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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stuartburn School No. 536 (Stuartburn, RM of Stuartburn)

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The Stuartburn School District was established in January 1888 and a school building operated in Stuartburn in what would become the Rural Municipality of Stuartburn. In 1967, it became part of the Boundary School Division.

Principals

Period

Principal

1929-1930

Effie McCaskill (1873-1938)

1930-1931

Irene Elizabeth Lees Redpath (1905-2003)

1931-1932

John Boes Quinn (1894-?)

1932-1936

Wolodimyr B. “Walter” Wachna (1909-1984)

1936-1937

Frances Mary Batten

1937-1938

Dorothy Marane Martinson

1938-1939

William Arthur Chadwick

1939-1941

Teresa Moloney (1899-1983)

1941-1943

Stanley Francis Pye (1908-1985)

1943-1945

Maurice I. Probzanski

1945-1946

Alexander J. “Alex” Smaluk (c1921-2016)

1946-1947

Boris Theodore Wachna

1947-1948

Maurice I. Probzanski

1948

Cecil Drummond “Cec” Muldrew (1923-2004)

1948-1949

Roman Dmytro Smook

1949-1950

Martha Korotash

1950-1952

Benny Zenon Orlins (?-1996)

1952-1954

William “Bill” Shydlowsky (?-1987)

1954-1956

Alexander John Shewchuk (1933-2015)

1956-1962

Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (1907-1992)

1962-1963

Richard John Lapusniak

1963-1966

Roman Dmytro Smook

1966-1967

William Matichuk

Teachers

Period

Teachers

1929-1930

Mary Evelyn Armstrong (grades 1-4), Effie McCaskill (grades 5-9), Margaret May Searfe (grades 1-4, 1930)

1930-1931

Hazel Lees (grades 1-4), Irene Elizabeth Lees (grades 4-10)

1931-1932

Pauline Braschuk (grades 1-4), John Boes Quinn (grades 5-10)

1932-1933

Dorothy Probzanski (grades 1-4, 1932), Kathleen Woods (grades 1-4), Walter B. Wachna (grades 5-10)

1933-1934

Kathleen Woods (grades 1-4), Walter B. Wachna (grades 5-10)

1934-1935

Frances Mary Batten (grades 1-4), Walter B. Wachna (grades 5-10)

1935-1936

Frances Mary Batten (grades 1-4), Walter B. Wachna (grades 5-10)

1936-1937

Frances Mary Batten (grades 5-10), Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 1-4)

1937-1938

Dorothy Marane Martinson (grades 7-11), Jennie Polischuk (grades 1-3), Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 4-6)

1938-1939

William Arthur Chadwick (grades 4-10), Effie Koroluk (grades 1-3)

1939-1940

Effie Koroluk (grades 1-3), Teresa Moloney (grades 7-10), Vera Anna Wachna (grades 3-6)

1940-1941

Effie Koroluk (grades 1-3), Teresa Moloney (grades 9-11), Vera Anna Wachna (grades 4-8)

1941-1942

Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 4-8), Olga Probzanski (grades 1-3), Stanley Francis Pye (grades 9-11)

1942-1943

Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 4-8), Olga Probzanski (grades 1-3), Stanley Francis Pye (grades 9-11)

1943-1944

Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 5-10), Olga Probzanski (grades 1-4)

1944-1945

Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 5-10), Olga Probzanski (grades 1-4)

1945-1946

Rose Rachlin (grades 1-4), Alexander J. “Alex” Smaluk (grades 5-9)

1946-1947

Jean Bereziuk (grades 1-4), Boris Theodore Wachna (grades 5-10)

1947-1948

Cecil Drummond “Cec” Muldrew (grades 5-9, 1948), Maurice I. Probzanski (grades 5-9), Olga Probzanski (grades 1-4)

1948-1949

Mary J. Rekunyk (grades 1-4), Roman Dmytro Smook (grades 5-9)

1949-1950

Martha Korotash (grades 5-9), Marie J. Melanson (grades 1-4, 1949), Anne Reimer (grades 1-4, 1950)

1950-1951

Helen Jerrelene Dueck (grades 1-3), Orest A. Fedak (grades 4-8, 1951), Jean Harbul (grades 4-8, 1950), Louis Haskell (grades 4-8, 1950), Benny Zenon Orlins (grades 9-11)

1951-1952

Olga E. Bauer (grades 1-3), Maureen Valerie Berringer (grades 4-8, 1952), Alec Kohut (grades 4-8, 1952), Benny Zenon Orlins (grades 9-11), Kathryn Unruh (grades 4-8)

1952-1953

Meroslaw Lakusta (grade 4-8), Millie Prochuk (grades 1-3), William “Bill” Shydlowsky (grades 9-11)

1953-1954

Millie Prochuk Chorney (grades 1-4), Meroslaw Lakusta (grade 5-8), William “Bill” Shydlowsky (grades 9-11)

1954-1955

Anne Reimer (grades 1-4), Alexander John Shewchuk (grades 9-11), Maurice Yarmie (grades 5-8)

1955-1956

Anne Reimer (grades 1-4), Alexander John Shewchuk (grades 9-11), Maurice Yarmie (grades 5-8)

1956-1957

Mrs. N. Podolsky (grades 1-4, 1956 substitute), Anne Reimer (grades 1-4), Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (grades 9-11), Maurice Yarmie (grades 5-8)

1957-1958

Marjorie Onrpko (grades 5-8), Anne Reimer (grades 1-4, 1957), Andreas Sorgerfrie (grades 1-5, 1958), Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (grades 9-11)

1958-1959

Anna Friesen (grades 1-4), Susanna Schroeder (grades 5-8), Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (grades 9-11)

1959-1960

Jean Gray (grades 1-4), William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (grades 9-11)

1960-1961

William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Mary Smook (grades 1-4), Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (grades 9-11)

1961-1962

William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Mary Smook (grades 1-4), Dmytro “Dan” Tanchak (grades 9-11)

1962-1963

Richard John Lapusniak (grades 9-11), Suzanna Loeppky (grades 1-4), William Matichuk (grades 5-8)

1963-1964

William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Mary Smook (grades 1-4), Roman Dmytro Smook (grades 9-11)

1964-1965

William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Irene Anderson Schnell (grades 1-4), Roman Dmytro Smook (grades 9-11)

1965-1966

William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Irene Anderson Schnell (grades 1-4), Roman Dmytro Smook (grades 9-11)

1966-1967

William Matichuk (grades 5-8), Ann Marie Shewchuk (grades 1-4)

Among the teachers of Stuartburn School were Montague Shore (1890, 1897), George H. Measham (1894-1895), R. S. Horne (1895-1896), G. A. Curran (1896, 1897), L. Millar (1896), S. Irvine Mott (1898), David Porteous (1899), George Willim Burrell (1900), Gertrude Coultier (1900), Mabel Smith (1901), G. N. Mayne (1901), Marie Yeo (1902, 1903), Fannie I. Lindsay (1903), E. K. Black (1904), Robena Taylor (1904), Beatrice McKenzie (1905), Florence M. Clare (1905), S.? E. Yeo (1906), Miss A. Saunders (1928-1929), and Wasyl Kolodzinski.

Photos & Maps

Stuartburn School

Stuartburn School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 86.

The remodelled Stuartburn School

The remodelled Stuartburn School (no date) by A. A. Herriot
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-1, page 86.

Site Location (lat/long): N49.13321, W96.77050
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.

School division half-yearly attendance reports (E 0757), Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Stuartburn School No. 536 Daily Registers, GR2088, Archives of Manitoba.

Manitoba School Records Collection, Stuartburn School No. 536 Half Yearly Attendance Reports, GR2088, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 December 2018

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