Compass Early Learning Program Graduates

Compass Early Learning Program Graduates
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Friends and family members watch as the first “class” of preschoolers graduate from Compass Early Learning Program. Next week these children will enter the school by a different door to join their siblings and neighbours in their first year of public education. The event indicated that their queuing skills will … Continue reading

Comment – It’s Up to You

Comment – It’s Up to You
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I agree with the sentiment in the Staples’ commercial that tells us that this is the most wonderful time of the year.  More than January, September feels like a new beginning, and there is plenty of evidence to support that here.  New teachers, a new dance school, new opportunities to … Continue reading

Meet the New Principal at Millbrook South Cavan Public School

Meet the New Principal at Millbrook South Cavan Public School
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Janice Mackenzie has arrived in Millbrook and she is eager to greet her new students. Janice Mackenzie brings a youthful energy and enthusiasm that belies her 30 years of experience.   She has big shoes to fill after Sheryl Hunter’s retirement, but the two educators share a love of their job, … Continue reading

Moving Forward at the EarlyOn Centre

Moving Forward at the EarlyOn Centre
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  There has been a significant transformation in the facilities for our local EarlyON Centre in the Old Millbrook School. A fresh coat of paint has been applied, some new pint-sized furniture delivered and an infant area been installed providing brighter and more functional new play areas in the two … Continue reading

Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!

Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Power Off and Play!
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‘Screen time’ is the time spent using a screen-based device, such as a smartphone, tablet, computer, or television. Not all screen time is unhealthy. Screens can offer an important way to learn and communicate at school and at work. Most often, kids use screens for recreational purposes such as watching … Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Principal Retires

Millbrook South Cavan Principal Retires
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She may be sitting in her office in the photo, but that is not where Millbrook/South Cavan principal Sheryl Hunter spends her workday.   She can be found in the schoolyard during recess, in the halls speaking to students or filling in on Tupper Street for an absent crossing guard.  Students … Continue reading