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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Denepro School No. 2232 (Municipality of Grandview)

The Denepro School District was organized formally in May 1931 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SW20-24-25W in the Rural Municipality of Grandview. In 1965, the district was dissolved and its catchment area became part of the Halton Consolidated School District and later the Intermountain School Division. In 2019, a commemorative sign at the former school site was erected by Denepro alumnus Delmar Kukurudz.

Denepro School

Denepro School (no date) by A. F. Kerr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 120.

Denepro School

Denepro School (July 1964)
Source: Delmar Kukurudz

Denepro School

Denepro School (July 1964)
Source: Delmar Kukurudz

Interior of Denepro School

Interior of Denepro School (July 1964)
Source: Delmar Kukurudz

The former site of Denepro School

The former site of Denepro School (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Denepro School commemorative sign

Denepro School commemorative sign (May 2019)
Source: Delmar Kukurudz

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.08216, W100.95290
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.

We thank Delmar Kukurudz for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 August 2019

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