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New Board of Education Members Sworn In

Posted November 13th 2019
Newly elected and re-elected Plainville Board of Education members were sworn in prior to the November 11th Board meeting. The ceremony was conducted by Plainville Town Clerk, Carol Skultety.
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Veterans Day Celebrated in Plainville Schools

Posted November 12th 2019
Plainville Community Schools honored Veterans in a variety of Veterans Day programs throughout the school district. Click "read more" to view photographs of the day's events.
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Plainville Students Honored at 32nd Annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation

Posted November 05th 2019
Fourteen Plainville students received the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award and Certificate of Excellence at the 32nd annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation held on November 1st, during a luncheon at J. Timothy’s Restaurant.
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BOE Member Foster White Recognized By The Connecticut Association Of Boards Of Education

Posted October 22th 2019
Plainville Board of Education member Foster White has earned the CABE (Connecticut Association of Boards of Education) “Certified Board of Education Member” designation, according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage.
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Pulsera Project at PHS

Posted October 21th 2019
The Pulsera Project is a nonprofit organization that connects artists from Nicaragua and Guatemala with students throughout the United States, through the sale of colorful, hand woven bracelets, or "pulseras" in Spanish.
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Plainville High School Offers American Sign Language Course

Posted September 30th 2019
Students at Plainville High School have an additional elective course available this year, as an “American Sign Language 1” class has been added to the high school’s course selection options. Taught by Plainville resident and educator Rachel Posner, the course has been popular with high school students thus far.
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PHS Welcomes Willow!

Posted September 18th 2019
The field of animal therapy continues to expand and gain popularity as a healing modality, and Plainville High School is one of many schools, country-wide, that integrates a therapy dog within the high school building. In May, Plainville High School said goodbye to Duke, the school’s second therapy dog, who accompanied Physical Education and Health Teacher, Sarah Centore, in several classes over the past three years.
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New Plainville Adult Education Fall Classes

Posted August 28th 2019
Check out the new Plainville Adult and Continuing Education Fall 2019 Program Guide, featuring a Security Officer License Training course with Certification, eCourses for professional development, and new enrichment classes for adults!
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David Levenduski Named Assistant Superintendent For Plainville Community Schools

Posted August 23th 2019
David Levenduski, currently Supervisor of Instruction and Learning for the Meriden, Connecticut school system, has been named Assistant Superintendent for Plainville Community Schools. Levenduski will replace Steven LePage, who was recently named Superintendent of the Plainville school district.
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District Implements Student Guardian Safety System for School Busses

Posted August 12th 2019
School busses in Plainville this fall will feature an enhanced safety measure, according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage. The DATTCO busses servicing Plainville schools will now feature the Student Guardian automated stop arm enforcement system.
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New Guidelines Available for Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility

Posted August 05th 2019
Plainville Community Schools announced today its policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
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Elementary “RAMP” Program Continues To Bridge Learning Over The Summer

Posted July 31th 2019
Learning continued over the summer through the 2019 RAMP (Reading And Math Power) Program housed at Linden Street School during the month of July. This year, 44 students in kindergarten through third grade from all three Plainville elementary schools attended this annual summer program.
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School News

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Students Collaborating with Staff to Prepare for Winter

Posted November 14th 2019
Students in Mark Chase’s Transportation Technology course at Plainville High School have been assisting the school district's Facilities Department by tuning up several of the snow throwers used throughout the school district in town
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PHS Senior Receives Recognition Award

Posted November 14th 2019
Plainville High School senior Travis Lavigne have been awarded the Farmington Valley Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award for leadership service to the school...
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Motivational Speaker Chris Sandy Visits PHS

Posted November 07th 2019
On November 6th, Plainville High School juniors and seniors attended an assembly featuring motivational speaker and author Chris Sandy , from the Choices Matter organization.
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2019 PHS College Fair

Posted October 31th 2019
More than 100 colleges, universities and technical schools, together with several branches of the military, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, the Main Street Community Foundation, and CHESLA ( Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority) were in attendance at the Plainville High School College Fair held on October 25th. The College Fair is coordinated by the high school's School Counseling Department.
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PHS Hosts Dr. Sam Rhine at Annual Genetics Conference

Posted October 15th 2019
The Plainville High School Science Department recently hosted world renowned speaker Dr. Sam Rhine at the high school’s annual Genetics Conference.
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First Annual Homecoming Carnival

Posted October 10th 2019
The Plainville High School Student Council will be hosting the first annual Homecoming Carnival event on October 25th at Plainville High School from 5:00PM until halftime of the Homecoming football game.
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PHS Hosts Celebration for Seniors Who Will Play Collegiate Athletics

Posted June 27th 2019
Plainville High School hosted an “Athletic Celebration” on June 17th for seniors who will be going on to play collegiate athletics. The event was organized by Plainville Community Schools’ Athletic Director Chris Farrell. “The student athletes from the Class of 2019 are just remarkable,” said Farrell.
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2019 Breakfast of Champions

Posted June 18th 2019
The Plainville High School Physical Education Department recently hosted a Breakfast of Champions celebration for the second semester. Students who passed all four sections of the Connecticut Fitness Test were invited to the event, which was catered by Dunkin' Donuts.
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PHS Scopa Tournament

Posted February 07th 2019
The Plainville High School Italian National Honor Society, with faculty member / advisor Maria Colangelo, held a Scopa Tournament on February 4th.
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Breakfast of Champions for PHS Students

Posted January 04th 2019
The Plainville High School Physical Education Department recently held their end of the semester "Breakfast of Champions Breakfast" catered by Dunkin' Donuts. Congratulations to the 64 freshmen and 58 sophomore students who passed all four components of the CT Fitness Test.
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PHS Students Honored With "Students Rock Award"

Posted December 31th 2018
Plainville High School students Zoe Leider and Ryan Espinoza- Ortiz have been named recipients of the first semester “Students Rock Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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Plainville Boys Soccer Wins Championship

Posted December 12th 2018
The Plainville High School Boys Soccer Team was honored at the December 10th Board of Education meeting for making history, winning the Class M Championship for the first time in PHS history!
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Everyday Heroes

Posted November 13th 2019

Middle School of Plainville faculty member Melinda Buthe and Support Center Tutor Steve LeSuer, together with Louis Toffolon Elementary School staff member Lisa Santiago, were recognized as the district's Everyday Heroes for the month of November. They were honored at the November 11th Plainville Board of Education meeting.