Posts By: Chad Blair

Math Club Resumes on Monday

After taking last week off for Halloween, Math Club will resume on Monday.  Math Club is a fun, engaging, relaxed way to tackle compelling math problems and learn new skills.  Math Club is open to all students from both campuses, even if they have not participated previously.  Math Club is from 3:45 – 5:00 on… Read more »

Special Schedule Next Week

In order to accommodate our Student-Led Conferences next week, we have a special schedule on Thursday and Friday. Dismissal will be at noon on both days. There will be lunch before the dismissal on these days.  However, AfterSchool will not be available. If you have not already scheduled your student’s Student-Led Conference, please contact their… Read more »

Student-Led Conferences

Student-led conferences are an incredible opportunity for each student to reflect on their learning and share their strengths and stretches with their advisor and family.  Student-led conferences are an empowering alternative to traditional parent-teacher conferences. Families are required to be present at their child’s Student-Led Conference.  Conferences will take place on Thursday, Oct. 27 and… Read more »

Another Intersession Success

We’ve concluded another amazing Intersession week at both Paulo Freire Freedom School campuses.  Students traveled to Mexico, learned about Japan, backpacked the Arizona Trail, rode bikes around Tucson, studied plants, studied architecture, explored cultural understandings of death, conducted forensics experiments, wrote stories and poems, hunted ghosts, tasted coffee and chocolate, and constructed costumes for people… Read more »

Cool After School Clubs

We have two fantastic after school clubs available to students at both campuses.  The Math Club meets from 3:45 – 5:00 at the downtown campus on Mondays.  The Robotics club meets at the downtown campus on Thursdays, also  from 3:45 – 5:00.  University students will be walked by an adult to the downtown campus to… Read more »

Maker Day Wednesday

This Wednesday, 9/14/16,  is our first ever Maker Day.  We are all very excited to explore a wide-range of equipment and tools ranging from a 3-D printer to a lathe. Students will be in teams with other students from both schools. Some of the groups will work at the University campus, some at the Downtown campus,… Read more »