Announcements

Posted June 18th 2019
Five Plainville High School Class of 2019 members were awarded scholarships through the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. They include: Kyle Guarco - William G. ("Billy") Bryant Scholarship, Zachary Santini - William G. ("Billy") Bryant Scholarship, Cheyenne Gregory - Macdonald / Hjerpe Scholarship, Abby McGough - Louis Mattioli Matt Music Scholarship, and Madeline Rund - William J.Tomasso Scholarship.
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Posted May 23th 2019
Plainville Community Schools will hold a “Farewell Reception” for Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett, who will be leaving the Plainville school district in July to become Superintendent for the Newington, Connecticut school system.
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District News

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District Implements Student Guardian Safety System for School Busses

Posted August 12th 2019
School busses in Plainville this fall will feature an enhanced safety measure, according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage. The DATTCO busses servicing Plainville schools will now feature the Student Guardian automated stop arm enforcement system.
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New Guidelines Available for Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility

Posted August 05th 2019
Plainville Community Schools announced today its policy for determining eligibility of children who may receive free or reduced-price meals served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
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Elementary “RAMP” Program Continues To Bridge Learning Over The Summer

Posted July 31th 2019
Learning continued over the summer through the 2019 RAMP (Reading And Math Power) Program housed at Linden Street School during the month of July. This year, 44 students in kindergarten through third grade from all three Plainville elementary schools attended this annual summer program.
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Reading and Math Power Program at Linden School

Posted July 11th 2019
Plainville students in the RAMP (Reading and Math Power) Program held at Linden Street School this July, recently enjoyed a visit from new Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage. Approximately 45 students in kindergarten through grade 3 are participating in the summer learning program.
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Elementary School Students Participate in Summer Robotics And Engineering Camp

Posted July 03th 2019
Thanks to a grant from the Jamie Garfield ’00 Grant Program through the Kingswood Oxford School, and the work of Kingswood Oxford student Ella Schwartz, a no-cost Robotics and Engineering Camp was offered to 20 elementary age Plainville students in June. The day camp, which ran from June 24-28 at the Middle School of Plainville provided the venue and opportunity for participants to work on engineering challenges and build robots to learn about communication and cooperation.
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Local Groups Organize Back to School “Backpack Program” for Those in Need

Posted July 01th 2019
Former Superintendent 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 school "Backpack Program" for Plainville Community School District students in need, for the 2019-20 school year.
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PCS Retirees Honored

Posted June 19th 2019
At their June 10th meeting, the Plainville Board of Education recognized the following individuals who will retire this year for their many years of service to Plainville Community Schools...
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Marilyn Speranza Named Teacher of the Year!

Posted June 14th 2019
Plainville Community Schools has named Linden Street School music teacher Marilyn Speranza the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year. Speranza was nominated by Linden colleague Michael Boncimino.
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District Hosts Volunteer Recognition Program

Posted June 13th 2019
Plainville Community Schools’ annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner and Awards Program was held on May 22nd, at Plainville High School
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Plainville High School Junior Christopher St. Lawrence Named 2019 Governor’s Scholar

Posted June 06th 2019
Plainville High School Junior Christopher St. Lawrence was selected as one of 22 of Connecticut’s top juniors designated as Governor’s Scholars.
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Live Performance by PCS Elementary Students

Posted May 22th 2019
On Sunday, May 19th, 35 students from all three Plainville elementary schools performed the National Anthem at the NCAA Lacrosse Quarterfinal Tournament held at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
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PHS Students Honored with "Students Rock" Award

Posted May 20th 2019
Plainville High School students JoAnna Salmon and Michael Torres have been named recipients of the second semester “Students Rock Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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Everyday Heroes

Posted June 11th 2019

Middle School of Plainville faculty member Christine Harkey was recognized as the district's Everyday Hero for the month of June. She was honored at the June 10th Plainville Board of Education meeting.

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPOTLIGHT

Updated May 20th 2019

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

Plainville High School faculty member Mark Chase together with students from the Transportation Education classes at Plainville High School, and Lieutenant Eric Peterson were featured in the “What’s Right With Schools” news segment on WTNH Channel 8, in conjunction with the Connecticut Association of Schools. The group was highlighted for their bicycle refurbishment initiative in collaboration with the Plainville Police Department. The students regularly refurbish old and abandoned bicycles that are then donated back to the community through the Plainville Community Food Pantry. The initiative has been generously supported by a grant from the Elizabeth Norton Trust fund.