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PECI student receives two Kiwanis scholorships

PECI student receives two Kiwanis scholorships

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 […]

Schools must prepare for multiple scenarios in September

Schools must prepare for multiple scenarios in September

Letter from Sean Monteith Director of Education with the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board Dear Students, Parents/Guardians, Families and Staff: I wish to begin this letter by acknowledging all of you, every one of our students, our families and, of course, our staff. We are all part of a bigger community, and so in […]

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 […]

School board providing access to laptops; continues learning services, supports

School board providing access to laptops; continues learning services, supports

Sean Monteith, Director of Education for the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board is notifiying students, parents guardians and staff in a newsletter today, that laptops and Chromebooks will be loaned to students in need, and supports are continuing for parents, and students. This week, teachers are reconnecting with their students to fulfil new ministry […]

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 […]

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