North Cavan Students Spread Some Holiday Cheer

It’s been a different school experience this year, with many of the “fun” seasonal events impossible, including seasonal concerts and the carolling event that took senior students to three local seniors’ homes to entertain with songs, greeting cards and stories.  For the past nine years, North Cavan teachers Kevin Woollacott… Continue reading

Registration Opens for the 2021 Minor Ball Hockey Season

Guye Vondette has his fingers crossed that the season will fly this year. After holding out as long as possible, he finally had to cancel the season last year, but forty percent of his registered players chose to roll over their registration for the upcoming season. This is the fifth… Continue reading

An Ideal Opportunity for Learning

  The following appeared in a recent newsletter circulated to the members of the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society: With no chance to gather these days for our regular monthly meetings to learn about aspects of our history, this is an ideal time to take advantage of the free education… Continue reading

Harvest Community Park Closes in on Fundraising Goal for Phase 2

In July, the Harvest Community Park was open for play.  With an aggressive budget of $185,000, the project was not without its challenges, but the congregation of Millbrook Christian Assembly remained steadfast in their plans to create a play facility in the west end of town that was accessible to… Continue reading

It Takes a Village: Working Together to Ensure a Safe Return to School

Behind the scenes, there has been an enormous amount of work done to prepare for the safe return of students to schools. The work continues, with school openings staggered to allow for a gradual re-entry with time enough for everyone to learn the new rules of engagement and public health… Continue reading

Join the EarlyON Centre’s Virtual Book Club

Nancy Hurley, Administrator for the EarlyON Child and Family Centre, will lead a virtual book club over Zoom to discuss the book “Self-Reg”, by Dr. Stuart Shanker.  Participants will meet virtually each Wednesday from 7:30pm – 8:30pm for six weeks beginning October 7th. This program was held earlier this year… Continue reading

Harvest Community Park Open for Play

Last month, the new playground developed by the congregation of the Millbrook Christian Assembly was installed beside their parking lot in the west end of town to the excitement of local children and parents.  The congregation felt moved to address a shortage of playground equipment in town, and wanted to… Continue reading

For the Majority of Students It’s Back to Class

With the deadline for registration for online classes well passed, it is clear the majority of parents across the province will be sending their children back to school in a few weeks. In the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB), only 16% of students were signed up for online… Continue reading