Lac du Bonnet Schools

This project was undertaken by the Lac du Bonnet & District Historical Society to preserve the history of the area’s school houses.

To read the full document, please click: One Room School House List

 

Lac du Bonnet #1235
One room school
Opened 1904

 

Lac du Bonnet #1235
Expanded to three room school 1915
Later moved off the property

 

Lac du Bonnet #1235
Four room school, designed by Gilbert Parfitt
Built 1931  /  Burned down 1945

 

Lac du Bonnet #1235 renamed Park Ave. School
Built 1947 / Closed 1989

 

Riverland School #1557
Opened 1911  /  Closed 1967

(2nd school pictured here)

Pinawa School #1627
Opened 1912  / Closed 1966

Brightstone School #1646
Opened 1912  /  Burned down 1947

2nd school built 1948  /  Closed 1968

Newcombe School #1716

Lettonia: Opened 1914
Closed 1954, due to McArthur Generating Station

2nd school on Wendigo Road: Opened 1954
Closed 1968

 

Smith Siding School #1847
Opened 1916  /  Closed 1964

 

Cedarkine / Milner Ridge School #1859

Opened 1917  / Closed 1967
Renamed Milner Ridge in the 1930s

 

Buchan School #1883
Opened 1917  /  Closed 1967

 

Landerville School #1888
Opened 1917  / Closed 1966

Woodrow School #1897
Opened 1917  /  Burned down

2nd school closed 1966

 

Red Deer School #1916
Opened 1918 /  Closed 1967

 

Brookfield School #2052
Opened 1920  /  Closed 1961 due to proximity to AECL

 

Lee River School #2104
Opened 1923  /  Closed 1966

 

Berryland School #2246
Opened 1934  /  Closed 1967

Crescent Bay School #2259
Opened 1935  /  Closed 1962
Moved from log building to renovated cottage in 1955

Maple Creek School #2275
Opened 1936  /  Closed 1966

 

Overwater School #2349
Opened 1954  /  Closed 1968

 

Springwell School #2410
Opened 1959
Still in operation on Brightstone Hutterite Colony