Attached is a photo of my grandmother
Minnie McArthur Fisher's first full time class of students
at Glenhurst SD 1354
Students L-R Jimmy Thompson, Lorne Brown, Rod McLeod,
Jean Clark, Boyd McLeod, Earl McLeod, Teacher Minnie McArthur,
Ruby McLeod, Lillian McLeod, Vivian Brown, Gerald McLeod.
Also attachd is her 1st Saskatchewan teaching certificate and a contract with Ypres SD 3492 / 3692
Minnie passed her Ontario Normal School entrance exam at 16 in June 1916 but
would not be accepted there until age 18 so moved to Brandon, Man. where she was allowed to attend at 17.
She graduated in June 1918 and moved to Sask.
Ian Chaykowski, Edmonton, AB
For more information:
Book Title Prairie to wheat fields
Published Elrose, Sask. : Elrose and District History Book Committee, 1985
Title Elrose up to now
Chipperfield 12-27-17-W3 is a nearby Railway Point
Elrose SE 9-26-15-W3 is a nearby Town
Glen Payne 29-15-W3 is a nearby Railway Point
Greenan 9-26-17-W3 is a nearby Hamlet
Gunnworth SW 26 26-27-16-W3 is a nearby Railway Point
Lille 23-25-16-W3 is a nearby Railway Point
Mackmat 27-27-16-W3 is a nearby Station
McGee 19-29-16-W3 is a nearby Hamlet
Monet No. 257 is a nearby Rural Municipality
Ridpath 29-16-W3 is a nearby Railway Point
Thrasher 2-28-15-W3 is a nearby Railway Point
Wartime SE 17 26-16-W3 is a nearby Hamlet
Note Ypres, Saskatchewan was located at NW 12 37 6 W2 and not near the rural land location of YPRES SCHOOL DISTRICT 3492 / 3692.
School listings offer BYGLAND School District # 3492 SW Sec 34 Tsp 49 Rge 5 W of the 3 Meridian NEAR Ordale as the school district bearing the school number 3492
and THE YPRES School District # 3692 SE Sec 11 Tsp 27 Rge 16 W of the 3 Meridian NEAR Gunworth (changed later to Gunnworth) as the school district bearing the school number 3692
The local history book, also lists YPRES SCHOOL DISTRICT 3692
Yet on this primary source document, Ypres School district states School District Number 3492
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