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Learn about upcoming events, program-related reminders, and other exciting things happening at PIC!

Our annual week-long celebration of our teachers is coming on March 2. It is a time when the Board, administrators, and families recognize our teachers for the hard work that they do each day. We have a wonderful tradition of families posting notes of appreciation outside the classroom for each...
Please remember that if you wish to be granted a summer leave, you must notify Enrollment Coordinator, Grace Piana, by completing this online leave form by Friday, March 30, 2020. Four to ten weeks of absence may be taken between June 12 – August 26. Please also let us know about shorter vacation...
It is time to sign-up to join this year’s round of Community Potluck Dinners to be held Sunday, March 8 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. These potlucks are organized annually by the Community Connections Committee. This year, there will be nine potluck locations, each hosted in a PIC family's home. Attending a...
In a Global Community The 2019 novel coronovirus is all over the news, and last week PIC received several emails with information and fact sheets to share with families about the illness. As always, please know that PIC teachers and staff follow strict health and safety protocols everyday to reduce...
This is the time of year when many children approach the older end of the age range in their current classroom. It is a time when families begin to have questions about children moving to the next age group. Frequently Asked Questions What are “Move-ups?” “Move-ups” is the term we use at PIC to...
We are looking for hosts for this year’s round of Community Potluck Dinners to be held on Sunday, March 8 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. As a host, you will open your home to other PIC families in your neighborhood. Guests all bring something to share. Hosts earn 5 PPP hours. To volunteer or learn more...
a monthly message from Deb Green February 2020 I doubt you need to be reminded that 2020 is an election year where the stakes are high on all fronts, especially for our children. I recently came across an article about a bill that was introduced in Florida to include an A-F school grading system for...

On Sunday, January 26, nearly 200 families came out for the love of literacy. Children and grownups were captivated by read-aloud stories and music, participated in art activities, and chose from the large collection of free take-away books. We are grateful to our Community Connections Committee for...

Help coordinate our 4th annual Day of Play. Held this year on April 25, this is a FREE nature-infused, outdoor play day for the whole community filled with art and music activities. You can help with: Communications - spread the word through social media and flyers. Volunteer coordination - Enlist...
Mark your calendar! PIC's Annual Children's Book Festival is on Sunday, January 26 from 3 to 5 pm in the Small Gym (Spruce). The committee is asking PIC families to donate new and gently-used children's books between January 13 and 21. Look for collection boxes in building entrances. These books...