The History behind a School Name


Congratulations to the staff and pupils of the Anne J Mc Arthur Public School which officially opened today Wednesday 18th February. But where does the name of the School come from? Who is or was Anne J Mc Arthur? Anne J. MacArthur was born in the Nassagaweya Township and was raised and educated in the Milton Community. After graduating from the University of Toronto and attending Teachers College, she had a teaching career of 40 years and 27 of those as a history teacher at Milton District High School. After retiring from Teaching, she became the first female Mayor of the newly annexed Milton and retired in 1976. 





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