Dr. Levesque Elementary School was named after Dr. Romeo J. Levesque, a family doctor in Frenchville who dedicated his life to caring for the sick in the St. John Valley . The school is now the only elementary school in the District. Dewey School in Frenchville was closed in 1965 and all Frenchville students at Dewey were moved to Bailey School in Upper Frenchville. Bailey School was renamed Dr. Levesque School in 1973. Elementary students residing in St. Agatha have been attending Dr. Levesque Elementary School since the closure of Montfort School in St. Agatha in June 1979.
In 2018, Dr. Levesque Elementary School was once again chosen as a Blue Ribbon School. Below are some of the press releases associated with this award.
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