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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Smith-Jackson School (701 First Street SE, Dauphin)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

Smith-Jackson School in Dauphin, commemorating William Smith-Jackson, was designed by local architect H. J. Payton was built in 1921. The wood frame and stucco building was demolished in the late 1980s and replaced by the present structure. The name plate from the former school is displayed at Fort Dauphin Museum.

Principals

Period

Principal

1955-1966

Albert Edward “Ted” Scrase (1901-1984)

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1955-1956

Stan V. Brickman (grade 8), Miss Vida Cameron (grade 7), Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), Dan W. Hnatiuk (grade 8), Miss Lillian Hunter (grade 6), Miss Lucille Morrisseau (grade 7), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8), Melvin Solar (grade 6)

1956-1957

?

1957-1958

Vida Cameron (grade 7), Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), Dan W. Hnatiuk (grade 8), Mrs. Blanche Lemieux (grade 6), Peter Melnyk (grade 7), Anne Prosak (grade 6), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8), Peter Smaluk (grade 8)

1958-1959

Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), Mrs. Marie Kaleta (grade 5), Mrs. Blanche Lemieux (grade 6), Peter Melnyk (grade 7), Mrs. Bertha Palmer (grade 4), Mrs. Gladys Rowe (grade 7), Arthur M. Roy (grade 5), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8), Peter Smaluck (grade 6)

1959-1960

Stanley Cholka (grade 8), Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), Miss Irene Kokolski (grade 6), Peter Melnyk (grade 7), Mrs. Adeline Olson (grade 6), Mrs. Gladys Rowe (grade 7), Arthur Roy (grade 6), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8), Peter Smaluk (grade 6)

1960-1961

?

1961-1962

?

1962-1963

?

1963-1964

Stanley Cholka (grade 8), Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), Mrs. Verna King (grade 6), P. Kokolski (grade 6), Miss Joyce Prawdzik (grade 7), Mrs. Gladys Rowe (grade 7), Arthur Roy (grade 7), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8), J. Urichen (grade 6)

1964-1965

Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), Mrs. Verna King (grade 6), P. Kokolski (grade 6), Charles Maykut (grade 8), Mrs. Joyce Orisko (grade 7), Mrs. Gladys Rowe (grade 7), Arthur Roy (grade 7), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8), J. Urichen (grade 6)

1965-1966

Mrs. Alice Drebnisky (grade 8), John Dyrkacz (grade 8), Mrs. Patricia Horner (grade 7), Mrs. Verna King (grade 6), Peter Kokolski (grade 6), Charles Maykut (grade 8), Mrs. Gladys Rowe (grade 7), Arthur Roy (grade 7), Albert E. Scrase (grade 8)

Photos & Maps

Postcard of Smith-Jackson School (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2011-0066

Site Location (lat/long): N51.14363, W100.05588
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Tenders for seven-room school building,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 17 June 1920, page 1.

“Record-breaking enrollments expected here in collegiate, elementary schools,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 1 September 1955, page 1.

“Town schools open today, high enrollments expected,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 29 August 1957, page 1.

“Total of 110 teachers assigned to schools in Dauphin-Ochre area,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 4 September 1958, page 1.

“Teaching staffs assigned to rural, village schools,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 3 September 1959, page 1.

“Teaching staff for area schools increases to 132 for opening 1963-64 term,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 21 August 1963, page 1.

“All area schools open classes next Tuesday, 131 on teaching staffs,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 26 August 1964, page 1.

“All schools in area open classes Sept. 1 – 133 on teaching staffs,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 25 August 1965, page 1, 8.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

History of Smith-Jackson Ukrainian Bilingual School, Mountain View School Division.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 January 2017

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