Category: schools

Kristen’s Kloset kicks off prom shopping

The Southington community is once again coming together to support “Kristen’s Kloset,” the prom program sponsored by Southington youth services (SYS). Kristen’s Kloset is named to honor the memory of Kristen Warner, a middle school student who died in a…

Tunxis students inducted into business honor society

FARMINGTON—The Delta Beta chapter of Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) honor society at Tunxis Community College inducted 23 business students and honorary members during a ceremony at Tunxis on Nov. 16. The following Bristol students were among the list of inductees:…

Superintendent discusses ThoughtExchange survey

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett shared the results of a community wide survey during the Plainville Board of Education meeting held on Monday, Dec. 10. In October, Plainville Community Schools launched a ThoughtExchange survey, asking Plainville community…

Students learn about manufacturing, STEM

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School hosted a STEM and manufacturing panel so interested students could hear first-hand information from several companies and workers in the field. This event was part of the Schools Community Business Partnership model, developed…

Eight seniors lead way for PHS boys

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Plainville boys basketball head coach Jim DiNello had the Blue Devils within one game of securing a spot in the state tournament three years ago and then the bottom fell out. The last two seasons have…

MSP auditorium scrutinized by BOE

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Middle School of Plainville music teacher Todd Helming took members of the Board of Education on a tour of the MSP auditorium during a special meeting held on Tuesday, Dec. 4. As of this meeting, the…

Plainville High students learn about careers

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School hosted the seventh annual Career Day on Friday, Nov. 30, which featured 60 presenters. Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett extended thanks to all of the presenters, who she said “collectively represent a wide…

BOE gets updates on safety and professional development

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education met on Monday, Nov. 12, and heard updates on school safety and professional development, and projects and events from around town. Rosa Perez, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment for…

Project Graduation seeking volunteers

Plainville High School Project Graduation is beginning to gather names of volunteers who are able to help decorate the Wheeler YMCA the day before graduation, Tuesday, June 19), the day of Wednesday, June 20, and workers for the night of…