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

The Spirit of the Voyageurs Lives on at Fleming College

The Spirit of the Voyageurs Lives on at Fleming College
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Last week, Galerie Q donated a significant oil painting to Fleming College by by renowned Québécois Master artist, Ginet Leblond, widely known for her historical depictions of the 18th to 20th centuries.  Entitled “Rabaska over Québec,” the work reflects a scene based on a French-Canadian Folktale, “The Flying Canoe.” (La… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Unveil their Quilt Block

North Cavan Students Unveil their Quilt Block
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It’s been a year since grade one and four students at North Cavan public School took pencils and paint to develop their quilt blocks relying on one of 12 traditional quilt patterns and a selected colour pallet developed by members of the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trail group. The creative… Continue reading

Pedal for Hope

Pedal for Hope
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Local elementary schools outdid themselves this year in their fundraising efforts for pediatric cancer research with their donations to the local Pedal for Hope project.  This three-week, 1,000 kilometre cycling tour across central Ontario features local police service staff volunteers who visit 46 elementary schools delivering a message about cancer… Continue reading

Free Parenting Seminar at North Cavan Public School

Free Parenting Seminar at North Cavan Public School
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Principal Martin Twiss is excited about the upcoming seminar entitled “Building Resilient Families” that his school is hosting on the evening of June 12th.  This free event will provide parents and caregivers with a wealth of information designed to answer some common questions and provide expert insight into some of… Continue reading

Millbrook Figure Skating Club Seeks Municipal Support

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At the May 7th meeting, Millbrook Figure Skating Club executives Kelly Hines and Melissa Blakely asked Council to consider a request for $2000 of support for their club.   Last year the club experienced a sharply lower enrolment which fell from 74 to 49 skaters, resulting in a break-even financial year… Continue reading