Planting Week

This week, PIFS students planted seeds and the seedlings they’ve been nurturing since February. We started the week with chilly, drizzly weather and ended with warmer days and a little more sun! Planting Week is one of the highlights of the year for the children and for the PIFS Green Committee.  The Nursery 1 AM Read More…

Learning Through Art

Longtime friend of PIFS Remy Cook of Party With Moms did a great post on this year’s Art Show. Check out the great piece here Read More…

April 10 | “No-Drama Discipline” Part II

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Learning Through Projects

On Thursday, March 28th, Head of School Sue Donaghy along with teachers Kelly Krzykowski, Clarissa Moore and Sarah Morris presented on how children learn through projects. Following is an introduction of the session. What Do Children Need for Their Future? To be: • Creative thinkers – who can deal with practical and abstract issues • Read More…

PIFS Art Show 2019

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Greenwich Magazine | PIFS’s 40th Anniversary Party

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Book Fair | Dec. 4-8

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Education Committee

Hello PIFS Parents! We hope the first few months of school have gone well and your children are settling into PIFS.  If you are new to the school, we would like to introduce you to the PIFS Education Committee. We are here to proactively educate parents about the PIFS teaching philosophy. Additionally, we act as Read More…

Community Service: Waterside School

PIFS will continue its tradition of having a gift card drive for the parents of the Waterside School before the holidays. The Waterside School, located in Stamford, was founded by a PIFS parent and is a co-educational, independent elementary school with the mission of “serving children and families regardless of limitations in income or circumstance Read More…

November… Planting Season?

By Erin Dodds, Chairman of the Green Committee Late fall is a great time to plant milkweed since Mother Nature can handle the cold stratification for you! It’s an easy way to avoid having damp milkweed seeds lying around your refrigerator in the spring. The PIFS Green Committee will be in the lobby soon to Read More…