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Sustainability

From the Sustainability Committee Composting is nature's method for turning waste -- like food scraps -- into nutritious plant food for our gardens This winter, the Sustainability Task Force has been working on supporting and expanding composting at PIC. Right now, we're excited to report that four...
This winter, the Sustainability Task Force is planning to create and expand several gardens at PIC. For our new gardens, we're looking at unused but promising spaces, such as the narrow "yard" between the Stucco Building and the south side of the blacktop. Likewise, we're hoping to be able to expand...
PIC will be joining EcoSchools, an international program supporting 59,000 schools in 68 countries. The National Wildlife Federation hosts EcoSchools USA, which provides a framework within which schools pursue environmental stewardship goals, such as reducing trash, supporting wildlife, or saving...
Nature-based play has been a centerpiece of learning and growing at PIC for decades, from hours children spend exploring outdoors in all four seasons, to nature walks in the neighborhood, to our Magic Circle Nature Playground. PIC honors -- and research confirms -- nature as “a home for children’s...