Vantage Points Series : Education & Schools

Eunola School   /   Web  / PDF
Vol.  II, Page 41
The doors of this rural schoolhouse have not remained entirely closed with the end of classes
1896 - 1962

Grande Clairière Convent
   /   Web  / PDF
Vol.  I, Page 29
The beginning of the Grande Clairière Convent was marked in 1898 when Father J. Gaire, the parish priest from Grande Clairière, was visiting the family of one of his parishioners in France.
1898 - 1923
Lorna Smith Nature Centre /   Web  / PDF
Vol.I, Page  41
Established in 1983
Marsden Schools /   Web  / PDF
Vol.I, Page  38

1908 - 1966
The first Marsden School was constructed on the firebreak trail bordering the western edge of the Turtle Mountain Forestry Reserve. As it was built on top of a hill and could be seen for miles, it became a landmark of the area.

Prairie Skills Centre /   Web  / PDF
Vol. III   , Page  43

The many careers of a small-town stone church
1896 - Present

A Disturbance in the Classroom - By Edith King
Web  / PDF
Vol. IV   , Page  12
At the blackboard the young teacher determinedly was writing an exercise for the class. From behind her came a sudden but definite flip, flip, flip of an inkwell.

Little Schools on the Prairie
Web  / PDF
Vol. IV   , Page  16
Single young women were the sought-after choice as teachers. In fact many jurisdictions specifically ruled out married women in the position.
The Blizzard - By Marion Robinson
Web  / PDF
Vol. IV   , Page  48
It was a terrifying night. There was a long string of shaky stove pipes almost the length of the room, and with each terrific impact of the wind they shuddered and groaned.

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