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Veterans Day offers teaching opportunity in the schools

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER All throughout Plainville, the community came together on Monday in observance of Veterans Day. The Plainville Community Schools—one of the few districts that met on Monday, Nov. 11—used the day to teach their students about the…

Recognizing student excellence: School officials honor the best of the best

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The 32nd annual superintendent’s student recognition luncheon was held at J. Timothy’s restaurant on Friday, Nov. 1, and 14 students were presented with certificates by their respective principals. Linden Street School principal, Phil Sanders, presented…

Robotics team earns grant

The Middle School of Plainville robotics program, led by faculty members Camille Westfall and Laurel Schwartz, accept a recent grant from the Plainville Community Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation on June 7.

Plainville hosts robotics challenge

Plainville Middle School hosted the Vex Robotics competition last Saturday. Students from Annie E Vinton School (Mansfield) far left named Quinn and Jimmy, and CT STEM Academy students on right Dylan and Aaron worked together with their robots in this…

Webster Bank partners with Plainville schools

Webster Bank employee Prashanth Narayanan oversees Ameer Alhameedawi’s work at the Middle School of Plainville. The two were selected to appear in a Webster Bank mentoring video as part of National Mentoring Month in January. Prashanth and Ameer have been…

MSP auditorium scrutinized by BOE

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Middle School of Plainville music teacher Todd Helming took members of the Board of Education on a tour of the MSP auditorium during a special meeting held on Tuesday, Dec. 4. As of this meeting, the…

Parents learn ropes of combatting bullies

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Current research indicates that bullying incidents end within 10 seconds when someone intervenes. But when 85 percent of bullying happens in front of peers, less than 20 percent step up against such behavior, according to…

Middle school to participate in Stanford study on learning

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Students who believe that intelligence is a static trait may feel like a failure if they do not perform well on a test, but research from Stanford University has been making strides to challenge that…

MSP Hosts anti-bullying workshop for parents and guardians

Parents and guardians may hear about the issue of bullying through news stories and school newsletters, but they may not be equipped with the tools they need to help their children respond effectively to bullying behaviors. But an upcoming anti-bullying…