November 25: Shortened day, 12:45 pm dismissal for students. NO LUNCH served.
November 26, 27: Thanksgiving Break - School is closed.
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MSP Honors Veterans
The Middle School of Plainville celebrated Veterans' Day with numerous activities designed to educate the students and honor our local veterans and veterans across the country. Each grade held an assembly to honor veterans from the families of the MSP community. Veterans from all the branches of military service were in attendance. The 8th grade band and the chamber singers provided musical accompaniment. The student council, military mailroom club and MSP boy scouts and girl scouts assisted with the day's events. A luncheon was prepared for the veterans and their families as well. Special thanks to Suzanne Schweitzer, school psychologist and army veteran; Christina Corvello, science teacher and military mailroom club advisor; Christina Konovalov, science teacher; Todd Helming, music teacher; and Barbara Senatore, band teacher, for their contributions in putting together the day’s events. Numerous other faculty and staff also contributed their talents to making the day a success.
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MSP VEX IQ Robotics
The MSP VEX IQ Robotics teams got to show off their robots at the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Festival 2015 hosted by ESPN in Bristol on Saturday 10/24. The event featured hands-on activities, presentations and displays focusing on the areas of STEAM.
Eight of the eleven MSP teams were able to participate throughout the day and Ms. Westfall, VEX IQ advisor at MSP, said "I am very proud of each team member that was able to be a part of this STEAM Festival. Everyone did a great job and people were very impressed with their robots." This years' VEX IQ Challenge "Bank Shot", involves moving balls around a playing field to score points, including moving the balls off a ramp, and shooting balls into a goal. The robot teams have their first competition in November and there are seven competitions throughout the state culminating in the state VEX IQ championship.
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PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION
It is the policy of the Plainville Board of Education that no persons shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise discriminated against under any program including employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or veteran status. The Plainville Board of Education also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be brought to the attention of the building principal or district Title IX Coordinator – Dr. Maureen Brummett, Assistant Superintendent 793-3206. Section 504 concerns should also be brought to the attention of Dr. Brummett.
(Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)
The U.S. Dept. of Education Office for Civil Rights
Office for Civil Rights - Boston Office US Department of Education
8th Floor 5 Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109-3921
Telephone: 617-289-0111 FAX: 617-289-0150; TDD: 877-521-2172
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The Plainville Coalition For Positive Youth Development is working with Connecticut's SettheRules campaign. SettheRulesCT is designed to provide parents and adults with information and resources to help parents keep Connecticut's youth from drinking alcohol. Click here: SettheRulesCT.org, to visit the site or, PCPYD, to learn more about the Coalition.