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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Class of 2019 celebrates individuals who create community

Class of 2019 celebrates individuals who create community

Highlighting class in the Class of 2019, students, followed by their teachers and the audience, gave a touching standing ovation at PECI’s graduation ceremony Thursday night to a fellow student who was unable to attend. The tribute followed the announcement that Abigail Heffernan was named recipient of the MacGuyver Daubney award for grit, resilience and […]

PECI students take Truth and Reconciliation to school board

PECI students take Truth and Reconciliation to school board

Fresh from their trip to Toronto to present at the Children, Youth and Performance Conference at Young People’s Theatre, drama students at PECI their play to the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board, Monday. Tina Elliott, Superintendent of Education introduced the students, principal Earle Wright and teacher Matthew Sheahan. Wright explained the background about how […]

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