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Historic Sites of Manitoba: O’Kelly School (Shilo, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The two-storey concrete-block O’Kelly School building on Canadian Forces Base Shilo, in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was opened in Fall 1957. Used for Kindergarten to grade 8 classes and Kindergarten to grade 4 French-immersion classes, it was originally administered by the Department of National Defense. In 1994, its operation was taken over by the Brandon School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

?-1997

Pat Bowslaugh

1997-?

Linda Dyck

See Princess Elizabeth School.

Teachers

See Princess Elizabeth School.

Photos & Coordinates

O’Kelly School

O’Kelly School (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

O’Kelly School

O’Kelly School (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.80505, W99.64728
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Greenwood School / École La Source (Shilo, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Camp Shilo School No. 2316 / Princess Elizabeth School (Shilo, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

Sources:

“School division shuffles the deck,” Brandon Sun, 11 June 1997, page 2.

Shilo Landmarks [Schools], ShiloBrats.

O’Kelly School, 2012/2013 - School Profile, Brandon School Division.

We thank Wilma MacMillan for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough, Jerry Baltesson, and John Moore.

Page revised: 18 December 2021

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