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Historic Sites of Manitoba: North Plympton School No. 98 (RM of Springfield)

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The North Plympton School District was established formally in October 1879 and a schoolhouse operated at SW33-10-5E in the Rural Municipality of Springfield. It closed around 1931 when Dugald School opened.

Principals

Period

Principal

1928-1929

Beatrice Lenore Graham Leathers (1905-1986)

1929-1930

Ruth Ardell Bradley Land (1906-1988)

1930-1931

Kathleen Ina Rodgers Burrows (?-?)

After 1931

See Dugald School

Teachers

Among the other teachers of North Plympton School was Edith A. Fingland (1924-1925).

Photos & Coordinates

North Plympton School No. 98

Site Location (lat/long): N49.87285, W96.86589
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: South Plympton School No. 81 (RM of Springfield)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dugald School No. 80 (Dugald, RM of Springfield)

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.

Obituary [Beatrice Lenore Leathers], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 January 1986, page 34.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 May 2020

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