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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Leon Village School No. 1425 (St. Leon, RM of Lorne)

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

The St. Leon Village School was established in the village of St. Leon in the Rural Municipality of Lorne. In 1959, it became the St. Leon Consolidated School which, in 1971, became part of the Mountain School Division. The school closed in 2005 and the building was demolished around 2016.

Principals

Period

Principal

1950-1953

Sister B. Lanthier

1953-1955

Sister L. L. Prejet

1955-1956

Sister Bernadette Louthier

1956-1958

Sister Therese

1958-1959

Sister Marie-Joseph

1959-1962

J. M. R. Labossiere

1962-2002

?

2002-2005

Claudette Lucienne Grenier (1974-2015)

Teachers

Among the other teachers of St. Leon Village School was Renée-France Labossière (1956-?).

Photos & Maps

St. Leon Village School

St. Leon Village School (no date) by G. H. Robertson
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 115.

The former St. Leon Village School building

The former St. Leon Village School building (October 2013)
Source: Alan Mason

Site of the former St. Leon Village School building

Site of the former St. Leon Village School building (June 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.36413, W98.59114
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

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.

This page was prepared by Alan Mason and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 September 2018

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