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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roche School No. 1687 (RM of Minto-Odanah)

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The Roche School District was established formally in April 1913 and a school operated in 28-15-17 west of the Principal Meridian, near the hamlet of Bethany, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah. In May 1919, the district was consolidated into the Bethany School District.

Among the teachers who worked at Roche School through the years were Reta J. Hipwell (1915), Elsie P. Lee (1916), M. I. Hunter (1917), and Lottie Isabel Irwin (1918-1919).

Roche School No. 1687

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.30686, W99.75739
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

School division and school district formation files (E 0027), Roche School District No. 1687, GR1688, Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Roche School No. 1687 Daily Register, GR2063, Archives of Manitoba.

School division half-yearly attendance reports (E0757), Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 11 May 2021

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