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Athletes of the Weeks! 10/18/17

Posted On: 10/18/2017 1:42 PM

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Posted On: 10/13/2017 8:59 AM

Mr. Batkin shares his notes on how to get where you want to be...here.
 

Athletes of the Week, 10/5/17

Posted On: 10/10/2017 11:17 AM

JV Soccer: Jason C. for his effort recovering possession in the midfield and transitioning to an attacking play.
JV Boys Soccer:  Will C. 
Will works to do what is best for the team. Will currently leads the conference in assists showing his mindset on the field. Last week, Will directly assisted on almost half of the goals scored!
Varsity Girls’ Volleyball: Anna D.
Anna helped lead the Lady Knights to a 25-14, 25-11, 25-5 win over Greenbriar Christian Academy last week. She ended the match with 14 digs, 6 aces, and 5 assists.
Boys' Varsity Volleyball: Quinn E.
As an 8th grade starter, Quinn had 10 assists in 3 matches!
JV Girls Cross Country: Christina R.
Christina had the race of her career last Saturday at the VCTA Invitational. This led her to a new personal best time dropping 56 seconds from her previous best. Christina ran with great mental determination all the way through the race.
Varsity Girls Cross Country: Amity C.
Amity stepped up to the plate in a big way to fearlessly run Varsity and finish as the 4th team member. She completed the 5k course in a time of 26:32 dropping her season best by over a minute to finish 25th overall. Her determination to help her teammates resulted in a 4th place overall team finish.
JV Boys Cross Country: Michael C.
Michael improved his time from the previous race by a whole three minutes and set a new PR of 22:30. This is a testament to the hard work he's shown at practice since the beginning of the summer.
Varsity Boys Cross Country: Thomas H. 
Thomas grabbed a long-awaited PR, setting his new best time at 17:38 and helping the team to second place in Richmond and a medal for being in the top 15.
Tennis: Francesca B.
Francesca's win against NSA was decisive with a score of 6/1 6/ 2 playing number 1 for The Lady Knights . She played a very controlled offensive match patiently waiting to take the point . She also won her doubles match with partner Gabby F. in a victory of 8/5 .
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Lady Knights Volleyball is on a Streak

Posted On: 10/5/2017 10:50 AM

The "Daily Press" features Coach Thomas and team members this week

The Lady Knights are on a winning streak... they are undefeated this season, and have their sights set on a state championship. The "Daily Press" interviewed team members and Coach Thomas last week, when their record was 16-0 (it has improved since then!).
To read the whole story, click here.

Showdown at the PC Corral

Posted On: 10/3/2017 1:05 PM

And the winner is... the Class of 2018

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Athletes of the Week, 9/27/17

Posted On: 10/2/2017 1:19 PM

Varsity Soccer: Bryson D.
For his continuous effort, control, hustle, communication, shutting down numerous advancements by Walsingham, and redistributing the ball after possession was gained. Great game Bryson!!

JV Soccer: Will F. 
For his support in the PC victory over Walsingham. Will stayed tough and made significant plays resulting in gains of possession. Great effort Will!

Varsity Girls’ Volleyball: Kyler L.
Last week, Kyler help lead the Lady Knights to wins over ArchBishop Spalding and then undefeated Mount de Sales Academy, both teams from Maryland. She ended the weekend with 56 assists, 15 digs, and 3 kills.

JV Girls Cross Country: Holly S.
Holly’s work ethic at practices resulted in Holly finishing the course just 45 seconds off her personal best time. She consistently works hard at each practice which results in her consistency in races. Good Job!

Varsity Girls Cross Country: Annesley D.
She ran a very competitive mental race last Thursday at the Greenbrier Christian Invitational. Determined to outrace a conference competitor who previously outpaced her in another race, Annesley greatly assisted the team to overcome conference team competitor Bishop Sullivan by one point. Annesley finished 4th overall.

JV Boys Cross Country: Mike M., the only runner to somehow run his new PR, 22:00, in heat index of over 90 degrees. Good job, Mike!

V Boys Cross Country: Matthew M.
Matthew’s near-perfect practice attendance paid dividends last Thursday on this hot and humid day. Matthew held his time within 15 seconds of his previous race and once again climbed into the fifth man position to help the team win.

Tennis: Mia B.
It’s Mia’s first year on the Tennis team and she played a long doubles Match with Partner Heather Natterer, winning 8/5 in very hot humid conditions then went onto win her singles match 6/3, 6/1 after 3 hours on hard courts in the heat.
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PC Students are Pennywise

Posted On: 10/2/2017 12:41 PM

PCHS Earns Blue Ribbon Status From National Organization

The New York Financial Literacy Coalition works with financial service firms, non-profit organizations, teachers, school administrators, and parents to promote financial literacy among young adults. The organization has just released the list of Blue Star Schools for the 2016-2017 academic year, to include Peninsula Catholic.
Achieving Blue Ribbon status is no small feat. A school, testing more than ten students, must have achieved a 80% passing rate on the Financial Literacy Certification Test and have EITHER a majority of students on a given grade level take the Test OR have the students who took it achieve an average score of 85% or higher.

Lady Knights' Volleyball - Unstoppable!

Posted On: 9/25/2017 9:34 AM

The Lady Knights improved their record over the weekend to 15-0 on the road in Maryland. The Lady Knights defeated the host Archbishop Spalding 25-8, 27-25, 25-16 on Friday. The Lady Knights were led by Baileigh E. with 15 kills, 12 digs and Kailer L. with 37 assist, 8 digs. Senior Anna D. ended the night with 19 digs and Sophomore Grace H. added 12 aces, 9 digs, 5 kills. On Saturday the Lady Knights faced 9-0 Mount de Sales Academy. The Lady Knights came out fired up an defeated the sailors 25-5, 25-8, 25-13. The Lady Knights once again were led by Juniors Baileigh E. 12 kills, 7 Digs and Kailer L. 29 assist, 7 Digs. Seniors Anna D. and Bria H. both had great matches. Anna ended the match with 14 digs, 4 aces, and Bria ended the night with 7 kills. The Lady Knights next match will be at Greenbriar Christian Tuesday at 6:00 PM.
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PC Blog: Sage Advice From Seniors

Posted On: 9/12/2017 4:13 PM

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More Victories for Lady Knights' Volleyball!

Posted On: 9/11/2017 3:07 PM

The Lady Knights Volleyball team won a hard fought match against Bishop Sullivan Catholic on their home court. The Lady Knights' scores were 25-20, 25-22, 23-25,25-18. The Lady Knights were led by Juniors Baileigh E. and Jade A. Baileigh ended the night with 20 kills and 17 digs. Jade had to step in as the setter in the middle of the third set when Starting Setter Kailer L. dove into the scoring table to make a amazing save but,unfortunately rolled her ankle. Jade stepped in to set which she hasn't done for over an year. She ended the night with 10 kills, 13 assists, and 7 digs. Senior Anna D. help sea the night with amazing defense and serving. She ended the night with 20 digs and aces. We also have to give a special shout out to Senior Bria H. Bria got an offer to play Volleyball at Lynchburg College next year. The Lady Knights will take their 7-0 record on the road Monday to play host Portsmouth Christian.
 
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Congratulations Lady Knights' Volleyball

Posted On: 8/28/2017 3:27 PM

 
Lady Knights' Volleyball captured their 2nd Lady Knights Championship in 2 years! They went 5-0 for the day and didn't drop a set all day. The Lady Knights were led by Tournament MVP Baileigh E.  who finished the day with 53 kills, 23 digs, and 5 aces. Kailer Lensch made the All-Tournament team added 69 assist, 20 digs, and 15 aces. Other key players that had a great weekend was Senior Anna D.  53 digs, 14 Aces, Junior Jade A. 23 kills, 20 digs, 9 aces and Sophomore Grace H. kicked in 19 kills, 19 digs, and 8 aces. 

Thanks to the Boys' Volleyball,  Boys Soccer', and Boys Cross Country teams that came out to cheer and help work the table for us. Also a big thanks to the teachers that took time out of their busy schedule to watch and cheer through the day.  

 

Calling all LADY KNIGHTS Basketball Players!!!

Posted On: 8/28/2017 3:28 PM

Interested in playing basketball? Please contact Coach Candiss Cox no later than Thursday August 31st at ccox@peninsulacatholic.com or call her at (757)596-7247 ext. 114. She has some information she would like to share with all interested. Go Knights!!! 

PC Sophomore Attends Tidewater STEM Expo

Posted On: 8/28/2017 12:40 PM

Sophomore Mike McFadden explains his project at the Tidewater STEM Expo in Hampton.
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Love in Action

Posted On: 8/23/2017 8:31 AM

Kyle Glauner goes to work for his grandmother's favorite cause

 
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York County Walmart Gives for Chromebook Initiative

Posted On: 7/24/2017 2:59 PM

 
Jason Robinson, store manager for Walmart #3265 in York County, poses with PC's director of development, Arlene Armentor. His store awarded PC with a grant to be used for the purchase of chromebooks for students in need. Walmart has been a regular and generous supporter of Peninsula Catholic.

PC Senior Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Posted On: 8/3/2017 10:54 AM

Congratulations, Nina!
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PC Goes to New Balance Nationals

Posted On: 6/29/2017 2:07 PM

Four of PC's Fastest Compete Against the Best in the Country

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PC Students Travel to Sister City in Germany

Posted On: 6/21/2017 9:07 AM

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Mary Brandquist-- PC's Teacher of the Year

Posted On: 6/5/2017 10:09 AM

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Time Travelers

Posted On: 5/22/2017 12:44 PM

US History Classes Travel to DC

Mr. McGovern's Dual Enrollment and US History students visited historic sights in Washington, DC.
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