One room schoolhouses used to be everywhere on the prairies, especially in Saskatchewan! Unfortunately, most were closed and abandoned. Those that are not left to the elements were demolished or repurposed into homes, grain bins, community centers or used for storage. Today you can still find many still standing in Saskatchewan but there are many where nothing remains. Some areas of the province have dedicated signs stating the name and years of the school that was on the site.
On a cool winters day last year we visited this one room school. It was layered in gorgeous frost and required a short trek to reach it. The schoolhouse was converted into a grain bin at one point based on the boards and wires inside but still has remains of its former life as a schoolhouse. Join us as we share this video walkthrough of this old school.