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Friday, November 17
  • Attention Class of 2020:
    Please go to Google Classroom to volunteer for our Concession Stands for 12/14 and 12/15. Join the class at ul1qrx to know what's happening!
    Please contact Mrs. Rettenberg via email for any questions. Thank you.
  • Attention All JV and Varsity football players: Our end of the season will take place next Tuesday November 21st immediately after school in the cafeteria. The coast of the dinner is $5. All members are required to attend. See Coach Demarest as soon as possible.
  • All boys trying out for basketball on Monday, November 20th should report to the AC immediately after school for tryouts. All Freshmen should bring a white t-shirt and will start tryouts right away from 3-5. All sophomores, juniors and seniors should also report to the AC right away for attendance. You should plan to go home at 715 the week of tryouts. All physical paperwork must be turned in to the nurse in order for you to tryout. Any questions please contact Coach Boorman, Pudup, Lawshe or Norton.
  • Any student wishing to participate in this year's African American Assembly there will be a meeting on Monday 11/27 after school, but you must sign up with Mrs Bascomb or De Vore in the main discipline office, Ms. Davies in the Rocco building cosmetology room or Mrs. Best in the STC office by Monday 11/20. Transportation will only be provided to those students who sign up.
  • Anyone interested in playing boys lacrosse, there will meeting on Tuesday, November 21st right after school in café 2.
  • Attention all Saturday Morning Tour Guides. Please be reminded that there will be another Saturday Morning Tour of PCTI for Prospective students and their families. The tour will be held this Saturday starting at 10am. All tour guides are requested to meet in the lobby outside of the auditorium at 9:45am. If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail or see Ms. Schulte.
  • Hello Juniors! Your Gertrude Hawk Holiday Chocolate orders are due this Monday, November 20th. So this is your last few days to get some sales in. Please see any advisor Monday to turn in your orders and all money.
Thursday, November 16
  • Attention Class of 2020:
    Please go to Google Classroom to volunteer for our Concession Stands for 12/14 and 12/15. Join the class at ul1qrx to know what's happening!
    Please contact Mrs. Rettenberg via email for any questions. Thank you.
  • Attention All JV and Varsity football players: Our end of the season will take place next Tuesday November 21st immediately after school in the cafeteria. The coast of the dinner is $5. All members are required to attend. See Coach Demarest as soon as possible.
  • All boys trying out for basketball on Monday, November 20th should report to the AC immediately after school for tryouts. All Freshmen should bring a white t-shirt and will start tryouts right away from 3-5. All sophomores, juniors and seniors should also report to the AC right away for attendance. You should plan to go home at 715 the week of tryouts. All physical paperwork must be turned in to the nurse in order for you to tryout. Any questions please contact Coach Boorman, Pudup, Lawshe or Norton.
  • Attention Seniors. Starting next week, College Admissions Representatives will be here to meet with you regarding your college applications. It is highly possible that you can receive an instant decision right on the spot! See the email that was sent out yesterday from Mr. Bucci with instructions on how to sign up for the On-Site Event. If you have not yet received an acceptance letter, you can sign up to speak with the admission representative that will be reviewing your application. The deadline is this Friday, so be sure to bring the required documents to your counselor as soon as possible.
  • Any student wishing to participate in this year's African American Assembly there will be a meeting on Monday 11/27 after school, but you must sign up with Mrs Bascomb or De Vore in the main discipline office, Ms. Davies in the Rocco building cosmetology room or Mrs. Best in the STC office by Monday 11/20. Transportation will only be provided to those students who sign up.
  • We have Spirit Day coming up this Friday, November 17th. Show you Bulldog spirit and pride by wearing your Tech wear.
  • Attention class of 2019, Our Lyman pies will be delivered Tuesday, November 21st. Please check your e-mail for more details.
  • Both Libraries will be closed after school Thursday, 11/16. There will be no Independent Study Center on Thursday.
  • Seniors who have signed up and returned a permission slip for the EOF Montclair State University Boys to Men Conference should report to the lower lobby at 8:00 am tomorrow (11/17/17) morning. Be prompt, the bus will leave soon after.
  • Attention all Saturday Morning Tour Guides. Please be reminded that there will be another Saturday Morning Tour of PCTI for Prospective students and their families. The tour will be held this Saturday starting at 10am. All tour guides are requested to meet in the lobby outside of the auditorium at 9:45am. If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail or see Ms. Schulte.
Wednesday, November 15
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • Attention Class of 2020:
    Please go to Google Classroom to volunteer for our Concession Stands for 12/14 and 12/15. Join the class at ul1qrx to know what's happening!
    Please contact Mrs. Rettenberg via email for any questions. Thank you.
  • Attention All JV and Varsity football players: Our end of the season will take place next Tuesday November 21st immediately after school in the cafeteria. The coast of the dinner is $5. All members are required to attend. See Coach Demarest as soon as possible.
  • All boys trying out for basketball on Monday, November 20th should report to the AC immediately after school for tryouts. All Freshmen should bring a white t-shirt and will start tryouts right away from 3-5. All sophomores, juniors and seniors should also report to the AC right away for attendance. You should plan to go home at 715 the week of tryouts. All physical paperwork must be turned in to the nurse in order for you to tryout. Any questions please contact Coach Boorman, Pudup, Lawshe or Norton.
  • Attention Seniors. Starting next week, College Admissions Representatives will be here to meet with you regarding your college applications. It is highly possible that you can receive an instant decision right on the spot! See the email that was sent out yesterday from Mr. Bucci with instructions on how to sign up for the On-Site Event. If you have not yet received an acceptance letter, you can sign up to speak with the admission representative that will be reviewing your application. The deadline is this Friday, so be sure to bring the required documents to your counselor as soon as possible.
  • Attention Wrestlers, there will be a preseason wrestling meeting for our returning champions and all new wrestlers in room B201, on Wednesday, November 15th, after school. If you cannot make it, be sure to see coach Colon and get the necessary paperwork.
  • Reminder---TODAY All staff members are required to personally sign for your direct deposit payment for the pay period ending on November 15, 2017. A Payroll/HR representative will be in the Board Room all day today to record your signature and verify your ID.
  • Seniors who have signed up and returned a permission slip for the Fairleigh Dickinson University College Tour should report to the lower lobby at 8:00 am tomorrow (11/16/17) morning. Be prompt, the bus will leave soon after.
  • Any student wishing to participate in this year's African American Assembly there will be a meeting on Monday 11/27 after school, but you must sign up with Mrs. Bascomb or De Vore in the main discipline office, Ms. Davies in the Rocco building cosmetology room or Mrs. Best in the STC office by Monday 11/20. Transportation will only be provided to those students who sign up.
Tuesday, November 14
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • Attention Class of 2020:
    Please go to Google Classroom to volunteer for our Concession Stands for 12/14 and 12/15. Join the class at ul1qrx to know what's happening!
    Please contact Mrs. Rettenberg via email for any questions. Thank you.
  • Attention All JV and Varsity football players: Our end of the season will take place next Tuesday November 21st immediately after school in the cafeteria. The coast of the dinner is $5. All members are required to attend. See Coach Demarest as soon as possible.
  • There will be a meeting of the Christian Student Association on Tuesday at 3:15PM in F-127.
  • Attention potential bowlers. The first day of bowling tryouts begin tomorrow, Wednesday November 15th. The bus will be located next to the senior parking lot by the football field. Please get to the bus immediately after school ends. The bus will leave promptly at 3:15.
  • Seniors who have signed up and returned a permission slip for the New Jersey City University College Tour should report to the lower lobby at 9:00 am this morning.
  • All boys trying out for basketball on Monday, November 20th should report to the AC immediately after school for tryouts. All Freshmen should bring a white t-shirt and will start tryouts right away from 3-5. All sophomores, juniors and seniors should also report to the AC right away for attendance. You should plan to go home at 715 the week of tryouts. All physical paperwork must be turned in to the nurse in order for you to tryout. Any questions please contact Coach Boorman, Pudup, Lawshe or Norton.
  • Attention Seniors. Starting next week, College Admissions Representatives will be here to meet with you regarding your college applications. It is highly possible that you can receive an instant decision right on the spot! See the email that was sent out yesterday from Mr. Bucci with instructions on how to sign up for the On-Site Event. If you have not yet received an acceptance letter, you can sign up to speak with the admission representative that will be reviewing your application. The deadline is this Friday, so be sure to bring the required documents to your counselor as soon as possible.
  • Attention Wrestlers, there will be a preseason wrestling meeting for our returning champions and all new wrestlers in room B201, on Wednesday, November 15th, after school. If you cannot make it, be sure to see coach Colon and get the necessary paperwork.
Monday, November 13
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • Attention Class of 2020:
    Please go to Google Classroom to volunteer for our Concession Stands for 12/14 and 12/15. Join the class at ul1qrx to know what's happening!
    Please contact Mrs. Rettenberg via email for any questions. Thank you.
  • Class of 2021, your cheesecake order and money are due today! Bring them down now to the C-wing media center. We need them all by 9:30 this morning. Thank you.
  • Seniors who have signed up and returned a permission slip for the Kean University College Tour should report to the lower lobby at 9:30 am this morning.
  • Attention All JV and Varsity football players: Our end of the season will take place next Tuesday November 21st immediately after school in the cafeteria. The coast of the dinner is $5. All members are required to attend. See Coach Demarest as soon as possible.
  • There will be a meeting of the Christian Student Association on Tuesday at 3:15PM in F-127.
Game Results
  • Team: Varsity football (M)
    Opponent: kennedy
    Location: Home
    Score: 7 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Matt Demarest provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the varsity football team for winning their 8th consecutive game by the score of 7-0 over Kennedy on Friday. Scoring the lone touchdown for the bulldogs was Rhazeek Starr. The defense shut out a tough kennedy team to record their 4th shut out on the season. Ahmad Rabah, Zaire White, Jon Stobe, Josh Giles, Neimar Santouse, and Ajawan Kenner limited the knights to 100 yards of offense for the game. The next game for the varsity footballl team will be at home this friday night in the 1st round of the state tournament. Good luck.
Wednesday, November 8
  • Do you want to be a rock star? Come and Audition for Jesus Christ Superstar, the most famous Rock Musical ever! The Performing Arts Club will be holding auditions on November 6th and 7th for dance and November 12th and 13th for vocal auditions. There will be a Performing Arts Club Information Meeting on November 2nd in the Black Box Theater-H-11. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs Quinn if you have any questions. Be a Superstar!
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • Attention Juniors! Our next fundraiser is starting! Gertrude Hawk Chocolates holiday catalogs are available. Please see any advisor to pick one up and begin selling these delicious chocolates. All orders and money must be turned in by November 20th to ensure holiday delivery.
  • The GSA meeting originally scheduled for this Wednesday, November 8 has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience. The meeting for Wednesday, November 29 is still on the schedule.
  • Class of 2021, your cheesecake orders and money are due on Monday November 13th by 9:30 in the C-wing media center. We will not be taking any orders after that time. If you have the money and orders today you can drop it off as well. Thanks.
  • Attention Class of 2020:
    Please go to Google Classroom to volunteer for our Concession Stands for 12/14 and 12/15. Join the class at ul1qrx to know what's happening!
    Please contact Mrs. Rettenberg via email for any questions. Thank you.
Tuesday, November 7
  • Do you want to be a rock star? Come and Audition for Jesus Christ Superstar, the most famous Rock Musical ever! The Performing Arts Club will be holding auditions on November 6th and 7th for dance and November 12th and 13th for vocal auditions. There will be a Performing Arts Club Information Meeting on November 2nd in the Black Box Theater-H-11. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs Quinn if you have any questions. Be a Superstar!
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • Attention Juniors! Our next fundraiser is starting! Gertrude Hawk Chocolates holiday catalogs are available. Please see any advisor to pick one up and begin selling these delicious chocolates. All orders and money must be turned in by November 20th to ensure holiday delivery.
  • The Hispanic Heritage Committee and the PCTVEA will be holding a staff Blue Jean’s Day on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to help support the citizens of Puerto Rico who are currently in a state of crisis by the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. We are collecting $5.00. The money will be donated to the Hispanic Federation/ Hurricane Relief Fund. You can also write a check paid to the order of: Hispanic Federation and in the memo area put Hurricane Relief Fund. Your contributions, any amount, are desperately needed. The following staff members will be assisting with the collection:
    Rosa Astacio, Discipline Office
    Marlene Mora, School Community Liaison
    Marybel Hernandez/ChantelAlva, CST (Child Study Team)
    Veronica Santiago, Spanish Instructor
    Lyzbet Hallacker, Spanish Instructor
    Nilsa Nunez, Business Instructor
    Leonor Ambrose, Medical Arts Instructor
    Fred Dieckmann, Maintenance
    Gail McGeady & Desirae Feliciano, Rocco Building
    Melissa Cunningham & Silvia Favaro, Main Office
    The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, Novemeber 7th.
  • The GSA meeting originally scheduled for this Wednesday, November 8 has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience. The meeting for Wednesday, November 29 is still on the schedule.
  • There will be a meeting of the Christian Student Association Tuesday at 3:15PM in F-127.
  • Attention Class of 2019. The money for the fruit snacks fundraiser is due tomorrow. See any class advisor or check your e-mail for more info.
  • Seniors who have signed up and returned a permission slip for the William Paterson University College Tour should report to the lower lobby at 9:45 am this morning.
Monday, November 6
  • Do you want to be a rock star? Come and Audition for Jesus Christ Superstar, the most famous Rock Musical ever! The Performing Arts Club will be holding auditions on November 6th and 7th for dance and November 12th and 13th for vocal auditions. There will be a Performing Arts Club Information Meeting on November 2nd in the Black Box Theater-H-11. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs Quinn if you have any questions. Be a Superstar!
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • Attention Juniors! Our next fundraiser is starting! Gertrude Hawk Chocolates holiday catalogs are available. Please see any advisor to pick one up and begin selling these delicious chocolates. All orders and money must be turned in by November 20th to ensure holiday delivery.
  • The Hispanic Heritage Committee and the PCTVEA will be holding a staff Blue Jean’s Day on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to help support the citizens of Puerto Rico who are currently in a state of crisis by the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. We are collecting $5.00. The money will be donated to the Hispanic Federation/ Hurricane Relief Fund. You can also write a check paid to the order of: Hispanic Federation and in the memo area put Hurricane Relief Fund. Your contributions, any amount, are desperately needed. The following staff members will be assisting with the collection:
    Rosa Astacio, Discipline Office
    Marlene Mora, School Community Liaison
    Marybel Hernandez/ChantelAlva, CST (Child Study Team)
    Veronica Santiago, Spanish Instructor
    Lyzbet Hallacker, Spanish Instructor
    Nilsa Nunez, Business Instructor
    Leonor Ambrose, Medical Arts Instructor
    Fred Dieckmann, Maintenance
    Gail McGeady & Desirae Feliciano, Rocco Building
    Melissa Cunningham & Silvia Favaro, Main Office
    The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, Novemeber 7th.
  • Rho Kappa members please remember that there is a general meeting today after school in room F-102.
  • The GSA meeting originally scheduled for this Wednesday, November 8 has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience. The meeting for Wednesday, November 29 is still on the schedule.
  • There will be a meeting of the Christian Student Association Tuesday at 3:15PM in F-127.
Friday, November 3
  • Do you want to be a rock star? Come and Audition for Jesus Christ Superstar, the most famous Rock Musical ever! The Performing Arts Club will be holding auditions on November 6th and 7th for dance and November 12th and 13th for vocal auditions. There will be a Performing Arts Club Information Meeting on November 2nd in the Black Box Theater-H-11. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs Quinn if you have any questions. Be a Superstar!
  • Sophomore class pie and cheesecake fundraiser forms are due tomorrow, no exception.
  • Attention: All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There will be a Basketball Meeting on November 16 2017 in Café from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a bus to take them home after the meeting.
  • The Hispanic Heritage Committee and the PCTVEA will be holding a staff Blue Jean’s Day on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to help support the citizens of Puerto Rico who are currently in a state of crisis by the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. We are collecting $5.00. The money will be donated to the Hispanic Federation/ Hurricane Relief Fund. You can also write a check paid to the order of: Hispanic Federation and in the memo area put Hurricane Relief Fund. Your contributions, any amount, are desperately needed. The following staff members will be assisting with the collection:
    Rosa Astacio, Discipline Office
    Marlene Mora, School Community Liaison
    Marybel Hernandez/ChantelAlva, CST (Child Study Team)
    Veronica Santiago, Spanish Instructor
    Lyzbet Hallacker, Spanish Instructor
    Nilsa Nunez, Business Instructor
    Leonor Ambrose, Medical Arts Instructor
    Fred Dieckmann, Maintenance
    Gail McGeady & Desirae Feliciano, Rocco Building
    Melissa Cunningham & Silvia Favaro, Main Office
    The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, Novemeber 7th.
Thursday, November 2
  • Do you want to be a rock star? Come and Audition for Jesus Christ Superstar, the most famous Rock Musical ever! The Performing Arts Club will be holding auditions on November 6th and 7th for dance and November 12th and 13th for vocal auditions. There will be a Performing Arts Club Information Meeting on November 2nd in the Black Box Theater-H-11. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs Quinn if you have any questions. Be a Superstar!
  • The C-Wing and F-Wing Libraries are now open after school until 4:15, Monday - Thursday. The Libraries are open as Independent Study Centers; the media specialists are available for research assistance. Buses are provided. Come study with us!
  • Attention Class of 2019,
    Please be reminded that all your Lyman Pie and KidStuff orders are due today, Thursday, November 2nd.
    Please see your advisors:
    Mr. Rezqi in room F-132
    Mrs. Donato in room F-224
    Mrs. Nunez in room F-120 or H-24
    Mrs. LaCorte in the main guidance dept
    Thank you.
Wednesday, November 1
  • Do you want to be a rock star? Come and Audition for Jesus Christ Superstar, the most famous Rock Musical ever! The Performing Arts Club will be holding auditions on November 6th and 7th for dance and November 12th and 13th for vocal auditions. There will be a Performing Arts Club Information Meeting on November 2nd in the Black Box Theater-H-11. Please see Mr. Smith or Mrs Quinn if you have any questions. Be a Superstar!
  • The C-Wing and F-Wing Libraries are now open after school until 4:15, Monday - Thursday. The Libraries are open as Independent Study Centers; the media specialists are available for research assistance. Buses are provided. Come study with us!
  • The Academic Assistance Program begins today and is available for you if you need extra help in your class. Please check the schedule on the PCTI School Counselor Website for available dates and times or see your School Counselor for more information.

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