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Parent Volunteers Honored

Posted June 17th 2024
Parent volunteer leaders / officers of the Linden Street School, Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School, and Louis Toffolon Elementary School Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) , the Middle School of Plainville's Parent Teacher Club (PTC) , and Plainville High School's Parent Advisory Council (PAC), were honored for their contributions at the June 10th Plainville Board of Education meeting.
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Toffolon Choir Performs!

Posted June 10th 2024
The Louis Toffolon Elementary School Choir, which consists of 64 fourth and fifth graders, performed The Star Spangled Banner at Dunkin' Park before the Hartford Yard Goats game on Saturday, June 1st.
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Local Grants Support District Initiatives

Posted May 31th 2024
District programming received additional financial support thanks to two grants from the Plainville Community Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation.
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Local Author Visit!

Posted May 30th 2024
Students at Louis Toffolon Elementary School recently enjoyed a visit from special guest and local children's book author, Dana Meachen Rau!
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Middle School of Plainville Honored With Anti-Defamation League No Place For Hate Designation

Posted May 24th 2024
On Sunday, May 19th, amidst the cheers and excitement of the Hartford Yard Goats baseball game at Dunkin' Park, a special moment unfolded as the Middle School of Plainville was honored with the prestigious 2023-24 Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate designation. Amidst the crack of baseball bats and the roar of the crowd for Middle School of Plainville seventh grader, Jahsir Torres, who threw out the first pitch of the game, representatives from the Middle School proudly paraded their banner around the field, showcasing their commitment to inclusivity and tolerance.
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PHS Students Honored with "Student Rocks Award"

Posted May 23th 2024
Plainville High School students Nikolas Dahlstrom and Igor Gomes have been named recipients of the second semester “Student Rocks Award” recognizing their outstanding contributions to Plainville High School.
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Kid Governor Cabinet Member Visits Linden

Posted May 23th 2024
On May 17th, Connecticut "Kid Governor" Cabinet Member Paula Sanchez-Barreto visited fifth graders at Linden Street School to talk about diversity and inclusion, as well as the Kid Governor Cabinet opportunity!
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Pen Pals Across The Country!

Posted May 23th 2024
Students in Courtney Caldwell's second grade class at Louis Toffolon Elementary School enjoyed a year of honing their writing skills, building friendships, and learning about the country's Midwest region, through a "pen pal" initiative with a second grade class in North Platte, Nebraska, coordinated by Ms. Caldwell
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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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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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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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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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June PCS All Stars!

Plainville High School Counselor Kacey Stewart, and Linden Street School SEL Tutor Wendy Young were recognized at the June Plainville Community Schools “All-Star” award winners at the June 10th 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.

Pictured Above: Superintendent of Schools, Brian Reas, Plainville Board of Education Chair, Becky Tyrrell, Kacey Stewart, Shawn Blake and Sarah Blake. Missing from photo: Wendy Young.
Brian Reas - Superintendent
Brian Reas
 Superintendent of Schools