Category: schools

Robotics club visits the capitol

The Middle School of Plainville robotics teams attended the student manufacturers connection fair at the state capitol on April 24. Above, Students and faculty gathered with Sen. Henri Martin.

Toffolon 5th grader wins for essay at the symphony

All Plainville Community Schools’ fifth grade classes attended the annual children’s concert presented by the New Britain Symphony on Wednesday, April 3. The concert also included a poster and essay contest with the theme “What Music Means to Me,” and…

Middle School recognizes everyday heroes

Middle School of Plainville School recognized April’s Everyday Heroes for the district. Middle school counselor Denise Grodzicki and middle school nurse Sandi Capodice were recognized at the April 15 Plainville Board of Education meeting.

Blue Devils student-athletes honored

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Connecticut high school scholar athletes were honored on Sunday at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Two student-athletes were selected by each of the 173 state schools, and Plainville’s representatives were Cole McNamara and Rachel…

Superintendent of schools leaving for Newington position

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett announced that she will be leaving Plainville Community Schools after over 20 years of service in various roles. Brummett has accepted the superintendent position in her hometown of…

Mr. Plainville High School 2019

Daniel Szymula, center, was recently crowned Mr. Plainville High School 2019 during a Plainville High School Project Graduation fundraising show at the Plainville YMCA. the annual show featured senior male students, accompanied by senior Black Dress Girls. Szymula is flanked…

Happy birthday to Toffolon school: Elementary school turns 50

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER After strolling down a photographic memory lane, visitors to Louis Toffolon Elementary School were treated to a performance by the Toffolon fifth grade jazz band, who played renditions of popular songs from the past 50 years,…

Mesopotamia tales

Professional Storyteller Tom Lee visited the Middle School of Plainville on March 26th to support the sixth grade study of Mesopotamia. Lee began the visit with a presentation to the entire sixth grade on the Epic of Gilgamesh, a story…

Custodian wins ‘Champions of Clean’ contest

Plainville Community Schools’ Custodian Greg Masse was named as one of two national winners of the “Champions of Clean” contest. The award, sponsored by Clorox, recognizes professionals and facilities managers who go “above and beyond” to create clean and healthy…

Plainville student to be honored by United Way

Middle School of Plainville student  Dale Neyra has been selected to receive the United Way of West Central Connecticut’s “Youth Live United Award” for Plainville, according to United Way’s President, Donna Osuch. Each year during the United Way of West…