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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westfield School / Rosser Village School No. 750 (Rosser, RM of Rosser)

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Known originally as Westfield School District when it was established formally in July 1893, it was renamed Rosser Village School at the start of the 1922-1923 school year, operating a school in the village of Rosser in the Municipality of Rosser. It became Rosser Municipal School No. 2356 in 1958.

Principals

Period

Principal

1918-1919

Emma Irene Steen (1899-1985)

1919

Elizabeth Weller

1920-1921

Mabel Estella Prout (1889-1964)

1922

Henrietta Beveridge Herkes (1899-?)

1922-1924

Ida Christine Graham (1901-1982)

1924-1926

Luella M. Telfer

1926-1927

I. Gislason

1927-1928

H. Dahlgren

1928-1929

Helen Anne Owen

1929-1930

Lorene Frances Ritz Milliken (1907-1990)

1930-1932

Madeline Gertrude Bretz (1907-1988)

1932-1933

Marion Winona Romanche [Romanczycz] Pepper (1912-1991)

1933-1935

Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (1907-2001)

1935-1939

Laura Margaret Lemon Forsyth (1909-c1987)

1939-1940

Grace Murley Wadge (1908-1973)

1940-1942

Muriel Amelia Robertson Redpath (1906-1984)

1942-1946

Dorothy Emily Ryan (1903-1989)

1946-1947

Alma Clara Schiebe

1947-1948

Ida Podolsky

1948

Annie Maria Jones

1949

Dorothy Ellen Swinburne Levine (c1905-1971)

1949-1955

Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (1896-1973)

1955-1959

Michael Yarmie (1931-2012)

1959-1963

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron

1963-1964

Maurice Walter Peleshok

1964-1968

William M. A. Campbell

1968-1973

?

1973-1975

Nancy Lynn Lillebo

1975-1979

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron

1979-1981

Donna Marie Watson Sante

1981-1982

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro

1982-1986

?

Teachers

Among the teachers of Westfield School (1893-1903) were Hugh McCullough, Annie Shannon, Katie Lucy, J. Egaliou, Nellie Reckie, Nora Malcolm, Laura Williams, Belle Glennie, and J. Robson.

School Year

Teachers

1915-1916

Jean I. Whitelaw (grades 1-7)

1916-1917

Ethel P. McArthur (grades 1-8)

1917-1918

Ethel P. McArthur (grades 1-8)

1918-1919

Ethel P. McArthur (grades 1-6), Irene E. Steen (grades 7-9)

1919-1920

Ethel P. McArthur (grades 1-6), Mabel E. Prout (grades 7-10, 1920), Elizabeth Weller (grades 7-10, 1919)

1920-1921

Jean McIntyre (grades 1-7, 1921), Mabel E. Prout (grades 8-11), Margaret Shaw (grades 1-7, 1920)

1921-1922

Henrietta B. Herkes (grades 9-11, 1922), Jean McIntyre (grades 1-8), Mabel E. Prout (grades 9-11, 1921)

1922-1923

Ida Christina Graham (grades 8-11), Jean McIntyre (grades 1-6)

1923-1924

Ida Christina Graham (grades 7-11), Vyra Somerville (grades 1-6)

1924-1925

Luella M. Telfer (grade 8-11), Winnifred G. Woodhull (grades 1-6)

1925-1926

Luella M. Telfer (grade 7-11), Winnifred G. Woodhull (grades 1-6)

1926-1927

I. Gislason (grades 1-6, 9-10)

1927-1928

H. Dahlgren (grades 1-7)

1928-1929

Helen Anne Owen (grades 1-8)

1929-1930

Helen Anne Owen (grades 1-8), Lorene Francis Ritz (grades 9-10)

1930-1931

Madeline Gertrude Bretz (grades 9-11), Anna Margaret Switzer (grades 1-8)

1931-1932

Madeline Gertrude Bretz (grades 9-11), Anna Margaret Switzer (grades 1-8)

1932-1933

Anna Margaret Switzer (grades 1-8), Marion Winona Romanche (grades 9-11)

1933-1934

Katherine A. Aird (grades 1-8, 1934), Gertrude Kathleen Carson (grades 1-8, 1933), Anna Margaret Switzer (grades 9-11)

1934-1935

Katherine A. Aird (grades 1-8), Anna Margaret Switzer (grades 9-11)

1935-1936

Laura Margaret Lemon (grades 9-11), Doris Grace Webb (grades 1-8)

1936-1937

Laura Margaret Lemon (grades 9-11), Doris Grace Webb (grades 1-8)

1937-1938

Laura Margaret Lemon (grades 9-11), Doris Grace Webb (grades 1-8)

1938-1939

Laura Margaret Lemon (grades 9-12), Jessie L. Ross (grades 1-8)

1939-1940

Jessie L. Ross (grades 1-8), Grace Murley Wadge (grades 9-12)

1940-1941

Muriel Amelia Redpath (grades 9-12), Jessie L. Ross (grades 1-8, 1940), Dorothy Emily Ryan (grades 1-8, 1941)

1941-1942

Muriel Amelia Redpath (grades 9-11), Dorothy Emily Ryan (grades 1-8)

1942-1943

Beatrice May Fraser (grades 1-8), Dorothy Emily Ryan (grades 9-11)

1943-1944

Dorothy Emily Ryan (grades 1-9)

1944-1945

Dorothy Emily Ryan (grades 1-9)

1945-1946

Dorothy Emily Ryan (grades 1-8)

1946-1947

Elizabeth Mae Blair (grades 1-6), Alma Clara Schiebe (grades 7-11)

1947-1948

Ida Podolsky (grades 1-8)

1948-1949

Heather M. Coulter (grades 1-6, 1949), Ruth Elizabeth Galbraith (grades 1-6, 1948), Annie Maria Jones (grades 7-11, 1948), Dorothy Ellen Swinburne Levine (grades 7-11, 1949)

1949-1950

Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (grades 7-11), Beatrice May Fraser (grades 1-6)

1950-1951

Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (grades 7-11), Beatrice May Fraser (grades 1-6)

1951-1952

Mary Bocek (grades 1-6), Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (grades 7-11)

1952-1953

Mary Bocek (grades 1-6), Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (grades 7-11)

1953-1954

Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (grades 7-11), Margaretha Schwartz (grades 1-6)

1954-1955

Thaddeus Cecil “Ted” Brune (grades 7-11), Joyce Fielding Muriel (grades 1-6)

1955-1956

Beatrice M. Siska (grades 1-6), Michael Yarmie (grades 7-11)

1956-1957

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 5-8), Evonne Angeline Michaelovich (grades 1-4), Michael Yarmie (grades 9-11)

1957-1958

Mildred Joyce Brown (grades 1-4), Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 5-8), Michael Yarmie (grades 9-11)

1958-1959

Robert B. Boyd (grades 6-8), Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 5-9), Mildred Joyce Brown Phelps (grades 1-4), Michael Yarmie (grades 10-11)

1959-1960

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 10-11), Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (grades 1-4), Robert B. Boyd (grades 6-8), Keith Alan Cosens (grade 9)

1960-1961

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 10-11), Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (grades 1-4), Keith Alan Cosens (grades 8-9), Marguerite Minaker (grades 5-8)

1961-1962

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 6-8), Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (grades 1-3), Marguerite Minaker (grades 4-6)

1962-1963

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 7-8), Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (grades 1-3), Marguerite Minaker (grades 4-6)

1963-1964

Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (grades 1-3), Marguerite Minaker (grades 4-5), Maurice Walter Peleshok (grades 7-8), Alice Marie Rousseau Perras (grade 6)

1964-1965

William M. A. Campbell (grades 7-8), Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (grades 1-2), Marguerite Minaker (grades 3-4), Alice Marie Rousseau Perras (grades 5-6)

1965-1966

William M. A. Campbell (grades 7-8), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Marguerite Minaker (grades 3-4), Alice Marie Rousseau Perras (grades 5-6)

1966-1967

William M. A. Campbell (grades 7-8), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Marguerite Minaker (grades 3-4), Alice Marie Rousseau Perras (grades 5-6)

1967-1968

William M. A. Campbell (grades 7-8), Theresa Janet Cherniak (grades 3-4), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Marguerite Minaker (grades 5-6)

1968-1969

Brenda Jean Buchanan (grade 2), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Barbara Diane Doherty (grade 4), Marguerite Minaker (grade 3)

1969-1970

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Barbara Diane Doherty (grade 4), Brenda Jean Buchanan Ellison (grade 2), Marguerite Minaker (grade 3)

1970-1971

Judith Elaine Baldwin (grade 2), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Barbara Diane Doherty (grade 4), Marguerite Minaker (grade 3)

1971-1972

Judith Elaine Baldwin (grade 2), Barbara Diane Doherty Crockatt (grade 4), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Marguerite Minaker (grade 3)

1972-1973

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Marguerite Minaker (grade 3), Ruth Lois Mulligan (grade 2), Donna Marie Watson (grade 4)

1973-1974

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Nancy Lynn Lillebo (grade 3), Ruth Lois Mulligan (grade 2), Donna Marie Watson (grade 4)

1974-1975

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Nancy Lynn Lillebo (grade 3), Donna Marie Watson (grade 4)

1975-1976

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grade 4), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Donna Marie Watson (grade 3)

1976-1977

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grade 4), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Donna Marie Watson (grades 2-3)

1977-1978

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grades 3-4), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Donna Marie Watson (grade 2)

1978-1979

Archibald Donald “Archie” Cameron (grade 3), Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Donna Marie Watson Sante (grade 2)

1979-1980

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Edna Shirley Noren (grade 4), Donna Marie Watson Sante (grade 2)

1980-1981

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Edna Shirley Noren (grade 4), Donna Marie Watson Sante (grades 2-3)

1981-1982

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grade 1), Edna Shirley Noren (grades 3-4), Joan Taylor (grade 2)

1982-1983

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Edna Shirley Noren (grade 3), Joan Taylor (grade 3)

1983-1984

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), Edna Shirley Noren (grade 4), Joan Taylor (grades 2-3)

1984-1985

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), S. Marilyn Rempel (grades 2-3), Joan Taylor (grades 3-4)

1985-1986

Wilma Eileen DiLazzaro (grades 1-2), ? (other grades)

Other teachers of Rosser Village School (1986-1992) included J. Hudson, G. Penner, V. Barker, D. Bender, D. Carlson, L. Lyons, and A. Warkentin.

Photos & Maps

Site Location (lat/long): N49.99062, W97.45451
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: East Rosser School No. 594 (RM of Rosser)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: West Rosser School No. 1246 (RM of Rosser)

Sources:

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

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.

The First Hundred Years, 1893-1993 by the Rosser Municipality Centennial History Book Committee, page 108.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Westfield School District No. 750 Daily Registers, GR2213, Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Rosser Village School District No. 750 Daily Registers, GR2213, Archives of Manitoba.

School division half-yearly attendance reports, Schedule E0757, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 April 2019

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