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Posted July 12th 2019
Louis Toffolon Elementary School students know that reading doesn't take a break during the summer; about 50 students gathered recently at the Plainville Public Library for a Summer Reading Night program.
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Posted May 21th 2019
On Friday, May 17th Louis Toffolon Elementary School held their fourth annual pet parade! Toffolon students and families gathered their pets for a walk around the school grounds showcasing the various visiting animals.
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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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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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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.