Category: schools

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…

High school students in forensics class meet with detectives

Plainville High School students in Jill Miller’s Forensics classes recently had a visit from two guest speakers. Detective David Posadas from the Plainville Police Department and FBI Special Agent Marc LaFrance shared their respective experience with the students in the…

Governor Scholar honored at BOE meeting

    Plainville High School Junior Brandon Mello was honored at the May 9 Plainville Board of Education meeting for receiving the 2016 Governor’s Scholar Award for overall academic achievement. The purpose of the program is to recognize academically talented…

High schoolers provide seniors a prom to remember

The cafeteria at Plainville High School was transformed with a “casino night” theme on the evening of April 28 where close to 100 senior citizens joined high school student members of the school’s Interact Club and their advisors for the…

School’s Thoughtexchange program to begin May 17

The “Star” phase of the Plainville Community Schools Thoughtexchange information gathering initiative will begin on May 17 and run through May 31, said Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett in a press release. The school district partnered with Thoughtexchange, an…