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Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017

playgroundSt. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough celebrated a new playground addition in early November. The Catholic School Council has been leading fundraising at the school for five years to improve the playground equipment. Every Halloween, the school has hosted a dance-a-thon featuring prizes donated by school council members and families. GE Canada and St. Alphonsus Knights of Columbus both generously donated $1,000 to the playground addition. “On behalf of the Catholic Sc...

Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017

Special Olympics (Bain)By Jason Bain Peterborough Examiner Published: Nov. 16, 2017 If Special Olympics Ontario president and CEO Glenn MacDonell needed affirmation that Peterborough is the right city to host the 2018 Special Olympics Ontario School Championships next May, he found it Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at St. Peter Catholic Secondary School. The excitement was palpable as city police and dignitaries gathered to formally announce the news during a break in the action of a Special Olympics provincial qualifying...

Posted Monday, November 13, 2017

Cobourg soccerSt. Mary Catholic Secondary School Junior Boys AA Soccer team brought home gold from the regional championships. The team won gold at the COSSA (Central Ontario Secondary School Athletic) championships on Nov. 3 in Belleville. The St. Mary team beat Belleville’s St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School 7-1 and went on to win 2-0 against Crestwood Secondary School to clinch the gold medal.

Posted Friday, November 10, 2017

Saints trio Signs NCAASt. Peter CSS lacrosse trio sign NCAA scholarships Three St. Peter Catholic Secondary field lacrosse players signed their letters of intent to attend NCAA schools next fall on lacrosse scholarships. The signing ceremony took place on Thursday at St. Peter Secondary School, with their coach Chad Delaplante. The three players are: Rachel Smith, who will attend Central Michigan University Katelyn Buckton, who is headed to Niagara University Maddy Moloney who is going to the Universi...

Posted Thursday, November 02, 2017

RoboticsDesign, check. Coding, check. Math, check. Problem solving, check. Team work, check. Fun, check. The annual Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board Robotics Competition at St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough has it all. St. Patrick CES will host 16 teams from six schools on Nov. 9, 2017, competing in three robotics challenges from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will compete with Lego Mindstorms robots, which will be built before the...