Popular North Cavan Principal Retires

Popular North Cavan Principal Retires
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North Cavan parents were shocked last month to receive a newsletter from their Principal Bob Sinclair announcing his retirement at the end of the school year. An engaging, energetic leader at the school, Sinclair’s humour and relaxed leadership style has infected the school with a positive, optimistic and respectful atmosphere … Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Extension Update

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Plans have just been released illustrating the extension that will proceed to provide Millbrook South Cavan School some much needed space. The 10,570 square foot extension will include five classrooms as well as the much anticipated Daycare facility. Last month, the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board authorized administration to … Continue reading

North Cavan Students Jump into the Deep End

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Grade three students at North Cavan headed to the Peterborough YMCA to receive swimming instruction which provides essential skills required to survive an unexpected fall into deep water. The students and their teacher travelled to the pool for three one-hour, in-water lessons in addition to the delivery of three in-class … Continue reading

Applications Welcome for Conservation Scholarship

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The Otonabee Conservation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2016 “Conservation Foundation McCulloch Scholarship” from graduating high school students pursuing post-secondary education in an environmental field. The $500.00 cash award is presented to a graduating student having demonstrated leadership in conservation or environmental projects and planning to pursue post-secondary … Continue reading

What’s New in our Elementary Schools? (Besides Sex Ed)

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Karen Graham After absorbing the students from South Monaghan Public School last September, enrolment at Millbrook South Cavan has stabilized and sits this month at 416 students. Principal Sheryl Hunter believes the school day schedule with two 40 minute breaks is very beneficial for students, as it allows the school … Continue reading