Remember when: 1929

The biggest milestone in the long and colorful history of our Ponoka school system came in 1929

Brick School constructed in 1929

The biggest milestone in the long and colorful history of our Ponoka school system came in 1929 with the completion of the majestic Brick School. This modern 12-room edifice, still in full use today, was completed at a construction price of $60,000.

In the beginning the local school board faced much criticism from ratepayers who termed the structure a white elephant with far too many rooms that would never be used.

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