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Team Up with ECPC Superheroes at the Solano Avenue Stroll

Date: September 7, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

ECPC will be participating in the 43rd Annual Solano Avenue Stroll Parade on Sunday, September 10, and we’d love for our members, friends and alumni join us! ECPC has a rich history of participating in the parade, placing first or second in our use of the theme color each of the last 8 years, and we…

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East Bay Vivarium Visit

Date: May 6, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News, Uncategorized

ECPC was excited to have a visit from our friends at the East Bay Vivarium This turtle could easily live to be 100 years old! Both kids and their parents got up close and personal with the reptiles There were a few brave volunteers! Here is Lily with a small corn snake She also got…

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Annual ECPC Spring Auction starts April 12

Date: April 12, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

Beginning April 12, 2017 at 7:00PM PDT and ending April 24 at 9:00 PM PDT you and your friends and family will be able to bid on all types of fun and exciting items and services!   Please use (and share) the auction link below:

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Messy Art Day March 19

Date: February 28, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

Join us for our biggest and messiest event of the year!   Children 4 and under and their parents are welcome to participate in the fun. Older siblings can participate in activities on Ashbury Street, which will be closed to traffic. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from local food trucks.    …

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ECPC’s 3rd Annual Bowl-a-Thon

Date: February 27, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

ECPC participated in our yearly fundraising Bowl-a-Thon event at Albany Bowl. This years event was a Pajama Party theme, which made staying cozy and festive even more fun! Parents were awarded for their early morning  participation with hot coffee and an assortment of yummy treats.

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MLK Day Parade

Date: February 1, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

ECPC was proud to have participated in this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, “Enhancing the Dream”. Our event began over the weekend with a sign making party at the El Cerrito Library. On the day of the parade, we wore our ECPC gear, held our banner and marched proudly towards El Cerrito High…

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Alumni Families Apply Now for 2017

Date: January 24, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

It’s that time of the year to apply for admission for the 2017-2018 school year! Please be sure to turn in all required paperwork as soon as possible to assure admittance for the following year. Contact Ana at for any questions

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Play is Children’s Work

Date: January 22, 2017 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: News

“Play is the answer to how anything new comes about”, Jean Piaget Where once the model preschool or kindergarten lesson centered around a circle carpet and gaggle of curious toddlers, in recent decades desks, worksheets, a lecturing teacher, and even computers have been crowding into class time that traditionally focused on play. At its most…

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Winter Open House

Date: December 8, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News

    Please join us for our Winter Open house on Sunday, January 8 from 10am to 12pm. Check out our amazing igloo built from milk jugs and our magical tree forest! Chat with teachers and parents and learn more about our school.                  

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Trying New Foods

Date: November 29, 2016 Author: ecpcblogger Categories: Events, News, Uncategorized

Each November before Thanksgiving we begin the tradition of making stone soup. Families are encouraged to bring vegetables for the children to help prepare the soup. Carrots, zucchini, broccoli, celery and other vegetables are added to a veggie broth that the children have as their communal meal.    Having the children participate in making the…

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