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Students back in schools Tuesday for first time since March

Students back in schools Tuesday for first time since March

Backpacks packed, water bottles loaded and masks on, thousands of students will return to school Tuesday, Sept. 8th. Following staggered starts last week, Tuesday will be the first day most students are in class for the 2020/21 school year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have been closed since March 13. Those choosing virtual learning […]

HPE school board launches K-12 virtual school

HPE school board launches K-12 virtual school

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board will open a K-12 virtual school for online learning. The plan is in direct response to results from the recent questionnaire asking parents/guardians to indicate whether their children would attend school in person, or remotely, for the 2020-2021 school year starting in September. “Of the 15,000 students […]

PECI student receives two Kiwanis scholarships

PECI student receives two Kiwanis scholarships

CHEERS!, from the Kiwanis Club of Picton, to Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) graduate Amber Peeling, who was the recipient of two Kiwanis scholarships in the amount of $500 last week, as the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions cancelled the graduation ceremony in June. The scholarships presented were the Chris Lockyer Memorial Award and the Kiwanis Communications […]

The Class of 2020: success in the face of adversity

The Class of 2020: success in the face of adversity

To the Class of 2020: Congratulations on graduating from Grade 12, a tremendous accomplishment for each of you! Learning requires that we find meaning in all we do—in the successes, the challenges and the struggles—and then grow from them. As a graduating class, you have lived through times that no graduating class in a generation […]

Virtual tribute to PECI's athletes in the year of COVID

Virtual tribute to PECI’s athletes in the year of COVID

Outstanding athletes at Prince Edward College Institute are being honoured virtually this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rules limiting gatherings, the annual celebration at the Regent Theatre was not an option, moving accolades for individual and team sports online and in local media. “Our 2019-2020 student athletes are an outstanding group,” said Laurie […]

Lawn signs celebrate the Class of 2020!

Lawn signs celebrate the Class of 2020!

Lawns will get a pop of congratulatory colour as signs celebrating Grade 12 graduates—the Class of 2020 – are distributed by the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board. As the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted normal year-end school celebrations, almost 1,200 signs are being distributed this week to all Grade 12 graduates of the board’s seven […]

Need a mask?PECI Make Poverty History club has community covered

Need a mask?PECI Make Poverty History club has community covered

Prince Edward Collegiate’s Make Poverty History Club (MPH) has launched a sale of Panther Pride fabric face masks to help to flatten the local COVID-19 infection curve, protect vulnerable people in the community, and raise money for the local food banks. Members of the public can support the club’s latest #OneTeam fundraiser by purchasing a […]

Staff-student hockey game one of final ice uses in County due to COVID-19 concerns

Staff-student hockey game one of final ice uses in County due to COVID-19 concerns

Photos and story by Thomas Goyer In one of the final uses of the ice surface at Picton arena due to COVID-19 precautions, high school students made history leaving the annual staff-student hockey game victorious after a 7 to 6 win in a shootout. Students and fans from the community saw a goal-filled fun game […]

PECI Panther Sr. basketball Central Ontario Champs heading to OFSAA

PECI Panther Sr. basketball Central Ontario Champs heading to OFSAA

The PECI Senior Boys Basketball team made school history yesterday by repeating as Central Ontario Champions. Last year, the boys made history by winning the school’s first-ever COSSA title, and they followed it up this season with another OFSAA birth by defeating Nicholson Catholic College 44 – 32 in the championship game played at Norwood […]

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 […]

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