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Grant Supports Access To Live Arts Performance For PHS Students

Posted February 21th 2024
Plainville High School Choral Director, Todd Helming, has received a $2,500 grant to support access to live arts performances for students. The grant was made possible with the support of the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
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Nominations Sought For Memorial Wall Of Honor

Posted February 09th 2024
The Plainville Board of Education is seeking nominations for the Memorial Wall of Honor, a permanent tribute to honor individuals who have contributed significant volunteer service to the educational community.
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World Read Aloud Day at Linden

Posted February 09th 2024
The Linden Street School community celebrated “World Read Aloud Day" on February 7th. The school event was coordinated by Instructional Technology Teacher, Jessica Hartung, and featured guest readers who shared books and a visit with Linden classes.
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MSP Robotics Teams Continue to Excel

Posted February 05th 2024
The Middle School of Plainville VEX Robotics teams continue to be successful in competition. At their latest event, held at East Catholic High School on February 3rd, team members Raman and Siamion Kasabrukhau received the Vex Robotics Win for Excellence Award, Teamwork Champions Award and Robot Skills Championship Award with a score of 126. Team members Evan Rodriguez and Ansh Patel scored a first place win for the Design Award and Teamwork Champions Award! Evan and Ansh also placed second in the Robot Skills category with a score of 100. The Middle School of Plainville VEX Robotics Program is led by Advisor Camille Westfall.
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Teddy Bear Picnic at Linden!

Posted February 05th 2024
On January 31st, the Linden Street School Kindergarten classes held their annual Teddy Bear Picnic! Throughout the month of January, the students read bear books and learned all about bears. To celebrate the end of "Janubeary", they invited their teddy bears into their classrooms for the day! The students wrote all about their bears, measured and compared their bears' sizes, and enjoyed a bear picnic during snack time.
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Linden Students Create "Human Board Game"

Posted February 05th 2024
Linden Street School students recently transformed the gymnasium into a "Human Board Game." This activity allowed students to use gym equipment creatively to craft a fitness themed board game. The activity promoted physical activity along with teamwork, creativity, and problem solving skills as students navigated through their custom designed game boards. It was a fun and memorable experience for students!
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Mentors Recognized on "Thank Your Mentor Day"

Posted January 29th 2024
The Plainville school district celebrated volunteer mentors on "Thank Your Mentor Day" with a breakfast held at Plainville High School on January 25th. January is National Mentoring Month and the perfect time to say thank you for making a difference in the life of a child. The Plainville Community Schools Mentor Program is currently in its 33rd year. If you would like to serve as a volunteer mentor to a Plainville student, please contact Volunteer Program Coordinator, Sue Bradley, at 860-793-3210 x6110.
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District Preschool And Kindergarten Registration Updates For The 2024-2025 School Year

Posted January 17th 2024
Beginning with the 2024-25 school year, the State of Connecticut Law requires that children must turn five (5) years of age on or before September 1 to be eligible for kindergarten registration. Previously, the eligibility cut-off date for turning five (5) years of age for kindergarten enrollment was January 1. In response to this recent change in legislation, Plainville Community Schools has developed updated processes for both kindergarten and preschool registration as follows:
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January PCS All Star!

Posted January 10th 2024
The January Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner, Plainville High School Paraprofessional, Shannon Rivera was recognized at the January 8th 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.
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Elizabeth H. Norton Trust Fund Grants Support District Initiatives

Posted January 08th 2024
Several school district programs and initiatives received a boost this year, thanks to grants received from the local Elizabeth H. Norton Trust Fund.
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PHS Students Support Younger Peers With Literacy Activities

Posted December 27th 2023
Approximately 40 Plainville High School National English Honor Society student members visited Linden Street School and Louis Toffolon Elementary School to read to first and second graders and facilitate literacy activities that the high school students designed. The elementary students wrote their own stories, worked on finding text evidence, and honed their opinion writing skills.
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PHS "Breakfast of Champions"

Posted December 27th 2023
The Plainville High School Physical Education Department recently hosted a "Breakfast Of Champions" for all ninth and tenth grade students who passed all four sections of the Connecticut Physical Fitness Assessment. Students in faculty member Jonathan Dunlap’s Culinary classes made breakfast for this special recognition event!
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January PCS All Star!

The January Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner, Plainville High School Paraprofessional, Shannon Rivera was recognized at the January 8th 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.