Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

  • Your Community School

    Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) is a community secondary school located in Picton, Ontario serving over 600 students from across Prince Edward County. With a strong academic program, a wide variety of athletic & extra-curricular activities, and excellent facilities, PECI continues a more than 50-year tradition of serving all students living in Prince Edward County to ensure their success in the world.
  • Academic Excellence

    Our focus on academic excellence means we are committed to the continuous development of our programs and courses, how they are designed, and how we deliver them. Our Venture Enrichment program offers our students an outstanding preparation forr pstents in the post-secondary pathway.
  • Dedication to the Arts

    We believe that communication through self-expression is essential to the creative development of each student. In our art's classrooms, students are encouraged to explore their own dramatic, musical and visual arts abilities and to interact with others in group situations. Students can also get involved with clubs such as the Improv Team and the school play.
  • Innovating With Technology

    Technological innovation influences all areas of life. Technological education at PECI focuses on developing students’ ability to work creatively and competently with technologies to be able to meet the challenges and opportunities of the twenty-first century. Our students earn dual-credits with Loyalist College through our unique Trading-Up program.
  • Learning Through Athletics

    Physical activity and athletics have a major impact on students both in and out of the classroom. At PECI, our dedicated coaches teach the importance of working together as a team and strength of character. Through sport students learn the leadership skills, how to embrace each other's strengths and how to make up for the other's weaknesses. We are better together!
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  • Prom 2016 - Photos Available Here

    Senior Panthers were fabulous at Prom 2016 held at the Waupoos Winery Gazebo Restaurant in Waupoos.  Thank you to Jim Hartley and his fantastic team for a wonderful event.

    Access photos from this wonderful evening by clicking here:  goo.gl/Ck6kad .  We will upload more at the beginning of the week.

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  • Prom Project 2016 - Friday, April 22 - 1:00-5:00 pm

    Students are welcome to come out and Own it! Rock it! Share it! PECI's Prom Project event is Friday April 22nd from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Come and shop for your next Snapchat-worthy formal look with tonnes of dresses, shoes, accessories, and stuff for the guys to choose from! Special guests will include local florists, hairstylists and make-up experts. Seniors are invited to shop from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm; all others are invited from 1:30 to 5:00 pm.

    Please note that a special invitation is extended to all elementary students in Prince Edward County.  Come out and shop for spring graduations; we have you covered too and would love to see you take part with us.

    Come on out, get equipped for a fantastic spring and have some fun!

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  • School Climate Survey - Parent/Guardian Input Opportunity

    Panther parents and guardians are requested to provide your feedback through the 2016 School Climate Survey available by clicking here.

    Why do we implement the School Climate Survey?
    This survey relates to our ongoing efforts to support well‐being and provide positive school experiences for all students. Students in Grades 4 to 12 at all schools in the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board are being asked to participate. School‐based staff and families will also be invited to have their voices heard through similar surveys.  This input will assist us in planning forward.

    Your opinion matters and we hope that you will take the time to invest in your community school.  Thank you in advance.

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  • Next School Council Mtg. May31st at 6:30 pm

    The next school council meeting is Tuesday, May 31st at 6:30 pm.  New members are always welcome and encouraged.

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Announcements

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Upcoming Events

Mon May 30 @12:00AM
J.O.A.L.T. Canoe Trip
Tue May 31 @12:00AM
J.O.A.L.T. Canoe Trip
Tue May 31 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
School Council Mtg.
Wed Jun 01 @12:00AM
J.O.A.L.T. Canoe Trip
Thu Jun 02 @12:00AM
J.O.A.L.T. Canoe Trip
Fri Jun 03 @12:00AM
J.O.A.L.T. Canoe Trip
Tue Jun 07 @12:00AM
Spirit Week
Wed Jun 08 @12:00AM
Spirit Week
Thu Jun 09 @12:00AM
Spirit Week
Fri Jun 10 @12:00AM
Spirit Week
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Senior Panthers were fabulous at Prom 2016 held at the Waupoos Winery Gazebo Restaurant in Waupoos.  Thank you to Jim Hartley and his fantastic team for a wonderful event.

Access photos from this wonderful evening by clicking here:  goo.gl/Ck6kad .  We will upload more at the beginning of the week.

Students are welcome to come out and Own it! Rock it! Share it! PECI's Prom Project event is Friday April 22nd from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Come and shop for your next Snapchat-worthy formal look with tonnes of dresses, shoes, accessories, and stuff for the guys to choose from! Special guests will include local florists, hairstylists and make-up experts. Seniors are invited to shop from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm; all others are invited from 1:30 to 5:00 pm.

Please note that a special invitation is extended to all elementary students in Prince Edward County.  Come out and shop for spring graduations; we have you covered too and would love to see you take part with us.

Come on out, get equipped for a fantastic spring and have some fun!

Panther parents and guardians are requested to provide your feedback through the 2016 School Climate Survey available by clicking here.

Why do we implement the School Climate Survey?
This survey relates to our ongoing efforts to support well‐being and provide positive school experiences for all students. Students in Grades 4 to 12 at all schools in the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board are being asked to participate. School‐based staff and families will also be invited to have their voices heard through similar surveys.  This input will assist us in planning forward.

Your opinion matters and we hope that you will take the time to invest in your community school.  Thank you in advance.

The next school council meeting is Tuesday, May 31st at 6:30 pm.  New members are always welcome and encouraged.

Attention Panther Grads:

A reminder to book your grad photo appointment by visiting the Lifetouch booking site.  Click here to book your appointment March 22nd.  This day will be for both re-takes as well as those who missed their appointment due to inclement weather during the last photo sessions.  

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is our rep and he is happy to answer any questions that you may have.  

Do not miss out on booking your appointment.

The Violence Awareness and Random Acts of Kindness (VARAK) Program began in 1997 in remembrance of Mark Fyke and in recognition of all victims of violence, especially Becky Middleton and Shawn Keegan.  With the help of many, our program has expanded to the communities of Quinte West, Prince Edward County and Stittsville. During our kindness week we promote an awareness of the prevalence of violence in our society and how to counteract the negative effects from it.

PECI is proud to recognize Brooke Hudgin as our Random Acts of Kindness nomination for 2016.  #PantherPride  #KindnessIsContagious

For more details on this important week, please click here.

Venture is a unique academic enrichment opportunity for motivated grade 9 and 10 Panthers.  The program has in-class and extra-curricular dimensions and will provide students with outstanding preparation for post-secondary life.  Students are timetabled together for a minimum of one course per semester to ensure that their learning can extend to and from the classroom.  21st Century skill development will enhance their educational experience beyond the classroom through the use of technology, experiential and hands on activities that encourages collaboration and critical thinking.

Venture can lead to the University Advanced Placement Opportunities in grades 11 and 12 in addition to enrichment certificates.  Students selected for this program will have opportunities for many trips that are student funded but participation will be inclusive with financial assistance available if necessary.  These trips have included Montreal, Washington and Chicago.  Students are required to complete several independent learning opportunities and must also report back to their fellow learners as to what they have done to enrich their own learning.

Venture is a unique Prince Edward Collegiate Institute initiative.  We strive to provide all learners with the experiences they will need to ensure success in their future endeavors.

Applications are available by clicking here.  Consider applying to PECI's Venture Enrichment Program and extend your opportunity to learn, lead & achieve!  Please contact the Venture Coordinator, Ms. Heather Munroe for questions by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Please note that applications are due April 5th at 3:00 p.m. - late submissions will not be accepted.

The 2016-17 Prince Edward Collegiate Institute Course Calendar is now available online.  Please click here to download the searchable PDF file.

Our course calendar website will be online shortly and we will update you with information as soon as it is available.

If you have questions, please contact our Guidance Department at the school  We look forward to working and learning with you!