Posts By: Chad Blair

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 »

Intersession Groups Announced Today – Drivers Needed!

Students will find out their Intersession groups today during Morning Meeting.  Each student will be given a parent letter with an overview of their group’s activities and schedules.  Some groups will require additional waivers to be signed.  These items will be posted on the website if you need to access the information. As always, Intersessions… Read more »

Intersession Oct. 2 – Oct. 6

It’s almost Intersession time! Intersession is one of most interesting and engaging weeks of the year, and it is happening again in just a couple of weeks. Intersession is from Monday, Oct. 2nd to Friday, Oct. 6th. Read the list of PFFS-U Intersession choices here. Read the list of PFFS-D Intersession choices here. During this… Read more »

Ben’s Bells Kind Campus

Both Paulo Freire Freedom School campuses will be participating in the Ben’s Bells Kind Campus program.  The mission of Ben’s Bells is to inspire, educate, and motivate people to realize the impact of intentional kindness, and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby strengthening ourselves, our relationships and our communities. As a Kind Campus, we will be educating… Read more »

Playformance to offer Wednesday Clubhouse 2-4 pm

We are excited to announce that our friends at Playformance will begin offering an after school clubhouse for PFFS students on Wednesdays from 2-4 starting Aug. 9th.  The Playformance Clubhouse will offer physical activities in their indoor athletic space along with a crafts and homework area. A representative from Playformance will walk students to the… Read more »