PECI Athletic Council Panther Wear Sale Extended!

P.E.C.I. PANTHER WEAR:  Order Deadline Extended!

Our P.E.C.I. Athletic Council is selling Panther wear!  Order forms and sample items are available at lunch in the front lobby Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until November 3rd.  Money is due by the 3rd.  Cash is the preferred method of payment.  All items are UNDER ARMOUR products.  Please speak to Mrs. Spencer or a member of your Athletic Council if you have any questions.  Order forms are also available by clicking here.

 

Seniors: Review our Post-Secondary Information Pkg.

Attention all seniors; the time to begin your post-secondary research is this Fall- now!  Please review our post-secondary information package for 2016-17 by clicking here.  Be sure to connect with Mr. Ronan or Mrs. White if you have questions about what opportunities might be in story for you as you think about your best next step.  We look forward to preparing and empowering you for the possibilities of today and tomorrow.

First School Council Mtg - Sept. 27th

Calling all parents,  Would you like to have an inside perspective on events and issues affecting your community school?  Please consider joining school council.  We are a fundraising free, engaged group who assemble over the course of the school year to discuss events and issues related to PECI.  Your voice and opinion matters and would be appreciated.  Our first meeting of the 2016-17 school year will be Tuesday September 27th at 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the PECI Library.  We value everyone's time and operate efficiently.  New members are always welcome and we hope to see you there!

Gr. 9 Parent/Guardian Fall Family BBQ & Information Night

Calling all grade 9 Panther parents and guardians.  A reminder to attend the Fall Family BBQ and Parent Information Night on September 15th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  This is an opportunity to break bread over a complimentary BBQ, meet other parents, the grade 9 staff and follow your student's timetable to truly understand the student experience.  Please note that these are not parent interviews as they occur later in the Fall, rather a brief introduction to each class your student attends daily.

We look forward to meeting you!  Please contact the school and speak to Lisa Fraser (Ext. 2232), our Student Success Lead Teacher if you have any questions.

Student Accident Insurance - Highly Recommended

HPEDSB strongly encourages the purchase of the Student Accident Insurance to ensure you are adequately covered for any unexpected challenges that can occur.  The costs are quickly saved if a dental need arises.  Visit www.insuremykids.com to sign up or learn more today. 

Welcome to the 2016-17 School Year!

Panthers- Welcome to the 2016-17 school year; a year full of opportinites and possibilities!  Just a reminder that the first day of school is Tuesday September 6th.  We look forward to seeing you then.  Enjoy the rest of your summer and be safe.

Grade 9 Panther Orientation - Aug.31 - 9:00 - 11:00 am

Welcome all Grade 9 Panthers!  Our Grade 9 Panther Orientation Day will be held Wednesday, August 31 between 9:00 and 11:00 am.  This event is a great opportunity to meet other new students and form friendships, find and set up your locker, participate in some fun activities, take a tour and find your classes for the first day of school.

Please plan to attend - we look forward to meeting you and seeing you there!

PECI Welcomes All New Registrations

PECI is excited to welcome all new families and students; we will be pleased to meet with you for registration and course selections on the following dates:

  • Monday August 29th:  12:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday August 30th:  9:00 - 3:00 pm

Calling ALL GRADE 9 PANTHERS!  Our orientation program will be held on Wednesday August 31st from 9:00 to 11:00 am.  Come out, meet other students, find your locker, get your lock, participate in some fun activities and find all of your classes before the first day.  We hope to see you there!

Helpful Tips For Registration:

When you visit the school to register, please bring:

  1. A birth certificate or passport as written proof of the child’s date of birth.
  2. Immunization card. You will be asked to fill out a public health form which will be sent to Hastings Prince Edward Public Health along with a photocopy of the immunization card. Important information about immunizations (pdf)
  3. Precise information about the child’s residence location, including lot, concession, postal code and 911 address.

Student transportation

If your child requires transportation, please complete an application for transportation at the time of registration. For questions about transportation, visit Tri-Board Student Transportation Services online (http://www.triboard.on.ca) or call 1.866.569.6638. Have your child’s OEN (Ontario Education Number) and birth date available.

Please Note:   If your child is already registered for a school bus for 2016-2017, pick up/drop off locations and times will be available on the Tri-Board website beginning Monday, August 22, 2016. Have your child’s OEN (Ontario Education Number) and birth date handy.

Graduation 2016 Photos Now Available For Download

High resolution, print ready photos are now available download on the PECI Flickr site by clicking here.  Thank you to Mr. Robert Logan for donating your time and expertise.

Gr. 11 Parents & Students - We Need Your Help!

Calling Gr. 11 Parents & Students: Consider paying it forward by volunteering at Grad 2016.  Please assist School Council members and PECI staff to make this a special evening for this year's graduates and their families. Areas where we need assistance can be found here: https://goo.gl/6Q84Rc  .  Please consider volunteering this year as next year will be your special night!  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the school for any questions you may have.  Thank you in advance; we hope you can assist.  

Please note that students will earn volunteer hours for their participation.

Spring 2016 FCA & Examination Schedule

Please find the Spring 2016 Final Culminating Activity and Examination Schedule below.  Additional information can be accessed by clicking here.

June 20 - 8:30 am – 11:00 amPeriod 1 Final Culminating Activity/Exam - 12:00 - 2:30 - Shortened classes

June 21 - 8:30 am – 11:00 am Period 2 Final Culminating Activity/Exam - 12:00 - 2:30 - Shortened classes

June 22 - 8:30 am – 11:00 amPeriod 4 Final Culminating Activity/Exam - Quiet study space will be available the remainder of the day in the Library for students seeking time and space.

June 23 - 8:30 am – 11:00 am Period 5 Final Culminating Activity/Exam - Quiet study space will be available the remainder of the day in the Library for students seeking time and space.

Please note that buses will operate at their normal time during the examination schedule.

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.

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!

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.