School News

Posted November 26th 2019
Matt Olshefski, Superintendent of the Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School renovation project, recently visited Wheeler faculty member Cheryl Michaud's fourth grade class to show and discuss a major Lego project he worked on for four months depicting downtown Hartford.
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Posted November 13th 2019
Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School fifth graders recently completed a unit of study where they learned about the voting process and voting rights in Connecticut.
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Board / School District Recognized For Excellence In Leadership And Communication

Posted July 23th 2021
The Plainville school district has been recognized with several awards from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage.
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Catapults at MSP!

Posted July 22th 2021
As part of the Middle School of Plainville’s summer learning program, students were recently tasked with building a catapult after experimenting with water balloon launches. The students spent two weeks creating working catapults from lumber using saws, vices, and other traditional tools.
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STEM in Action This Summer at MSP!

Posted July 16th 2021
Students in the Middle School of Plainville's RAMP Summer Program recently brought their learning to life through a "water balloon launch lab" - honing their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills while keeping cool on a hot summer day!
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PCS Summer Meals Program

Posted June 30th 2021
The Plainville Community Schools Dining Services Department is offering a “Grab and Go” meals program for families this summer, according to Director of Food Services, Ashley Onion.
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Camp Invention!

Posted June 30th 2021
In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), Plainville Community Schools was pleased to offer the nationally acclaimed Camp Invention® program in June to children entering grade 5 for the 2021/2022 school year.
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District Retirees Honored

Posted June 15th 2021
At their June 14th meeting, the Plainville Board of Education recognized the individuals who will retire this year for their many years of service to Plainville Community Schools.
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School District Names Cindi Giantonio Teacher of the Year

Posted June 15th 2021
Plainville Community Schools has named Plainville Community Schools Library Information Teacher Cindi Giantonio as the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year. Giantonio was nominated by district colleagues Erica Kriscenski and Alexandra Hurlock.
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PHS Students Honored with “Student Rocks Award”

Posted June 03th 2021
Plainville High School students Katherine Gibson and Kyle Voisine have been named recipients of the second semester “Student Rocks Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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Go Kid Go Program Continues To Support Local Students In Need With Steps & Benches!

Posted May 06th 2021
Thanks to the hard work and dedication of a group of Middle School of Plainville students and Technology Education faculty member Camille Westfall, the district’s Go Kid Go program once again served as the backdrop for meeting the needs of Plainville students through hands-on learning and giving back!
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Community Partner Carrier Group, Inc. Creates Outdoor Learning Space For Louis Toffolon Elementary School

Posted May 03th 2021
Thanks to the generosity of the Carrier Group Inc., a division of By Carrier, Inc., together with support from several other local businesses, Louis Toffolon Elementary School will now have a new permanent outdoor learning space.
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New Louis Toffolon Elementary School & Middle School Of Plainville Principals Named

Posted April 30th 2021
Alicia Atterrato, currently Elementary Math and Science Instructional Leader for Plainville Community Schools, has been named the next Principal of Louis Toffolon Elementary School, and Middle School of Plainville Assistant Principal, Aimee Roberts, has been named the next Principal of the Middle School of Plainville, according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage.
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Virtual Author Visit at MSP

Posted April 29th 2021
Middle School of Plainville, English Language Arts Instructional Leader, Erin Georgini recently arranged a virtual author visit for a group of eighth graders.
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April Portrait Pioneers

The Plainville Community Schools’ “Portrait Pioneers” award winners for the month of April were recognized at the April 19th Plainville Board of Education meeting. Director of Human Resources Stacy Buden and School Nurse Consultant & COVID-19 Health and Safety Compliance Liaison Julie Simard were the latest recipients of this award established to recognize school district staff members who exemplify and model the characteristics of the district’s Portrait of the Graduate framework, which include being: Mindful, Resilient, Communicative, Innovative and Collaborative. School district employees may be nominated for this award by colleagues, students, parents, or community members.