PEF Health Nurse
Marie Delvin, a nurse practicianer with the Prince Edward Family Health Team who will be setup a Prince Edward Collegiate every Monday. Marie can answer most health questions that students have. She will provide health care information and services regarding acne, skin infection, birth control, pregnancy tests, UTI, STI, smoking cessation among other things. She can prescribe medication.
HPEDSB District Survey
HPEDSB strives to provide the best possible programs and services to help each student reach their full potential. Newly-appointed Director of Education, Rob McGall, is committed to gathering information from community members, employees and parents/guardians to assist in setting system goals/priorities* for the next three to four years.
You are invited to participate in this anonymous survey. It will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. A summary of survey results will be released in December 2011 and will be used during the upcoming planning cycle beginning in spring 2012. Click here to access the survey
Ms. Lockyer's Oct. 19th field trip to Casa Loma, the Old Spaghetti Factory and the Hockey Hall of Fame included her OSSLC, ENG 4C1 and our PECI overseas exchange students. The combination of "Proud Panthers" delivered learning in a fun, collaborative experience that was enjoyed by all.
The House of Commons Page Program
The Canadian House of Commons is now accepting applications for the House of Commons Page Program for the 2012-2013 academic year. House of Commons Pages are selected form high schools across Canada every year. These students work in the House of Commons while beginning their studies at a university in the Ottawa region. This paid position begins in late August 2012 and ends in August 2013.
Information and Applications for the Page Program can be found online at www.parl.gc.ca/hocpage
Graphic Design Contest
Graphic Design Contest for First Nations, Inuit or Metis student artists titled "Strengthening our People and our Communities Through Education."
Deadline is November 25th, grand prize of $1,000.00! Please see Ms. McFaul in Room 110 for details.
Sr. Boys' Soccer Win COSSA
A return trip to OFSAA provided all the motivation the Prince Edward Collegiate Panthers needed to erase a 1-0 second-half deficit on their way to a 3-1 win over the Nicholson Crusaders in the COSSA AA senior boys soccer final Thursday at Bayside.
"We knew how it felt to go to OFSAA last year," said PECI captain Damien Wadforth. "It was the first year our school ever went and we wanted to go back."
Click here to read the full Intelligencer Article.
Click here to read the Quinte Sporting News Article.
Free Online Math Help
Over 600 000 Grade 7 to 10 mathematics students in all 60 publicly?funded Englishspeaking schools boards will have access to live, interactive online math help. Students can log in to the Independent Learning Centre’s Homework Help website Sunday to Thursday, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm to receive individualized, confidential math help from certified Ontario teachers. Students may access 24/7 resources including ‘best’ tutorials and interactive learning objects, and they can save work in a virtual locker.
Click here for registration and login instructions.
Volleyball Silver Medal
||The PECI Panther Junior Boys Volleyball team returned home with the silver medal following the November 8th Bay of Quinte Championships held at Centre Hastings SS. Team members Tye Eaton, Riley Greer, Pat MacPherson, Jordan Strachan, Andrew Dayton, Graysen St.Pierre, Noah Graham-Stevens, Mitchell Reid, Ryan Jones, Jesse Doornbos, David Prinzen, Riley Bovay played their best volleyball of the season and finished first in their pool, and beat Bayside SS in the semifinals before facing Marc Garneau for the gold. After two tight matches (25-22 and 26-24) the boys found themselves on the short side of the scoreboard for the first time in the day. The team received their silver medals, and more importantly, several comments on their hard work and sportsmanship. Special thanks to assistant coach Adam Miller for being a positive influence on the boys.
The team and PECI will host the COSSA championships on Wednesday November 16th. Come on out for some great volleyball action.
Grade 10 History Multimedia Presentations
As part of their study of WWII, Grade 10 history students in both Mrs. Koutroulides Venture and Academic classes, created multimedia presentations on various WWII topics. Students worked alone or in pairs and they shared their productions with the class. The creativity and professionalism of the productions is outstanding.
Here are some examples from both classes:
Bullying Awareness Workshop
||On Wednesday, Nov 16th, four students from PECI attended and helped create a board-wide dramatic workshop and performance for Bullying Awareness week. The four students who attended were Randy Chance, Emily Hanna, Anna Koning-Nguyen and Savannah Smith. Each of these students were partnered with one other student from the majority of high schools in the Hastings and Prince Edward School Board, worked with different drama teachers to create a Collective Creation around different themes and topics all related to Bullying.
The HPEDSB drama team performed two shows: one in front of five Quinte West elementary schools and one for the grade nine students of Trenton High. Both audiences were enthralled and applauded uproariously at the performance.
The performance went over so well that the ensemble has been invited to perform at the December 5th Board Meeting at the Board Office in Belleville. This performance was only one of several activities in support of Bullying Awareness Week at PECI and throughout HPEDSB.
Legion Award Winners
PECI students have been named as winners of the the Royal Canadian Legion poster and poetry contests:Senior Colour Poster:
1st. Place -- Amanda Ostrander
2nd. Place -- Jacob MarklandSenior Black and White Poster
1st. Place -- Emily ArnoldSenior Poetry
1st Place -- Heather Beach
2nd. Place -- Madison Cox