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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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Congratulations  to Platt's Class of 2016 Top Ten Scholars 

  1.  1. Matthew Mordarski
  2.  2. Edwin Roman, Jr.
  3.  3. Melony Edwards
  4.  4. Leanna Vargas
  5.  5. Emily Kelly
  6.  6. Breanna Karabeinikoff
  7.  7. Karissa Massicott
  8.  8. Hayley Dudley
  9.  9. Destiny West
  10. 10. Axel Olivares 


A special thanks Mrs. Carr for getting this movement started, as well as Mrs. Mucik, Mr. Cook and the many students and faculty members who have been involved. Here is a link to the Record-Journal's piece on Platt's hallway painting.  Here is the link to NBC Connecticut's piece on Platt's hallway painting.

Project Excel Secondary Awards Winners

Congratulations to the following students for winning the Project Excel Secondary Awards. Grade 9: Photini Constantinou, DeAlice Fagundo, Ryan Greene, Jackson Hills, Nehemiah Vargas. Grade 10: Jose Crespo, Cristofel Diaz, Allison Maclnnis, Adela Sanchez, Luis Santinabez. Grade 11: Christian Bustamante, Taina Echevarria, Shellece Johnson, Callie Lattman, Dayna Nieves-Rodriguez, Maribel Salas, Yarisel Santos, Alyssa Taylor. 

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.  They will begin their DTP journey this Fridaywhen they visit the Whalley Sample Shop in New Haven to be fitted for a new suit.  On May 28th they will attend the first of ten Academic Saturdays being held at Southern CT State University. 

Congratulations to Olivia White for performing in CT’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!

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!

Platt High School’s Charge Up with AM Energy!

Platt High School will be serving breakfast on a daily basis to it's students for free.  Click here for more information. 


 Congratulations Platt Volleyball on their Class L State Title Win!

Platt Students Participate in Charter Oak Music Festival 

21 Students from Platt High School were selected to perform in the Charter Oak Music Festival this year. The festival is a jazz band, concert band, treble choir and mixed choir made up of students from about a dozen Connecticut High Schools. Each ensemble is directed by a guest conductor with only two days of rehearsal before a performance. Congratulations to all involved for another spectacular concert!

Media Center Book Catalog Database

The Platt High School Media Center has a new book catalog database system.  Click here to find books that will help you with all your educational needs.  This book catalog can be access from home making anytime/anywhere learning at your fingertips.

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.