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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Steep Rock School No. 1723 (Steep Rock, RM of Grahamdale)

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The Steep Rock School District was established formally in January 1914 and a schoolhouse operated in the village of Steep Rock (about SE33-28-10W) in what would later become the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1924-1925

Gladys Lucilla Zell Hamilton (1891-1963)

1925-1946

?

1946-1948

Michael William Tataryn (1922-2014)

1948-1950

?

1950-1957

Mary Katharine Corinne Middleton (1921-1993)

1957-1958

Graeme S. Garson

1958-1959

Paul H. Anderson

1959-1961

Bodvar Jon Skuli Bodvarson (1911-1972)

1961-1962

James S. McKessock (1911-1983)

1962-1963

I. Phillips

1963-1964

William “Bill” Shydlowsky (?-1987)

1964-1965

A. S. Gayle

1965-?

?

?-1984

Ivan McBurney

Teachers

Among the teachers of Steep Rock School was June McKnight (1940).

Photos & Maps

Steep Rock School

Steep Rock School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 23.

Site Location (lat/long): N51.43962, W98.80056
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Steep Rock topographic map, 62O/7, Edition 1, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

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.

“Lakeshore School Division,” Stonewall Interlake Spectator, 16 May 1984, page 29.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 February 2018

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