Yearly Archives: 2014

That Kid

Last week, while scrolling through Facebook, I came upon a post from a great friend and colleague who frequently shares links to wonderfully informative articles and inspirational messages for teachers. This particular post linked to a blogger (also a teacher) who wrote a very powerful open letter to parents about “That Kid,” the kid who… Read more »

Waiting For A Miracle: Year 2

Last year, PVP Newton Director Kelly Cisneros established the Waiting for a Miracle program to aid the children of Tierra Adentro, Colombia, a village near Kelly’s own hometown. The program was such a success (see our September update) that we are doing it again! This year we will be focusing on backpacks and school supplies,… Read more »

Fall Open House Dates Announced

Please come join us at one of our Fall Open Houses! Intended for families who are currently in the process of choosing a preschool, we welcome current families to spread the word. To RSVP or if you have any questions, please contact us at All Open Houses start at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Brighton: Wednesday,… Read more »

Pine Village Preschool In the News

We were so excited to be part of the August 24, 2014 Boston Globe feature article, “Road To Kindergarten More Than Child’s Play” (see the Globe website for the full article), and now for co-founders Brid Martin and Emma LaVecchia to be on old friend and colleague Jeffrey Davis’ radio show for entrepreneurs. The show… Read more »

Back to School: Waiting for a Miracle project

In October of last year, we came to you and asked for you to take part in the Waiting for a Miracle project, the brainchild of PVP Newton Director Kelly Cisneros. ( As we count down to the start of the new school year, we wanted to share with you some of the pictures of… Read more »

Pine Village Preschool Named Top Language Immersion Program

We are excited to announce that Pine Village Preschool has been named the 2014 Family Favorite for “Best Language Immersion Program” by Boston Parents Paper readers. Many thanks to those of you who voted! To read the article, please see: And if you’d like to read more about our approach, please see our Spanish… Read more »

Pine Village Visits Peru During Summer Session I

From director Kelly Cisneros: This week was really fun! The children visited Peru: the Sierra, Machu Picchu, the sea, and the Selva. They painted the flag with mops, They played games outside and still enjoyed the sprinklers. They visited a room that was turned into Peru, and they danced to Peruvian songs with traditional customs…. Read more »