Yearly Archives: 2015

PVP Named a 2015 Family Favorite

A huge thanks to all our families and friends who voted to make Pine Village a Boston Parents Paper Family Favorite for the second year in a row. We are so honored that you voted for us and are looking forward to another fantastic year!

Stepping Up

This blog post was written by Jannia Brunson-Perez, the director at our JP Revere location and mom of two. Graduation season started back in May for me when I was privileged enough to witness my nephew graduate from college in upstate New York. I met him when he was just 3 years old and watching… Read more »

Brid and Marina Take Part in the Sunday Times Festival of Education

For this past school year, Pine Village (our Brighton and Kendall locations, to be specific) has been involved in a research project with Harvard University. The project is part of the Research Schools International project initiative led by Harvard Graduate School of Education to bridge the gap between research and practice in the field of… Read more »

Teacher Appreciation Day!

Here at Pine Village, March 17 isn’t just St. Patrick’s Day, or even Evacuation Day (although, we suppose, at a preschool, every day is evacuation day, potty-trained or not [potty humor/pun fully intended]). PVP also has designated March 17 as Teacher Appreciation Day. Co-founder Brid Martin explains why in the post below. “One looks back… Read more »

Open Ended Art

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso Another post from PVP’s awesome Education Director, Jacie Feinberg. As we embark upon this month’s all about Famous Artists, this Picasso quote makes me reflect on how our perception of art evolves as we move… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: El INVIERNO

Our Spanish Tip for this week is all about Winter . . . The winter in New England has been very cold and strong this year. El invierno en Nueva Inglaterra ha sido muy frio y fuerte este año. Los arboles no tienen hojas. The trees don’t have leaves. Todo el paisaje es blanco. All… Read more »


The following post was written by co-founder Emma LaVecchia. Snow. Ugh. Snow days, record-breaking storms, snow removal, roof collapses, T disasters, ice dams, leaks… Snow, snow, snow. It has all become the norm and honestly, I’m tired of talking about it. Hearing about it. Just it in general. Having a day without snowfall now feels… Read more »

Spring Open House Dates Announced

Please come join us at one of our Spring Open houses! Hear more about our school-year and summer programs from our teachers, directors and founders. All Open Houses start at 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP at For questions, please contact us at Dates and locations are listed below. (To see a list by date,… Read more »

My Dream Come True

PVP Newton Director Kelly Cisneros grew up in the small town of Barranquilla, on the coast of Colombia. Her experiences as a child and into early adulthood inspired her dream of giving back to the children of her home country. “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” –… Read more »