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At O.H. Platt High School, we strive to exhibit professionalism, respect, integrity, discipline, and enthusiasm in all aspects of the school community.  It all comes down to Panther PRIDE:

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2017 Yearbook for Sale - Buy by January 31st and save $10

Platt High School Yearbook is now available for purchase.  You can buy online @ YBPay.lifetouch.com with the yearbook ID Code : 8273317.  Cash orders can be made with Mrs. DiPace in the lunchroom or Room 211N.  Limit number of books are for sale.

Platt DECA has done it again!!!

Thank you to all those who helped with our service efforts this fall and winter including all of our honorable DECA members from our staff!!!  We have been awarded 6 seats to the Thrive Leadership Academy at the Anaheim Convention Center!!  There are over 2,400 DECA members in CT and 45 seats have been awarded thus far. It is quite an accomplishment for our school to have 6 of them.  
We will be competing at the state level at The Aqua Turf on March 13th and traveling to sunny California April 25-30th to lead and compete internationally!!!  Please cheer us on!!! 


Science CAPT Tutoring

The Science CAPT is rapidly approaching for all 10th grade students. This is a graduation requirement. Tutoring is available in room 320 at 2:00. Please see Mr. McMinn for more information. You can also follow on Instagram or Twitter @phscaptmcminn. 

The Platt Athletic Department recently created a Twitter Account - you can follow @Platt_Athletics

Boys Basketball - @PlattBoys_BBall
Football - @PlattPantherFB
Wrestling - @PlattWrestling
Swimming & Diving - @meridencoop
Baseball - @BaseballPlatt
The Record Journal Sports Department and Bryant Carpenter do a tremendous job covering our teams and our student-athletes. You can follow them @sportsRJ. Also, Justin Weekes (freelance photographer) takes incredible pictures. He put together our Banner on the Platt Athletic Twitter Account - follow him @JustinWeekes

Cinderella - May 4th - 7th

Platt's Spring Play will be Cinderella. The show dates are May 4th, 5th, and 6th at 7pm as well as a May 7th matinee at 2pm. The play will tentatively be held in Platt's brand-new auditorium!

Congratulations to the Panther Football team for beating Maloney 38-22 and earning the title of Stoddard Bowl Champions!


Click Here for the Stoddard Bowl Game Highlights  

Congratulations to the Platt PowderPuff team for beating Maloney 21-13 and ending their seven year winning streak!


Click here for the PowderPuff Game Highlights 

Platt Panther Marching Band Needs Your Help!

The Platt Band needs your help to raise $40,000, for new marching band uniforms. All donations are tax deductible. Please click here for more information.


Stay Connected with PHS!

Twitter: @plattpanthers77
Facebook: Platt Panthers
Remind: Text @orvill to 81010 (click here for more information)


2016 Developing Tomorrow's Professionals Announced

The following Platt High School students were selected into Developing Tomorrow's Professionals: Mahmoud Hassan, Cristian Bustamante, Isaiah Ronda, Mohammed Barmo, Anthony Ruiz Montanez, and Christopher Rendon.  Please take a minute to congratulate them as they endured the rigorous application and interview process before being selected.  

Mr. Mark Thornton - 2016 Platt High School Teacher of the Year

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

Mrs. Joy Dutra - Paraprofessional of the Year

Mrs. Dutra's accomplishments are truly an inspiration for all students and teachers. Please join the Platt family in congratulating Mrs. Dutra 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. More information can be found here.