Posts By: Holly Irgens

Explore the Neighborhood: Needham

Conveniently located on the Newton/Needham border, our Needham school is just off Highland Ave and Rte. 95. We are close to the beautiful Charles River Walk and are lucky to be part of a wonderful community! Today we are spotlighting some of our favorite small businesses around the area if you’re not familiar with Needham! Volante Farms Volante Farms is a welcoming, neighborhood classic farm…. Read more »

Explore the Neighborhood: West Newton

With two Newton schools (West Newton and Newton Highlands), we offer multiple locations for your children to join our preschools! Our West Newton location sits on the corner of Washington St. and Highland Ave. in the the Unitarian Society, which features a beautiful historic building with a big fenced and kid-friendly playground. Our West Newton school uses the large parish hall for our indoor gross… Read more »

School Spotlight: JP South Street

Our Jamaica Plain South Street location is warm, bright and inviting with seven classrooms. As our second JP location, we love being part of a vibrant neighborhood so close to many outdoor locations. Today, we’re getting the inside scoop from our Director, Johan to hear more about her background and what makes our JP South Street school so special! Meet the Director Hola! My name is… Read more »

School Spotlight: Pine Village Brookline

Opened in 2018, our Brookline location is located inside St. Paul’s Church right between Brookline Village and the Longwood Medical area. We designed this school to be bright and sunny featuring four small classrooms serving toddlers, preschoolers and PreK children. The Brookline school has a special community led by our Director, Cherina Contreras. Today’s blog features what makes the Brookline school such a wonderful place!… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Fall Vocab Words

The weather is starting to feel more crisp and for little kids, it is the perfect time to get outside and explore! Head to a new playground or find a new hiking trail and make the most of this beautiful fall New England Weather. At Pine Village Preschool, we use every opportunity to practice our Spanish vocab to make learning Spanish fun and practical. Today… Read more »

Pine Village Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th through October 15th. Here at Pine Village, Hispanic heritage is celebrated all year, but during this month, every Pine Village school will highlight the food, customs, and unique characteristics that are the foundation of our teachers lives. It is an opportunity to celebrate each of our teachers and directors, while they are able to share their background and heritage with each other, their students,… Read more »

Fall Info Sessions

Please join us at one of our Fall Information Sessions to learn about our Spanish language immersion programs. Hear from our directors about developmentally appropriate practices and our social emotional curriculum. See the classrooms and get a sense of what a typical day looks like for your child. Intended for families who are currently in the process of choosing a preschool, we welcome current families… Read more »

Introducing Healthy Food + Lunch Options from the Kidco Kitchen at Pine Village Preschool

We are so happy to be introducing the Kidco Kitchen program to our Pine Village Boston locations! As an additional offering to our families, the Kidco Kitchen provides our centers with made from scratch hot lunches, yummy snacks, milk, fresh fruit and vegetables daily. We are happy to offer in-house kitchens in our following locations: Brighton, Porter Sq, Kendall, JPR & West Newton. And, coming soon: Brookline… Read more »

Pine Village Preschool has been Voted as the #1 Bilingual Preschool in Boston!

Pine Village Preschool has once again been named to the Boston Parents Paper Family Favorites List this year in multiple categories! With steep competition, we are honored to be chosen as the #1 Boston area bilingual preschool and recognized for several other categories! THANK YOU to all of our families for voting for us this year and helping to spread the word about our schools!… Read more »