PHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction - Thursday, May 1st Tickets on Sale NOW in the Athletic Office [+]

On Thursday May 1st, the Platt Athletic Department will honor the Hall Of Fame Class of 2014. The event will take place at the Aqua Turf in Southington with a social hour at 6pm and dinner and ceremony to follow. Honorees include Coach Dan Barillaro, Kelly Roman, Michelle Cooley, Kyle Cooney, Luis Murillo Jr, and the 1989 Girls Basketball team. Tickets are available for purchase for $30 from AD Rich Katz in the Athletic Office.

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Connecticut’s All State Choir Select Two Platt Students

Congratulations to James Brady and Nathan Remillard for performing in Connecticut’s all state choir. Thousands of students try out from districts all over the state and only a fraction of them make the ensembles. It is truly a great feat. Go Panthers!"

PHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction - May 1, 2014 *Tickets on sale NOW*

Congratulations to the 2014 PHS Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees.  This year's event will take place at the Aqua Turf Club with a social hour at 6pm then dinner and ceremony to follow. Honorees include Coach Dan Barillaro, Kelly Roman, Michelle Cooley, Kyle Cooney, Luis Murillo Jr, and the 1989 Girls Basketball Team. Tickets are available for purchase for $30 from AD Rich Katz in the Athletic Office.  Congratulations to this year inductees!

Youth and Government 2014 - Another Successful Year at State Conference

At the State Conference for Youth and Government this year Platt had excellent results.  Sophia Cory, Olivia Carbone and Nicole Carrozza all had their bills signed into law by the Youth Governor.  Wes Schlett, Ahmad Hamdan and Shyam Sheth all had their Constitutional Amendments voted into the Connecticut Youth Constitution. Wes Schlett’s Amendment was voted for the Best Bill Award. Nafiz Mustaqim did an excellent job as Pro Tempore of the Senate.  Joe Ludemann was elected as next years Speaker of the House. 

Project Excel Underclass Awards Night : Wednesday, April 23rd 7pm

Project Excel is a program sponsored by the Meriden Federation of Teachers. Students are nominated by the faculty and staff and selected by a committee.  Certificates as well as individual gifts will be awarded to 17 students in grades 9-11 based on: Strong character, Cooperative attitude, Consistent effort and Conscientious work ethic. The following Platt students are the recipients of the 2014 Project Excel Underclass Award. They will be honored at a ceremony to be held in the PHS Media Center on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at 7 PM. This year's recipients are : Shanice Abrahante, John Bernardo, Gryneshka Torres Gryneshka, Jack Waterfield, Thamiriz Vasconcelos, David Zych, Jenixza Febles, Amy Cerbie, Shivona Clemons, Juhayna Hassan, and Xavier Morales 

Gus Robotics Brings Home Awards

Gus Robotics competed at the Groton District Robotics Competition and won the Engineering Inspiration Award. Also our team mentor/engineer Art Dutra won the Volunteer of the Year Award.  Congratulations to Gus Robotics and Mr. Dutra!

Flower Power Fundraiser - Freshman Class

The Platt High School Freshmen Class is holding a Flower Power Fundraiser from March 10th - April 25th.  Click on the following link to support our students by order flowers :

Platt English Teacher Chosen to Represent English-Speaking Union in England 

Mr.  Warner was selected by the English-Speaking Union to travel to England this summer and attend the Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance program. Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance is an intensive three-week program which offers practical approaches to teaching Shakespeare in the classroom. Ethan will attend Globe productions and meet theatre artists involved in their creation. He will also work with Globe Education Practitioners and explore the relationship between Shakespeare’s text and Shakespeare’s stage. He will then have an opportunity to test that relationship by taking part in a Shakespeare scene on the Globe stage as St Paul’s Cathedral chimes midnight!

Holla for a Dolla - Shout Out During Morning Announcements

Do you want to wish a friend a happy birthday, give a friend a shout out before the big game/test or congratulations on a job well done -  skies the limit!  You can make a personal message available during morning announcements.  On back of a panther dollar write your shout out and place it in the "Holla for a Dolla" bucket in the main office.  Five will be read each morning during announcements.

National Honor Society Tutors

National Honor Society students are available for tutoring after school each Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in Room 131 (in the computer lab with Mr. Corey).  *Students must sign up in advance.*

Yearbook - On Sale NOW!

The 2014 year book is on sale for $55 and can be purchased on-line at  Platt High School Code: 8273314.   

***Free Tutoring*** 

 The Mathematics Tutor, Mrs. Soto-Johnson, is available from 7:30pm to 2:30pm Monday - Thursday.  She is located in the back of the library and can tutor you in all Math subjects. Click here to see Math Tutor Schedule


Career Cruising

Career Cruisingis now available to Platt Students. This online career planning program can be used for college searching, career exploration, interest assessments and much more! Take an assessment to see what career you would enjoy most or to help you decide what college major you should look into. Generic Login : username :platths; password: panthers

Mr. Thomas Wodatch - 2014 Platt High School Teacher of the Year

Mr. Wodatch's accomplishments are truly an inspiration for all students and teachers. Please join the Platt family in congratulating Mr. Wodatch on this very prestigious and well-deserved award! 

Meriden Awarded Nellie Mae Foundation Grant

We are thrilled to announce that the Meriden Public Schools has received a 20-month - $450,000 grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to help redesign our high school learning environments!  Meriden was selected as one of seven districts in New England through this highly competitive grant process.  Together, we will be working to create blended learning environments that embrace online, student-centered and experiential learning.  This highly prestigious award recognizes the commitment and dedication of our high school staffs, district leaders, and supportive Board of Education.

Fox News Features Platt High School  - Bring Your Own Device 

*** Platt Students and Teacher on Radio Discussing "BYOD"  - Click here to hear the interview ***

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