Posts By: Chad Blair

The Handmaid’s Tale at City High

The City High School Drama Department is performing Margaret Atwood’s masterpiece The Handmaid’s Tale Dec. 14-16.  Due to the mature nature of the material, there will not be a matinee performance for Paulo Freire students.  However, Paulo Freire students may attend the evening shows for free.  For more information, visit the City High School Facebook… Read more »

City High School Wins Prestigious Youth Award

The Southern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has recognized the work of City High School students by awarding the school their prestigious Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award.  This award recognizes the great work of the City High internship program, which connects every senior with a local business, organization, or researcher.  The success… Read more »

No PlayFormance or Filmmaking Club on 11/22

Next Wednesday, Nov. 22nd, there will not be any after school programming.  Neither PlayFormance Parkour nor PFFS-U’s Filmmaking Club will meet that day.  Students will be dismissed at 1:45 as usual.  The school will close for the break at 2:00.  Both of these activities will resume on Wednesday, 11/29.

Student-led Conferences. 12:00 Dismissal Thurs. and Fri.

Student-led Conference are happening this week.  To accommodate these demonstrations of learning, all students will be dismissed from school at 12:00 on both Thursday and Friday. Student-led Conferences are a great opportunity for students to reflect on their learning and express their strengths and stretches to their advisor and family.  Student-led Conferences promote autonomy, meta-cognition,… Read more »

PFFS-D Intersession Presentations

Intersession Presentations:  Each morning we will highlight a different Intersession.  Family and friends are encouraged to join us to celebrate their unique experiences. Monday, Oct. 16 – Seth (Nature and Art Heal the Heart) Tuesday, Oct. 17 – Debbie (Then and Now Through Re-photography) Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Joe (Original Tucsonans) Thursday, Oct. 19 – Patrick (Baking and Breaking Bread) Friday,… Read more »

PFFS-U Intersession Presentations

Intersession was a huge success.  Students engaged in fun, thematically-designed units which focused on exploration, inquiry, and community connections.  We invite our families and community partners to come to school and see each Intersession group present their Intersession learning.  Presentations are during Morning Meeting, from 8:30 – 8:45. The Intersession presentation schedule is: Monday, 10/16–… Read more »