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MSP Robotics Teams Season Kicks Off!

Posted January 19th 2022
The Middle School of Plainville Robotics Teams, led by Advisor Camille Westfall, kicked off their season with a live remote match on January 8th. Thanks to support from the district's Technology Department, the MSP teams were able to see, hear, and talk with teams from New York, Canada, and across Connecticut while never leaving the Middle School.
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Toffolon Students Attend Virtual Leadership Conference

Posted January 14th 2022
The Connecticut Association Of Schools recently held its annual Student Leadership Conference for fifth and sixth graders throughout Connecticut. Several Louis Toffolon Elementary School fifth graders were selected to participate in this virtual event. Featured are unique interactive lessons in communication, problem solving and decision making as well as productive thinking.
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Students Explore Digital Citizenship at Wheeler!

Posted January 14th 2022
Students in the Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School Library, under the direction of faculty member Cyndi Giantonio, are exploring the importance of Digital Citizenship, staying safe online & ways to establish a positive online community.
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Grant Supports Adopt a Pet Program!

Posted January 13th 2022
The Elizabeth H Norton Trust Fund generously donated to Plainville Community Schools' "Adopt A Pet" Reading Partners program as they continue with the pen pal-style this year. The Adopt A Pet program pairs an adult with a third-grade student to share the love of reading. Each student receives a new book each month to keep along with a note about the book from their reading partner.
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Guest Reader Visits Wheeler Kindergarteners!

Posted January 13th 2022
Diana Lamenzo, Instructional Coach with CREC, recently served as a guest reader, sharing the story Pink is for Boys in Erica Kriscenski's Kindergarten class at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School.
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January Portrait Pioneer!

Posted January 11th 2022
The January Plainville Community Schools’ “Portrait Pioneer” award winner, Linden Street School Nurse Alisa Brochu, was recognized at the January 10th Plainville Board of Education meeting.
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KIM Program Participants Give Back!

Posted January 10th 2022
Students in the Kids in the Middle Program at the Middle School participated in two service projects in December—making holiday cards to send to the Military and volunteering at For Goodness Sake in Plainville.
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PJ Day for the Kids!

Posted December 28th 2021
Students, faculty and staff across the Plainville school district participated in the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s “PJ Day for the Kids” on December 10th, raising funds for patients in the Division of Hematology/ Oncology.
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Linden's Toy Drive Supports Local Youth During The Holidays

Posted December 16th 2021
Linden Street School’s 5th grade Community Outreach Group sponsored a toy drive from November 29 - Dec 10, 2021. The students collected over 3 boxes full of toys to benefit the United Way of West Central Connecticut.
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Adult Ed Advisory Committee Gathers Items for Donation to Local Organization

Posted December 16th 2021
Plainville Adult Education's Advisory Council provided a giving opportunity for students and staff. Staff member Nancy Cooperman kindly wrapped the abundant box, which will be sent to the Prudence Crandall Center.
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FBLA Supports Toys for Tots!

Posted December 15th 2021
For their December Community Service Project, the Plainville High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter has been collecting new, unwrapped toys to donate to the Plainville Connecticut Toys for Tots Campaign.
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MSP Art Club Spreads Holiday Cheer!

Posted December 13th 2021
The Art Club members at the Middle School of Plainville recently created a gift basket full of hand painted wooden snowman ornaments that were delivered to the Plainville Senior Center, as gifts for seniors in our community.
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Carl Hawkins

November Portrait Pioneer

Carl Hawkins is an RBT at Toffolon School. Carl is a very hardworking, patient and kind individual. He is friendly to everyone he encounters. Some days Carl faces more challenges than others but he handles every day/situation with grace. Carl always makes himself available to help others no matter what the situation-he is ready to jump in and assist. Carl is an absolute asset to the Toffolon community and we are lucky to have him as a part of our team!