Category: schools

Schools seeking community feedback via web

Plainville Community Schools is seeking community feedback regarding the school district and will utilize a short, simple, web based information gathering tool, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett. The school district has partnered with Thoughtexchange, an engagement design…

Students watch nomination of Supreme Court judge

As part of the White House.gov live stream, on March 16, fifth grade students from Louis Toffolon Elementary School watched the live historical nomination of Federal Judge Merrick Garland as a Supreme Court justice by President Barack Obama. As part…

‘Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase’ April 20

Plainville Community Schools will host a “Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase” on Wednesday, April 20. The program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Plainville High School Cafeteria, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. The event will feature information…

Preschool program seeking children who be 4 by Jan. 1

The Plainville Community Schools’ Preschool Program is continuing to expand and seeking Plainville students who will be age 4 by Jan. 1, 2017. The program will run four half-days per week, Tuesday through Friday, and will be offered at each…

Staffer named ‘Super Librarian’ by author

Middle School of Plainville Library Information Teacher Joyce Lynch has been named a “Super Librarian” by author Tim Green. Nutmeg nominated author and former NFL Atlanta Falcon Tim Green visited the Middle School of Plainville earlier this year, marking his…

Robotics teams going to world championships

. The Middle School of Plainville’s teams once again earned big wins at the competition where two of the school’s nine VEX teams won the opportunity to compete in the VEX Robotics World Championships, on April 20 to 23, in…

The royalty of Plainville High

The annual Mr. PHS contest, a fund raiser for Plainville High School’s Project Graduation for seniors, was held last Thursday at the school. First place went to Joseph Chacho; second place went to Daniel Costantini; and third place went to…

Meet and greet with a musher

Plainville resident and dog sled runner, Joan Kaczmarczyk, recently visited the Middle School of Plainville to speak with sixth graders about the care and training of sled dogs and the sport of racing. Students recently completed a unit of study…

High school art students honored

Five Plainville High School students were recently selected to receive honors in the  2016 Annual Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards program, in the areas of drawing, ceramics, and painting. The artwork was recently on exhibit at the Silpe Gallery, located on…

Register for kindergarten

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Jan. 1 are eligible for kindergarten, full day program, in September 2016. To obtain materials for kindergarten registration, please contact one of the following elementary schools, beginning March 1, 2016,…