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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hiltonmye School No. 719 (Hilton, RM of Prairie Lakes)

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The Hiltonmye School District was established formally in July 1892 and a school building was later erected in Hilton, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes. The school closed in 1968 and its remaining students went to Glenboro Consolidated School No. 2367. The former school building was used for a time as a cattle shed but was destroyed by fire sometime after 2006. A monument commemorates it at the site.

Principals

Period

Principal

1949-1950

Alice Boulden Little (1929-2012)

1950-1951

Julius George Toews (1893-1981)

1951-1952

Kenneth Donald Bruce (1892-1968)

1952-1953

M. Bell

1953-1954

Andrew Moffat

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Hiltonmye School were Mr. Mott, Mr. Laird, Tom Ebbern, Mr. Sandiland, Miss Anderson, Bertha Telfer, A. B. Russell, Professor Smith, Harry P. McPhail, Miss Keeping (1906), Mr. Shepherd (1907), Miss Evelyn Ebbern (1911), Miss Helena Robertson (1912-1913), Miss Beryl McNevin (1913-1914), Miss McGowan (1914), Miss Van Vliet (1911-1914), Miss Lavina MacKenzie (1915-1916), Miss Fern Morden (1915-1916), Miss Mary Graham (1917), Miss Hearne (1917-1918), Robert Dunlop (1917-1918), Miss Ross (1919), Jean Scott (1920), Miss Jessie Dayton (1920-1921), Uldena Livingstone (1922-1923), Eva Reynolds (1924-1925), Gladys Dowd (1925-1926), Marjorie Dunn (1926-1927), Clara Beatrice McQuarrie (1927-1929), Betty Morgan (1929-1933), Muriel Wilds (1933-1935), Verna Huges (1935-1936), Iris Sharpe (1936-1940), Ina McLeod (1940-1942), Jean McPhail (1942-1943), Mr. J. Arnett (1940-1943), Jean MacKenzie (1943-1944), Ernest Berg (1943-1944), Dorothy Reid (1944-1946), Marguerite Howden (1944-1945), Miss Hack (1945-1946), Mrs. Stan Stouffer (1946-1949), Bruce Stewart (1946-1947), Lorne Farough (1947-1948), Walter Adolf (1948-1949), Mrs. Dan Graham (1949-1950), Alice Boulton (1949-1950), Aloma McPhail (1950-1951), J. G. Toews (1950-1951), Pat Williams (1951-1952), H. Bruce (1951-1952), I. M. Jamieson (1952-1953), Mel Bell (1952-1953), Mrs. Mable Sabad (1953-1957), Gordon Senoff (1953-1954), J. B. Embree (1954-1955), Julia Kowbel (1955-1956), L. O. Long (1956-1957), Joan Sandven (1957-1959), Andrew Moffat (1957-1961), Marie Young (1961-1963), and Sheila MacGregor (1963-1966).

Photos & Maps

Hiltonmye School

Hiltonmye School (no date) by W. J. Parr
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 114.

Former Hiltonmye School building

Former Hiltonmye School building (circa 1986)
Source: Historic Resources Branch, Public School Buildings Inventory, slide 1336.

Former Hiltonmye School building

Former Hiltonmye School building (April 2006)
Source: Ken Storie

Hiltonmye School commemorative monument

Hiltonmye School commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.50684, W99.52425
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hilton School No. 395 (RM of Prairie Lakes)

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.

Hilton Heritage, Hilton History Book Committee, 1987, page 31.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

We thank Dennis Ginter for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Ken Storie.

Page revised: 3 July 2019

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