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Community Building

Do you have an extra coat or two? Donate it! Deadline for giving is Friday, January 3! Led by Fireflies Lead Teacher Joann Schock, PIC is again holding a One Warm Coat drive and collecting clean, gently worn coats of all types and sizes. Donation bins are inside the entrances to the Spruce, Sweet...
Photo credit: With Love Grace Anne Photography ArtStart 2019 was great night out for PIC families, alumni, & friends! Together, we raised over $40,000 to give more families the chance to send their children to PIC with tuition assistance. Guests admired over 200 children's masterpieces and bid on...
Thank you to everyone who was able to came out to help us get ready for ArtStart and do some clean-up around campus. FIVE TONS of sand shoveled and dumped sandbox. Yes, five tons! Plus, over 200 pieces of art mounted. Outdoor space cleaned up, and more.
On Friday, October 11, we will host our annual Fall Family Festival at PIC from 10:30 am - noon. The festival is a joyful gathering of children, staff and families on our Magic Circle Nature Playground. There will be many fall-themed activities set up in stations around the playground for children...
Each year, we invite your child's "grandest" grown ups to spend time in the classroom during the week of Thanksgiving! This year, Grandfriends Days will take place on November 26 and 27. These special guests are invited to come on Tuesday or Wednesday, where they will join Executive Director Deb...
We are so excited for a great night at ArtStart 2019! If you were unable to purchase a ticket, consider making a donation to the event. Don't you believe that all children deserve a high quality start, regardless of zip code? Your gift will support tuition assistance, helping more families who are...
Now's the time to get more involved in PIC! We are excited to announce the transformation of the Parent Involvement Committee into the new Community Connections Committee. On Thursday, October 3 from 5 - 6pm, we invite you for a gathering in the Small Gym (Spruce) where we will provide an overview...
Each year, ArtStart Classroom Baskets are among the most popular items at our silent auction! Classroom families band together as a community to help raise more money for ArtStart. And, baskets have consistently been high money-makers. Room Parents are a big part of organizing the baskets, with...
Each year, we ask families to reaffirm their commitment to our community by supporting ArtStart, PIC's fall fundraiser. The money we raise, provides financial assistance to families with children enrolled in our early learning, after school, and summer camp programs. How can you help ArtStart raise...

This year's Kindergarten Play Date was bigger and better than ever! Current PIC families and families from the neighborhood came to meet, play, and learn from one another about the next big step in their child's education. PIC After School Center teachers were also on hand to greet families.