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7th Annual PHS Career Day
12/12/2018
Plainville High School hosted the 7th annual Career Day program for students on November 30th. More than 70 speakers covering over 40 career sectors participated in the event.
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4th Annual "Go Baby Go" Charity Event
12/12/2018
Plainville High School hosted the 4th annual "Go Baby Go" event December 7th & 8th, during which toy ride-on cars for children with special needs were modified, refurbished, and presented to local families.
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Internet Safety Workshop Held at MSP
12/10/2018
The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development hosted a parent workshop entitled "Chromebooks, The Internet & Your Child's Digital World" on November 29th.
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2018 Thoughtexchange Survey Results
12/03/2018
Plainville Community Schools engaged their community in an exchange about what we're doing well and where we can improve. We invited participants to share thoughts and rate the thoughts of others.
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Snow People for Plainville Seniors
11/16/2018
Each year, the Plainville High School's Italian National Honor Society's philanthropy project centers around the Plainville Senior Center. This year, the student members designed and created “snow people” out of clay pots.
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New Visitor Management System Enhances District Security
11/15/2018
Plainville Community Schools will soon have an additional security measure in place with the installation of the Raptor visitor management system in all five Plainville schools.
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Veterans Day at Plainville Community Schools
11/12/2018
Plainville Community Schools held a number of activities and programs across the school district on November 10th, to honor and recognize veterans.
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"Operation Sweaters for Veterans!" at MSP
11/12/2018
The Middle School of Plainville Health Classes, led by faculty members Cindy Birdsall and Melanie Olmstead, sponsored "Operation Sweaters for Veterans!" Gently used coats, gloves and hats were collected.
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Plainville Students Honored At 31st Annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation
11/09/2018
Twelve Plainville students received the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award and Certificate of Excellence at the 31st annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation held on November 7th, during a luncheon at J. Timothy’s Restaurant.
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School Based Behavioral Health Clinics Available Through Partnership With Wheeler Clinic
11/06/2018
The Fall can be stressful for students (and parents!). Through a partnership with Wheeler Clinic, new school-based behavioral health clinics at The Middle School of Plainville and Linden Street School can help students and families address behavioral health challenges that may negatively impact their academic performance.
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Carl Johnson Named Principal At Plainville High School
11/05/2018
Carl Johnson, former Assistant Principal at Plainville High School, has been named Principal, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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Local Company Brings Linden Street School’s Eco-Friendly Greenhouse Dream To Life
11/02/2018
The courtyard at Linden Street School now shines a little brighter thanks to the support, talent and generosity of School / Business / Community partner Gary Fett, owner of Fluid Control Solutions, a Plainville manufacturer, together with his colleagues, who designed, built and donated an eco-frendly greenhouse for the space at Linden
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Halloween Costumes for Charity
10/31/2018
Middle School of Plainville faculty and staff donned costumes for their annual "Costumes for Charity" event on Halloween. Students vote with "donations" on their favorite costumes and donations are given to the Plainville Community Food Pantry.
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Plainville District Safety Forum
10/24/2018
Plainville Community Schools hosted a safety forum for parents and the community on Wednesday, September 26th, from 6:30PM-8:00PM in the Mel Perry Auditorium at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way
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CCSU Literacy Night at Linden School
10/17/2018
The Linden Street School community partnered with Central Connecticut State University's Dr. Lynda Valerie, Professor of Literacy, Elementary, & Early Childhood Education, and the Elementary Reading and Language Arts Department faculty and students to host the first annual CCSU Literacy Night at Linden on October 11th.
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From left: Plainville High School faculty member Mark Chase, Dr. James DeLaura, Professor of Technology and Engineering Education at Central Connecticut State University, Dr. Michele Dischino,  Professor of Technology and Engineering Education at Central Connecticut State University, Plainville High School Career Center and Volunteer Coordinator Sue Bradley, Plainville High School Psychologist Jeri Lynn Turkowitz, Plainville Community Schools Director of Community Relations Lynn Davis, Central Connecticut State University student Gary Liseo, Plainville Community Fund member Kelly Perrotti, Plainville Community Fund member Simonne Corriveau, Plainville Community Schools Supervisor of Special Services  Leanne Gmeindl, and Plainville High School faculty member David Gaignard accept the Plainville Community Fund at Main Street Community Foundation grant to support the "Go Kid Go" program.
Plainville Community Fund Supports "Go Kid Go" Program
10/05/2018
A $2,500 grant from the Plainville Community Fund at Main Street Community Foundation will support the new “Go Kid Go” program, a collaborative initiative to help students with special needs in Plainville schools, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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Collaborative Conference To Be Conducted At Plainville High School By The Commission On Public Schools
09/28/2018
 The Collaborative Conference visit will be conducted under the direction of the Commission on Public Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.  The Collaborative Conference visiting team will be chaired by Alyson Geary, Deputy Director at NEASC, who has had extensive experience in the Association’s Accreditation process.
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Preschool Screenings to be Held
09/24/2018
Plainville Community Schools will be conducting developmental preschool screenings for children who reside in Plainville and are three (3) or four (4) years old. Screenings will be held on October 12, 2018, December 14, 2018, March 22, 2019 and May 31, 2019.
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Superintendent Brummett appointed to advisory commission
09/18/2018
Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett has been appointed a member of the Connecticut Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. Brummett joins legislators, mayors, lobbyists, Board of Education members, and the state’s Office of Policy and Management on the committee.
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In photo: VFW Post 574 Raffle project Co-Chairmen Brian Hunter and Tom Healy, Plainville Community Food Pantry Executive Director Susie Woerz, VFW Raffle project Co-Chairman Barry Cresswell, VFW Raffle Project Chairman Dan Dougherty, Superintendent of Plainville Community Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett,  Plainville Community Food Pantry Board President Maggie Carlin, Plainville Community Schools Athletic Director Chris Farrell and Plainville Athletic Backers Club President Ben Gediman. Not pictured: VFW Raffle project Co-Chairman Don Grant.
Plainville VFW post 574 raffle proceeds support district athletic program & food pantry
09/14/2018
The Plainville VFW Post 574 sponsored a raffle over the summer to benefit the school district’s athletic program as well as the Plainville Community Food Pantry, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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Suzanne Schweitzer wins Thomas DiCorleto Memorial Award
Schweitzer wins Thomas DiCorleto Memorial Award
09/13/2018
School Psychologist Suzanne Schweitzer has been named recipient of the Thomas DiCorleto Memorial Outstanding Service Award, from the Farmington Valley Special Education Directors Association. Middle School of Plainville School Psychologist, Justine Misseri, nominated Schweitzer for the prestigious award which was developed to honor the Farmington Valley Directors’ beloved colleague, Tom DiCorleto, and his lifelong commitment to the service of students with special needs. The award is presented annually to a person who embodies the passion and commitment to children that Mr. DiCorleto demonstrated throughout his lifetime.
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