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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fisher Branch School No. 1543 (RM of Fisher)

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A shelterbelt of trees at this location in the Rural Municipality of Fisher marks the former location of Fisher Branch School. Established formally as Broad Valley School District in August 1910, the school building was located at SW24-24-2W. Its name was later changed to Fisher Branch. In 1967, the school became part of the Lakeshore School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1934-1936

Joseph Wawrykow (1908-1979)

1936-1941

John Kereluk

1941-1945

Felix J. Kulyk

1945-1952

William John Prochuk (1909-1983)

1952-1957

William Andrew “Bill” Kachur (1903-1983)

1957-1958

Ben Hanuschak

1958-1959

Maurice Wesley “Moe” Cryderman (1909-1991)

1959-1967

Teresa Moloney (1899-1983)

1967-1973

D. MacNeil

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Fisher Branch School was Ethel Anna Sankey.

Photos & Maps

Fisher Branch School

Fisher Branch School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 137.

Fisher Branch School

Fisher Branch School (no date) by M. Hall-Jones
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 137.

Site Location (lat/long): N51.06767, W97.64815
denoted by symbol on the map above

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.

We thank Nathan Kramer and Ada Wiebe for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 January 2018

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