Category: schools

BOE special meeting; talk continues about member’s Twitter post

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER A special meeting of the Plainville Board of Education was held on Monday, Mar. 11, to discuss “the performance of a board member.” According to Superintendent Maureen Brummett, the meeting was held in executive session…

Plainville schools host community breakfast

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville Community Schools thanked and honored their partners throughout the community by hosting a school-business-community partnership breakfast on Wednesday, Mar. 13, at Plainville High School. Organizers promoted the breakfast, hoping it becomes an annual event. “We…

MSP art club celebrates Valentine’s Day

The Middle School of Plainville Art Club celebrated Valentine’s Day by crafting ceramic hearts. The students then donated their creations to the residents of the Apple Rehab Facility in Plainville, 269 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Front, from left, Destiny Brookins, Alicia…

Plainville hosts robotics challenge

Plainville Middle School hosted the Vex Robotics competition last Saturday. Students from Annie E Vinton School (Mansfield) far left named Quinn and Jimmy, and CT STEM Academy students on right Dylan and Aaron worked together with their robots in this…

Read Across America

Dr. Suess was the theme on March 1 as Plainville schools celebrated Read Across America. The annual event welcomes guest readers, along with arts and crafts celebrating reading. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

Blue Devil cheerleaders win the state title

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER When it comes to co-ed competitive cheerleading, there was no one better than Plainville at the co-ed competitive cheerleading state championship meet. On Sunday, the Blue Devils were crowned as the state’s top squad. The…

Kindergarten registration is underway

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1, 2020 are eligible for kindergarten (full day program) in September 2019. To obtain materials for kindergarten registration, please contact one of the following elementary schools, between the hours…

Schools to host community partnership breakfast on March 13

Plainville Community Schools will host a school business community partnership breakfast event on Wednesday, March 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Plainville High School cafeteria. According to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, officials hope to make this…

Wheeler nurse is ‘Everyday Hero’

Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School nurse Julie Simard was recognized as the district’s Everyday Hero for the month of January. She was honored at the Jan. 14 board of education meeting. From left, BOE chair Deb Hardy, Wheeler School principal…

Preschool registration begins on March 1

The Plainville Community Schools preschool program will begin accepting registrations on Monday, March 1 for children who reside in Plainville and will be age four by Dec. 31 of this year. Students born between Jan. 1, 2015 and Dec. 31,…