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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rosenort School No. 60 (Rosenort, RM of Morris)

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

The Rosenort School District was formally established in November 1878 and a school building operated in the northeast quarter of 31-5-1 east of the Principal Meridian, in the Rural Municipality of Morris. In 1914, it consolidated with Rosenhoff School No. 61 to form the Rosenort Consolidated School No. 60. It became Rosenort Consolidated School No. 2455 in 1967. In September 2015, a sign commemorating the school was erected at the original site.

Principals

Period

Principal

1957-1959

Erdman “Ed” Kroeker (1930-2014)

1959-1961

?

1961-1962

W. Schroeder

1962-1970

N. Poetker

1970-1973

J. Kornelsen

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Rosenort School was Gerhard Peter Neufeld.

Photos & Coordinates

Rosenort School with teacherage at right

Rosenort School with teacherage at right (no date) by A. J. Manning
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 21.

Rosenort School commemorative sign

Rosenort School commemorative sign (September 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.44304, W97.43686
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Organization: Morris-Macdonald School Division School District No. 19

Sources:

Cummin’s Rural Directory Map for Manitoba published by the Cummins Map Company, 404 Chambers of Commerce, Winnipeg, 1923. [Copies held by Edward M. Ledohowski and Gordon Goldsborough]

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.

Aerial photograph A11638-83 [1948], Manitoba Air Photo Library.

We thank Mariette Allen for assistance in locating an aerial photograph of Rosenort School, and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2019

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