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Pen Pals Across The Country!

Posted May 23th 2024
Students in Courtney Caldwell's second grade class at Louis Toffolon Elementary School enjoyed a year of honing their writing skills, building friendships, and learning about the country's Midwest region, through a "pen pal" initiative with a second grade class in North Platte, Nebraska, coordinated by Ms. Caldwell
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Kid Governor Cabinet Member Visits Linden

Posted May 23th 2024
On May 17th, Connecticut "Kid Governor" Cabinet Member Paula Sanchez-Barreto visited fifth graders at Linden Street School to talk about diversity and inclusion, as well as the Kid Governor Cabinet opportunity!
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PHS Students Honored with "Student Rocks Award"

Posted May 23th 2024
Plainville High School students Nikolas Dahlstrom and Igor Gomes have been named recipients of the second semester “Student Rocks Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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PHS Students Explore the Trades At Construction Career Day Event

Posted May 16th 2024
A group of Plainville High School students were able to explore a variety of trades and pathways in the Construction career cluster during a field trip on May 1st to the Construction Career Day event held in Wallingford, sponsored by the Associated Builders & Contractors of Connecticut.
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May PCS All-Star

Posted May 15th 2024
Plainville Community Schools Food Services Director, Ashley Carl, was recognized as the May Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner at the May 13th 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 goals.
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PCS Support Staff Person of the Year Announced

Posted May 15th 2024
On May 7th, Middle School of Plainville Paraprofessional Dawn Richardson was surprised with balloons, flowers and notification that she has been selected as the 2024 Plainville Community Schools Support Staff Person of the Year. Dawn was honored at the May 13th Plainville Board of Education meeting.
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PHS National English Honor Society's "Little Free Libraries" Project

Posted April 29th 2024
The PHS National English Honor Society (NEHS) members, led by faculty member and advisor, Emily Wasley, are collaborating on a “Little Free Libraries” project.
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Superintendent’s Showcase and Informational Update

Posted April 29th 2024
Students, families, faculty and staff members filled Plainville High School on April 23rd for the annual Superintendent's Update and Informational Showcase event, which included the award winning PHS Cheer team, performances by the PHS Chamber Choir, PHS Jazz Band and MSP 8th grader, Nolan Meehan, followed by an open house style showcase in the high school's cafeterias spotlighting student works, programs, initiatives, and more across the district. Refreshments were provided by the outstanding PCS Food Services Department!
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Wheeler's Student Council Hosts Earth Day Activities

Posted April 29th 2024
Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School’s Student Council members, led by advisor Sarah Miller, marked Earth Day on April 23rd by preparing and sharing presentations to every Wheeler class on the importance of Earth Day and recycling.
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MSP Robotics Program Receives Grant From Community Partner

Posted April 29th 2024
The Middle School of Plainville's Robotics Program received a grant from the Aquarion Water Company. According to faculty member and advisor Camille Westfall, the company has been a long time sponsor of the award winning program and are proud that two teams qualified to attend the World Robotics event in Dallas, Texas.
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Art Show Kicks Off

Posted April 29th 2024
The annual Townwide Art Show, sponsored by the school district's Fine Arts Department and featuring works of student art from each of the five Plainville schools, will once again be held at the Plainville Public Library. Opening Night is April 29th, and the show runs through May 21st during regular library hours.
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Carl Named Snact Director Of The Year

Posted April 23th 2024
Plainville Community Schools’ Food Services Director, Ashley Carl, has been named the 2023-24 School Nutrition Association of Connecticut, (SNACT) Director of the Year, according to Superintendent of Schools, Brian Reas.
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May PCS All Stars!

Plainville Community Schools Food Services Director, Ashley Carl, was recognized as the May Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner at the May 13th 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 goals.