School News

Posted June 07th 2019
Plainville Community School's +K.I.K. (Positive Kids Influencing Kids) Peer Mentor Group recently had a special visit from motivational speaker Kristin O'Connor Vece (front row, center). This event was made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Elizabeth Norton Trust Fund.
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Posted June 04th 2019
The two Scholar-Leaders chosen by the faculty at the Middle School this year, Dale Neyra and Sydney Christiansen, are pictured here with MSP teachers, Mr. LeSuer, Mrs. Harkey, Mrs. Buthe, and Principal Guarino.
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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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Plainville Community Schools to Host Superintendent’s Update And Informational Showcase

Posted April 15th 2019
Plainville Community Schools will host a “Superintendent’s Update and Informational Showcase” on Monday, April 29, 2019. The program will be held from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM in the Plainville High School’s cafeterias, 47 Robert Holcomb Way.
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"Tissues for Teachers" Drive

Posted April 09th 2019
Big Y of Plainville recently held a "Tissues for Teachers" drive, collecting over 200 boxes of tissues donated in the Big Y store by customers to supplement supplies for Plainville schools.
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Annual Mentor Fun Night held at PHS

Posted April 01th 2019
The Plainville Community Schools volunteer mentors and their student mentees enjoyed the annual "Mentor Fun Night" event with a "LegOlympics" themed program held at Plainville High School on March 18th.
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MSP Robotics Teams Excel At State Championship

Posted March 29th 2019
The VEX IQ Robotics State Championship was held on March 9th at the Middle School of Plainville. 54 elementary and middle school teams from throughout the state competed for eight spots that would qualify them to compete at the World VEX competition in Louisville, Kentucky in April.
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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.