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PHS Cheer Champions!

Posted March 22th 2023
On March 18th Plainville High School Cheerleading competed at the Council of New England Secondary School Principals' Association Spirit Championships and placed first in the Co-Ed Division! This is the first time in school history that the Cheer program was crowned New England Champions. Their accomplishments include: Central Connecticut Conference Grand Champions, CIAC Co-Ed Division State Champions, and CNESSPA Co-Ed Division New England Champions.
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MSP Hosts Statewide VEX Robotics Championship

Posted March 22th 2023
The Middle School of Plainville’s VEX Robotics Program, led by Advisor Camille Westfall, hosted the 10th annual VEX IQ state championship on March 18th. Fifteen teams competed in the elementary school division held in the cafeteria, and 55 teams competed in the middle school division in the gym. Seven Middle School of Plainville teams were entered, and three advanced to the finals.
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MSP Paint Night

Posted March 20th 2023
Students, families and faculty at the Middle School of Plainville came together in March for a night of fun and creativity at MSP’s “Paint Night.” Art teacher Laura Meehan created step-by-step painting demonstrations for the group of painters to follow along. The participants created beautiful spring paintings. This event was a fundraiser for the Parent Teacher Club ( PTC).
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Posted March 20th 2023
(Plainville, CT) Music filled the gymnasium at Plainville High School on March 9th as Plainville Community Schools held its annual “All-Town Concert.”
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Middle School Students Visit WTNH News 8!

Posted March 14th 2023
Students in the MSPN student news broadcast program at the Middle School of Plainville enjoyed a visit to the WTNH NEWS 8 news station in New Haven, hosted by morning news anchor Laura Hutchinson. The student group toured the station, met with the morning anchor team and had a chance to test the “Green Screen” and weather desk as part of their visit!
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A Fine Day for a Story!

Posted March 06th 2023
It was a fine day in Erica Kriscenski's Kindergarten classroom at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School when Superintendent of Schools Steven LePage stopped by to share a book, "A Fine, Fine Schoo
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Mentor Fun Night!

Posted March 03th 2023
Volunteer mentors and student mentees in the Plainville Community Schools Mentor Program came together on March 1st for “Mentor Fun Night” held at Linden Street School. The group participated in an artist lead paint project, creating individual paintings, and enjoyed refreshments and time together.
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District No-Cost Preschool and Kindergarten Registration For The 2023-2024 School Year

Posted March 01th 2023
Plainville Community Schools is excited to offer another year of the district’s preschool program AT NO COST TO FAMILIES, according to Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Tawana Graham-Douglas. The Plainville Community Schools’ NAEYC accredited preschool program is designed to prepare students for the transition to kindergarten at age five (5). Children who will be four (4) years of age by 12/31/23 are eligible for preschool. Children who will be five (5) years of age by 12/31/23 are eligible for the kindergarten program.
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MSP Students Attend Leadership Event

Posted February 23th 2023
Eight Middle School of Plainville Technology Student Association members, together with Advisor Camille Westfall, attended a leadership training event on February 15th. They participated in student led workshops and honed their teamwork, problem solving, communication, and creativity skills.
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PHS Social Change Association Hosts Prom Wear Drive

Posted February 17th 2023
The Plainville High School's Social Change Association is holding a “Prom Wear Drive” from February 27 - March 7. The group is collecting new or gently worn formal dresses, skirts and tops, suits, jackets, slacks, shoes, jewelry, and handbags, as well as monetary donations to fund cleaning and repair of clothing. For each item someone donates, they will be entered into a raffle to win a gift card donated by Craft Kitchen. Prom attire and cash donations may be dropped off at the Plainville High School Main Office, 47 Robert Holcomb Way, between 7:30am and 3:15pm. Donations are also accepted via Venmo at: @phs-blue-devils (note "Prom Wear Drive"). Can't make it during those hours? Contact [email protected] to schedule a pick-up.
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World Read Aloud Day at Linden!

Posted February 13th 2023
On February 1st, the Linden Street School community celebrated World Read Aloud Day! World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) was founded by LitWorld in 2010 because reading aloud is a powerful and transformative act. There are over 170 countries around the world that participate in WRAD. Throughout the day, Linden students had the opportunity to virtually meet with authors and illustrators and many guest readers visited Linden classrooms to share a book or two!
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Wheeler Second Grade Reading Celebration

Posted February 08th 2023
Second graders at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School recently enjoyed a non-fiction reading celebration culminating their hard work in completing a research project and presentation. The students researched information about inspiring people such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln, and many more. They then created biography projects to answer text dependent questions and to retell non-fiction books. At the conclusion of the project, families were invited to Wheeler to view the students’ projects via presentations.
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March PCS All Stars!

The March Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner, Plainville High School Counselor Stefany Barbagallo, was recognized at the March 13th Plainville Board of Education meeting. The “All-Star” award recognizes students, faculty, staff and community members who go above and beyond in modeling the school district’s Portrait of the Graduate characteristics and demonstrating excellence in alignment with the school district’s team goals.



Superintendent's Spotlight

Superintendent LePage's Welcome Back Video, September 2022