Category: schools

Tacky, tacky, tacky

The students and staff at the Middle School of Plainville recently donned ‘tacky apparel’ for a great cause. The Art Club, and teacher advisers Laura Meehan and Lori Vigue, sponsored ‘Tacky Sweater Day.’” Students and staff made a donation to…

Robotics teams compete

Five teams from the Middle School of Plainville recently competed at the first VEX IQ event of the season, held at South Windsor High School. Team Brain Bots – – Nathan Masco, Aiden Payne, and Chris Brojek, took home trophies…

PHS students learn about career options

Plainville High School recently hosted the 4th annual Career Day program for students. More than 40 speakers participated in the program including representatives from a variety of career fields such as engineering, graphic design, culinary, computer programming and more. Many…

Legislators Martin, Boukus visit Family Resource Network

State Senator Henri Martin and State Representative Betty Boukus attended a “Thanks for Giving” event at Plainville Family Resource Network on Nov. 10. The room was filled with children, families, school administration, and faculty who expressed their thankfulness that Linden…

Wheeler learns about fire safety

Plainville Fire Marshal Larry Sutherland recently visited Frank T. Wheeler Elementary school’s first graders to talk about fire safety and when to use 911. Students learned about checking home detectors, crawling low under smoke and to stop, drop and roll…

Female students learn how to ‘multiply’ their options

Middle School of Plainville technology teachers Kim Coyle and Camille Westfall, together with 21 seventh and eighth grade girls, recently attended the “Multiply Your Options” (MYO) one-day program at the UCONN School of Engineering. MYO is a one-day conference for…

Lincoln College of NE announces Dental Hygiene program

Lincoln College of New England, formerly Briarwood College, is now accepting students for the fall semester in their brand new bachelor of science program for dental hygiene. Registration is underway at the admissions office at 2279 Mount Vernon Rd. in…

Main Street Community Foundation awards scholarships

Main Street Community Foundation has awarded $146,000 in scholarships to a group of over 120 students at varying levels of their academic careers from the towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott as well as other communities. The…