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PECI senior boys felt victory in one of three historic games at OFSAA

PECI senior boys felt victory in one of three historic games at OFSAA

PECI’s Senior Boys felt the thrill of victory during their historic showing at OFSAA – but also felt the hammer come down winning one of three games at the AAA event in Hamilton. The PECI Senior Boys Basketball team made school history by winning the AAA COSSA Championship held in Peterborough. to set sights on […]

PECI senior boys qualify for OFSAA basketball - first time in school history

PECI senior boys qualify for OFSAA basketball – first time in school history

The PECI Senior Boys Basketball team made school history Friday by winning the AAA COSSA Championship held in Peterborough. They now have their sights on  the AAA Ontario Federation School Athletic Association games in Hamilton March 3-6. The team defeated the #1 seeded St. Peter Saints 59 – 40 in the finals. “This is the […]

PECI students pledge to 'Be Sharp Behind the Wheel'

PECI students pledge to ‘Be Sharp Behind the Wheel’

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute students were proud to ‘take the wheel’ to promote safe driving. Students were asked to sign a banner presented by Prince Edward OPP Constable Pat Menard in December pledging to ‘Be Sharp Behind the Wheel’. Menard received the banner from the Quinte Region Traffic Coalition, whose goal is to reduce the […]

PECI Panthers soak in OFSAA experience

PECI Panthers soak in OFSAA experience

The PECI Panthers Senior Girls Basketball team represented the smallest school from the smallest community, and although the team didn’t place, the members made their presence known at the All Ontario Championships (OFSAA) last week. It’s the second time in three years PECI’s basketball team has reached all-Ontario competition and coach Rob Garden is proud […]

PECI Senior Girls COSSA champions heading to OFSAA next week

PECI Senior Girls COSSA champions heading to OFSAA next week

For the second time in three years, the PECI Senior Girls Basketball team is the champion of Central Ontario. Coach Rob Garden reports the team defeated Holy Cross from Peterborough 64 – 45 in the championship game in front of a packed gym at PECI. “Mikayla Leavitt, Jesse Swackhammer and Vanessa Wilton all scored 14 […]

Public welcome to cheer PECI in COSSA basketball bid

Public welcome to cheer PECI in COSSA basketball bid

Girls Basketball COSSA championship games are Thursday, Nov. 15. The JR girls team plays Cobourg Collegiate in Lindsay at IE Weldon at 12pm. Championship game is at 4pm. The bus leaves at 8:15am. Parents are invited to ride the bus. The SR girls team plays Adam Scott at PECI at 10am. Championship game is at […]

Say and Do Nice Things campaign begins

Say and Do Nice Things campaign begins

The award-winning ‘Say and Do Nice Things’ campaign unfolds for its fifth year at Hastings and Prince Edward District schools. “Say and Do Nice Things is a way for positive comments or stories to be shared at schools, the Education Centre and through families and communities,” said Kerry Donnel, communications officer with the school board. […]

PECI student wins speed skating bronze

PECI student wins speed skating bronze

Thirteen members of the Quinte Blades Speed Skating Club competed in Belleville last weekend at the first regional meet hosted by the Quinte Blades Speed Skating Club – drawing 100 competitors ages six to 50 from all across Ontario and as far away as Chicago. Coach Paul Pickard, former PECI vice-principal, skated on personal best […]

PECI opens its doors as new K-12 school

PECI opens its doors as new K-12 school

Photos and story by Olivia Timm The first day of school at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute’s newly revamped Grade K-12 facility is in the books. Parents, guardians and students were welcomed on the first day by staff, board trustees and teachers. Some students arrived at the new “kiss and drop” area, which was formerly used […]

PECI graduates ready to begin next chapter of their story

PECI graduates ready to begin next chapter of their story

More than 100 Prince Edward Collegiate Institute graduates walked out of the Picton Community Centre into the light of the full moon Thursday evening ready to begin the next chapter of their story. “What’s your story and who’s writing it?” asked John Conroy, valedictorian. “We’re 15 minutes into the movie of our lives. Is the […]

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