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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stony Mountain School No. 294 (Stony Mountain, RM of Rockwood)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

The Stony Mountain School District was organized in 1884 and a school operated in the village of Stony Mountain in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood. In 1967, it joined the Interlake School Division. The present school building stands on the site of the former school.

Principals

Period

Principal

1898-1899

William Jesse Grant (1869-1958)

1899-1901

Richard A. Fines (1871-1966)

1901-1903

Albert E. Young

1903-1904

Miss S. McPherson

1904-1906

Lyley E. Browne

1906-1908

Janet Blythe

1908-1910

Henry Edward Chaplin (1876-1935)

1910-1915

?

1915-1916

Henry Emerson Snyder (1891-1984)

1916-1917

Emma Laura Suttis (1881-1971)

1917-1918

J. de B. Saunderson

1918-1919

Harold G. Leeson

1919-1924

George Henry Blackwell (1864-1941)

1924-1927

Edward Arthur Bathgate [Batke] (1887-1961)

1927-1928

Anne Norrington

1928-1930

Willard Elwin Fife (1873-1944)

1930-1937

Martha Ellen Hamilton Lough (1902-1970)

1937-1943

John Sigfus Helgason (?-1978)

1943-1944

?

1944-1945

Chester MacMillan Fraser (1904-1975)

1945-1951

Austin Alfred Dale (1911-2003)

1951-1952

V. Gable

1952-1955

William John Prochuk (1909-1983)

1955-1956

Gerald Lionel Kuran (?-?)

1956-1957

Mrs. M. Esaruk

1957-1958

Guy A. Hamel

1958-1959

Jean Stuart Williamson (c1920-2015)

1959-1961

Michael John Makowski (1924-2002)

Teachers

Among the other teachers of Stony Mountain School was John Arthur Buchanan (Vice-Principal).

Photos & Coordinates

Stony Mountain School No. 294

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.08547, W97.21688
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.

We thank Ross Metcalfe and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 July 2019

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