Category: schools

Tunxis to hold ‘Super Saturday’ registration on Aug. 5

Tunxis Community College will hold a “Super Saturday” on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Founders Hall. The annual event is designed to help new and continuing students apply and register for the fall semester. Super Saturday…

School retirees celebrated

Plainville Community Schools’ celebrated a group of 2017 retirees at the Plainville Board of Education meeting on June 12th. The faculty and staff members were recognized and honored for their many years of service and contributions to the school district.

Everyday Heroes recognized

Two Everyday Heroes were recognized at the June 12 Plainville Board of Education meeting. Middle School of Plainville eighth grader Lexi Charbonneau, nominated by Middle School of Plainville staff members Steve Leseur and Carol Von Achen, and Plainville High School Culinary Arts teacher Al Lesage, nominated by Plainvile High School parent Sheri Ryan were honored for making a difference in the lives of others.

Plainville Board of Education Chair Andrea Saunders, Sheri Ryan, Robert Ryan, Al Lesage and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett.

Carl Von Achen, Steve Leseur, Deborah Zinzalet, Lexi Charbonneau, Justin Misluk, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, and Plainville Board of Education Chair Andrea Saunders.

Preschool program expands to 5 days, full-days

The Plainville Community Preschool Program, now in its third year, will expand to a five day / full day model for the 2017-18 school year. Currently the program serves more than 100 four year olds in seven full day sessions,…

Rep. Petit reads at Toffolon

PLAINVILLE –On Friday, March 3, State Representative William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) paid a visit to Toffolon Elementary School in Plainville to participate in their reading program, “One Book, One Community.” As national celebrations took place to honor Dr. Seuss’…

Students perform Arthur Miller play this month

Plainville High School will present the play ‘All My Sons’ by Arthur Miller.  Performances will take place on the stage of the Mel Perry Auditorium on March 16, 17, and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and March 18 at 2 p.m.…

Tunxis offers accelerated courses for winter session

Tunxis Community College in Farmington is offering accelerated credit courses during a Winter Session which runs December 28-January 13. Registration is currently under way and will be accepted through Dec. 28, prior to the student’s first scheduled class. Three-credit courses…

Plainville girls mind their options

Eighteen eighth grade girls from the Middle School of Plainville, together with faculty members Camille Westfall and Adam Murphy attended the ‘Multiply Your Options’ program at the University of Connecticut School of Engineering on Oct. 6. MYO is a one-day…

St. Paul Catholic to kick off 50th anniversary celebration on Sept. 17

It’s been almost one half century since the St. Paul Catholic High School yearbook championed their first graduating class.  “They conceived a school… in a breakthrough of thought…,” reads the 1970 Kaleidoscope, “minds opened as the ground broke… and spirit grew.”…

Bees fall in rubber match to Skeeters

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not breakthrough with the big hit, dropping the rubber match of their series vs. the Skeeters 4-2. The Game Changed When…: the Skeeters mounted a two out rally in the…