Tag: Maureen Brummett

Groups organize a back-to-school backpack program

Former Supt. of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, Assistant Town Manager Shirley Osle, and Plainville Community Food Pantry Executive Director Susie Woerz, together with the United Way of West Central Connecticut and the  Plainville Rotary Club,  have organized a back to…

Schools recognize volunteers at annual dinner

More than 100 school volunteers, Board of Education members, administrators and staff converged on Plainville High School on May 22 for the annual volunteer recognition dinner and awards program. The event provided school officials an opportunity to thank Plainville’s school…

BOE approves final 2019-20 budget; 2.43% increase

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Board of Education held a special meeting on Tuesday, May 28 to finalize the reduction of $100,000 from their budget, as well as some realized savings from this school year’s budget freeze. After…

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…

Superintendent of schools leaving for Newington position

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett announced that she will be leaving Plainville Community Schools after over 20 years of service in various roles. Brummett has accepted the superintendent position in her hometown of…

Happy birthday to Toffolon school: Elementary school turns 50

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER After strolling down a photographic memory lane, visitors to Louis Toffolon Elementary School were treated to a performance by the Toffolon fifth grade jazz band, who played renditions of popular songs from the past 50 years,…

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…

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…

Town officials share the ‘state of the town’

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER From a financial perspective, it’s all about balance, Town Council chair Kathy Pugliese shared at the “state of the town” meeting last week. Looking at a 10-year span, she said both intergovernmental and other revenues…