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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Plainville Community Schools to Host Superintendent’s Update And Informational Showcase

Posted April 15th 2019
Plainville Community Schools will host a “Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase” on Monday, April 29, 2019. The program will be held from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM in the Plainville High School’s cafeterias, 47 Robert Holcomb Way.
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"Tissues for Teachers" Drive

Posted April 09th 2019
Big Y of Plainville recently held a "Tissues for Teachers" drive, collecting over 200 boxes of tissues donated in the Big Y store by customers to supplement supplies for Plainville schools.
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Annual Mentor Fun Night held at PHS

Posted April 01th 2019
The Plainville Community Schools volunteer mentors and their student mentees enjoyed the annual "Mentor Fun Night" event with a "LegOlympics" themed program held at Plainville High School on March 18th.
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MSP Robotics Teams Excel At State Championship

Posted March 29th 2019
The VEX IQ Robotics State Championship was held on March 9th 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 in April.
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CABE "Day on the Hill" event Attended by PCS Administration

Posted March 29th 2019
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, Plainville Board of Education members Foster White, Becky Tyrrell, and Crystal St. Lawrence, and Plainville Board of Education student representatives Allie Chambrello and Maddie Lund attended the annual Connecticut Association of Boards of Education “CABE Day on the Hill” event in Hartford, Connecticut
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District Custodian Wins “Champions Of Clean” Award

Posted March 28th 2019
Plainville Community Schools’ Custodian Greg Masse is one of two winners of the national Champions of Clean Contest sponsored by Clorox. Masse was nominated by Facilities Department Office Professional, Sandy Bouchard.
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Dale Neyra Named United Way Youth Award Winner

Posted March 21th 2019
Middle School of Plainville student Dale Neyra has been selected to receive the United Way of West Central Connecticut’s “Youth Live United Award” for Plainville, according to United Way’s President, Donna Osuch.
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National Music Month at Plainville Schools

Posted March 20th 2019
March is National Music in our Schools Month. To start the month of music-making, Linden Street School and Louis Toffolon Elementary School invited families to attend music classes with their children.
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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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Everyday Heroes

Posted April 17th 2019

Middle School of Plainville School Counselor Denise Grodzicki and Middle School of Plainville Nurse Sandi Capodice were recognized as the district's Everyday Heroes for the month of April. Both were honored at the April 15th Plainville Board of Education meeting. Plainville Board of Education Chair, Deb Hardy, Denise Grodzicki and Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett are currently pictured

SUPERINTENDENT'S SPOTLIGHT

Updated March 27th 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.
 

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. VEX Competitions bring STEAM skills to life by tasking teams of students with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. STEAM concepts are put to the test as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Competitions are held from December through March at the state level and culminate at the VEX IQ Robotics World Championship each April where 400 middle and elementary school teams from throughout the world will be in attendance.