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Manitoba History No. 88
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Manitoba Organization: Pelly Trail School Division No. 37

The Pelly Trail School Division was created on 1 April 1959 by an order of the Manitoba Minister of Education, acting on a recommendation of the MacFarlane Commission on Education and the School Divisions Boundaries Commission. It became responsible for all secondary education, grades 9 to 12, within the area of the following school districts:

Ward

School Districts

1

Boulton School District No. 569
Freefield School District No. 1729
Hudson School District No. 2045
Inglis School District No. 2107
Lockerby School District No. 570
Mountain House School District No. 2258
Riding Park School District No. 2244
Rochdale School District No. 1268
Royston School District No. 2049
Shellbank School District No. 1535
Shellmouth Consolidated School District No. 292
Shell Valley School District No. 1905
Shell River School District No. 1971
Thunder Creek School District No. 1455

2

Russell School District No. 273

3

Binscarth Consolidated School District No. 2326
Brightside School District No. 849
Cracknell School District No. 2042
Craigie School District No. 908
Crosby School District No. 1422
Endcliffe School District No. 1500
Harrowby School District No. 603
Londonderry School District No. 1151
Millwood School District No. 507
Wolverine School District No. 1809

4

Angus School District No. 1487
Balfour School District No. 1838
Birdtail School District No. 1263
Boyle School District No. 167
Colonsay School District No. 2081
Jellicoe School District No. 1836
Lakedale School District No. 1690
Lidford School District No. 1216
Lima School District No. 1445
Minniska School District No. 556
Ruthenia School District No. 1259
St. Marys School District No. 451
Seeburn School District No. 452
Sharman School District No. 1705
Silver Creek School District No. 288
Smithdale School District No. 2311
Stratford School District No. 814
Tuckersmith School District No. 1395

5

Chmelnycki School District No. 1494
Clarke School District No. 2278
Glen Elmo School District No. 2194
Hranko School District No. 1264
Mohyla School District No. 1495
Perch School District No. 2177
Rossburn Consolidated School District No. 2358
Valley School District No. 1719

6

Byrd School District No. 2212
Culross School District No. 185
Islay School District No. 733
King George School District No. 1242
Marconi School District No. 2085
Oakburn School District No. 255
Olha School District No. 1243
Randale School District No. 2148
Ruska Rawa School District No. 1260
Wheatfield School District No. 954

7

Braddock School District No. 2136
Elphinstone Consolidated School District No. 196
Flower School District No. 1893
Harrowers School District No. 1513
Horod School District No. 1364
Morse School District No. 2096
Prince of Wales School District No. 137
Rogers School District No. 1267
Seech School District No. 1454
St. John School District No. 2193
Zaporoza School District No. 1468

It was later amalgamated with the Birdtail River School Division to form the Park West School Division.

Superintendents

Term

Superintendent

1968-1972

Arnold George Minish (1930-2014)

1972-1981

Doug MacIsaac

1981-1985

Roy Knezacek

1985-1988

Howard “Howie” Smith

1988-1990

Bill McFarlane

1990-1994

Ward Tweet

1994-1995

Eldon Montgomery

1995-1998

Marshall Draper

1998-2001

Roza Gray

2001-2002

Leisa Wilson

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)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office (201 Main Street, Russell)

Sources:

Report of the School Divisions Boundaries Commission, 13 January 1959, Manitoba Legislative Library, SpR 1958 Education.

Vista Tales ... from Islay School District No. 733 in Vista, Manitoba, compiled and edited by Gerald R. Brown, ISBN 0-9781220-0-3, Legislative Library of Manitoba.

Page revised: 1 December 2017

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