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PECI boys hockey team competes at Bay of Quinte

PECI boys hockey team competes at Bay of Quinte

UPDATE: Two losses today at Bay of Quinte play.  The team plays at COSSA March 6th – the furthest any PECI Boys Hockey team has advanced! Story and photos by Rebecca Juby Following a tough 7-2 loss against St. Teresa’s in the last regular season game, the PECI boys hockey team came back to beat the […]

PECI's Jr. Boys Basketball team wins COSSA

PECI’s Jr. Boys Basketball team wins COSSA

PECI’s Junior Boys Basketball team ended the season at the very top of the game, winning the AA COSSA Championship – for the first time in 21 years. It was an especially thrilling win for Coach Rob Garden, as he was a member of the PECI team 21 years ago that accomplished the feat at […]

PECI valedictorian highlights significance of change

PECI valedictorian highlights significance of change

Valedictorian Scott Kuipers highlighted the significance of change as he addressed his peers, their families and friends during Prince Edward Collegiate Institute’s graduation ceremonies Wednesday night. Over the past four years at the school the graduates experienced laughter, sadness, friendship, learning and, most importantly, he noted, the significance of change. “And I’m not talking about […]

PECI honours more than 150 graduates

PECI honours more than 150 graduates

Proud parents, guardians, family members and friends applauded the achievements and successes of more than 150 PECI students who received secondary school graduation diplomas Wednesday night during graduation ceremonies held at the Prince Edward Community Centre. PECI’s top academic student, Ian McKenzie, received numerous awards, among them, the prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medal for highest […]

PECI students raise more than $50,000

PECI raises more than $50,000 for charities

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute staff and students gathered for a group photograph to celebrate the donation of more than $50,000 for charities in Prince Edward County and around the world. Teacher Rob Garden reports $50,068.41 was raised over the school year – not including the sponsorship of 41 Christmas Angels and the donation of more […]

Athol students went Through the Looking Glass

Athol students went Through the Looking Glass

This adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass depicts the coming-of-age story with fun and music. As a pawn from the second square of the chessboard, Alice traveled to the eighth square to accomplish her goal of becoming a queen. Each step of her passage brought her face to face with familiar Wonderland characters, […]

St. Greg's students help fill the food bank

St. Greg’s students help fill the food bank

Since January, Grade 5/6 students in Christina Ackerman’s class at St. Gregory Catholic School have collected 312 non-perishable food items for the Picton United Church County Food Bank – ranging from tea to baby food, cereal bars, canned fish, vegetables and fruit, pasta, soap and toilet paper!  This social justice project was driven by the […]

Sonrise Life is Good

Life is Good

Sonrise Christian Academy students performed ‘Life is Good’, a spring musical about trusting in God’s faithfulness through thick and thin. The musical included the academy’s kindergarten choir, Grades 1 – 8 choir and an energetic cast. Jessica Mulholland photos

See Pink, think anti bullying!

See Pink, think anti bullying!

Today is Pink Shirt Day at Queen Elizabeth School in Picton. The anti bullying initiative originated in Cambridge, Nova Scotia in 2007 when a Grade 9 student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt the first day of school.  Two Grade 12 students, David and Travis heard about it, bought 50 pink shirts and had […]

Macs stores help OPP put the "Heat" on youth

Macs stores help OPP put the “Heat” on youth

Macs Convenience Stores across the province are joining forces with the OPP to put the “Heat” on youth. Operation Heat was launched in Prince Edward County this morning. The “positive ticketing” program will see County officers reward children and teenagers for positive behaviour such as good deeds, community service or practising personal safety – such […]

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