Posts By: Chad Blair

The Pennington Street Showcase

The Pennington Street Showcase Arts and Culture edition is happening on Thursday, Dec. 13th from 5-7 pm at 37 E. Pennington downtown.  All families are invited to attend. The Pennington Street Showcase will feature a fashion runway show narrated in Spanish, a jazz club featuring musician stories from the segregated South in the 1940’s and 1950’s,… Read more »

Student-led Conferences

A big thank you to all of our students for their hard work and perseverance creating and presenting their student-led conferences.  The conferences were terrific as always, with students using the Habits of Heart and Mind as a framework for thinking about their strengths and stretches and their personal, social, and academic growth.  Our students… Read more »

Youth Activism in Tucson at the Jewish History Museum

Students are invited to participate in a forum on youth activism at the Jewish History Museum on Friday, Oct. 26th.  After our 12:00 dismissal, students can head over to the Jewish History Museum to share their voice on the urgent issues of voter registration, public school funding, and ending gun violence. No RSVP necessary. All attendees… Read more »

PFFSU Photography Show at Epic Cafe

Please join us for live music, art, snacks, and gorgeous PFFSU student photography at Epic Cafe on Saturday, Oct. 27th from 2-5 pm. Marcus Jones will mix hip hop and jazz, there will be art from Raichelle Sutton, and students from PFFSU’s Wednesday Photography Club will showcase their photos.  Art will be for sale, and… Read more »

Eighth-grade Portfolio, Gateway, and Service Learning Requirement

Families are invited to attend a presentation and discussion of the eighth-grade portfolio, Gateway, and service learning requirements on Tuesday, Oct. 23rd, from 5:30 – 6:30. Two discussions will take place that evening– one at PFFSD, which will be hosted by PFFSD Principal JoAnn Groh, and the other at PFFSU, which will be hosted by… Read more »