Yearly Archives: 2015

Thank you, Boston City Councilor Mark Ciommo!

As many of you already know, Juanita Chiviliua has been visiting since early November. (Please see this blog post for more information.) On Friday, December 4, she had the opportunity to meet Boston City Councilor Mark Ciommo at our Brighton school. Here is the letter she read to him: Muy buenos días a todos, Yo… Read more »

A Move for PVP JP Centre

We are happy to announce that we have just signed a lease to move the location of our JP Centre school from its present location to 57/59 South Street beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Long-term residents of JP may recognize this address as the former location of the Harvest Co-Op. We can’t tell you… Read more »

Welcome, Juanita!

We are very excited to be welcoming Juanita Chiviliu, from La Puerta Abierta in Guatemala, to Boston this month! The connection began with Sara Yablon–Smith, one of our parents and also the longtime friend of La Puerta Abierta’s founder, Amanda Flayer. Since our introduction back in June, we have been working on ways to collaborate… Read more »

Research Schools International and PVP

You are invited to join us at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to discuss the research project noted below on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. (Larsen Hall – Rm. G08; Harvard Graduate School of Education; 14 Appian Way, Cambridge). Please contact Ana at or go to to RSVP.   Research Schools… Read more »

Fall Open Houses are Here!

Join us in one or more of our Pine Village locations. Meet our fun teachers and directors, have a tour of our school(s) and curriculum, and chat with one of our Founders. Please RSVP at: All Open Houses begin at 6:30 pm. Brighton (Wed., Oct. 21st) 402 Western Ave. Brighton, MA 02135 JP Centre… Read more »

Playdates at the MFA: Starting Monday 10/5

Beginning this Monday (10/5), we will be joining the Museum of Fine Arts in offering Bilingual Playdates on the first Monday of the month. Bring your toddler to enjoy story time and looking activities in the galleries, followed by art making. Tours leave on a rolling basis starting at 10:15 am. The last tour leaves… Read more »

15 Years of Teamwork

We’ve made it to 15 years because we believe in it and we value it. Teamwork is the secret sauce for any business and is essential to the success of any business in any industry. And as much as we don’t want to think of Pine Village as a business nor do we always make… Read more »

All Good Things…

Senior Director of Communications and Enrollment Jen Doyle has been sharing her pictures and experiences with James throughout his enrollment at Pine Village. Although others have been posting in this space over the past school year, she figured since she shared James’ transition INTO Pine Village (see Transition Time and A New Day), she’d also… Read more »

Saturday Classes are Back This Fall! Juntos Conectamos!

Juntos Conectamos (Together We Connect) is an innovative and educational program designed to support the social/emotional health and well-being of children ages 3 – 7 years old. The program goals center on encouraging team building skills, problem solving, cooperation and fostering healthy peer relationships. Classes take place in Pine Village’s full Spanish Immersion classroom environments…. Read more »

Proud Member of the Kendall Square Association!

We are honored to be the Member Spotlight organization for the Kendall Square Association this month. The KSA is a fantastic organization that was formed in 2008 by a group of committed individuals representing 37 Kendall Square organizations who are devoted to improving, promoting and protecting Kendall Square. The changes in Kendall Square have been… Read more »