Category: schools

CABE Day on the Hill

Plainville Board of Education student representatives Allie Chambrello and Maddie Lund joined superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett, and BOE mnembers Foster White, Becky Tyrrell, and Crystal St. Lawrence at the annual Connecticut Association of Boards of Education “CABE Day on the…

Plainville athletes shine at hoops tourney

Plainville’s Matthew Schnaufer scores a basket during the Unified Sports basketball tournament at Southington High School last Tuesday. Middle school and high school teams from Plainville, Meriden, Southington, and Wolcott showcased the wide range of basketball talent from their special…

Toffolon school celebrates 50 years on April 26

The Louis Toffolon Elementary School community will host an open house event on Friday, April 26 in celebration of its 50th anniversary, according to Toffolon Principal Lynn Logoyke. “Over the years at Toffolon, you cannot help but notice that it…

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…