Grade 9 (Freshmen) and New Student Orientation - Wednesday, August 19th 6pm
On Wednesday, August 19th we will be holding our 9th grade orientation in the Media Center at 6:00 pm. Platt High School welcomes our new students and families to our school. We will show a brief PowerPoint and field any questions the students or parents may have. Additionally, we will provide tours of the Freshman Academy wing and the new wing and cafeteria that will be open the first day of school.
Attention All 10th Grade Students and Parents - Medical Physical Requirement
All 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.
Common Core Information
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/
Message from Dr. Benigni, Superintendent of the Meriden Public Schools
Expect More Achieve More
All freshmen have recently received a copy of the Connecticut State University System's latest document EXPECT MORE ACHIEVE MORE. Please be sure to ask your child for this very important document that explains new admission requirements starting with the class of 2015 as they prepare for college within the state university system. The new standards are consistent with the state's revised requirements for high school graduation, as approved by the state legislature and State Board of Education. For further information, please go to the following website: http://www.ct.edu/initiatives/admission.