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Students congregate in a Science lab at Barrie Central Collegiate. 2016-09-05T16:20:57+00:00
Viola and May Ball at the front entrance of Barrie Collegiate Institute on Blake Street after the fire. 2016-09-05T16:18:52+00:00
Central School, which became Victoria School in 1920, was located on the Northwest corner of Owen Street and Collier Street. It was demolished and the second Post Office replaced it after 1958. This too was torn down and a Scotia Bank sits there now. Notice the (now gone) steeple of Trinity Anglican Church behind the school. 2016-05-02T10:03:11+00:00
Looking at Collier Street, facing North from Dunlop Street East. From left to right the buildings seen are the Presbyterian Church, the second Trinity Anglican Church and Central (Victoria) Public School. 2016-07-08T18:22:31+00:00
Grade 2 and 3 students in Ms. Goodfellow’s (Baker) class pose at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-05T16:20:47+00:00
A Primary class at Steele Street Public School. 2016-04-27T20:26:42+00:00
Students present class projects at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School (3). 2016-09-05T16:22:33+00:00
Students pose out front of the original building at 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-05T16:28:43+00:00
Ms. Goodfellow (Baker) in centre poses with staff from 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School. 2016-09-15T00:08:45+00:00
A teacher instructs students in a craft at Codrington Public School. 2017-02-06T09:34:29+00:00
Students play outside during the 13A Innisfil Huronia Public School picnic. 2016-09-05T16:20:50+00:00
Jim Lem and principal William Bell at Hillcrest Public School on Toronto Street. 2016-09-05T16:25:45+00:00


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