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Snow People for Plainville Seniors

Posted November 16th 2018
Each year, the Plainville High School's Italian National Honor Society's philanthropy project centers around the Plainville Senior Center. This year, the student members designed and created “snow people” out of clay pots.
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New Visitor Management System Enhances District Security

Posted November 15th 2018
Plainville Community Schools will soon have an additional security measure in place with the installation of the Raptor visitor management system in all five Plainville schools.
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Veterans Day at Plainville Community Schools

Posted November 12th 2018
Plainville Community Schools held a number of activities and programs across the school district on November 10th, to honor and recognize veterans.
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"Operation Sweaters for Veterans!" at MSP

Posted November 12th 2018
The Middle School of Plainville Health Classes, led by faculty members Cindy Birdsall and Melanie Olmstead, sponsored "Operation Sweaters for Veterans!" Gently used coats, gloves and hats were collected.
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Plainville Students Honored At 31st Annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation

Posted November 09th 2018
Twelve Plainville students received the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award and Certificate of Excellence at the 31st annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation held on November 7th, during a luncheon at J. Timothy’s Restaurant.
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School Based Behavioral Health Clinics Available Through Partnership With Wheeler Clinic

Posted November 06th 2018
The Fall can be stressful for students (and parents!). Through a partnership with Wheeler Clinic, new school-based behavioral health clinics at The Middle School of Plainville and Linden Street School can help students and families address behavioral health challenges that may negatively impact their academic performance.
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Carl Johnson Named Principal At Plainville High School

Posted November 05th 2018
Carl Johnson, former Assistant Principal at Plainville High School, has been named Principal, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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Local Company Brings Linden Street School’s Eco-Friendly Greenhouse Dream To Life

Posted November 02th 2018
The courtyard at Linden Street School now shines a little brighter thanks to the support, talent and generosity of School / Business / Community partner Gary Fett, owner of Fluid Control Solutions, a Plainville manufacturer, together with his colleagues, who designed, built and donated an eco-frendly greenhouse for the space at Linden
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Halloween Costumes for Charity

Posted October 31th 2018
Middle School of Plainville faculty and staff donned costumes for their annual "Costumes for Charity" event on Halloween. Students vote with "donations" on their favorite costumes and donations are given to the Plainville Community Food Pantry.
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Plainville District Safety Forum

Posted October 24th 2018
Plainville Community Schools hosted a safety forum for parents and the community on Wednesday, September 26th, from 6:30PM-8:00PM in the Mel Perry Auditorium at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way
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CCSU Literacy Night at Linden School

Posted October 17th 2018
The Linden Street School community partnered with Central Connecticut State University's Dr. Lynda Valerie, Professor of Literacy, Elementary, & Early Childhood Education, and the Elementary Reading and Language Arts Department faculty and students to host the first annual CCSU Literacy Night at Linden on October 11th.
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Plainville Community Fund Supports "Go Kid Go" Program

Posted October 05th 2018
A $2,500 grant from the Plainville Community Fund at Main Street Community Foundation will support the new “Go Kid Go” program, a collaborative initiative to help students with special needs in Plainville schools, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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School News

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PHS Crash Investigation Class Held

Posted October 29th 2018
On October 18th, Plainville High School SRO (School Resource Officer) Jessica Martins, Plainville Police Detective Jamie Fenn, and retired Thomaston Police Department Officer Susan Graham served as guest speakers in Plainville High School faculty member Jeff Robert’s UCONN Early College Experience Physics classes
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Entrepreneuring Field Trip

Posted October 26th 2018
Plainville High School students in Trevira Boatright’s Entrepreneurship class attended a field trip to an entrepreneurial incubator, The Garage, in Hamden, Connecticut on October 18th.
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PHS College Fair

Posted October 25th 2018
More than 110 colleges, universities and technical schools, together with several branches of the military, and two local foundations were in attendance at the Plainville High School College Fair held on October 19th!
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Biology Lab at Sessions Woods

Posted October 19th 2018
On Saturday, September 29th, 28 Plainville High School students enrolled in the school’s Early College Experience UConn Biology course, together with Plainville High School science teacher John Girard, participated in a half day “lab” experience at Sessions Woods in Burlington, Connecticut.
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Gubernatorial Candidate Visits PHS

Posted August 10th 2018
Republican primary gubernatorial candidate David Stemerman paid a visit to Plainville High School on August 9th. Stemerman, who met with Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett and several Plainville Board of Education members, toured the high school’s STEM, Communications, Automotive and Construction Labs lead by Plainville High School faculty member, David Gaignard.
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PHS Hosts Guest Speaker

Posted May 25th 2018
Financial Planner and Plainville High School alumnus, Angleo Pietri, was a guest speaker in Plainville High School faculty member Brian Edge's Persona Finance and Financial Literacy classes on May 21st. Angelo's interactive discussion stressed key concepts that allow young adults to become financially independent.
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PHS SEAPERCH 2018

Posted April 02th 2018
Plainville High School students in faculty members Mark Chase and David Gaignard’s STEM and Engineering classes recently competed in the annual SEAPERCH competition hosted at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut.
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PHS Digital Devils win FIRST Robotics district event

Posted March 12th 2018
The Plainville High School Digital Devils FIRST Robotics Team competed at Wilby High School in Waterbury ​this past weekend.
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PHS Students Rock Award Winners

Posted January 10th 2018
Plainville High School students Elona Tanski and Sergio Zaldivar have been named recipients of the high school’s Students Rock Award for Semester 1
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Everyday Heroes

Posted November 15th 2018

Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School faculty member Cheryl Michaud and Plainville High School Paraprofessional Michele Morel-Tavernier were recognized as the district's Everyday Heroes for the month of November. They were honored at the November 12th Plainville Board of Education meeting. In photo: Plainville High School faculty member Maria Colangelo, Michele Morel-Tavernier, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, and Plainville Board of Education Chair Deb Hardy.