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Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Neepawa School No. 126 (Neepawa)

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

A monument beside a grocery store in Neepawa marks the location of the Neepawa Central School, located on this spot between 1898 and 1954.

Principals (High School)

Period

Principal

1890-1891

William Pirritte Argue (1868-1965)

1891-1892

C. Roscoe Brown (?-?)

1892-1897

?

1897-1902

Ernest James Motley (1868-1940)

1902-1906

Joseph Marshall

1906-1907

?

1907-1908

William Joseph Cram (1861-1940)

1908-1909

?

1909-1914

William Thompson Shipley (1870-1922)

1914-1916

Edgar Burgess (1867-1954)

1916-1918

F. A. Hourihan

1918-1925

George Herbert Robertson (1876-?)

1925-1927

E. C. Jordan

1927-1928

Harvey Richard Brown (1895-1962)

After 1928

See Neepawa Collegiate Institute

Principals (Elementary)

Period

Principal

1928-1941

?

1941-1952

Richard Wesley “Wes” McAmmond (1910-2005)

1952-1954

?

Teachers

Among the teachers of the Neepawa School were Etta M. Moore (circa 1911), Margaret Ellen Simpson (1944-1947), and Hazel M. Kellington.

Photos & Maps

Neepawa Central School

Postcard of Neepawa Central School (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2015-0027

Neepawa Central School

Postcard of Neepawa High School (circa 1910)
Source: Rob McInnes, MN0348

Neepawa Central School

Neepawa Central School monument (August 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.22729, W99.46665
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Neepawa Collegiate / Viscount School (213 Mountain Avenue, Neepawa)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute (445 Hospital Street, Neepawa)

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 Malcolm Bell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Allan Drysdale.

Page revised: 25 December 2016

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