Posts By: Holly Irgens

Embracing Diversity Through Stories: Celebrating Pride at Pine Village Preschool

At Pine Village Preschool, we believe in the power of stories to teach important life lessons. This Pride Month, we’re excited to celebrate diversity, one of our core values, through a special selection of children’s books. These books entertain and impart valuable lessons about acceptance, optimism, and the unique voices each of us brings to the world. We encourage you to read these books with… Read more »

Pine Village Referral Program

Increased Referral Bonus from June 1st – September 30th, 2024! We are very excited to share that from June 1st through September 30th, we are increasing our referral bonuses for BOTH the referring family and the new family starting care! As a valued member of our community, your recommendations mean the world to us and help us grow. For every new child you refer who attends care… Read more »

Vote for us in the 2024 Boston Parents Paper Family Favorites

Pine Village has been serving families in the Boston area for over 20 years, and much of the success of our longevity is due to our excellent reputation in the communities we serve. Parents trust the advice of family and friends to guide them before making an investment in their children and trusting any program, and we are so grateful for your recommendations and support… Read more »

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 »