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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Miniota Municipal School No. 149 (Miniota, Municipality of Prairie View)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources

The Miniota School District No. 389 was formally established in 7-14-26 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Prairie View. In April 1913, the school was moved from its original site, joining Beulah School No. 162 and Sarahville School No. 680 to form the Miniota Consolidated School No. 680 in the village of Miniota.

In April 1919, the school came under the authority of the Miniota Municipal School Board which, in addition to operating this school, also consolidated several other rural schools, some of which remaining operating under the control of the board. Included in the new, larger district of Miniota Municipal School No. 149 were Blaris School No. 358, Palmerston School No. 638, Wynona School No. 1048, Omar School No. 1194, Brighton School No. 1192, Thoona School No. 1241, Isabella School No. 1333, Glenlochar School No. 1369, and Uno School No. 1674.

Principals

Period

Principal

1915-1917

Charles M. Brousson

1917-1918

W. H. Grieve

1918-1919

Marion Dent

1919-1922

Anna B. Murphy

1922-1924

James William Beer (1896-1978)

1924-1927

John Elwin Laird (1876-1950)

1927-1928

Anna Lee

1928-1930

Frances Bevereley Sharman

1930-1934

Dwight John Adolphus Dahlgren (1901-1992)

1934-1938

Ernest Harvey Reid (1903-1956)

1938-1941

Aubrey B. Cunningham

1941-1942

Paul I. Robinson (1906-1993)

1942-1943

Margaret Hawley Speers (1908-2008)

1943-1944

Marjory Thompson Smith (1892-1969)

1944-1947

Howard Willard Stevenson (1911-1948)

1947-1951

A. B. Cunningham

1951-1952

F. M. A. Gendreau

1952-1953

Mrs. Florence McMullen

1953-1956

Cecil Victor Gunn (1894-?)

1956-1959

F. C. Denham

1959-1960

J. Wilkie

1960-1966

Harvey Kingdon

1966-1969

Larry Verner Moldowan (1940-2013)

1969-1971

Mrs. E. Barrett

1971-1973

B. Cornish

1973-1988

?

1988-?

Jim Procyk

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Miniota School was J. L. Morrow.

Photos & Maps

Sarahville School

Sarahville School (February 1908)
Source: Education Department Report, 1907, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Sarahville School / Miniota Consolidated School

Sarahville School / Miniota Consolidated School (circa 1911)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspector Photos GR2664, C65.

Miniota Consolidated School

Miniota Consolidated School (no date) by H. L. Albright
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 49.

Miniota Consolidated School

Miniota Consolidated School (no date)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, George Harris Fonds, Acc. 1979-141, P7447, Album 2, Page 14.

Miniota School

Miniota School (July 1967)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Miniota 8.

Miniota School

Miniota School (July 1967)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Miniota 9.

Sarahville-Miniota School monument

Sarahville-Miniota School monument (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.14340, W101.03893
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arrow River School No. 149 (Arrow River, Municipality of Prairie View)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sarahville School No. 680 (Municipality of Prairie View)

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.

“Trustees conduct regular meeting,” Hamiota Echo, 13 September 1988, page 7.

Obituary [Catherine Maria Thexton], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 2019.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 March 2019

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