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Facilities Projects are Happening! We are excited that we are making some significant progress on a number of faciltiies projects that are on our docket. Some of these projects are in response to increased security and safety measures, while others are in response to ongoing scheduled classroom...
On Tuesday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 7 photographers from Creative Images will be at PIC to take pictures of our children. Every early learning classroom will have a class photo taken. Individual photos will only be taken of our preschoolers--these are our Blue Jays, Butterflies, Chipmunks...
Enriched Nature Learning at PIC As we dive deeper into outdoor education at PIC, we want to introduce our new Nature Educator (a newly created position) who will further engage PIC children in enriched discovery, as well as support teachers with less experience outdoors to incorporate nature in...
We are excited to announce that PIC will partner with Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse to open an Urban Nature Preschool at Smith! You may know Smith Playground as a beloved and historic (over 100 years old!) Philadelphia institution, and as a wonderful place for young children to play at no...
Blacktop and Nature PlaygroundWe are excited about all the changes happening this summer, including several facility upgrades.This week, our entire blacktop area will be resurfaced. We saw lots of digging and prep work being done this morning.THIS THURSDAY THE ENTIRE BLACKTOP WILL BE CLOSED as we...
We’re happy to announce PIC's slate of nominees for the 2018 Board of Directors election. These individuals have been selected by the current Board for their deep expertise and broad experience.For the 2018-20 board term, there are eleven seats open for election. Five new candidates and six...
We took a moment to warm up the winter together at our annual Winter Galas and Open House. PIC celebrated the season with hands-on activities, live performance, food, family, and friends.
Practicing inclusion and equityIt 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 all...
revised: 11/15 This year, PIC Picture Days will take place on Monday, November 27 and Tuesday, November 28. This year we have contracted with Creative Images to take the photos and they assure us that the photos will be received in time for the December holidays. Every early learning classroom will...
Creating Classroom CommunityLast weekend brought PIC teachers and 15 families together (close to 50 people!) for the annual Roadrunners camping trip. The weather was perfect and according to one dad, "It was rewarding to see the kids enjoying the outdoors and each other without the distractions of...