Grades 7 and 8 Program to Crestwood Next Fall?

On October 10, parents of students in the Crestwood Secondary School catchment area were notified of a school board proposal to establish an intermediate program which would send grade 7 and 8 students to Crestwood beginning next fall. It’s not news that the recently extended building for Millbrook/South Cavan (MSC)… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results – 2019

Millbrook South Cavan Students’ Terry Fox Fundraising Results After setting a fundraising target of $1000 for their Terry Fox event this year, Millbrook South Cavan students brought in more than double their goal, raising $2337.55 for the Terry Fox Foundation.   Staff members including Principal White and teachers Mrs. Thomson, Mrs…. Continue reading

Newspaper Club – November 2019

Baduching!!!, Vrrruu!!!, Reeeeeeowww!!! By Newspaper Club Members Ryan Pillman and Hunter Hargreaves These are some of the sounds that the Millbrook South Cavan Public School band makes! Today, we are writing about the school band. Grade 7 and 8 students have lots of instruments to play this year. The school… Continue reading

North Cavan 2019 Terry Fox Run

This is North Cavan students’ 16th year of participation in the annual Terry Fox run. Last week, students were inspired by a video in the gym about the Canadian hero, then moved outside to follow his lead. Each class took tours of the school fields, once for each year of… Continue reading

Newspaper Club – October 2019

  WE Day By Newspaper Club Member Sydney M. James Arthur, Jenna Ortega, David Suzuki, Jordan Fisher, Johnny Orlando,Nav Bhatia, Conner franta, Penny Oleksiak, Scott Helman, Spencer West , Craige and Marc Keilburger. Those are just a few of the famous people who came to We Day this year in… Continue reading

New Math Tutor Offers Help to Math- Challenged Students

There’s no doubt math is a challenging subject for many students.  The school board knows it, too.  In 2017, the Kawartha Pine Ridge School District launched a revised math strategy, prompted by falling math scores in provincial tests despite a focus on instruction in this subject.  Then Director of Education… Continue reading

Home Schoolers’ Art Program Offered in Cavan

The Home Schoolers Art Program began last month at the Cavan Art Gallery & Academy.  It has been a glint in the eyes of the Director, artist Valerie Kent, who has wanted to do this program for some time, and now it is a reality.   Every week there is a… Continue reading

Self-Regulation and Young Children Presentation

Millbrook EarlyON Child and Family Centre staff is very excited to welcome Dr. Brenda Smith-Chant to the centre for an informative evening. Dr. Smith-Chant is the Director of Research for the Self-Regulation Institute as well as an Associate Professor of the Psychology Department of Trent University. Prior to becoming a… Continue reading

Old Millbrook School Family Centre Seeks Board Directors

  Looking for a way to become involved in a Community Program and meet some new people? Join The Old Millbrook School Family Centre Inc. Board of Directors!   The Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who work behind the scenes to support The Old Millbrook School EarlyON Child… Continue reading