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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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Reading and Math Power Program at Linden School

Posted July 11th 2019
Plainville students in the RAMP (Reading and Math Power) Program held at Linden Street School this July, recently enjoyed a visit from new Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage. Approximately 45 students in kindergarten through grade 3 are participating in the summer learning program.
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Elementary School Students Participate in Summer Robotics And Engineering Camp

Posted July 03th 2019
Thanks to a grant from the Jamie Garfield ’00 Grant Program through the Kingswood Oxford School, and the work of Kingswood Oxford student Ella Schwartz, a no-cost Robotics and Engineering Camp was offered to 20 elementary age Plainville students in June. The day camp, which ran from June 24-28 at the Middle School of Plainville provided the venue and opportunity for participants to work on engineering challenges and build robots to learn about communication and cooperation.
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Local Groups Organize Back to School “Backpack Program” for Those in Need

Posted July 01th 2019
Former Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, Assistant Town Manager Shirley Osle, and Plainville Community Food Pantry Executive Director Susie Woerz, together with the United Way of West Central Connecticut and the Plainville Rotary Club, have organized a back to school "Backpack Program" for Plainville Community School District students in need, for the 2019-20 school year.
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PCS Retirees Honored

Posted June 19th 2019
At their June 10th meeting, the Plainville Board of Education recognized the following individuals who will retire this year for their many years of service to Plainville Community Schools...
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Marilyn Speranza Named Teacher of the Year!

Posted June 14th 2019
Plainville Community Schools has named Linden Street School music teacher Marilyn Speranza the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year. Speranza was nominated by Linden colleague Michael Boncimino.
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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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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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Everyday Heroes

Posted October 16th 2019

Louis Toffolon Elementary School Principal Lynn Logoyke, and Toffolon School faculty member Norma Olson-Bartley were recognized as the district's Everyday Heroes for the month of October. Both were honored at the October 15th Plainville Board of Education meeting.