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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ste. Marie School No. 963 / Bruxelles Schools Monument (Bruxelles, Municipality of Lorne)

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A monument beside the St. Gerard Church in Bruxelles in the Municipality of Lorne commemorates three school which operated in the vicinity of the town:

School

Period of Operation

Location(s)

Ste. Marie School No. 963

1888-1892

northeast corner of NE30-6-11W

1893-1906

SW32-6-11W

1906-present

present site

St. Urbain School No. 903

1897-1904

section 29 and 32 of Township 5, Range 11W

1904-1959

southwest corner of SW4-6-11W

St. Gustave School No. 977

1897-1904

southeast corner of SE22-6-11W

1904-1959

southwest corner of 14-6-11W

All three schools were merged in 1959 to become Ste. Marie Consolidated School No. 963.

Principals

Period

Principal

1940-1942

Sister Angela

1942-1943

Sister Gladys McGovern

1943-1946

Sister Angela

1946-1947

Sister Gladys McGovern

1947-1948

Sister Angela

1948-1956

Sister M. Aloysius

1956-1962

Apolline “Victorine” Hutlet (1921-2007)

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Coordinates

Bruxelles schools commemorative monument

Bruxelles schools commemorative monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.48650, W98.91864
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ste. Marie Convent and School / Ste. Marie Park Monument (Bruxelles, Municipality of Lorne)

Sources:

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

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2019

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