Posts Tagged: immersion

Explore the Neighborhood: Porter Square

We love our local neighborhoods so much that we decided to feature our communities in our blog, like our recent one, featuring the JP neighborhood (Read it here if you haven’t yet!). Our Porter Square school is tucked into the historic Henderson Carriage House Building at 2067 Mass Ave. Close to both Porter and Davis… Read more »

School Highlight: Needham

Another installment of our school highlight, we’re looking at our Needham location which has been around since 2010 and spoke with the Director, Lucy Codoceo. With large, light-filled rooms, this facility also has an open and airy toddler space for our kids to run around and play. Conveniently located on the Newton/Needham border, our Needham… Read more »

Transition Tips for Your Little One: Preparing to Start School in the Fall

Changes are a big deal to little ones, whether they are a toddler heading away from their parents for the first time, a preschooler starting preschool or a Pre-K child switching to a new school. Kids are comfortable in routines and find security with expectations and repetitive schedules. That means, September can be overwhelming for… 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 »

Staff Spotlight: Cynthia Henriquez

We are very proud to introduce Cynthia Henriquez to you. Cynthia was recently promoted to the director position in our South End school after serving families for seven years in our Kendall Square location as a classroom teacher. Cynthia embodies the values of Pine Village every day in her role as Director, and we are… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Going GREEN!

We know many of you send in reusable cutlery in your child’s lunch box, and have begun to see sustainable bamboo utensils among these items. Some of you also send your child’s lunch in microwaveable containers or thermoses that stay warm, thus alleviating our need to transfer food to paper plates for warming it up…. Read more »

Saturday Spanish Is Back!

2018-2019 Juntos Conectamos: Together We Connect Three 8-week sessions during the 2018-2019 school year: When: Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. o Sept. 22 – Nov. 17, 2018 [no class 10/6] o Jan. 12 – March 16, 2019 [no class 1/19 or 2/16] o March 23 – May 18, 2019 [no class 4/20] Where: Porter Square (2067 Mass. Ave., Cambridge) AND Needham (65… Read more »

2018 Spring Information Sessions

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 practices and our social/emotional curriculum. RSVP at http://bit.ly/pvpInfoSession All information sessions start promptly at 6:30pm Brighton (Tue. March 20) 402 Western Ave. Brighton,… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: We are Going on a Plane Trip

We are Going on a Plane Trip Nos Vamos de Paseo en Avión If you are traveling this holiday season, make it a fun opportunity learn and practice new Spanish words with your child! They will love the new experience and using their new vocabulary as they travel! To help, we’ve put together a list… Read more »