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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Forest Home School No. 2321 (Riverdale Colony, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

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The Forest Home School was established in January 1950 on the northeast quarter-section of 4-14-12 West of the Principal Meridian, located on the Riverdale Hutterite Colony in what is now the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone. It was designated as a Special School by the Manitoba Department of Education and, in February 1968, the district joined the Pine Creek School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1997

Barbara Karaz

1997-2016

?

2016-2018

Randy Chambers

Teachers

School Year

Teachers

1950-1951

Matilda McColl

1951-1952

Matilda McColl

1952-1953

Matilda McColl

1953-1954

Matilda McColl

1954-1955

Matilda McColl

1955-1956

Matilda McColl

1956-1957

Maureen V. Benson (grades 1-3), Helen Viola Izzard (grades 1-9)

1957-1958

Shirley Selkirk (grades 1-3), Catherine Morrison Boughton Sly (grades 4-8, daughter of M. E. Boughton)

1958-1959

Esther Grace Patterson (grades 1-3), Catherine Morrison Boughton Sly (grades 4-9)

1959-1960

Esther Grace Patterson (grades 1-4, 1959-1960; grades 1-9, 1960), Catherine Morrison Boughton Sly (grades 4-8)

1960-1961

Esther Grace Patterson (grades 1-8)

1961-1962

Esther Grace Patterson (grades 1-8)

1962-1963

Esther Grace Patterson (grades 1-8)

1963-1964

Esther Grace Patterson (grades 1-8)

1964-1965

Terence Milton Napper, Catherine Morrison Boughton Sly (substitute, 1965)

1965-1966

Phyllis Meloney (grades 1-8)

1966-1967

Janet Lorena Vogt Teichrib, Esther Grace Patterson (substitute, 1966)

1967-1968

Karolyn Homoki, Dianne Decrosse

1968-1969

Arthur Neilson (grades 4-9), Martha Elizabeth Neilson (grades 1-3)

1969-1970

Arthur Neilson (grades 4-9), Martha Elizabeth Neilson (grades 1-3)

1970-1971

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 1-3), Arthur Neilson (grades 4-8)

1971-1972

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 1-3), Arthur Neilson (grades 4-8)

1972-1973

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 1-3), Arthur Neilson (grades 4-8)

1973-1974

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 4-8), Marlene Sandra Wetherill (grades 1-3)

1974-1975

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 1-8)

1975-1976

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 1-8)

1976-1977

Thelma Roberta Carefoot (grades 1-8)

1977-2016

?

2016-2017

Mary Hofer, Marilyn Hofer, Tammy Kruse (resource)

2017-2018

Mary Hofer, Marilyn Hofer, Tammy Kruse (resource)

Photos & Maps

Forest Home School

Blueprints of Forest Home School and planned expansion (1964)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, E 0166,
GR1206, File 2321 - Forest Home School District - Permanent File.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.16477, W99.05045
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.

Obituary [Catherine Morrison Sly (c1897-1981)], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 May 1981, page 57.

“Pine Creek School Division No. 30,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 June 1997, page 36.

Trustee records regarding geographically remote schools directly administered by Department (E 0166), File 2321 - Forest Home, GR1206, Archives of Manitoba.

Trustee records regarding geographically remote schools directly administered by Department (E 0166), File 2321 - Forest Home School District - Permanent File, GR1206, Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Forest Home School District No. 2321 Daily Registers, GR3152, Archives of Manitoba.

School division half-yearly attendance reports (E 0757), Archives of Manitoba.

Forest Home School, Pine Creek School Division.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 10 October 2017

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