Millbrook South Cavan Public School fun Fair Brings Out the Crowds

Pictured are volunteers Amber Rose-Lennon and Leigh Prentice handing out cotton candy at the MSC Spring Fun Fair in early June. This year’s organizing committee Chair Heather Adamson and her volunteers organized an amazing event that attracted more than a thousand visitors. They decided to focus on bringing back the… Continue reading

School Council Volunteers Improve the Learning Experience for all Students

As the school year ends, families might be looking for ways to thank the educators who work with their children during the year but beyond the classroom is another group of volunteers that contribute to the entire school family behind the scenes: members of the School Council. All public schools… Continue reading

Millbrook Scouts Has Big Plans

The community had been without a Scouting program for a few years when it relaunched in 2018 with three active groups: Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. Bad timing for the relaunch, you could say.  Despite meeting virtually during 18 months of the pandemic with weekly meetings, virtual camps and trips to… Continue reading

Local Student Accepted into Prestigious Summer Academic Program

Michael Field is going to have another interesting summer. He’s not sure where he is headed yet, but he knows he will spend the month of July at a Canadian university campus where he will participate in the Shad Canada program.  This is a prestigious academic program for grade ten… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Perform at Legion Public Speaking Competition

North Cavan Public School once again delivered the only contestants for this year’s Legion Public Speaking event that was held last month.  Three students in each of the Junior and Senior groups took the stage to tell their stories to an appreciative crowd. Junior students in grades one to three… Continue reading

Former Millbrook Teacher and Playwright Seeks Youth Adult Volunteer Actors

For the last nine years of his teaching career, Ed Schroeter taught kindergarten at Millbrook South Cavan Public School, retiring from a 30-year career in 2021.  He describes his time in Millbrook as his happiest teaching experience.  There he found enthusiastic and supportive teaching partners with whom he developed collaborative… Continue reading

With Gratitude for our Educators Past, Present and Future

It has been almost six years since I began my journey with The Old Millbrook School Family Centre. In those years I have had the chance to work with about a half dozen amazing Registered Early Childhood Educators.  Our programs have been made so much better because of our amazing… Continue reading

Crestwood EDGE Students Host the First Annual Cavan Cup

On Wednesday, December 6th, Cavan Monaghan Community Centre was buzzing with excitement as students of the Crestwood EDGE program hosted the first annual Cavan Cup.  The name was not only a nod to the venue, but also recognizes that more than half of all Crestwood students are from Cavan Monaghan… Continue reading