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Senior Boys basketball on a mission for championship

Senior Boys basketball on a mission for championship

The PECI SR Boys Basketball team made a statement to the rest of the league this week that players are on a mission for the Bay of Quinte Championship. The boys matched up with rival NCC Crusaders Thursday evening in front of a packed gym at PECI. The boys were coming off a big 64 […]

Criminal to fail to act on climate emergency

Criminal to fail to act on climate emergency

Letter to the Editor: Under Canada’s civil law, the ‘Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms’ is designed to protect individuals from unconstitutional acts by the government. Under criminal law, the International Criminal Court prosecutes Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. There, the legal test for criminal liability is whether one knew or should have known that […]

PECI students help make Christmas angel campaign merry

PECI students help make Christmas angel campaign merry

Under the leadership of the ‘Entrepreneurship Elves’, PECI students presented gifts for 56 angels with the County’s Christmas Angel Campaign. This year’s effort was spear-headed by teacher Rob Garden’s class and included sponsorship of angels by many grades at the high school. The campaign, headed by chief angel, Susan Rose, is nearing its end for […]

How I gave so little and got so much

How I gave so little and got so much

Conversations In A Soup Kitchen By Deborah Kimmett I was having one of those days. One of those days you have as a self-employed person where you wonder if the business will ever pick up. So I went into town, and there was my friend Maria on the outside patio of a popular restaurant. Maria […]

Stand up for time-honoured Christmas traditions

Stand up for time-honoured Christmas traditions

Letter to the Editor: Scrooge is alive and well. He has proclaimed time honoured traditions like familiar seasonal decorations, colours, or greetings be discontinued in specific locations. Scrooge arrogantly puffs his chest out and smugly says to all and sundry “I am politically correct.” This paraphernalia is offensive to the minority. The majority has to […]

Cenotaph tree honours veterans at Christmas time

Cenotaph tree honours veterans at Christmas time

Letter to the Editor: The importance of having a Christmas tree at the Picton Cenotaph is manifold, but there are two very significant reasons that need to be highlighted. First, the Cenotaph Christmas tree is symbolic of the recognition of Christmas during wartime. The most poignant example is the Christmas Truce of 1914 when a […]

Students tell council how to prepare for climate change; make County more livable

Students tell council how to prepare for climate change; make County more livable

Students from Grade 5 classes at PECI presented County Council with ideas to prepare for climate change and make the County a more livable place. They visited Shire Hall during Local Government Week for a hands-on learning experience Thursday. In the morning, they heard from municipal staff and participated in a council-led activity and in […]

Panther Sr. Girls are Trinity College tourney championships

Panther Sr. Girls are Trinity College tourney championships

Mission accomplished! The PECI senior girls basketball team won its first tournament championships in more than five years at the Trinity College Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Port Hope. “One of our goals all season was to win a tournament. We’ve had great success over the past five years winning multiple Bay of Quinte, […]

Panther girls ready for weekend's elite tourney at Trinity

Panther girls ready for weekend’s elite tourney at Trinity

The PECI Panthers senior girls basketball team faces a tough test in Port Hope this weekend at the Trinity College Tournament. “This is an elite tournament attended by both private and public school teams,” said coach Rob Garden. And the goal is a title. “We want to win the tournament. We’ve won a lot over […]

Touching donation tops PECI's Terry Fox fundraising tally to $12,500

Touching donation tops PECI’s Terry Fox fundraising tally to $12,500

Leading up to Thanksgiving weekend, students at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute were thankful for community support that helped them smash their fundraising goal to raise funds for cancer research. Thursday, 1,059 students were invited to meet on the front lawn of the school to witness the unveiling of the amount raised, before participating in the […]

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