Fourth Annual Carberry Heritage Festival
Friday & Saturday August 12 & 13, 2016
This page is devoted to various in-depth stories I have written about Winnipeg’s grand old schools which were built in the first half of the 20th century. I include schools outside of Winnipeg and various posts about education as well.
Winnipeg’s Grand Old Schools
Principal Sparling School
Laura Secord School
La Verendrye School
Isbister School/Winnipeg Adult Education Centre
Earl Grey School
1948 Reavis Report on Winnipeg Schools
School’s Out Forever – Ten Demolished Winnipeg Schools
Central School #1 and Carlton School
Central School #2 and Winnipeg Collegiate Institute
Somerset School and Alexandra School
St. Mary’s School and Anna Gibson School
Margaret Scott School and Sir John Franklin School
J. B. Mitchell – NWMP Corporal, School Architect, Visionary
Cheap Thrills and Fire Drills
The First Junior High School
Live-In Custodian Suites in Schools
Learning English Sisler’s Way
Birtle Indian Residential School Ruins
Hebron School – 1 Room, 8 Grades, 30 Pupils, 1 Teacher
Star Mound School – “Learn to labor and to wait.”
Little Nurse’s League
Mom’s 1930 Grade 11 Exams – Did you pass? She did.
Rules for Teachers 1870 & 1915
4 responses to “Schools”
Hi Reid, I live in a former one-room school outside of Winnipeg, Rossmere School in Springfield. It is on the Manitoba Historical Society webpage. There is very little info about this school that I can find, including anything from the Archives in Springfield and the Springfield History Book. Have yet to locate and photos of when it was a school. Thanks for your blog; I find it quite fascinating.
Happy you found my blog. I don’t have any further info on Rossmere School other than what the MHS has found. My personal experiences going to a one-room school are on the Schools page under Hebron School.
Hi Reid ; I bought the old Whytewold Beach school no.1386 class 92, I can’t seem to find any information on this school ,I was wondering if you know anything about this school?
Hi Ron, I searched the Manitoba Historical Society site for your old school but found very little. The MHS usually has a plethora of info and pics about old schools but Whytewold is an exception. It lists a couple of the teachers but little else. Thanks for reading my blog. Reid