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Manitoba Organization: Hanover School Division No. 15 (1959)

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The Hanover School Division was created in December 1959 following a favourable vote of residents in the area, in November 1959. Initially, it assumed responsibility for education in secondary grades, from 9 to 12. In 1967, it took over education of all grades as the Hanover Unitary School Division.

Ward

School Districts

1

Greenland North School District No. 2333
Greenland South School District No. 893
Landmark School District No. 2033
LeBlanc School District No. 1574
Linden School District No. 2051
Montezuma School District No. 2154
Prefontaine School District No. 2189
Shakespeare School District No. 2069
Willow Ridge School District No. 2202

2

Arran School District No. 1960
Bothwell School District No. 1961
Carmichael School District No. 1959
Kingswood School District No. 703
Moray School District No. 1963
Niverville School District No. 315
Randolph School District No. 1964
Seaton School District No. 1962

3

Blumenhof School District No. 64
Clearsprings School District No. 85
Ekron School District No. 2093
Giroux School District No. 1742
Mitchell School District No. 1965
Ridgewood School District No. 274
Twin Creek School District No. 2260

4

Steinbach School District No. 65

5

Barkfield School District No. 1951
Goodwill School District No. 1967
Lister East School District No. 2223
Lister West School District No. 2302
Sarto School District No. 1539
Slawna School District No. 1624
Spencer School District No. 1969
Tiny Creek School District No. 2344
Willow Plain School District No. 1588
Woolwich School District No. 1968

6

Bristol School District No. 1977
Carruthers School District No. 2188
Friedensfeld School District No. 1372
Gravel Ridge School District No. 2285
Gruenfeld School District No. 63
Hanover (Rocky) School District No. 2286
Hochstadt School District No. 66
Oswald School District No. 2112
Rosengard School District No. 2168
St. Denis School District No. 1343

Superintendents

Term

Superintendent

1967-1974

Jacob Jacob “Jake” Peters (1909-1979)

1974-1983

Henry Teichgraf Thiessen (1918-2003)

1983-1996

Gilbert Unger

1996-?

?

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions (1959)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba’s Rural School Consolidation (1905-1967)

Events in Manitoba History: School Divisions Boundaries Commission (1958-1959)

Events in Manitoba History: MacFarlane Royal Commission on Education (1957-1959)

Sources:

“Principal gets post,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 May 1974, page 57.

Steinbach, So Much to Celebrate: 1946-1996, Derksen Printers, 1997. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.S84]

Schools - Our Heritage: From 46 School Districts to Hanover Unitary School Division (1878-1968) by John K. Schellenberg, The Board of The Hanover School Division No. 15, May 1985, ISBN 0-919673-93-7.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 February 2019

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