Town and Country Lends a Hand to Local School Project

Trout Unlimited kindly offered to plant more trees Millbrook South Cavan Public School. They purchased trees from Richardson tree farm at a discounted price.  We needed some help to get the trees planted, so we called Town and Country. It takes a lot of help to plant the trees. So… Continue reading

Millbrook/South Cavan Earns Pathways to Stewardship Awards

This month Millbrook South Cavan has some exciting news to share! MSC is part of the Pathways To Stewardship and Kinship Project and has received two awards from them! This organization is a foundation for nurturing healthy and engaged children and youth. Mr. White and Mrs. Armstrong attended the awards… Continue reading

New Year, New Principal for North Cavan Students

Jennifer Johnston is excited to join the team at North Cavan Public School and looks to meeting and getting to know students, families and community over the upcoming year. A passionate educational leader, Jennifer Johnston joined the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board in 2010 as an Elementary school administrator…. Continue reading

Another Transition for North Cavan as Principal Retires

Martin Twiss arrived at North Cavan Public School in 2016 as Principal in what he planned as the final stop in an extensive career in public education. During his time with the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, Twiss has been in the classroom, Board Superintendent and finally, Elementary School… Continue reading

Local Educators Embrace Program to Foster Environmental Stewardship

Local Grade six students are familiar with Camp Kawartha through the annual winter camp event that has been a tradition in the curriculum for decades. Established in 1921, the camp is an accredited, award-winning not-for-profit educational organization offering environmental education for students ages four to seventeen. Through their extensive programs,… Continue reading

Historical Society – Going light and bright for March

Peter and Anne Ramsay, curators for the Historical Society’s display cabinet at the Millbrook Library, unearthed some of the tried and tested Fisher-Price sets from the period when Quaker Oats owned the Fisher-Price Company (1969-1991) and earlier.  These toys were manufactured in the USA and Canada.   The guiding principles for… Continue reading

Crestwood Intermediate Staff and Students Create Their Own School

Change can be scary, and when news first emerged that Millbrook Grades 7 and 8 might be moving to a new, intermediate school housed at Crestwood Secondary School in the fall of 2019, there was considerable anxiety, but excitement, too.  At the time, some of the students were concerned about… Continue reading