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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Springvale School No. 1205 (RM of Wallace)

The Springvale School District was organized formally in May 1902 and a one-room, wood frame school building was erected on the northeast quarter of 14-10-28 west of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Wallace. It closed in 1965 and the remaining students went to Virden Consolidated School No. 144. The district was dissolved the following year. The building is no longer at the site but a monument erected in June 1987 by the Springvale Women’s Institute commemorates it.

The teachers who worked at Springvale School through the years included: Mrs. Groutage (1902-1903), Miss Baker (1904), Miss Mooney (1905), Miss Alford (1906), Miss Ducker (1908), Miss Froggatt (1910), Miss Wilson (1911) Miss Findel (1912), Miss Beatrice McKenzie (1913), Miss Madill (1913), Miss Hepburn (1914-1915) Mr. Hammell (1914-1915), Miss Haliday (1916), Miss Hayward (1917), Miss Louise Haw (1918), Miss Ella Webster (1919) Miss Turner (1920-1921), Miss Gertie Young (1922-1923), Miss Waines (1924), Miss Butler (1925), Miss Mary McNeill (1926), Miss Florence Cullen (1928-1929), Miss Wilson (1930-1931), Miss Gardiner (1930-1931), Miss N. Koester (1932-1934), Miss Agnes Haskett (1935-1936), Miss Helen Williams (1937), Miss Bernice Hay (1938-1939), Miss Dorothy Cook (1940-1943), Miss Marjorie Wilson, Miss Doris Atchinson, Miss E. Wilson, Miss Merle Naylen (1944-1945), Miss H. Logan (1945-1946), Miss E. Bond (1946-1947), Miss Marjorie Lee (1947-1948), Miss B. Skinner (1948-1949), Miss S. Thorkelson (1949-1950), Miss Jean Dunn (1950-1951), Miss Lillian Reynolds (1951-1952), Mr. H. Thiessen (1952-1953), Miss Donna Erickson (1952-1953), Mr. Donald Bay (1953-1954), Miss Georgina Cole (1954-1956), Mrs. Herman Roach (1957-1957), Miss Mary Brownell (1957-1959), Mrs. E. Bickford (1959-1964), and Mrs. D. Stewart (1964-1965).

Springvale School

Springvale School (no date) by W. R. Beveridge
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 77.

Springvale School

The former Springvale School building (November 1985)
Source: Manitoba Historic Resources Branch, HRR4352.

Springvale School

The former Springvale School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1424.

Springvale School

Springvale School Monument (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.83513, W101.16896
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

The Story of Springvale: 1882-1960 by Springvale Women’s Institute, 1960, Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.S72 Sto.

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.

Binding Our Districts by History Book Committee, 1989. [Legislative Library of Manitoba, F5648.H374 Bin]

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 August 2015

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