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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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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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Steven LePage Named Superintendent for Plainville Community Schools

Posted May 16th 2019
Steven LePage, currently assistant superintendent of Plainville Community Schools, has been named superintendent, effective July 1st. LePage will replace Dr. Maureen Brummett, who was recently named superintendent of the Newington, Connecticut school system, where she will begin on July 1st.
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7th Annual Senior Citizen Prom Held at PHS

Posted May 02th 2019
The Plainville High School's Interact Club (the youth branch of the local Rotary Club in Plainville) recently hosted the 7th annual Senior Citizen Prom in the school's cafeteria.
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Yale University Center for Emotional Intelligence Director Addresses District Staff

Posted May 01th 2019
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., the Founding Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor at the Yale School of Medicine at Yale University visited the Middle School of Plainville on April 24th, to provide an interactive presentation to district faculty members and administrators about his systemic, evidence based approach to social and emotional learning program known as “RULER.” RULER stands for Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions.
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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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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, Dr. Brummett 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.