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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipegosis School No. 1020 / Winnipegosis Collegiate (Winnipegosis, RM of Mossey River)

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This location in Winnipegosis is the site for the former Winnipegosis School, and also site for the present-day Winnipegosis Collegiate. The district was established formally in May 1899.

Principals

Period

Principal

?-?

David Bruce Huggins (1879-1955)

?-1909

William Alexander Shannon (1883-?)

1919-1920

Arthur Victor Balam Lamont (1887-1937)

1920-1921

Francis Kethel “Frank” Coleridge (1865-1944)

1921-1924

Jean M. McLaren

1924-1927

Willard Elwin Fife (1873-1944)

1927-1945

Henry Lambert Williams (1890-1976)

1945-1949

John Peter Packota (?-?)

1949-1956

Mrs. E. A. Howatson

1956-1957

Teresa Moloney (1899-1983)

1957-1959

Wesley Henry Sametz (1917-2009)

1959-1960

Gordon Alexander Henderson (1920-1993)

1960-1967

Harry W. Chornoboy

1967-1968

M. Andrusiak

1968-1970

J. Tkach

1970-1972

William “Bill” Welsh (1936-2017)

1972-1987

Lois Dawn Tomes Fredrickson (1928-2018)

Teachers

Among the teachers of Winnipegosis School were Rufus F. Meadows (1911), Isobel St. Clair Loutit, Margaret Creighton, Mary Borowski (1938), Pauline McArthur (1938), R. R. Cooper (1938), T. Lautit (1938), V. Madder (1938), J. Presunka (1938), D. Rasmussen (1938), U. Goodman (1938), J. P. Dyck (1938), W. J. Madder (?), and Henry T. Thiessen.

Photos & Coordinates

Winnipegosis School

Winnipegosis School (circa 1915)
Source: Education Department Report, 1915, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Winnipegosis School, primary school building

Winnipegosis School, primary school building (no date) by J. S. Peach
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 41.

Winnipegosis School, senior school building

Winnipegosis School, senior school building (no date) by J. S. Peach
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 41.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.64965, W99.92849
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipegosis Collegiate (310 Third Street, Winnipegosis, RM of Mossey River)

Sources:

“The local round,” Dauphin Herald, 20 October 1938, page 9.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Winnipegosis, Man,” Western Canada Fire Underwriters’ Association map, 26 July 1919, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 October 2020

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