Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rossdale School No. 956 (RM of St. Andrews)
The Rossdale School District was organized formally in July 1898 and a two-classroom schoolhouse operated on Lot 85 in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews.
The teachers of Rossdale School between 1918 and 1962 were Sara Liss (1918-1920), George Crago (1920, 1922-1923), Mrs. Hazel McDonald (1921), Carrie Morrison (1921), Eva Rodin (1922), Nellie Grover (1922), Mrs. Mary Shepherd (1923-1929), Ernest McKay (1924-1928), Myrtle Goldstone (1929-1935), Marie Prygrocki (1929-1933), Zelma Novak (1930-1936), Rita Romanche (1934-1936), John M. Kozoriz (c1937), Bernice Protasciewich (1937-1939), Fred Ostafew (1937-1940), Olga Basisty (1938-1941), Fred Kowalchuk (1941-1949), Elsie Kostiuk (1942), Dena Juanita Sacha (1943-1944), Rose Angela Churko (1947), Mrs. Anna Huculak (1948), Helen Masse (1949), Yvonne Masse (1949), Maurice Peleshok (1950-1954), Mrs. Nonnie Peleshok (1950-1953), Nettie Kohut (1954), Orest Lazaruk (1955-1957), Mrs. Roxie Lazaruk (1955-1957), Elsie Harasymec (1958), Zigmund Joe Wolfe (1958), Walter Manuliak (1959-1961), Mrs. E. Gloria Manuliak (1959-1961), Mrs. Patricia Bazan (1962), Mrs. Marilyn Woloshyn (1961-1962), and Mrs. R. Podruski (1962).
School District Formation Files [Rossdale School District No. 956], 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.
Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry 1880-1981: R.M. of St. Andrews by Municipality of St. Andrews, 1982. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.S22 Bey]
We thank Michael Chubey, John Redekopp, and Nathan Kramer for providing information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 April 2017
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