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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Novra School No. 2172 (Novra, RM of Mountain)

The Novra School District was organized formally in August 1927 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at the northeast corner of SW13-41-26W in the Rural Municipality of Mountain. The school closed and, in 1967, the district was dissolved. Its catchment area became part of the Swan Valley School Division.

Among the teachers of Novra School were Dugalda Ann Jackson (1935-1936), Doris Eileen Westaway (1936-1937), Doris E. Gratton (1940-1941), Joyce Beatrice Griffen (1941), Patricia Benson (1941-1942), Marion Gwendolyne Ritchie (1942-1943), Edith Eileen Kerr (1943-1944), Ardyth Naomi Bigham Bennett (1944-1945), Elizabeth Janet Ross (1945), Hubert [Herbert?] C. Flood (1946), C. McPherson (1946-1947), Marie Louise Langlois (1947-1948, 1961-1962), Vera Blanche Kosinsky (1948-1951), Isabelle Joyce Armstrong (1951-1952), Betty Mae Ostrum (1952-1953), Elizabeth Kohut (1959), Michael Heschuk (1959-1960), Anne Jane Sigurdson (1960-1961), Helen Roberta Kissick (1962-1963), and Otto Abraham Perlett (1963-1964).

Novra School

Novra School (no date) by J. S. Peach
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 108.

Site Location (lat/long): N52.52910, W101.07259
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Novra School District No. 2172], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

Boots, Buggies & Buses: Swan Valley Schools in Quest of Education, Swan Valley School Division No. 35, circa 1998.

Manitoba School Records Collection, GR2057, Novra School District No. 2172 Daily Registers, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 27 March 2018

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