Category: schools

Thanks for the memories…

Dr. Maureen Brummett, right, shares a moment with her husband, Gary Brummett, during a farewell ceremony at Plainville High School last Tuesday. The event celebrated the former superintendent of schools and her 20 years of service to the community. Brummett…

Plainville High School officials announce the Class of 2019

Plainville school officials announced the list of 185 graduating students from Plainville High School’s Class of 2019: Kanyon Lawrence Adams; Alzahraa Alhameedawi; John Christofer Allen; Sebastian Andres Anton; Natalie Anna Anusz; and Lia Adrienne Coronado Arroyo. Jason Tyler Badorek; Caitlin…

Plainville students showcased at scholarship dinner

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation handed out over 120 scholarships at the 2019 annual scholarship reception to students in the towns they service: Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. MSCF administers scholarship funds on…

Graduation planned for June 18

Plainville High School’s class of 2019 graduation ceremony is planned for Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at Tinty Stadium next to the school. If there is inclement weather, graduation will take place in the Wood Gymnasium and streamed for…

Plainville sings the National Anthem

On Sunday, May 19, a group of 35 students representing all Plainville elementary schools performed the National Anthem at the NCAA lacrosse tournament quarterfinal game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The event was televised nationally on ESPN U, and…

Go to the head of the Class: Plainville’s valedictorian and salutatorian

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville High School’s Class of 2019 top two students are just about ready to leave their time in Plainville schools behind and venture off to higher education. Valedictorian Rachel Parsons and salutatorian Daniel Szymula look…

iHEART guest readers

On May 3, Linden Street School welcomed parents, community members, local legislators, board of education members, district administration and staff for their annual “ iHEART guest readers” event during national children’s book week. Guest readers visited classrooms throughout the school.…

PHS presents 2019 ‘students rock’ awards

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER What happens when a student becomes known for their contributions between classes? How do schools recognize those students that energize the school community and bring the best out of their classmates? Do they get recognized?…

Farewell reception for Brummett on June 11

Plainville Community Schools will hold a farewell reception for Dr. Maureen Brummett on Tuesday, June 11. The outgoing superintendent of schools will be leaving the Plainville school district in July for her new position in the Newington school system. The…

Man’s best friend in therapy

In honor of National Therapy Day on April 30, students in the reading partners program at Linden Street School welcomed Reese, center, a therapy dog, along with Liz Deakin (fifth from the left in back), the school district’s volunteer mentor…