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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Springstein School No. 2143 (Springstein, RM of Cartier)

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The Springstein School District was organized formally in February 1926 and a school building was erected in the village of Springstein, in the Rural Municipality of Cartier. In April 1969, it joined the Morris-Macdonald School Division No. 19 and continued to operate until June 1981 when it closed permanently. A commemorative monument at the former school site was erected in August 1996.

Principals

Period

Principal

1938-1947

Gerhard Lohrenz (1899-1986)

1947-1949

Henry D. Dyck

1949-1954

G. H. Peters

1954-1957

David Froese

1957-1959

Henry D. Wiebe

1959-1965

Abe Friesen

Teachers

Among the teachers of Springstein School were Mr. C. F. Penner (1926), Mr. Bernard B. Fast (1927-1938), and Gerhard N. Janzen (1940).

Photos & Maps

Springstein School

Springstein School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 102.

Springstein School monument (October 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.80447, W97.49876
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Organization: Morris-Macdonald School Division School District No. 19

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.

Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984 by RM of Cartier, c1985. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.C37 Tre]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 May 2015

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