Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oak Point School No. 960 (Oak Point, RM of St. Laurent)
The Oak Point School District was established formally in August 1898 and a school building operated in Oak Point in the Rural Municipality of St. Laurent. The school closed in 1967. The former school building was used for a time as a general store and is now a private residence.
Among the other teachers of Oak Point School were Ronald Morris Bean (late 1940s), Margaret Guthrun Bean (late 1940s), Herbert Donald Roehl (1957), Mrs. Vivian Jeffery (1970s), and Mrs. Francis Mosienko (1970s).
Photos & Coordinates
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
Canadian voter lists, Ancestry.
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 Lea Allary and Earl Sande for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 14 January 2023