May 3: Shortened Day for Students - 12:45 pm dismissal (lunch is served). Teacher professional development in afternoon.
May 30: No School - Memorial Day. MSP band is marching in the Memorial Day Parade - 9:00 am.
June 8, 9, 10, and 13: Shortened Days for Students - 12:45 pm dismissal - Final Exams - No Lunch is served.
June 13: Last day of school - 12:45 dismissal - No Lunch is served.
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Marine Technology Presentation
Inner Space Center and the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus, provides opportunities for teams of teachers and students from southern New England to experience new technologies related to exploring the global ocean, discover pathways in marine careers using these new tools, and develop leadership capacity.
Two Plainville High School students and science teacher Mr. Ken Fusco are participating in the MaTTs program. They shared their experiences with MSP students and provided an exclusive opportunity for the students to interact with marine biologist Holly Morin of the Inner Space Center.
Local Television Meteorologists Present to Grade 6
Huskies (not UConn) Visit MSP
Plainville resident and dog sled runner, Joan Kaczmarczyk, visited MSP on March 16th to speak with sixth graders about the care and training of sled dogs and the sport of sled racing. Students recently completed a unit of study in Reading/LA classes where they investigated wolf behaviors and read Gary Paulsen’s Woodsong. They also learned of his experiences running dogs in the Iditarod. They recently visited the Springfield Museums for a “Wolf to Woof” program about the genetics of both species.
Pi Day at MSP!
The grade 7 students at MSP celebrated Pi Day on Monday March 14, 2016. Pi day is celebrated around the world on 3/14. Pi is the symbol used in Mathematics to represent a constant - the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter -- which is approximately 3.14159.
Students in grade 7 discovered Pi using circular objects and string, created Pi Day digit plates, read "Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi" and even enjoyed eating pie!
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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, 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
What is a Growth Mindset and how can you Support it?
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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. You can also search for the PCPYD Facebook page.