phs students talking with dattco staff
PHS Dattco Internship
06/21/2018
Dattco representatives visited Plainville High School to speak with students about their internship and apprenticeship programs this year. Currently, three Plainville High School graduates are participating in the apprenticeship program and two graduating seniors will participate in the internship program. In addition, a group of Plainville High School students recently participated in a field trip to Dattco to explore the field of diesel mechanics.
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Plainville Community Schools Volunteer of the Year Award winners Dave Barry and Barbara Barry,  and  Mentor of the Year Award winner Charles Floyd
District Hosts Annual Volunteer Recognition Program
05/23/2018
Plainville Community Schools’ annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner and Awards Program was held on May 10th, at Plainville High School. This year's theme was “Country Hoedown.” More than 100 school volunteers, Board of Education members, administrators and staff were present to enjoy an evening of food, friends, and recognition.
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Plainville community members preparing floral arrangements
Enrichment through Plainville Adult Education
05/09/2018
Community members participated in Spring Floral Arrangement-- one of the many enrichment programs provided by Plainville Adult and Continuing Education.
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PHS' 6th Annual Senior Citizen Prom
05/03/2018
The Plainville High School's Interact Club (the youth branch of the local Rotary Club in Plainville) recently hosted the 6th annual Senior Citizen Prom in the school's cafeteria.
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plainville elementary students that played for the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA)  Conference held in Hartford
Plainville Performs in State Wide Music Conference
04/26/2018
Twelve elementary school musicians represented Plainville Community Schools on April 20th at the Connecticut Elementary Honors Choir Festival! This festival is part of the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA) Conference held in Hartford, Connecticut.
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Plainville Art Museum Exhibit
04/10/2018
The New Britain Museum of American art recently hosted an exhibit of creative artworks from the students of Plainville Community Schools.
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PCS unified basketball team
Second Annual Unified Basketball Game Held
03/07/2018
On February 26th, the 2nd Annual Plainville Community Schools’ Board of Education/Administrator/Faculty/Parent vs. Unified Basketball Team game was held.
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PHS Students competing in the Berklee College of Music’s Annual High School Jazz Festival
PHS Takes Third in National Jazz Festival
02/21/2018
The Plainville High School Jazz Band recently participated in the Berklee College of Music’s Annual High School Jazz Festival.
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Plainville Community Schools Reading Partners program at Wheeler School
Plainville Community Schools Reading Partners Program
01/26/2018
The local VFW Madeley-Roberts Post No. 574 recently sponsored the Plainville Community Schools Reading Partners program
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Plainville High School Students Honored In Scholastic Art Awards Program
01/23/2018
The Plainville High School Visual Arts Department is proud to announce that four students were selected to receive honors in the 29th Annual Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards in the areas of Drawing and Illustration.
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Go Baby Go! 2017
12/08/2017
Plainville High School once again hosted the “Go Baby Go" event December 1st & 2nd, during which toy ride-on cars for children with special needs were modified, refurbished, and presented to local families
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Kristen Haviar and Lisa Felt - Veterinarians
Career Day at PHS!
12/05/2017
Plainville High School recently hosted the 6th annual Career Day program for students
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Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett and Joeline Wruck, Director of Community Initiatives & Program Services, Community Foundation of Greater New Britain
District Receives Community Foundation Of Greater New Britain Grant To Support Alternative High School Program
11/30/2017
Plainville Community Schools has received a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. The $10,000 grant will fund a job coach position in a newly formed alternative high school program, to be launched at Plainville High School in 2018.
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board of education award presentation
Plainville Schools Recognized for Excellence in Leadership and Communication
11/29/2017
The Plainville school district has been recognized with two awards from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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phs students posing with refurbished bikes
PHS Students Refurbish and Donate Bikes to Local Youth
11/28/2017
Students in David Marchesani’s Transportation Education classes at Plainville High School have completed the refurbishment of a batch of bicycles as part of a community collaboration project with the Plainville Police Department and the Plainville Community Food Pantry.
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District Honors Veterans Day With School Activites
11/13/2017
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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Plainville students honored at 30th annual Superintendent’s award presentation
11/07/2017
Twelve Plainville students received the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents’ (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award and Certificate of Excellence at the 30th annual Superintendent’s Award Presentation held on Friday, November 3rd, during a luncheon at J. Timothy’s Restaurant.
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phs deca students
PHS DECA Group Attends Leadership Conference
10/24/2017
Plainville High School DECA members and faculty member / DECA Advisor Trevira Boatright, recently attended the CT DECA Fall Leadership Conference held at the University of New Haven.
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Wheeler Hispanic Heritage Month
10/16/2017
Students in all grades at Wheeler School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October15) by learning about Hispanic artists and art traditions from Hispanic countries.
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Plainville Blue Devils senior baseball players Dylan Morrell and Nathan Michalek
PHS Blue Devils Baseball Players Join Goodwill Series American Team
10/12/2017
Plainville Blue Devils senior baseball players Dylan Morrell and Nathan Michalek have been selected to participate on the Goodwill Series American baseball team to compete in the 12 game Goodwill Series to be held in Adelaide, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand
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District Launches New Website
10/11/2017
Plainville Community Schools has launched a new district website, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett.
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Preschool Screenings to be Held
09/15/2017
Plainville Community Schools will be conducting preschool screenings for children 3 to 5 years old on October 6, 2017, January 19, 2018 and April 20, 2018.
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PFRN Receives Grant
PFRN Receives Grant To Continue Learning Throughout The Summer
06/26/2017
The Plainville Family Resource Network (PFRN) has received a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain to continue learning throughout the summer, according to PFRN Coordinator, Donna Cavallaro.
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Adult Education
Plainville Adult Education Program Receives Grant To Support Training Program
06/19/2017
Plainville Adult and Continuing Education received a grant award distribution of $1,525.00 from the Plainville Community Fund II at the Main Street Community Foundation to support a "Customer Service and Sales Certification Training Program" to be held this fall. This funding will make available 15 (needs-based) scholarships for Plainville residents.
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Melissa Patterson
School District Names Melissa Patterson As Teacher Of The Year
06/19/2017
Patterson was nominated by colleagues Amy Tennant, Rob Silliman, and Cindy Birdsall, who outlined a variety of attributes attesting to her qualifications for the award, and describing her as exceptional.
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District Preschool Registration
District Preschool Registration And Orientation For The 2017-2018 School Year
05/30/2017
There will be an orientation for parents and children who are registered for the 2017-2018 Plainville Community Schools Preschool Program at each of the three Plainville elementary schools on Monday, June 5, 2017.
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News Releases for the 2017-2018 School Year

News Releases for the 2016-2017 School Year