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Community Building

Practicing inclusion and equity It has long been a tradition at PIC to give Early Learning and After School families the opportunity to give to a singular holiday gift fund for teachers. PIC then shares these gifts among our staff. It helps teachers stretch their modest incomes during the holidays...
a monthly message from Deb Green The world continues to open up and we continue to reap the rewards! I write the previous sentence with the knowledge that COVID is not fully behind us and that additional variants may be around the corner. Yet, for now, I take a moment to rejoice in the benefits of...
At PIC's Fall Family Festival we celebrated the season with lots of fun. Children experienced glue goop, spaghetti worms, and pools full of leaves. Young artists used apple pieces covered in paint to make masterpieces. We had family and teacher musicians join us, and an outdoor stage set up with...
Last week was ArtStart, our fall fundraiser that supported tuition assistance. The beginning of the week was unsettling as the forecast promised rain. But, we faced it boldly and proceeded to have our outdoor, under-the-tent event. The rain held off and it was fabulous. We celebrated creativity with...
a monthly message from Deb Green Summer at PIC is a season of endings and new beginnings. This year we will see 78 preschoolers move onto Kindergarten. This is our largest group of rising kindergarteners ever! This is a remarkable group of children who have spent their last two years as preschoolers...
We were delighted for the chance to come together once again at PIC's annual Lemonade Lull. It was a huge success with lemonade and good times shared by all!
The classroom bulletin boards were brilliantly decorated and filled with notes of appreciation from families. There was also an admin brunch, family Sweet & Savory buffet, and a Board-sponsored food truck lunch! The week ended with PIC t-shirts for all and raffles throughout Friday. Here's some...
Join us at PIC's first in-person community event since the pandemic started. This years Day of Play is on Saturday, May 14 from 10 am - 1 pm. It is a time for PIC and the greater West Philly community to gather on the Nature Playground for fun arts, nature and music activities, and more. We need you...
Get Involved with PIC! The PIC Board is looking for community members to join Board committees! Participating in a committee is a great way to learn about PIC, meet other families, and have fun giving back to your community. Join us as we work together to ensure that PIC continues to thrive. Have a...
PIC's 2022 Children's Book Festival opens today with a special section on our website devoted to diversity, children's books, and a love of reading. Join us all week as we share read-aloud stories, conversation starters, activities, and more. Check it out today! We are grateful to our friends at the...