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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Woodrow School No. 1897 (RM of Lac du Bonnet)

The Woodrow School District was established formally in July 1917 and a wood frame schoolhouse operated at SW18-15-9E in the Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet.

The teachers of Woodrow School were H. G. Kawecki (1918), John Goodwin (1919), Alice Santmeice (1919), A. Hnatation (1920), Samuel Baxter (1920), Dominic V. Wgrjykowski (1921), Mrs. Lionel Dollingwood Chown (1921-1922), Frank D. Row (1922), David Raymond Falconer (1923), Emma E. Lewis (1923), Howard R. Standing (1924-1925), Mary E. Kondratuk (1925-1926), Hugh Robert McCaw (1926-1927), Frank Alexander Wachal (1927-1928), John B. Quinn (1928-1929), Michael Krepiakewich (1929-1930), Gretta Stange (1930), Rod L. MacDonald (1931), Mary Homan (1931-1933), Alexander Jack Nickolychuk (1933-1935), Casimir Hollinger (1935-1938), Robert Bruce Fahrig (1938), James Henry Kiteley (1939), Gladys Wojciechowski (1939-1945), Edith Violet Kolton (1945-1946), Olga Kiedyk (1947), Edna Matheson (1948-1949), Elizabeth Gemmill (1949- 1950), Leonard Baumgartin (1950-1951), Peter J. Williams (195l-1953), Miss Esther Sanderman (1953-1954), Mary Jane Pennier (1953-1954), Miss Helen Giesbrecht (1954-1955), Kathleen Gertrude Buchman (1955-1956), Mary Cecile Fortin (1955-1956), Florence Bell (1956-1957), Joan Warywoda (1956-1957), Esther Suderman (1957-1958), Mrs. Joan Murash (1958-1959), Elizabeth Moroz (1958-1960), Harry Hryhorka (1960), Gerald Antymis (1961), Peter Smolarski (1961-1963), Gladys Sigurdson (1963-1966), and Annie Menard (1966).

Woodrow School and teacherage

Woodrow School and teacherage (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 52.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.26854, W96.35216
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.

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

Lac du Bonnet topographic map, 62I/8, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 April 2019

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