Peninsula boosters

Left to right, Kick Off Party Event Chairs Cheryl Phillips and Dee Scott, ABC Co-President Steve Watts, Principal Mitzi Cress, Co-President Ceci Watts, Hosts Rosa and Mark Easton.

Peninsula High School’s Athletic Booster Club held its 26th Annual Kick Off Party Oct. 8 at the home of Mark and Rosa Easton. Over 150 parents, fans and coaches were welcomed to a performance by the Peninsula High Band and Cheer Squad, a press release said.

New football varsity coach Dave Young and freshmen coach Larry Campbell were congratulated by parents on their season thus far, with varsity having a 5-1 record and the freshmen team going 6-0. Mike Hoeger and Barb DeWitt, men and women’s tennis coaches, also mingled with the crowd, as did the many other coaches present.

The Athletic Booster Club Holiday Boutique will be held Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Peninsula High School gymnasium and is open to the public. Drina Semenjuk said in the release that there will be a wide variety of unique vendors to help jump-start holiday shopping.

The largest fundraiser at Peninsula High, A Black & Gold Affaire, will be held on March 18, 2017, at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. There will be a silent and live auction as well as a parade of senior athletes, which will showcase the athletic talent at the high school.

The Athletic Booster Club has raised funds over the years to help pay for team coaches, athletic trainers, field and court maintenance, training room, track repairs, scoreboards and more. To become a member or for more information, visit All are welcome to the general meetings the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. in Community Room S21 at Peninsula High.

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