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Manitoba Organization: Stanley School Division No. 26 / Garden Valley School Division No. 26

The Stanley 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

Birkenhead School District No. 1996
Blumenfeld School District No. 2137
Blumstein School District No. 503
Burwalde School District No. 529
Chortitz School District No. 1997
Edward School District No. 1134
Friedensruh School District No. 2178
Greenfarm School District No. 853
Haskett School District No. 1284
Hochfeld School District No. 2138
Kronsgard School District No. 2151
Meath School District No. 1992
Osterwick School District No. 2140
Reinfeld School District No. 2075
Reinland School District No. 2130
Rosenbach School District No. 880
Schanzenfeld School District No. 420
Wakeham School District No. 773
Zion School District No. 803

2

Winkler School District No. 747

3

Morden School District No. 83

4

Ager School District No. 1318
Alexandria School District No. 73
Cheval School District No. 1124
Clegg School District No. 109
Deer Creek School District No. 1420
Diamond School District No. 1314
Elam School District No. 684
Elk Creek School District No. 1087
Glencross School District No. 71
Lindal School District No. 1060
Mason School District No. 2149
Mountain City School District No. 236
Orange Hill School District No. 794
Parkhill School District No. 77
Valleyfield School District No. 952
Wellington School District No. 59

In 1962, the eastern part became the Garden Valley School Division No. 26 and western part became the Western School Division No. 47.

Superintendents

Term

Superintendent

c1984-1992

Elmer Bartel (1934-2014)

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:

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

“Voters back Garden Valley School Division,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 July 1963, page 4.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2016

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