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Sig image: ASC Gala - kids with masks We had so much fun celebrating the winter season with staff and families. The After School children presented two terrific Gala performances, with behind-the-scenes hard work and talent of their teachers. Early Learning classrooms absolutely shined with teachers...
Sig image: Tamara and Creative Block Play book As 2016 winds down, it is a great time to celebrate many recent achievements made by PIC staff. In addition to earning bachelors and masters degrees, PIC staff have been making contributions to conferences, curriculum-based books, and early education...
Sig image: MBs with magnatiles Two-year-olds often begin their third year of life playing independently much of the time, but as time goes by, they learn that playing with peers can be rewarding as well. This shift tends to occur naturally as children gain emotional maturity as well as linguistic...
Sig image: FFs with Liseter rep We are grateful to the folks at Liseter for donating 100 coats to our One Warm Coat drive. We have far exceeded our goal of 100 coats, and now have collected 191!! Way to spread the warmth Liseter and all our families and friends! Coat drive goes through the end of...
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After School Center After School annual Winter Galas will be on Wednesday, December 12 (Dragontails and Starlights) and Thursday, December 13 (Hawks and Eagles). See the kids showcase their talents, with both performances followed by potluck parties! Both shows are from 4 - 5:30 pm in the Stucco...
Parent Infant Center infant and young toddler classrooms are mixed-age groups. Working with mixed-age groups can be challenging, but also extremely rewarding. In the Bumblebee classroom our children range from 2-months old to 21-months old. Whew! That is a vast difference! Sometimes older children...
Practicing inclusion and equity It has long been a tradition at PIC to collect monetary gifts from both the Early Learning and After School families during the holiday season and share them among our staff. It helps teachers stretch their modest incomes during the holidays, and it makes sure that...
Sig image: girl hugging g'ma tight Every year, on the week of Thanksgiving, we welcome our children's greatest "Grands" into our classrooms, to meet our teachers, and best of all, play with their favorite kids. need18 photos below.
Sig image - PIC bags On Tuesday, November 27, PIC will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement. Each year, #Giving Tuesday follows on the heels of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday and is a day to celebrate giving and giving back. A gift for you on #Giving...