elaine [Eileen] Newton Carnochan (1922-2011)

Teachers

The teachers between 1899 and 1920 included (not necessarily in chronological order): Miss Florence Currie, Miss Stewart, Miss Smith, Sam Brown, Bob Gill, Dick Short, Miss Kille, Mr. Peter R. Ferguson, Miss Bertha Reid, Miss Hope, Miss Cooper, Miss Ducklow, Mrs. Haggerman, Miss Theresa Cochlan, Mr. Blaine, Miss Frances Clackson, Miss Edna Underhill, and Miss Marion Hunter.

The teachers between 1920 and 1965 were Miss B. Edwards (1919-1920), Miss M. Buchanan (1920-1922), Miss J. West (1922-1923), Miss I. Smith (1924), Miss C. M. Finlay (1924-1926), Miss M. Sparling (1926-1928), Miss L. Weigand (1928-1929), Miss M. Wilson (1929-1931), Miss R. Bullock (1931-1933), Miss C. M. Finlay (1933-1935), Mr. H. Hunter (1935-1939), Miss Ethme? M. Deveson (1939-1940), John G. Anderson (1940-1941), Miss M. Frost (1941), Miss Muriel Enid Wilson (1941), Mr. R. Hedley (1941-1942), Mr. B. Wilson (1942), Mrs. K. Gray (1942), Miss N. Way (1942-1943), Miss J. Cory (1943-1944), Miss M. Paynter (1944-1946), Mr. B. Warkentine (1946), Mrs. E. Mundell (1946, 1954-1957), Miss Y. Mason (1947), Miss I. Chambers (1947-1948), Miss I. Bell (1948-1949), Mr. J. Hjaltsaon (1948-1949), Mrs. A. Lean (1948), Mr. M. E. Gill (1948-1949), Miss E. Bridgeman (1949-1950), Miss A. Nekoriak (1949-1950), Miss S. McDonald (1950-1951), Mr. L. Jackson (1951-1954), Miss L. Kapetz (1954-1956), Miss E. Burns (1956-1957), Mr. R. Madill (1957-1958), Mrs. L. Sherman (1958-1959), Mrs. A. Carnahan (1958-1959), Mr. H. Carter (1959-1960), Mr. G. Williamson (1960-1963), Mr. B. Gory (1963), Mrs. H. Milne (1964-1965).

Photos & Maps

Moline School monument

Moline School monument (August 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.18218, W100.18764
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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

Rapid City and District - Our Past for the Future, 1978, page 146.

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.

School division half-yearly attendance reports (E 0757), Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 February 2018

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