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Once On This Island Musical - March 19th, 20th & 21st 7pm 

Platt High School’s Drama Department presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, a Caribbean fairy tale musical based on Hans Christian Anderson’s “Little Mermaid”. A fun and lively performance full of song and dance, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND follows a peasant girl’s journey to find true love. It will be great fun for all ages! The performances will be held at O.H. Platt High School on March 19th, 20th and 21st at 7:00pm. Tickets for adults will be $10 and student tickets will be $5. We hope you will join us for this musical journey!
 

Teens for Jeans Drive

Have any jeans that you don't use or just don't want any more? Now you can get rid of them and  help teenagers that are in need of them due to homelessness or lack of being able to afford new jeans. Donate your gently worn jeans  and you'll receive a 20% off your next purchase at Aeropostale. Drop of Sites are: Room 114 Mr.Warners Room; Room 226 Mrs. Van Fleet; Room 131 Upstairs Computer Lab; School Store 1st Lunch Wave; Cafeteria 2nd-3rd Lunch Wave Please Donate!!!

 

Attention All 9th Grade Students and Parents - Physical Requirement

All 9th grade students are required to have a physical to enter 10th grade. Any physical dated from May1st 2014 will fulfill this obligation.  Physicals must be handed in by the first day of school. Any student without the required physical will be sent home and not allowed to return until the physical is handed in. Physicals can be done at school in The Community Health Center School Based Health Center. Enrollment forms are available on line or in the nurse’s office. Call the nurses office at 235-7962 ext 117 for any questions. 

Mattress Sale Fundraiser - March 1st 10am - 5pm

The Platt High School Performing Arts Department will be sponsoring its 2nd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 10am to 5pm in Platt's cafeteria. Name brand (Restonic, Therapedic, and more) mattress sets will be sold at 30-60% below retail prices. These are all top quality mattresses with full factory warranties! All sizes and price ranges are for sale and delivery is available. Floor models will be displayed at the school on Sunday, March 1st from 10am-5pm. THE SALE IS ONE DAY ONLY! If you are in the market for a new mattress, or know someone who is, please consider waiting for the Platt Performing Arts Mattress Sale- help out the students while getting some great savings for yourself! Proceeds directly benefit the Platt High School Performing Arts Department. Visit the event Facebook page for a $50 off $500 purchase coupon. Please spread the word- Invite your friends and family!

Attention Seniors - Vote for Class Superlatives and Yearbook Activities and Quotes

In order to select class superlatatives (notables) and get your activities and quote into the yearbook goto : http://plattyearbook.weebly.com and http://goo.gl/forms/7yUYLWcYi

O&G Industries awarded CCIA 2014 Community Service Award

We are pleased to announce that O&G Industries has been awarded the CCIA 2014 Community Service Award for the Platt Builds Program, and will be presented with it at the 2014 Annual Meeting and Holiday Reception to be held December 3, 2014 at the Aqua Turf.   CONGRATULATIONS! 

PHS Shine in CMEA Southern Region Ensemble

PHS Fine Arts Department are thrilled to announce that Platt has 9 students that made a CMEA Southern Region ensemble. Amy Cerbie (soprano), Jasmine McLeish (alto), Edyn Zapata (bass) and Nathan Remillard (bass) will all be performing in the choir while Sydney Fogarty (french horn), Joseph Ludemann (euphonium), Matthew Mordarski (tenor sax) and Jonathan Noxon (tuba) will be performing in the band. Also, for the first time in decades, a string student from Meriden has made the orchestra - Julia Kudewicz (upright bass). Congratulations to all these students on their efforts and accomplishment!

Attention Seniors - Order your Yearbook Now.

You can order on line at YBPay.lifetouch.com with yearbook ID Code : 8273315.  You can also pay by check or cash to Mrs. DiPace in Room 215.  Any question contact Mrs. DiPace at maureen.dipace@meridenk12.org.

Developing Tomorrow's Professionals Meet at Aqua Turf

Developing Tomorrow's Professionals, a mentoring program for young men of color, honored Platt High School's 2014 members Jeffrey Morales-Rosario, Maleek Myers, Edwin Roman, Edyn Zapata, and Joseph Mwamba on September 26th at The Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.  Platt's own Maleek Myers addressed the over 200 in attendance to talk about his experience in DTP.

PHS Junior Nathan Remillard Selected into the National Honors Choir

Congratulations to Nathan Remillard for being selected into the 2014 National Honors Choir! After nearly an entire year of preparation and rehearsal, Nathan will fly out to Nashville, TN in October to do what no panther has every done before - sing in the All National Honors Choir and perform at the National Music conference! Thank you for making Platt proud!

 

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! 

Platt Students win Student Voices in Education Reform.  Watch Video Here

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. http://www.meridenk12.org/Schools/High_Schools/Student-Centered-Learning/

Fox News Features Platt High School  - Bring Your Own Device 

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