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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Phipps School No. 2004 (RM of Rosser)

The Phipps School District was organized formally in July 1919 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at SE31-12-2E in the Rural Municipality of Rosser. The district was dissolved in 1965 and its catchment area became part of the Stonewall School District and later the Interlake School Division.

Among the teachers of Phipps School were Anne E. J. Scott (1921-1923, 1925-1927), Muriel N. Soole (1923-1925), Alice Margaret Belton (1925, daughter of G. R. Belton), Dorothy Eleanor Slagerman (1927-1930), Juel Anna Grose (1930-1931), Gladys Marjorie Barr (1931-1934, wife of S. G. Dack), Pearl Sloan (1934-1937), Winnifred Anna Galbraith (1937-1938), Verna Halstead (1948-1949), Ida Jean McClelland (1949-1950), Edith S. Bethel (1950-1951), Ellenora Doris Kabernick (1951-1952), Helen Kathleen Briske (1952-1956), Audrey Orissa Chubey (1956-1957), Catherine Josephine Campbell (1957-1966), and Viola May Smith (1966-1967).

Phipps School

Phipps School (no date) by E. D. Parker
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 76.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.04961, W97.29945
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

School District Formation Files [Phipps School District No. 2004], GR1688, E0027, Archives of Manitoba.

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.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Phipps School District No. 2004 Daily Registers, GR2044, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 22 January 2017

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