Home   Archive by category "Blog"

Category Archives: Blog

Principal’s Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year

The belief at the Barbara Vick Early Childhood and Family Centers is that social and emotional development serves as the foundation of all other learning.   We provide a play-based, child-centered curriculum aligned with the Illinois Early Learning and Common Core Standards.  Our curriculum maximizes the learning potential of all children, especially Diverse and English Language Learners.  The staff creates learning environments that are intentionally
Learn more »

Reggio Reflections from Ms. Meg

What an amazing 3 days of learning and reflection!  I keep revisiting this idea we were presented with called, “the culture of childhood.”  It is an idea that the child is a holder of rights and potentials that that goes beyond what they need or lack. From the very beginning of life children have capabilities and connections to one another and the Reggio Approach
Learn more »

Principal Post March 26, 2015

Dear Barbara Vick Families, Just some information to bring you up to date Staff in Italy Last Friday, March 20th the Vick and Vick Village sent 6 staff members off to study in Reggio Emilia, Italy.  This is the home of the Reggio approach to early childhood education, a philosophy we have been exploring for a number of years.  This study tour will give staff
Learn more »

Scholastic Book Fair – Order Online Today!!!

Please enjoy the option to shop online, share link with family and friends willing to support out Scholastic Book Fair. Online shopping available04/04/2014 – 04/24/2014 Link: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/barbaravickearlychildctr1

February 2014 Newsletter

FEBRUARY 2014 Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr. SCHOOL NEWS SCHOOL SCHEDULE  No school on Wednesday, February 12th.  Spring Break is April 14th -16th, 2014.  Report card Pick-up Day is Monday, April 7th. THE BARBARA VICK WEBSITE IS LIVE!!! Please visit our new and improved website at www.barbaravick.cps.edu .  You can take
Learn more »

October 2013 Newsletter

OCTOBER 2013 VOLUME 1 SCHOOL NEWS It is hard to believe that we are already on our eighth week of school! The end of the first quarter is at the end of this month. The children have all settled into the routines and structures ofthe school day. Their days are busy with many activities; finding places to hang a sweater or iacket, putting belongings
Learn more »

September 2013 Newsletter

We are so very pleased to welcome you, your child, and your family to the 2013-14 school year at the Barbara Vick Early Childhood and Family Center. This school year will mark our 15th year of providing high quality programs to young children and their families and the third year of providing programs at the Vick Village location on Kedzie. We are most excited
Learn more »

Welcome to the new Barbara Vick Website!

Hello Barbara Vick Website Visitors! We are very excited to share our school with you. Please visit often to check the latest happenings with our children and our schools. While there are still parts of our website that are under construction, we wanted to be able to share what we have been working on so far. Please take time to explore the website, and
Learn more »