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Mike Siani OPC '18 Signs with Cincinnati

Mike Siani OPC '18 signed with the Cincinnati Reds on July 3. See photos of the celebrations!
Mike Siani OPC 18 Signs with Cincinatti Reds Penn Charter Baseball
"Michael reported to Greeneville, Tennessee," said his mom, Kristen Siani, "to start playing for the Greeneville Reds, an Advanced Rookie Team that plays in the …
Posted by J. Judson-Rea in spring sports on Thursday July 5 at 11:25AM
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Look Back: Baseball Star Ollie Powers OPC '56

Ted Silary, who among his many talents is a statistics star, supplies this baseball tidbit ...

Gotta wonder if any other high school pitcher, ever, anywhere, has accomplished the following feat. Especially as a soph and junior.

Here we go: In its final Inter-Ac game of the 1954 …

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Thursday June 14 at 01:23PM
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Big Mike McGlinchey in the NFL

Michael McGlinchey OPC '13, with his parents, Jan and Mike, flew to San Francisco this morning so Mike could sign his new contract with the 49ers!

McGlinchey was drafted 9th in the 2018 NFL draft last night.

He stayed close to home—pictured above with family at Giuseppe's in …
Posted by S. Sexton on Friday April 27 at 01:58PM
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Weekly Roundup March 11-18

March brings a wintry mix of early spring sports games, scrimmages and winter season tournaments. 


March 17: Track & Field scrimmaged in the cold.

March 14: Girls Lacrosse post big start to season.

March 13: Winter sports award presentation honors winter athletes.

March 11:

OPCs as Philly Pros

According to multiple sources, 2012 Penn Charter grad Daryl Worley, currently a cornerback with the Carolina Panthers, is about to join the Philadelphia Eagles via a trade.

So far, three Quakers have played for Philly's pro teams in the three major sports. Here are some facts:

Ruben Amaro …
Posted by S. Sexton in silary on Saturday March 10 at 03:44PM
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McGlinchey OPC '13 at NFL Combine

Mike McGlinchey 44 congratulates Penn Charter TeammateMike McGlinchey OPC '13, a star Penn Charter Quaker who became a star Notre Dame Fightin' Irish offensive tackle, is at the NFL Scouting Combine this week. Here, he's in #44 on PC/GA Day 2012.

There has been draft talk around McGlinchey for a while, but on Tuesday he officially interviewed with the…

Posted by J. Judson-Rea on Friday March 2 at 03:17PM
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Gi DeMarco at National Team Camp

GIovanna DeMarco Penn Charter SoccerGiovanna DeMarco, senior midfielder and point-leader, recently attended the U.S. Women's National Team U-19 training camp in Florida. Gi and others at the U-19 camp are age-eligible to play in the upcoming 2018 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup team.

She will play in the 2018 La Manga 12 Nations …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in fall sports on Thursday February 22
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NBC Sports Phila Asks: Eagles or Matt Ryan?

Posted by S. Sexton on Saturday January 13 at 10:55AM
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Winter Break Round Up: Dec. 11 - Jan. 1

Athletes were busy throughout December even though winter break kept classrooms quiet for two weeks. Highlights from the end of 2017 include:

Dec. 13: Boys BKB wins in overtime.

Dec. 14: Girls swimmers place first in every event vs. Baldwin.

Dec. 15: Tight win against SCH Academy …

Posted by J. Judson-Rea in silary, winter sports, weekly roundup on Tuesday January 2 at 04:52PM
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One PC/GA Weekend, Two Events

The 11th Induction Banquet of the Athletic Honor Society is Friday, Nov. 10. Congratulations to all the inductees! Names and teams appear below. #pcproud

Saturday, Nov. 11


9:45 Girls Tennis
10:00 Boys Cross Country
10:00 Girls Cross Country
Posted by S. Sexton in fall sports on Tuesday November 7, 2017
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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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