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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pine Falls School No. 2155 (Powerview-Pine Falls)

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The Pine Falls School District was organized formally in July 1926 and a five-room school with chemistry laboratory was constructed in Pine Falls at a cost of $42,000, with financial support from the nearby paper mill.

Principals

Period

Principal

1927-1932

William Jonathan Gresham (1903-1978)

1932-1934

Beatrice A. Hume

1934-1940

John Bruce Day (1902-1955)

1940-1943

Bessie K. McLean

1943-1952

Howard Melville Dunfield (1912-2000)

1952-1957

George William Sadler (1909-1999)

1957-1958

William Wallace Cutforth (1910-1996)

1958-1965

Michael William Tataryn (1922-2014)

1965-1973

R. William Friesen

Vice-Principals

Period

Vice-Principal

1952-1955

Martin Stamler (?-2007)

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1927

Miss Campbell, Miss Douglass, Miss Howard

Photos & Maps

Pine Falls School

Pine Falls School (September 1927) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 105.

Pine Falls School

Pine Falls School (August 2017)
Source: George Penner

Pine Falls School

Pine Falls School (August 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N50.56693, W96.21497
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“35,000 tons of newsprint made by Pine Falls paper mills in 1927,” Manitoba Free Press, 11 January 1928, page 19.

Pine Falls East topographic map, 62I/9 East, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 November 2018

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