School News

Posted October 03th 2018
Plainville Community Schools is seeking community feedback regarding the school district’s progress on strategic plan goals, and will once again utilize “Thoughtexchange” - a short, simple, web based information gathering tool, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. The district initially used Thoughtexchange in 2016 to gather stakeholder feedback to inform the strategic planning process at that time.
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Posted September 05th 2018
Staff, please see the 2018 Opening of School Bulletin to clarify any questions or concerns regarding the 2018-2019 pay schedules, benefits, and other school matters.
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Teacher Michael Zaba Featured in Milken Family Foundation Article

Posted March 15th 2019
Art teacher Michael Zaba (CT ’18) goes to great lengths to tie the creative projects in his classroom to everything else his students are learning: “I love making interdisciplinary connections.” He won Connecticut’s 2018-19 Milken Educator Award at Louis Toffolon School in Plainville on January 23, 2019.
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VEX IQ Robotics State Championship

Posted March 12th 2019
The VEX IQ Robotics State Championship was held this past Saturday at the Middle School of Plainville. 54 elementary and middle school teams from throughout the state competed for eight spots that would qualify them to compete at the World VEX competition in Louisville Kentucky.
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Kindergarten Registration Information Available

Posted March 04th 2019
) Children who will be five (5) years old on or before January 1, 2020 are eligible for kindergarten (full day program) in September, 2019.
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District To Host School Business Community Partnership Breakfast Event

Posted February 19th 2019
Plainville Community Schools’ will host the first annual School Business Community Partnership breakfast event on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM in the Plainville High School Cafeteria, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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MSP To Host State VEX Robotics Tournament

Posted February 13th 2019
The Middle School of Plainville will host the 5th annual VEX IQ Robotics State Championship on March 9, 2019.  The event will feature over 50 teams from elementary and middle schools across the state.
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District Preschool Registration For The 2019-2020 School Year

Posted February 11th 2019
The Plainville Community Schools Preschool Program will begin accepting registrations on Monday, March 1, 2019 for children who reside in Plainville and will be age four (4) by December 31, 2019 and who were born between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.
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District Faculty Member Receives National Educator Award

Posted January 25th 2019
Louis Toffolon Elementary School art teacher Mike Zaba was honored as a recipient of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award on January 23rd at a surprise recognition program assembly held at Toffolon School
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Jennifer DeLorenzo Named Assistant Principal At Plainville High School

Posted January 17th 2019
)  Plainville High School Mathematics teacher and Instructional Leader Jennifer DeLorenzo, has been named an assistant principal, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. DeLorenzo replaces former Plainville High School Assistant Principal Carl Johnson, who became principal in November.
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Plainville Schools Receive Security Grant from Schaller Auto Group

Posted January 17th 2019
Plainville Community Schools recently received a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain to improve high school security. The grant was used to purchase 23 additional security cameras at Plainville High School. The grant was funded by the Schaller Auto group.
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New Spring Programs From Plainville Adult Education

Posted January 15th 2019
Plainville Adult and Continuing Education will offer programming, free of cost, this spring in a variety of areas
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PHS Students Connect with Peers Across the Globe

Posted December 24th 2018
Students in Kristi Naka’s Spanish classes at Plainville High School are connecting with peers across the globe through two unique hands on classroom projects this year
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Holiday Gifts from Plainville Adult Education

Posted December 21th 2018
Plainville Adult and Continuing Education students collected holiday gifts to benefit Victorian Gardens, a local Residential Care Home for Adults in Plainville.
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Everyday Heroes

Posted March 18th 2019

Plainville Community Schools Director of Community Relations Lynn Davis was recognized as the district's Everyday Hero for the month of March. Davis was nominated by Plainville High School Custodian Michael Turcotte, Sr. She was honored at the March 11th Plainville Board of Education meeting.

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPOTLIGHT

Updated February 12th 2019

Welcome to the Superintendent’s Spotlight! In this section, Dr. Brummett will highlight (via video) a variety of programs, initiatives, and projects happening throughout Plainville Community Schools.
 

Louis Toffolon Elementary School art teacher Mike Zaba was honored as a recipient of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award on January 23rd at a surprise recognition program assembly held at Toffolon School. The program was attended by several state and local dignitaries, including Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, and Commissioner of Education, Dr. Dianna Wentzell, who served as speakers during the program. Zaba is the only award winner from Connecticut this year, and is among 33 honorees across the country for the 2018-19 school year. As part of the award package, he received an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize and membership in the National Milken Educator Network.