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Manitoba History No. 89
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Victoria Beach School No. 1811 (Victoria Beach)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The Victoria Beach School District was organized in December 1915. A school building operated in the Municipality of Victoria Beach. In 1967, its area became part of the Lord Selkirk School Division. The former school building is no longer present at the site.

Principals

Period

Principal

1953-1954

Paul E. Carriere

1954-1955

Jean C. Campeau

1955-1957

Dennis M. Babcock

1957-1958

Mrs. Gilda M. Peterson

1958-1960

J. C. Balness

Teachers

The teachers of Victoria Beach School were Allan T. Burton (1916), Elizabeth Ehman (1916-1917), Vincent P. Murphy (1917), L. Neilson (1918), Christine Johnson (1918-1919), C. M. Brandon (1919), E. N. Very (1920), Daisy Lorraine Walker (1921), Thomas E. Black (1921-1923), Geraldine Kavanagh (1923-1926), Winnifred Gertrude Shield (1926-1927), Winnifred Gertrude Thomas (1928, 1943-1946, 1953-1960, 1965-1966), Gladys Lyle Simpson (1928-1931), Irene Merle Riddell (1931-1935), Helen Hendrie Terry (1935-1938), Mary Beatrice Jamieson (1938-1939), Margaret Jean Gallagher (1939-1941), Viola Mabel Carefoot (1939-1941), Dorothy M. Slaughter (1941-1942), Frances E. Willard Gray (1941-1942), Ethel Wilhelmina Bailey (1942-1943), Frances E. Willard Ateah (1942-1943), Walter G. Jose (1944), Vernon Lorraine Trainor (1944-1945, 1947), Lily May Nevin (1944-1946), Ernest Harold Ranson (1947), Grace Anderson (1941-1949), Enid Louise Jonsson (1947), Mr. Soren Barnhard Jorgensen (1948-1949), Anne Ellen (1949-1950), Margaret Alice Morton (1949-1950), Violet Phyllis Bell (1950-1951), Melvin Stewart Bell (1950-1951), Lena Shewchuk (1951-1952), Michael John Shewchuk (1951-1952), Mrs. Elsie Marie Neufield (1952-1953), Peter Neufield (1952-1953), Mrs. Evelyn Carriere (1953), Steve E. Fisher (1954), Anita Rita Campeau (1954-1955), John C. Campeau (1954), Marina Lela Lester (1955-1960), Marina Chapel (1960-1964), Maria Merkatz (1960), H. Hryhorka (1961-1962), Vernon Lee (1962-1963), Roberta F. Phais (1962-1963), Mrs. Valerie Harrison (1963), John Harrison (1963-1966), Brian N. Orvis (1964), Thora Oliver (1964-1966), Sharon Whyte (1964-1965), Margaret Lesperance (1966), and Gladys Sigurdson (1966).

Photos & Maps

Victoria Beach School

The original Victoria Beach School building (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 40.

Victoria Beach School

The former Victoria Beach School building (1968)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey, Victoria Beach 5.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.70276, W96.54274
denoted by symbol on the map above

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.

East Side of the Red, 1884-1984 by St. Clements Historical Committee, 1984.

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 Sheila Grover and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 November 2014

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