S.S.#1 LAIRD (BLUFF SCHOOL) 1889-1944Records for this school remain reasonably complete. The original daily register for 1889 and a minutes book of Board meetings from 1890 to 1906 still exist. School Section #1, Laird was formed in 1888 with Charles Grainger, Henry Gibson, and W.H. Evoy as trustees. The originalContinue Reading

S.S.#2 TARBUTT AND LAIRD SCHOOLThe first school was built on the corner of NE 1/4 Section P Laird Township, it was built of logs by John Armstrong for $240 and was accepted by the school board August 2, 1884. The first Board meeting was held on November 9, 1883 withContinue Reading

S.S.#3 LAIRD Early documents relating to this school cannot be located. None-the-less it is known that this school section was formed in 1897 by the Municipal council. The first trustees elected were D. Blair, D. Forrest, and T. Lidstone. A construction contract was let to Levi Mick and Dan McIverContinue Reading

S.S.#4 UNION SCHOOL, LAIRD AND MACDONALD 1915-1962This school was commonly known as the Bar River School. It was built in 1915 on land purchased from G.H. Lapish in Section 4 of Laird township. The school was built of brick veneer at a contract price of $1,950. Funding sources for thisContinue Reading