Plainville Community Schools, 47 Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville CT 06062, (860)793-3200

District News

5th Annual "Take A Whack For Interact" Event A Success
"Plainville High School's fifth annual "Take A Whack For Interact" event, held during the Homecoming Weekend Football Game in October, was a huge success thanks to the efforts and generosity..."

Recent Articles:
11/23/16: 5th Annual "Take A Whack For Interact" Event A Success
11/23/16: 5th Annual "Take A Whack For Interact" Event A Success
11/03/16: Board / School District Recognized For Excellence In Leadership And Communication
11/02/16: District To Recognize Veterans With School Day Activities Planned For Veterans Day
10/31/16: Plainville Students Honored At 29th Annual Superintendent's Award Presentation

District Spotlight
Plainville Board of Education Receives Leadership Award

The Plainville Board of Education was presented with the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Level Two Leadership Award during the annual CABE/ CAPSS (Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents) Convention held in November. This is the eighth consecutive year the Plainville Board of Education has received this award.

In photo: Laurie Peterson (Board of Education Member), Foster White (Board of Education Member) Maureen Brummett, Ed.D. (Superintendent of Schools), Dianna R. Wentzell (Commissioner of Education), Andrea Saunders (Board of Education Chair) and Crystal St. Lawrence (Board of Education Member).

Career Day at PHS!

Plainville High School recently hosted the 5th annual Career Day program for students. More than 40 speakers participated in the program including representatives from a variety of career fields such as engineering, law enforcement, culinary, medical and more. Many of the speakers were also alumni of Plainville Community Schools. The program was coordinated by Assistant Superintendent of Schools Steven LePage and the high school's Student Success Planning Committee.

Veterans Day In Plainville Community Schools

Students and staff across the school district honored veterans on Veterans Day, November 11th. A variety of programs were held throughout the day in each school.

PHS College Fair!

More than 100 colleges, universities, technical schools and branches of the military were in attendance at the Plainville High School College Fair held on October 28th!

Superintendent's Award Presentation

Twelve Plainville students received the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents' (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award and Certificate of Excellence at the 29th annual Superintendent's Award Presentation held on October 28th during a luncheon at J. Timothy's Restaurant.

Pumpkin Time!

Students in the PHS Culinary Arts program recently carved and prepped pumpkins for the Plainville Pumpkin Festival. The PHS pumpkins will be donated to children attending the Pumpkin Festival event!

PHS Homecoming Festivities!

Plainville High School celebrated Homecoming during the first weekend in October with several activities including Float Parade featuring the following float themes: Halloween—Freshmen, Wizard of Oz—Sophomores, Pirates of the Caribbean—Juniors (winners of the float contest), and Disney Princesses—Seniors, varsity football game against Northwest Catholic, and the Homecoming Dance. The Homecoming Court featured fourth runners-up: Kaitlyn Butler and Will Anderson, third runners-up: Melissa Lux and Jonathan Olson, second runners-up: Jessica Masco and Cory Carlone, first runners-up: Erin Brochu and Dwight Burns, and Homecoming Queen and King: Kiya Broughton and Grant Sarra.

Grant Funds "Blue Bots" to Extend Learning

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett and Elementary Math Resource Teacher Alicia Atterrato accepted a grant from Cristin Buckley of the Ben Was Here Foundation at the September 12th Board of Education meeting. Atterrato received the grant to obtain "Blue Bots" - which will be introduced to students and teachers in all three Plainville elementary schools to use as a small group math center and in other coding and STEM related learning and activities.

Welcome Back Mentors!

Plainville Community Schools recently welcomed volunteer mentors back for the 2016-17 school year. The group gathered for breakfast and training, hosted by Volunteer Coordinator, Sue Bradley.

First Day of School!

Administrators, faculty and staff welcomed students back to school on September 1st!

Convocation 2016!

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett welcomed faculty and staff back for the 2016-17 school year at the annual Convocation program held on August 29th. The program featured an overview of the district's focus by Dr. Brummett, introduction of the current Teacher of the Year, Maria Colangelo, recognition of faculty and staff for years of service, introduction of new faculty and administration, and a musical finale performed by the district's music teachers!

Strategic Planning Kick Off!

On August 24th the district's Strategic Planning Committee Kick Off meeting was held at Plainville High School, led by Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. School district stakeholders came together to begin the process of updating the school district's strategic plan.

Welcome To Plainville Community Schools!

Plainville Community Schools recently welcomed new faculty and staff members during an orientation to familiarize the group with the Plainville school district.

Retirees Honored

At their June 14th meeting, the Plainville Board of Education recognized the following individuals who will retire this year for their many years of service to Plainville Community Schools:
Frank Bogdan - Plainville High School
Mary Brzozowy - Middle School of Plainville
Denise Feltz - Plainville High School
Joyce Goldberg - Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School
Carol Howe - Linden Street School
Nancy Lewis - Plainville High School
Debbie Mosebach - Plainville High School
Diane Rich - Plainville High School
Deborah Seibert - Plainville High School
Dr. Linda Van Wagenen - Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Rosemary Venditto - Linden Street School
Anne Walsh - Supervisor of Special Education

In photo: Plainville Community Schools' retirees with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, at the June 14th Plainville Board of Education meeting. (Missing from photo: Mary Brzozowy, Denise Feltz, Carol Howe and Diane Rich.)

Plainville Community Schools Announces Teacher of the Year

Plainville Community Schools has named Plainville High School Foreign Language teacher Maria Fazio Colangelo as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. Colangelo has been an educator for 37 years, having served 25 years at Plainville High School. She was honored at the June 14th Plainville Board of Education meeting.

From Left: Superintendent of Schools Dr. Maureen Brummett, Teacher of the Year Maria Fazio Colangelo, and Plainville Board of Education Chair Andrea Saunders, at the June 14th Board of Education meeting where Maria was recognized as Teacher of the Year.

Upcoming Performances

PHS Winter Concert
Wednesday, December 21, 7:30PM

MSP Winter Chorus Concert (C)
Sunday, January 17, 7:00PM

Please click here for the entire 2016 Performance Schedule

District Announcements
InfoSnap for 2016-2017 New Students Please Register Here

InfoSnap For Current Students
Please Register Here

Plainville Pre-K Program

Plainville Schools' Preschool Program is enrolling soon for the 2017 school year! Please see the flyer below for more information.

Plainville Coalition Sponsors Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign

The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development is joining cities and towns around the country by sponsoring a campaign to prevent underage drinking. This effort highlights the fact that it is illegal to allow consumption of alcohol by anyone under age 21, even in private homes. As part of the campaign the Coalition will be displaying lawn signs and other materials around town.

Please click here to listen to the public service announcement from the Coalition regarding this subject.

Turf Field Project

Click below for updated information about the turf field project at Plainville High School

Budget Development 2016-17

Plainville Board of Education Strategic Goals: Monitoring Our Progress
Please Click Here for more info

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget Info
Please Click Here for more info

District Calendars

2016-2017 PHS Calendar

2016-2017 District Calendar
And Explanation Page

2017-2018 District Calendar

School Schedule Information

Regular School Day Schedule
Elementary Schools: 8:50AM- 3:30PM

Middle School of Plainville: 8:00AM-2:45PM
Plainville High School: 7:30AM-2:10PM

Minimum School Day Schedule
Elementary Schools: 8:50AM-1:30PM

Middle School of Plainville:8:00AM-12:45PM
Plainville High School: 7:30AM-12:10PM

School Contact Information

Linden Street Elementary School
69 Linden Street

Louis Toffolon Elementary School
145 Northwest Drive
Phone: 860-793-3280

Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School
15 Cleveland Memorial Drive

Middle School of Plainville
150 Northwest Drive

Plainville High School
47 Robert Holcomb Way
Phone: 860-793-3220

Important Upcoming Dates

October 10 Columbus Day
November 8 Professional Development Day
November 24-25 Thanksgiving Recess
December 26-30 Holiday Recess

Long Range Plan/Building Projects
Community Letter

Please click here to view the
Community Letter
for Summer 2016

Adult and Continuing Education

NEW! Spring 2017 Health Care Training Schedules!

Adult Education Fall Programs!


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Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the Plainville Community Schools may delay opening school 60 minutes, 90 minutes or 2 hours. The School Messenger automated messaging system is utilized to directly contact parents who have selected this option, in the event of weather-related closings or delays. In addition, area radio and television stations will broadcast appropriate announcements. These announcements will also be accessible on the Internet at Connecticut Weather Center’s

For more information, please refer to the School Cancellations and Delays page.

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