Grade 9 Math EQAO Testing - Jan. 20-21
A reminder that students taking applied or academic Math this semester will be writing the EQAO assessment on January 20-21st in their regularly scheduled period. Practice booklets are given to students in advance of the test. Please contact your Math teacher if you have questions or concerns about this important upcoming assessment
Additional resources from EQAO can be accessed by clicking here.
Good luck to all writers.
Note: Students who have Math in semester 2 will complete the assessment in June.
Tune Into The Panthercast on 99.3 County FM
We encourage all members of the Panther school community to listen to our student radio broadcast on Monday nights at 8 pm on 99.3 County FM. It live streams on the Internet so you can listen to it while on the computer. As a consideration, set an alarm on your phone as a reminder to tune in each week.
Check out their programming schedule at http://993countyfm.ca/ .Click here to listen live.
Scent Allergy Alert - Help Us Keep Our School Safe
Calling all students and parents - we need your help. We have several students and staff who have significant allergies to scents which have led to allergic reactions involving EMS services. We respectfully ask that no scent applicant occur at school in the hallways. When applying scents before school, please follow the 'less is more' rule in order to ensure that all students and staff can be safe at school. Please contact administration if you have questions. Thank you for your help working together. #bettertogether
Sem. 1 Arts Showcase Evening - Dec. 10th @ 6:30 p.m.
The arts are an expression of creativity, emotion and life itself!
Semester One Arts' Night is Thursday, December 10th at 6:30pm in the Front Foyer and Gym B. Come on out and celebrate the amazing accomplishments of our visual, musical and dramatic artists.
Are are welcome!
October Panther Athletes Of The Month
Congratulations to our Athletes Of The Month for October!
Please click here to see a larger version of the composite!
Applying To Post-Secondary?
Interested in applying to post-secondary? Be sure to check out PECI's extensive opportunities to support you in this important decision by clicking here. Remember, this is the first step in the establishing important plans for the rest of your life. We are excited to work with you through the important research and decisions this year.
Welcome Panthers - Registration & Course Changes
Prince Edward Collegiate Institute proudly welcomes all students and staff to the 2015-16 school year.
Registration for new Panthers will be Monday August 31 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday September 1 from 8:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Current PECI students requiring course changes can come by during the registration times to speak with a Guidance counselor however priority will be given to new students registering. To see your timetable, log into Maplewood ConnectEd by clicking here (your regular username and password apply).
Please note that the timetable is very tight and course changes will be extremely limited,
Grade 9 Panther Orientation Drop In will be Wednesday September 2 anytime between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. We encourage all grade nine students to drop by, purchase your lock ($8.00), Student Card ($10.00) and print credits ($10.00). There will also be students present to give tours, help you find your locker and all classes for the first day. Please drop by and see us!
Graduation 2015 Photos Now Available!
Attention all Panthers and Panther families. We are proud to share photographs from Graduation 2015. Please access the photos by clicking here. These files are idea for sharing on social media due to their efficient file size.
Thank you once again to Mr. Robert Logan for his excellent photography skills. High resolution versions of all photos are available here. These photos are much larger in size and better for making prints.
Congratulations Prince Edward Collegiate Institute Class Of 2015!
Sem. 2 Final Report Cards Available July 2 From Main Office
Semester 2 final report cards may be picked from the main office beginning on Thursday July 2. Be sure to take time to read the feedback and review your learning skills as you plan ahead for next year and how you will improve. #continuousimprovement
Calling All Parent & Student Volunteers - Graduation Needs Your Assistance
It is that time of year and Graduation 2015 is almost upon us. We are in need of parent and student volunteers to assist with Graduation duties. Many hands make light work and we want this night to be perfect for our graduates. We want to continue the pay it forward tradition of parents and non-grads assisting with graduation duties to ensure that the graduates and their families have a formal night to enjoy and remember as a milestone.
if you are willing to donate some time. Volunteer hours will be awarded to students willing to assist.
Thank you in advance. We look forward to celebrating this special evening.
"Am I In Trouble?" - A Partnership Presentation
Prince Edward Collegiate Institute is proud to present a partnership project between our local OPP officers and our school which is authentically creating opportunities for students to contribute to their community in a very meaningful way. Our goal is to ensure we continue our work supporting the foundations for a healthy school.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County detachment, in partnership with Prince Edward Collegiate Institute will be hosting a presentation. The “Am I In Trouble?” presentation discusses difficult situations youth may have experienced or witnessed. The presentation will be delivered by teens for teens, supported by many community services.
Representatives from the OPP, Ministry of the Attorney General, Victim Services Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox & Addington Counties, Quinte Health Care Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Response Program, Alternatives For Women, Community Organized Support & Prevention (Quinte), Children’s Mental Health Services and Quinte Children’s Foundation is participating.
The intention is to help teens better understand the risks and consequences of challenging societal topics such as Bullying, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Self/Peer Exploitation “Sexting” and to ensure they understand the variety of community supports available to them for assistance.
Research shows that parent engagement is critical to student engagement and ultimately student success. We are pleased to invite parents from throughout our school community, including our elementary feeder schools, to join us by attending Prince Edward Collegiate Institute located at 41 Barker St., Picton on May 12, 2015 at 7pm. Please contact Mr. D. McFarlane (Principal) if you wish additional detail.
Panther Artists On Display at 27th Annual Art Show
Resilience: 27th Annual Secondary Art Show
LOCATION: John M. Parrott Art Gallery, 3rd floor, Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville
DATE: April 2 – 29, 2015
This event continues to be a spectacular way to showcase the creativity and personal expression of Visual Arts students to the community. Under the guidance and expertise of Art teachers, students have learned to explore and apply a variety of media, materials, technologies, tools and techniques using the application of elements and principles of design.
Additional learning has been to prepare the art works for presentation to a broad community audience and to understand the effect of the Arts in everyday lives. These pieces demonstrate student learning of Ontario curriculum requirements.
Works/techniques on exhibit include the following:
Drawing: pencil, pencil crayon and ink
Printmaking: dry point prints, mono-prints, collagraphs and colour reduction lino block prints
Acrylic painting and mixed media
Eight pieces from each secondary school will be on display.
Thank you to gallery Curator Susan Holland for assistance in coordinating this exhibit.