Category: schools

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…

Main Street Community Foundation hosts annual scholarship reception

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Local recipients of scholarships had a chance to meet the people who offer the scholarships at the annual ccholarship reception offered by the Main Street Foundation last Wednesday. Susan Sadecki, CEO and president of the…

Online business courses offered by Tunxis

Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting”…

What’s New at the Plainville Public Library Children’s Department

By Ericka Bajrami, Head of Children’s Services Our summer readers are flooding into the library and we’re ready for them. As kids sign up for our summer reading program they’ll be looking for some reading recommendations. Please don’t hesitate to…

Hit the canoes

The Plainville High School Physical Education Department recently took 40 high school students on a day trip canoeing down the Farmington River. The students were eligible to attend the trip after completing a rigorous, eight-week canoe course in their Physical…