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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Valley Village School No. 2126 (Valley River, RM of Dauphin)

The Valley Village School District was established in May 1925 and a one-classroom brick schoolhouse was constructed in Valley River in the Rural Municipality of Dauphin. The district was dissolved in 1967.

Among the teachers of Valley Village School were Morislaw Karpiak (1954-1956) and Sylvester Syrnyk (1956-1958).

Valley Village School

Valley Village School (no date) by H. J. Everall
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 99.

Site of the former Valley Village School

Site of the former Valley Village School (July 2013)
Source: Alan Mason

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.24847, W100.14240
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Teaching staffs named for “A” and “B” groups,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 9 September 1954, page 1.

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

“All-time high enrollments expected for town schools,” Dauphin Herald and Press, 30 August 1956, page 1.

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

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.

This page was prepared by Alan Mason and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 March 2021

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