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Teacher Michael Zaba Featured in Milken Family Foundation Article

Posted March 15th 2019
Art teacher Michael Zaba (CT ’18) goes to great lengths to tie the creative projects in his classroom to everything else his students are learning: “I love making interdisciplinary connections.” He won Connecticut’s 2018-19 Milken Educator Award at Louis Toffolon School in Plainville on January 23, 2019.
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VEX IQ Robotics State Championship

Posted March 12th 2019
The VEX IQ Robotics State Championship was held this past Saturday at the Middle School of Plainville. 54 elementary and middle school teams from throughout the state competed for eight spots that would qualify them to compete at the World VEX competition in Louisville Kentucky.
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Kindergarten Registration Information Available

Posted March 04th 2019
) Children who will be five (5) years old on or before January 1, 2020 are eligible for kindergarten (full day program) in September, 2019.
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District To Host School Business Community Partnership Breakfast Event

Posted February 19th 2019
Plainville Community Schools’ will host the first annual School Business Community Partnership breakfast event on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM in the Plainville High School Cafeteria, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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MSP To Host State VEX Robotics Tournament

Posted February 13th 2019
The Middle School of Plainville will host the 5th annual VEX IQ Robotics State Championship on March 9, 2019.  The event will feature over 50 teams from elementary and middle schools across the state.
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District Preschool Registration For The 2019-2020 School Year

Posted February 11th 2019
The Plainville Community Schools Preschool Program will begin accepting registrations on Monday, March 1, 2019 for children who reside in Plainville and will be age four (4) by December 31, 2019 and who were born between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.
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District Faculty Member Receives National Educator Award

Posted January 25th 2019
Louis Toffolon Elementary School art teacher Mike Zaba was honored as a recipient of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award on January 23rd at a surprise recognition program assembly held at Toffolon School
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Jennifer DeLorenzo Named Assistant Principal At Plainville High School

Posted January 17th 2019
)  Plainville High School Mathematics teacher and Instructional Leader Jennifer DeLorenzo, has been named an assistant principal, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. DeLorenzo replaces former Plainville High School Assistant Principal Carl Johnson, who became principal in November.
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Plainville Schools Receive Security Grant from Schaller Auto Group

Posted January 17th 2019
Plainville Community Schools recently received a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain to improve high school security. The grant was used to purchase 23 additional security cameras at Plainville High School. The grant was funded by the Schaller Auto group.
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New Spring Programs From Plainville Adult Education

Posted January 15th 2019
Plainville Adult and Continuing Education will offer programming, free of cost, this spring in a variety of areas
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PHS Students Connect with Peers Across the Globe

Posted December 24th 2018
Students in Kristi Naka’s Spanish classes at Plainville High School are connecting with peers across the globe through two unique hands on classroom projects this year
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Holiday Gifts from Plainville Adult Education

Posted December 21th 2018
Plainville Adult and Continuing Education students collected holiday gifts to benefit Victorian Gardens, a local Residential Care Home for Adults in Plainville.
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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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Jets High School Marketing and Business Event

Posted November 30th 2018
Plainville High School students in the Marketing and Entrepreneurship classes recently attended the Jets High School Marketing and Business Day event with faculty members Trevira Boatright and Steven Michaud at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The group received a behind the scenes tour of the facility, learned about the transition of changing the stadium from one team to the other for the Jets and Giants, and attended multiple workshops focused on marketing, accounting, and broadcasting.
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PHS Hosts STEM and Manufacturing Career Panel

Posted November 30th 2018
Plainville High School hosted a “STEM & Manufacturing Career Panel” event for students on November 28th. The program was coordinated through the district’s School Business Community Partnership Program and featured speakers from Trumpf, Manafort Brothers, Fluid Control Solutions, ACME Monaco, DATTCO, and Tunxis Community College.
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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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Everyday Heroes

Posted March 18th 2019

Plainville Community Schools Director of Community Relations Lynn Davis was recognized as the district's Everyday Hero for the month of March. Davis was nominated by Plainville High School Custodian Michael Turcotte, Sr. She was honored at the March 11th Plainville Board of Education meeting.