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PHS Students Honored with "Students Rock" Award

Posted May 20th 2019
Plainville High School students JoAnna Salmon and Michael Torres have been named recipients of the second semester “Students Rock Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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Steven LePage Named Superintendent for Plainville Community Schools

Posted May 16th 2019
Steven LePage, currently assistant superintendent of Plainville Community Schools, has been named superintendent, effective July 1st. LePage will replace Dr. Maureen Brummett, who was recently named superintendent of the Newington, Connecticut school system, where she will begin on July 1st.
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7th Annual Senior Citizen Prom Held at PHS

Posted May 02th 2019
The Plainville High School's Interact Club (the youth branch of the local Rotary Club in Plainville) recently hosted the 7th annual Senior Citizen Prom in the school's cafeteria.
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Yale University Center for Emotional Intelligence Director Addresses District Staff

Posted May 01th 2019
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., the Founding Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor at the Yale School of Medicine at Yale University visited the Middle School of Plainville on April 24th, to provide an interactive presentation to district faculty members and administrators about his systemic, evidence based approach to social and emotional learning program known as “RULER.” RULER stands for Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions.
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Plainville Community Schools to Host Superintendent’s Update And Informational Showcase

Posted April 15th 2019
Plainville Community Schools will host a “Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase” on Monday, April 29, 2019. The program will be held from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM in the Plainville High School’s cafeterias, 47 Robert Holcomb Way.
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"Tissues for Teachers" Drive

Posted April 09th 2019
Big Y of Plainville recently held a "Tissues for Teachers" drive, collecting over 200 boxes of tissues donated in the Big Y store by customers to supplement supplies for Plainville schools.
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Annual Mentor Fun Night held at PHS

Posted April 01th 2019
The Plainville Community Schools volunteer mentors and their student mentees enjoyed the annual "Mentor Fun Night" event with a "LegOlympics" themed program held at Plainville High School on March 18th.
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MSP Robotics Teams Excel At State Championship

Posted March 29th 2019
The VEX IQ Robotics State Championship was held on March 9th 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 in April.
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CABE "Day on the Hill" event Attended by PCS Administration

Posted March 29th 2019
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, Plainville Board of Education members Foster White, Becky Tyrrell, and Crystal St. Lawrence, and Plainville Board of Education student representatives Allie Chambrello and Maddie Lund attended the annual Connecticut Association of Boards of Education “CABE Day on the Hill” event in Hartford, Connecticut
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District Custodian Wins “Champions Of Clean” Award

Posted March 28th 2019
Plainville Community Schools’ Custodian Greg Masse is one of two winners of the national Champions of Clean Contest sponsored by Clorox. Masse was nominated by Facilities Department Office Professional, Sandy Bouchard.
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Dale Neyra Named United Way Youth Award Winner

Posted March 21th 2019
Middle School of Plainville student Dale Neyra has been selected to receive the United Way of West Central Connecticut’s “Youth Live United Award” for Plainville, according to United Way’s President, Donna Osuch.
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National Music Month at Plainville Schools

Posted March 20th 2019
March is National Music in our Schools Month. To start the month of music-making, Linden Street School and Louis Toffolon Elementary School invited families to attend music classes with their children.
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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 April 17th 2019

Middle School of Plainville School Counselor Denise Grodzicki and Middle School of Plainville Nurse Sandi Capodice were recognized as the district's Everyday Heroes for the month of April. Both were honored at the April 15th Plainville Board of Education meeting. Plainville Board of Education Chair, Deb Hardy, Denise Grodzicki and Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett are currently pictured