Thank You, Newspaper Club Members

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This year, thanks to the dedication of Millbrook South Cavan teacher Wilma Armstrong, we have seen the interests and perspectives of some of our local elementary school children expressed in their own words. From school clubs, special events to hockey games, these students have taken the time to share their … Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan “Shining Stars” Talent Show

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  The stars were shining brightly at Millbrook South Cavan on Friday May 26th, 2017. Thanks to Mr. Schroeder and Mrs. Ray we had our second annual “Shining Stars” talent showcase. The whole school and some parents came to watch the amazing performances by students from kindergarten to grade 8. … Continue reading

Josh and Joey Penello earn Cavan Monaghan Youth Recognition Award

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Brothers Joey and Josh Penello have been playing soccer since they were 4 and 6 years old, starting in the house league program at the Maple Leaf Cavan soccer organization that was still in its infancy.   At the age of ten and eleven, they headed to Peterborough to play in … Continue reading

New Child Care Centre and Millbrook/South Cavan Addition Officially Open

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The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board held an official opening of the new child care centre and five classroom addition at Millbrook/South Cavan Public School last month. The new child care centre, operated by Compass Early Learning and Care, provides 49 new licensed child care spaces for the community, … Continue reading

Gillian Webster Selected for Ontario Field Lacrosse

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  Millbrook resident Gillian Webster has been selected for the U19 Team Ontario Field Lacrosse team this season.  This is not the first time this impressive young lady has made a provincial Lacrosse team.  In 2015, Gilliam was one of the youngest members of the U18 team and travelled to … Continue reading

Paying it Forward a Fitting Way to Remember

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The tone of the message was ideally targeted to the audience of St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School students last Friday morning. Dressed in a tee shirt and ball cap, the thirty-something speaker told a personal story of loss and recovery using the students’ own language, sprinkled with a healthy dose … Continue reading

Local School are Last Stop on Cops for Cancer Cycling Tour

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The Cops for Cancer events arrived at the local schools on May 12th, bringing their usual combination of entertainment and education to North Cavan and Millbrook South Cavan public schools. Launched in 2005, the Peterborough Chapter of the Cops for Cancer began their cycling team, which now travels 1,000 km … Continue reading

Centerville Presbyterian Church Hosts 9th Annual Country Mile Charity Walk/Run

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Parents, grandparents, children, teachers, principals and friends joined together early on May 13th to walk or run along Zion line in Cavan Monaghan for a short stroll or a 10K run in support of a local organizations. Conditions were cool with some drizzle, just enough to keep participants comfortable as … Continue reading

North Cavan Students Work on Barn Quilt Trail Project

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Students Mr.Heuval in Grade One class partnered with Mrs. Carvaggio’s grade 4/5 students in the development of blocks which will form the North Cavan Barn Quilt block This was the group’s third work period, and this time students began to paint the 12” block which had been sanded and primed … Continue reading

North Cavan Students Work on Barn Quilt Trail Project

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Students Mr.Heuval in Grade One class partnered with Mrs. Carvaggio’s grade 4/5 students in the development of blocks which will form the North Cavan Barn Quilt block This was the group’s third work period, and this time students began to paint the 12” block which had been sanded and primed … Continue reading

Cavan Teens Try Their Hands at Federal Politics

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As you may have read in January’s issue of The Millbrook Times, my sister and I were chosen to attend the Forum for Young Canadians in Ottawa. Forum is an educational nonpartisan program that sends youth from across Canada to our nation’s capital for a week to learn about how … Continue reading

Peterborough County Bursary Awards for Post-Secondary Studies

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The County of Peterborough annually recognizes eligible students residing in the County of Peterborough (excluding the City of Peterborough) who have successfully completed Grade 12 and are continuing with post-secondary education. Bursaries are awarded to eligible students who meet the criteria based on the weighted ranking as established by County … Continue reading

Doors Open to New Classrooms at Millbrook South Cavan School

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The major expansion project at Millbrook South Cavan Public School that began last June is almost done, and the occupants are thrilled with the results. After a series of construction and administrative delays, students filed into their new classrooms upon return from March break on Monday March 20th. Four of … Continue reading