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PHS Signage!

Posted August 17th 2021
Plainville High School is getting ready for the new school year, including some new signage along the front of the school on Robert Holcomb Way.
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New Assistant Principal Named at the Middle School of Plainville

Posted August 11th 2021
Ryan Cornelius, former educator in the New Britain, Connecticut public school district, has been named Assistant Principal at the Middle School of Plainville, according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage. Cornelius will replace former Assistant Principal Aimee Roberts, who was recently named Principal of the Middle School of Plainville.
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Plainville Community Schools Partners With Care Solace To Provide Mental Health Support Services For District Families And Staff

Posted July 29th 2021
Plainville Community Schools is partnering with a new mental health support resource, Care Solace, according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage.
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Board / School District Recognized For Excellence In Leadership And Communication

Posted July 23th 2021
The Plainville school district has been recognized with several awards from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage.
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Catapults at MSP!

Posted July 22th 2021
As part of the Middle School of Plainville’s summer learning program, students were recently tasked with building a catapult after experimenting with water balloon launches. The students spent two weeks creating working catapults from lumber using saws, vices, and other traditional tools.
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STEM in Action This Summer at MSP!

Posted July 16th 2021
Students in the Middle School of Plainville's RAMP Summer Program recently brought their learning to life through a "water balloon launch lab" - honing their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills while keeping cool on a hot summer day!
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PCS Summer Meals Program

Posted June 30th 2021
The Plainville Community Schools Dining Services Department is offering a “Grab and Go” meals program for families this summer, according to Director of Food Services, Ashley Onion.
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Camp Invention!

Posted June 30th 2021
In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), Plainville Community Schools was pleased to offer the nationally acclaimed Camp Invention® program in June to children entering grade 5 for the 2021/2022 school year.
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District Retirees Honored

Posted June 15th 2021
At their June 14th meeting, the Plainville Board of Education recognized the individuals who will retire this year for their many years of service to Plainville Community Schools.
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School District Names Cindi Giantonio Teacher of the Year

Posted June 15th 2021
Plainville Community Schools has named Plainville Community Schools Library Information Teacher Cindi Giantonio as the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year. Giantonio was nominated by district colleagues Erica Kriscenski and Alexandra Hurlock.
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PHS Students Honored with “Student Rocks Award”

Posted June 03th 2021
Plainville High School students Katherine Gibson and Kyle Voisine have been named recipients of the second semester “Student Rocks Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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Go Kid Go Program Continues To Support Local Students In Need With Steps & Benches!

Posted May 06th 2021
Thanks to the hard work and dedication of a group of Middle School of Plainville students and Technology Education faculty member Camille Westfall, the district’s Go Kid Go program once again served as the backdrop for meeting the needs of Plainville students through hands-on learning and giving back!
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School News

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PHS Students Complete Bicycle Repairs

Posted January 16th 2020
Students in Mark Chase’s Transportation Technology classes have successfully completed another batch of bicycles that they have been working on.
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PHS Physical Education Department hosts Breakfast of Champions

Posted December 27th 2019
The Plainville High School Physical Education Department hosted the "Breakfast of Champions" on December 20th for PHS students who passed all four sections of the Connecticut Fitness Exam.
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"Take A Whack for Interact" Event A Big Success

Posted December 03th 2019
The Plainville High School Interact Club’s “Take A Whack for Interact” fundraiser event was a big success this year.
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PHS Hosts 8th Annual Career Day

Posted November 27th 2019
Plainville High School hosted the 8th annual Career Day program for students on November 22nd.
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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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April Portrait Pioneers

The Plainville Community Schools’ “Portrait Pioneers” award winners for the month of April were recognized at the April 19th Plainville Board of Education meeting. Director of Human Resources Stacy Buden and School Nurse Consultant & COVID-19 Health and Safety Compliance Liaison Julie Simard were the latest recipients of this award established to recognize school district staff members who exemplify and model the characteristics of the district’s Portrait of the Graduate framework, which include being: Mindful, Resilient, Communicative, Innovative and Collaborative. School district employees may be nominated for this award by colleagues, students, parents, or community members.