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PHS Students Explore the Trades At Construction Career Day Event

Posted May 16th 2024
A group of Plainville High School students were able to explore a variety of trades and pathways in the Construction career cluster during a field trip on May 1st to the Construction Career Day event held in Wallingford, sponsored by the Associated Builders & Contractors of Connecticut.
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May PCS All-Star

Posted May 15th 2024
Plainville Community Schools Food Services Director, Ashley Carl, was recognized as the May Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner at the May 13th Board of Education meeting. The “All-Star” award recognizes students, faculty, staff and community members who go above and beyond in modeling the school district’s Portrait of the Graduate characteristics and demonstrating excellence in alignment with the school district’s goals.
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PCS Support Staff Person of the Year Announced

Posted May 15th 2024
On May 7th, Middle School of Plainville Paraprofessional Dawn Richardson was surprised with balloons, flowers and notification that she has been selected as the 2024 Plainville Community Schools Support Staff Person of the Year. Dawn was honored at the May 13th Plainville Board of Education meeting.
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PHS National English Honor Society's "Little Free Libraries" Project

Posted April 29th 2024
The PHS National English Honor Society (NEHS) members, led by faculty member and advisor, Emily Wasley, are collaborating on a “Little Free Libraries” project.
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Superintendent’s Showcase and Informational Update

Posted April 29th 2024
Students, families, faculty and staff members filled Plainville High School on April 23rd for the annual Superintendent's Update and Informational Showcase event, which included the award winning PHS Cheer team, performances by the PHS Chamber Choir, PHS Jazz Band and MSP 8th grader, Nolan Meehan, followed by an open house style showcase in the high school's cafeterias spotlighting student works, programs, initiatives, and more across the district. Refreshments were provided by the outstanding PCS Food Services Department!
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Wheeler's Student Council Hosts Earth Day Activities

Posted April 29th 2024
Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School’s Student Council members, led by advisor Sarah Miller, marked Earth Day on April 23rd by preparing and sharing presentations to every Wheeler class on the importance of Earth Day and recycling.
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MSP Robotics Program Receives Grant From Community Partner

Posted April 29th 2024
The Middle School of Plainville's Robotics Program received a grant from the Aquarion Water Company. According to faculty member and advisor Camille Westfall, the company has been a long time sponsor of the award winning program and are proud that two teams qualified to attend the World Robotics event in Dallas, Texas.
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Art Show Kicks Off

Posted April 29th 2024
The annual Townwide Art Show, sponsored by the school district's Fine Arts Department and featuring works of student art from each of the five Plainville schools, will once again be held at the Plainville Public Library. Opening Night is April 29th, and the show runs through May 21st during regular library hours.
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Carl Named Snact Director Of The Year

Posted April 23th 2024
Plainville Community Schools’ Food Services Director, Ashley Carl, has been named the 2023-24 School Nutrition Association of Connecticut, (SNACT) Director of the Year, according to Superintendent of Schools, Brian Reas.
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April PCS All-Stars!

Posted April 17th 2024
Louis Toffolon Elementary School faculty member Diane Lebel, and Middle School of Plainville students Nolan Meehan and Isabella Peters were recognized as the April Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winners, at the April 15th Board of Education meeting. The “All-Star” award recognizes students, faculty, staff and community members who go above and beyond in modeling the school district’s Portrait of the Graduate characteristics and demonstrating excellence in alignment with the school district’s goals.
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PHS Students Explore Health Sciences Pathway Through UConn Program

Posted April 08th 2024
A group of Plainville High School students recently joined high school students from around Connecticut to explore the Health Science Pathway through their participation in the UConn Health Biomedical Engineering Discovery Program. The students engaged in a hands-on experience of designing and constructing a heart valve facsimile from common materials and how to take blood pressure.
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"Get Hired Week" at PHS

Posted April 01th 2024
The Plainville Community Schools School / Business / Community Partnership program hosted "Get Hired Week" for Plainville High School students during the week of March 18th.
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May PCS All Stars!

Plainville Community Schools Food Services Director, Ashley Carl, was recognized as the May Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winner at the May 13th Board of Education meeting. The “All-Star” award recognizes students, faculty, staff and community members who go above and beyond in modeling the school district’s Portrait of the Graduate characteristics and demonstrating excellence in alignment with the school district’s goals.