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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Schanzenfeld School No. 420 (Schanzenfeld, RM of Stanley)

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The Schanzenfeld School District was established in August 1885 and a one-room schoolhouse operated in Schanzenfeld (SW22-2-4W) in the Rural Municipality of Stanley. The district was later dissolved and its area became part of the Stanley School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1950-1954

Henry Krushel (1899-1987)

1954-1957

Abe Dyck

1957-1959

Wendelin Mann (1920-2015)

1959-1960

Helen Penner

1960-1963

Abram Jacob Friesen

1963-1965

Bruno Mekelburg

1965-1967

Henry Banman

1967-1968

Nic. G. Neufeld

Teachers

Period

Teachers

1947-1948

Henry P. Giesbrecht

1948-1949

Mary R. Peters

1949-1950

Henry [Kruschel] Krushel

1950-1951

Elmer Kruschel (grades 1-3, 1950; grades 1-2, 1951), Henry [Kruschel] Krushel (grades 4-8, 1950; grades 3-8, 1951)

1951-1952

Henry [Kruschel] Krushel (grades 4-8), Tena Loewen (grades 1-3)

1952-1953

Henry [Kruschel] Krushel (grades 4-9), ? (grades 1-3)

1953-1954

Elmer Kruschel (grades 1-3), Henry [Kruschel] Krushel (grades 4-8)

1954-1955

Abe Dyck (grades 4-8), Martha Mary Friesen (grades 1-3)

1955-1956

Abe Dyck (grades 5-8), Hedy Poetker (grades 1-4)

1956-1957

Abe Dyck (grades 5-8), Hedy Poetker (grades 1-4)

1957-1958

Wendelin Mann (grades 5-8), Elsil Unrau (grades 1-4)

1958-1959

Dorothy Friesen (grades 1-4), Wendelin Mann (grades 5-8)

1959-1960

Leona Elizabeth Ginter (grades 1-4), Helen Penner (grades 5-8)

1960-1961

Abram Jacob Friesen (grades 5-8), ? (grades 1-4)

1961-1962

Abram Jacob Friesen (grades 5-8), ? (grades 1-4)

1962-1963

Abram Jacob Friesen (grades 5-8), ? (grades 1-4)

1963-1964

Georgena Joyce Heinrichs (grades 1-4, 1963; grades 1-3, 1964), Bruno Mekelburg (grades 3-8, 1963; grades 4-8, 1964)

1964-1965

Georgena Joyce Heinrichs (grades 1-3), Bruno Mekelburg (grades 4-8)

1965-1966

Henry Banman (grades 4-8), Marie Doreen Martins (grades 1-3)

1966-1967

Henry Banman (grades 4-8), Marie Doreen Martins (grades 1-3)

1967-1968

Marie Doreen Martins (grades 1-4), Nic. G. Neufeld (grades 5-8)

Among the other teachers at Schanzenfeld School were Hannah Burgdirff (1890s), Hermann Longmann (1896), Jacob R. Epp (1897-1898), Peter Bueckert (1907), Jacob E. Dyck (1908-1909), John J. Heinrichs (1909), Peter Jacob Hoeppner (1914-1916, 1922-1930), William M. Ens (1916-1917), Jacob H. Wiens (1917-1918), Andrew R. Sobering (1919-1920), A. L. Toews (1920-1921), G. R. Wiebe (1921-1922), Henry Howard Goertzen (1930-1943), Esther Edna Dyck (1943-1944), and Henry Albert Nichol (1944-1945).

Photos & Coordinates

Schanzenfeld School No. 420

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.13380, W97.93043
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Altona West topographic map, 62H/4 West, Edition 1, Series A743 [UFS Reference Collection].

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, Schanzenfeld School No. 420 Daily Register, GR2656, Archives of Manitoba.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 27 March 2021

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