At Home on the Range

At Home on the Range
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Friday evenings, a group of teenagers meet at the Peterborough Armories as members of the local Royal Canadian Army Cadets. They have already been to the regular cadet meeting on Tuesday where they participate in activities such as land navigation studies, citizenship, leadership, effective speaking, outdoor survival, drill, sports and… Continue reading

Loose Parts Approach to Play Stimulates Imaginations

Loose Parts Approach to Play Stimulates Imaginations
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You’ve probably seen youngsters who, when a present arrives, are more enthralled with the box than the toy it contains.  Their imaginations are becoming unleashed, taking the children to places only they can imagine.  Loose parts play environments follow the same principle.   There are no instructions to follow and no… Continue reading

The Old Millbrook School EarlyOn Centre Welcomes Community in Grand Opening Event

The Old Millbrook School EarlyOn Centre Welcomes Community in Grand Opening Event
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Visitors to last week’s Millbrook Farmers’ Market also had the opportunity to see the transformation in the premises of the drop in centre located in the Old Millbrook School. Rooms in the lower level of the building feature a padded infant area with a wide mirror and bar to pull… Continue reading

Centreville Youth Host Support Local Efforts to Feed the World

Centreville Youth Host Support Local Efforts to Feed the World
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Some fields in our township are growing food are not grown for local consumption; rather they are grown in support of faraway lands.  Since 2010, members of the Centreville Presbyterian Church have been growing food for an international Christian organization whose bold objective is to create a world without hunger…. Continue reading

Special Guest Delivers Terry Fox Banner to North Cavan Public School

Special Guest Delivers Terry Fox Banner to North Cavan Public School
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For the adults in the room, it was difficult to avoid an emotional lump in the throat during the Terry Fox assembly held last week at North Cavan Public School. There to present the school with a banner acknowledging their 15 years of participation in the annual Terry Fox run… Continue reading