Our Latest Changes

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ST. SEBASTIAN CENTER

On Thursday, November 12, 2009 PCHS started its $5.2 million dollar expansion and renovation plan at Parkersburg Catholic High School. Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of the Diocese of Whelling-Charleston Blessed the St. Sebastian Center. The new fitness center, a free standing 3,400 square-foot structure will be open to PCHS students, faculty and staff. It includes a 25-piece weight room with at least four 32-inch mounted televisions, restrooms and a full locker room. The weight room will replace the existing makeshift one in the boiler room of the basement.

3LIGHTING RENOVATIONS

Thanks to the generosity of Mr.& Mrs. Richard Dodd (Richard was Class of ’79), Somerville Rentals for the scaffolding, and State Electric for the discounted light fixtures, the replacement of all lights in the hallways and cafeteria of PCHS was undertaken during Spring Break of 2006.

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New Playground

They say April showers bring May flowers…well rain continues for the Parkersburg Catholic Schools. The beginning of the month had Ken Nowell (Class of ’74), President of Alco AmeriFence in Vienna, donate a new vinyl coated aluminum fence for the recently installed Kindergarten / 3 & 4 Year Old Playground. This was an unexpected surprise and addressed a need to help keep our little ones in their new play area.

The new 3 year-old, 4 year-old and kindergarten playground was installed in October of 2005. As you can see the new equipment is a vast improvement over the old equipment. Special thanks to Cristina Weyer for spearheading the project, Marian Clowes for her work on grants, Erin Collie for coordination with the PCES PTO, AIP, Inc. for their generous contribution of time, Greenleaf Landscapes for their contribution of landscaping materials, and Somerville Rental for the contribution of equipment necessary for the installation. A special thanks for all the donors who contributed time and effort in making this a reality. Come hear our children thank you with their laughter and glee in the Spring as they play.