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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Steele School No. 1800 (RM of Mountain)

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The Steele School District was organized formally in July 1915 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE21-39-25W in the Rural Municipality of Mountain. The district was dissolved in 1967 and its catchment area became part of the Swan Valley School Division.

Among the teachers of Steele School were Miss McKellar, Walter Fik, Mac Lysack, Betty Campbell, Nora Zell, Mervin McGregor, Mrs. Scorgie, Mrs. Olga Field, Raymond Bird, Mrs. Benson, Jean McKay, Mary-Anne Mynarski, and Helen Perrin Clarke (1958-1960).

Steele School

Steele School (no date) by J. S. Peach
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 38.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N52.37596, W100.99295
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

Boots, Buggies & Buses: Swan Valley Schools in Quest of Education, Swan Valley School Division No. 35, circa 1998.

We thank Nonni Jonsson and Helen Clarke for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 May 2021

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