Category: schools

Groups organize a back-to-school backpack program

Former Supt. 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…

Toffolon custodian named as a 2019 Champion of Clean

CloroxPro recently announced the winners of the first-ever Champions of Clean contest, created as a way to celebrate commercial cleaning professionals who are on the front lines of cold, flu, and norovirus season, and put it all on the line…

Breakfast of champions

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.

Roxy steals the show

Teresa Pelham, author of “Roxy’s Forever Home,” “Roxy and Her Annoying Little Brother,” “Stuey,” and “Stuey & Veronica,” visited Linden Street School in June. Students were excited to meet the author and hear her read her stories, but it was…

Robotics team earns grant

The Middle School of Plainville robotics program, led by faculty members Camille Westfall and Laurel Schwartz, accept a recent grant from the Plainville Community Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation on June 7.

Pour étudier le commerce

The French Businessmen Association handed out five $2,000 scholarships to high school graduates of French descent. From the left, President Michael Simard, Jacobi Bouchard (Bristol Eastern High School), Caitlyn Barker ( Plainville High School), Jonathan Letourneau ( Bristol Eastern High…

Schools recognize volunteers at annual dinner

More than 100 school volunteers, Board of Education members, administrators and staff converged on Plainville High School on May 22 for the annual volunteer recognition dinner and awards program. The event provided school officials an opportunity to thank Plainville’s school…

Officials honor 7 graduates of adult education program

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The 2019 Plainville adult education graduation ceremony celebrated the achievements of five graduating students along with the accomplishments and dedication of several adult students in the continuing education program on June 12. Diplomas were awarded…