Local Student Wins National Remembrance Essay Contest

  The Canadian Legion offers a variety of youth programs designed to instil leadership, teamwork, duty and remembrance into young people across the country.  The remembrance activities are designed to educate youth about the high cost of our freedom; that it cost many young lives like their own.  One of… Continue reading

Coding is for Girls (and Boys)

Flashback to 2004, when Lauren Sisson arrived in her chemistry class to begin studies as an engineering major at UOIT in Oshawa to find only 5 of the 150 students were female.  Maybe it was a sign, as the following year she switched to the female-dominated nursing program, eventually working… Continue reading

Growing School Population puts Pressure on Infrastructure at Millbrook South Cavan

Pictured are the six portables behind Millbrook South Cavan School that are required to accommodate a growing school body that now numbers 478 JK to Grade 6 students.  The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB) has submitted an application to the Ministry of Education for a new school for… Continue reading

Millbrook’s EarlyON Centre Returns to Drop-In Style Program

In the last two years, the Educator Team has offered a variety of in person and virtual programs for families in the Millbrook Community and beyond.  Since March 2020, when permitted to gather together, families were required to register in advance for any in person programs.  This was quite the… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Public School Says Thanks

A heartfelt thank you to Angela Lloyd, Michelle and Emily Horner as well as the other staff at Millbrook Farm & Pet Supplies for organizing and running the Bottle drive to support Millbrook South Cavan Public Schools Outdoor Spaces project. Our wonderful community came together and because of their bottle… Continue reading

Youth Dance Classes Come to Cavan-Monaghan Community Centre

  On Tuesday evenings, the small gym at the CMCC is filled with lively music and active children pursuing dance and movement training offered by Peterborough’s Premiere Studio of Dance. The school has been offering high quality dance instruction in a high energy and fun environment at their location at… Continue reading

Crestwood Seeks Partnership in Artificial Turf Installation Project

At the last Council meeting, staff from Crestwood Secondary School presented a request to partner with the Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB in the installation of an artificial turf field at the school. The primary users would be students in the Edge Program, which is a popular athletic program at the… Continue reading