Tag: Dr. Maureen Brummett

Middle School recognizes everyday heroes

Middle School of Plainville School recognized April’s Everyday Heroes for the district. Middle school counselor Denise Grodzicki and middle school nurse Sandi Capodice were recognized at the April 15 Plainville Board of Education meeting.

Schools to host community partnership breakfast on March 13

Plainville Community Schools will host a school business community partnership breakfast event on Wednesday, March 13 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Plainville High School cafeteria. According to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, officials hope to make this…

Wheeler nurse is ‘Everyday Hero’

Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School nurse Julie Simard was recognized as the district’s Everyday Hero for the month of January. She was honored at the Jan. 14 board of education meeting. From left, BOE chair Deb Hardy, Wheeler School principal…

Council discusses town budget, school budget, and library

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER On Thursday, March 7, the Plainville Town Council will hear from residents during a public hearing regarding the town manager’s proposed budget. The decision was approved unanimously at the council’s Feb. 19 meeting. The public hearing…

Petit speaks out against regional school districts

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER In a public Facebook post to his official State Representative page, Rep. William Petit Jr. (R-22) said transportation costs associated with bussing students further than just a few blocks away could be “quite expensive.” The Plainville…

BOE approves budget; 3 percent increase

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER At the Monday, Feb. 11, meeting of the Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett updated the board regarding the fiscal year 2019-20 budget, proposing a 3 percent increase over the current year. With the increase,…

Officials discuss a decade of growth in Plainville budgets

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Town Council and Board of Education members heard a presentation from Town Manager Robert Lee and Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett on the history and future of Plainville’s budget. Both presentations took a big-picture view of…

Superintendent discusses ThoughtExchange survey

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett shared the results of a community wide survey during the Plainville Board of Education meeting held on Monday, Dec. 10. In October, Plainville Community Schools launched a ThoughtExchange survey, asking Plainville community…

Plainville High students learn about careers

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Plainville High School hosted the seventh annual Career Day on Friday, Nov. 30, which featured 60 presenters. Superintendent Dr. Maureen Brummett extended thanks to all of the presenters, who she said “collectively represent a wide…