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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cloverleaf School No. 1638 (RM of Brokenhead)

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The Cloverleaf School District was organized in July 1912 and a one-classroom schoolhouse operated at SW10-12-7E in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead. A new two-classroom school was opened officially on 28 November 1947. In 1963, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Agassiz School Division.





Walter Charles Malenchak (1913-1991)


John Duchominsky (1906-1977)


W. J. Cook


H. Hryhorka


J. J. Lucyshen


Among the teachers who worked at Cloverleaf School were Anthony Romanow and Robert McElroy.

Photos & Coordinates

Cloverleaf School

Cloverleaf School (no date) by J. E. S. Dunlop
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 8.

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.98989, W96.56662
denoted by symbol on the map above


Dugald East topographic map, 62H/15, Edition 2, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

“Adam Matheson one of feature speakers at Cloverleaf School opening,” Springfield Leader, 9 December 1947, page 1.

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 April 2021

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