Gi DeMarco Named All-State in Soccer

Giovanna DeMarco, a junior midfielder whose stellar season earned her All State honors, has made a verbal commitment to play college soccer at Wake Forest University.

The junior from Gwynedd Valley finished the season as MVP of the Inter-Ac with 23 goals and 6 assists, bringing her four-year …

Posted by S. Sexton in fall sports on Thursday March 2 at 08:54AM
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Weekly Roundup: Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

Penn Charter's current student athletes put in some great work in a frenzied and fun-filled week leading up to the Super Bowl, which featured Falcons QB and NFL MVP Matt Ryan OPC '03.

Girls and boys varsity basketball teams both pulled in weekday wins.

Two seniors committed to play soccer in …

Reflection on the Fall Season: Wow!

Wow, what a fun fall! We won three, outright Inter-Ac championships and two other PC teams competed until the last day of the season for their share of a league championship. It was truly a remarkable fall season and we could not be more proud of all our athletes. In some years, teams share the …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in fall sports on Wednesday December 14, 2016 at 12:00PM
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Squash Takes Two in Season Openers

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Basketball has nothing on squash. In fact . . .Like the hoops squads, which won their season openers on Tuesday, the squash contingents pulled off a girls/boys sweep Thursday. But the Racq Pack was even more dominant.

At PC, under the direction of coach Damon Leedale-Brown, the girls (pictured …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, winter sports on Friday December 2, 2016 at 10:13AM
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Awards, Honors for Fall Athletes

Coaches Honor Fall Athletes 

At an awards ceremony on Wednesday evening, Penn Charter coaches commended athletes on their achievements on the field, the courts, the course and in the pool. It was a strong season for Penn Charter athletics, including three outright Inter-Ac championships. Go …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, fall sports on Thursday December 1, 2016 at 10:00AM
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Soccer New Guard vs Old Guard

Just when you thought the fall sports season had concluded . . . Voila, special event!

Saturday morning, coach Bobby DiBenedetto supervised a 60-minute alumni game on Maguire Field.

The Old Guard thumped the New Guard, 7-2.

Basically, the OG featured players from the classes of 2007 and '08. …

Posted by S. Sexton in fall sports on Tuesday November 29, 2016 at 02:10PM
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MS Athletes Are Dedicated Sportspeople

Middle School Athletics at PC focus on skill development and emphasize dedication to the team and to hard work, building character, and learning good sportsmanship. 

At Middle School Assembly in late November, coaches commended their teams for a great season. The following athletes were given …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in award, fall sports on Tuesday November 29, 2016 at 01:51PM
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Fall Athletes in Pictures

Penn Charter athletes play with intensity every game. Local sports photographer Zamani Feelings captured our players in action, predominantly seniors, throughout the fall season. 


Field Hockey  Girls and Boys Cross …
Posted by J. Judson-Rea in fall sports on Friday November 18, 2016 at 03:33PM
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Boys Soccer: Instant Classic

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Some of Penn Charter's boys soccer players, along the sideline, were packing their belongings. Others were talking in mostly subtle tones and/or munching on cupcakes.

Then, star senior defender Conrad Williams walked through/around the group and said to no one in particular, with not even a …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, fall sports on Thursday November 17, 2016
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Boys Soccer in State Finals Tonight!

Though Penn Charter, like all Inter-Ac schools, is not a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, don't think a state championship can't be won.

This state's private schools have their own group, Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association (PAISAA) and the Quakers …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, fall sports on Wednesday November 16, 2016 at 10:46AM
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Penn Charter has provided student athletes with resources to match their talents. On 44 acres, Penn Charter offers its players and fans:

  • five grass playing fields, two synthetic turf fields, one all-weather, eight-lane track, seven tennis courts, 10 squash courts, four basketball courts, and one swimming pool.
  • PC has four buildings designated for athletics: Graham Athletics Center — with the new Blaine A. Steinberg OPC '11 Center for Fitness and Performance  Kline & Specter Squash Center, Ray Dooney Field House, and the Old Gym.

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Go Charter!

The spirit of Penn Charter athletics is built on a storied tradition of excellence and the belief that the interplay of academics, arts and athletics leads to strong, creative, resilient and flexible people.

Skilled teachers and coaches help our students understand – whether on the playing field or in the classroom – how to collaborate and compete, how to win with grace, and how to handle challenges and setbacks.

Our school cheer is: Go Charter!

We appreciate the student athletes who are now powering PC to great feats, and look forward to welcoming those who will do so in the future. Also, of course, we eternally appreciate the efforts of all OPCs!

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

3000 West School House Lane Philadelphia, PA 19144 215.844.3460
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