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

What’s Happening at the CMLibraries During the Pandemic?

The CMLibraries is open and operating in a modified manner. Materials can be requested by calling the branches, or reserved through the catalogue or by emailing questions@cmlibraries.ca. We are still working with modified hours of operation to ensure that staff are working at one branch only. Upon return, materials are… Continue reading

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