Posts By: Chad Blair

Pennington Street Showcase

The Pennington Street Showcase is a fun event open to the public where the students of City High School and both Paulo Freire Freedom Schools showcase their project-based learning.  At the showcase, students demonstrate their learning in authentic and meaningful ways.  This year’s Pennington Street Showcase will be held on Friday, April 13th, from 4-7… Read more »

No School Friday, March 9th

There is no school for students on Friday, March 9th.  This is a scheduled Teacher Planning/Inservice day.  Intersession begins on Monday, March 12th.  Please check with your student’s Intersession teacher to see if there are any special hours for attendance during Intersession week.

Historic Y Hosts Community Volunteer Fair

Learn about how you can join local nonprofit organizations in their efforts to create a more sustainable and just community at the Community Volunteer Fair at the Historic Y.  This is a great way for adults and students to get involved with organizations doing important and engaging work.  The volunteer fair is from 3:30 –… Read more »

Engineering at the Mall

Visit the Park Place Mall this Saturday to learn about the role of engineering in our lives.  This hands-on, interactive event is for adults and kids both.  The event is on Saturday, Feb. 17th from 10:30 – 2:30.  Experience how engineering is making a safer and more sustainable world while having fun with the whole family.

Intersession Schedule

This year, we are changing the schedule for Intersession.  Students will be at school for full days Monday through Thursday, and we’ll have our early release day be Friday.  So on Friday, March 16th, all students will be dismissed at 1:45. Intersession week is an incredibly engaging opportunity for students to learn about new ideas… Read more »

Student-led Conferences -Early Release

Student-led conferences are happening during the afternoon of Thursday and Friday next week.  All students will be dismissed from school at noon on both Thursday, 2/15 and Friday, 2/16 in order to accommodate student-led conferences. Student-led conferences are a rigorous way for students to reflect on their learning and share their strengths and stretches with… Read more »

Open Enrollment at City High School

Open enrollment has begun at City High School.  All Paulo Freire Freedom School graduates have preferred enrollment into City High, but they must complete an enrollment form before February 1st, 2018.  The City High School enrollment form  is quick and easy to complete.  Click here to learn more about visiting City High.

Help Us Meet Our Tax Credit Goals!

Friends,  we are in the midst of our annual tax credit campaign, and we are asking you to spread the merry word.  Tax credit contributions support Intersessions, field trips, arts experiences, and AfterSchool tutoring.  Please encourage your Arizona family members, friends, neighbors, and colleagues to make their contribution to us.  All tax credit contributions are… Read more »

Happy Holidays

We wish each and every one of you a wonderful, joyful, restful holiday season.  There is no school on Friday, Dec. 22nd.  School will resume after the winter break on Monday, Jan. 8th.  From the Paulo Freire family to your family, we wish you all happy holidays and a very merry new year.