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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Myrtle Consolidated School No. 708 (Myrtle, RM of Roland)

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Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Maps | Sources

Myrtle School was first established in the village of Myrtle, in the Rural Municipality of Roland, in May 1892. In August 1919, it became Myrtle Consolidated School No. 708 when it was consolidated with McNab School No. 1032, Queen Centre School No. 1219, and Woodvale School No. 1350. The school closed in January 1968 and was later demolished and replaced by a commemorative monument.

Principals

Period

Principal

1920-1923

Robert James Mackenzie (1887-1977)

1923-1924

Christopher Stow (1873-1933)

1924-1926

Ruby Lytle

1926-1927

John Henry Hall (1881-1950)

1927-1929

Mabel Cooper

1929-1930

Sidney Irvine Mott (1871-?)

1930-1934

W. F. C. Billyard

1934-1935

John M. Robinson

1935-1937

E. H. Denike

1937-1941

James A. Unger

1941-1945

Harry Sharpe (c1905-1958)

1945-1947

Bernice A. Smyski

1947-1950

Stella Howelko

1950-1953

Jonas Rafnkelsson

1953-1957

William Morrow Ingram (1907-1964)

1957-1958

Donald Berry

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Myrtle School were Miss Alice Argue (1893), Charles L. Miller, Ethel M. Arnott, and Carolyne Alexandra McBean.

Photos & Maps

Myrtle School

Myrtle School (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 112.

Myrtle School

Myrtle School (1968)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Architectural Survey - Myrtle 1.

Myrtle School monument

Myrtle School monument (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.35407, W97.83623
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.

Roland & Myrtle Family Histories, Roland 4H, 1990, page 89.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 December 2017

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