Educating a New Generation of Beekeepers

The Kawartha Junior Beekeepers Program was established in 2017 and is a hands-on program for children aged 9 to 14 years who are interested in learning about beekeeping. The program follows the beekeepers’ year – from equipment preparation to honey harvesting.  Each month, from February to October, the students learn… Continue reading

Parents Make Impassioned Plea to Delay Millbrook Student Move to Crestwood

Reaction to the October 10th announcement by the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board proposal to establish an intermediate program for grade seven and eight students at Crestwood next fall continues as parents grapple with its implications.  The proposal stems from the pressure from new housing developments in the Millbrook… Continue reading

Newspaper Club – January 2020

Christmas in the Village 2019 By Newspaper club member Maia McLean, Grade 7 On December 5th, we had our annual village Christmas get together in downtown Millbrook. There were sleigh rides, a gingerbread house competition, crafts, hot chocolate, popcorn, vendors, Santa Claus and a magic show! Lots of students from… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Students Raise Funds for Sick Kids’ Hospital

On Sunday a group of Grade 7 students from Mrs. Noble’s class brought their creations to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market, joining almost 50 vendors in the old arena for a final market event in the village. Amongst the items for sale were jewellery and décor items, hand knit hats and… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Hear Stories from Their Author

Award-winning children’s author Philip Roy spent a day at North Cavan Public School where he entertained several groups of students with his thoughtful, friendly presentation.  He clearly understands his audience, tailoring his presentation to each age group he met. His “props” caught the students’ interest immediately.  Three original pieces accompanied… Continue reading

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