Yearly Archives: 2019

Social Emotional Learning at Pine Village Preschool

Since the creation of Pine Village Preschool 2001 in Brighton, the founders, Emma LaVecchia and Brid Martin were aware of the important role social emotional wellbeing played in the education of children. Coming from a Family Childcare background they knew that creating a loving holding environment for the children and a strong bond between parents… Read more »

Fall 2019 Info Sessions

Fall is here and we are excited to announce our upcoming info sessions at each of our 10 locations throughout the Boston area! Join us at one or more of our Pine Village Preschool locations to learn about our Spanish immersion programs and tour the classrooms. Hear from our directors and teachers about developmentally appropriate… Read more »

Pine Village Preschool Goes to Mexico!

This past June, Brid Martin, Marina Ituarte, Peggy Kuhs and I, Emma Lavecchia, had the incredible opportunity to travel to Mexico and represent Pine Village Preschool at two amazing events.  The spirit of our visit was centered on the work we do around Social Emotional Learning in early childhood, and sharing the methods we use… Read more »

2019-2020 Saturday Spanish Is Back!

2019-2020 Juntos Conectamos: Together We Connect Three 8-week sessions during the 2019-2020 school year: When: Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. o Sept. 21 – Nov. 16, 2019 [no class 10/12] o Jan. 11 – March 14, 2020 [no class 1/18 or 2/15] o March 21 – May 16, 2020 [no class 4/11] Where: Porter Square (2067 Mass. Ave., Cambridge) AND… Read more »

2019 Boston Parents Paper Favorites

THANK YOU to all of our families for voting for Pine Village Preschool as a 2019 Boston Parents Paper Family Favorites!! We’ve been fortunate enough to have secured a place in the Boston Parents Paper Family Favorites since 2014 and appreciate all of the love and support you’ve given us over the years. Pine Village… Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: One Student’s journey from a preschooler at Pine Village to coming back as a summer job

We love to stay in touch with all of our students and it’s especially easy when your mom works at the school! This summer, we are lucky enough to have Pine Village alum, Lucy Doyle back at the school working with us this summer along side her Mom, Jen Doyle, Senior Director, Communications and Enrollment…. Read more »

Please Join us at the Boston Pride Parade

We hope you will join PVP co-founder Emma LaVecchia, PVP Brighton Director Denise Barcelo, and other PVP staff and families–current and alumni–at this year’s Boston Pride Parade! The parade is scheduled for June 8, 2019, at 12 noon, rain or shine. The parade begins in Copley Square and ends in Government Center. We are usually one of… Read more »

WBZ Feature: Spanish Immersion – A Growing And Popular Trend

Recently, we sat down with WBZ’s Yadires Nova-Salcedo to discuss the popularity of Spanish immersion and why it’s so important to learn Spanish in today’s world. Our co-founder Brid Martin discusses this on the English version and you can listen to our Emotional Coach Peggy Kuhs on the Spanish version. Watch the segment on WBZ

Pine Village and Walk for Hunger: Project Bread

1 in 10 households and 1 in 8 children here in MA do not have enough food to eat. This has long term implications for the health and future of our communities. Project Bread is a statewide anti-hunger nonprofit working to end hunger throughout the state. Project Bread meets people where they are – in… Read more »

Boston Parents Paper 2019 Family Favorites

Thank you to everyone who took a few minutes to nominate Pine Village Preschool as a Boston Parents Paper Family Favorite for 2019! We’ve been fortunate enough to have secured our spot as a Family Favorite since 2014 and would be honored to be chosen again in 2019. Currently, the Final Voting Is Now Open… Read more »