Both Paulo Freire campuses are hosting a series of enrollment tours for interested parents, students, and community members. Enrollment tours are a great way to see our schools, talk to the principal, and learn more about our engaging and rigorous curriculum. Please check our enrollment tour page for dates and times of upcoming tours. You… Read more »
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This Friday, Oct. 4th is a noon dismissal. There will not be any AfterSchool programming that day. Noon dismissal on Friday begins Fall Break. There will not be any school the following week. Classes resume on Monday, Oct. 14th. Have fun and we hope you have a chance to get outdoors and enjoy our cooling… Read more »
Our fall Intersession is in full swing! Students are exploring all over Tucson and Southern Arizona. We have students eating at local restaurants, hiking in the Santa Rita Mountains, studying sacred spaces, creating Halloween costumes, fermenting foods, learning survival skills and much more. Staff have worked tirelessly to create these amazing learning opportunities for our… Read more »
Both Paulo Freire Schools are having their fall Intersession from Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4th. During this week, students will be participating in an immersive learning experience of their choice. Most Intersessions will follow a regular school day schedule; however, there are some Intersession groups that will have overnight events or special schedules…. Read more »
Paulo Freire will be participating in a variety of ways on Friday, September 20th for the Arizona Youth Climate Strike. Eighth-grade students from PFFSU will be present on the U of A mall discussing climate issues with U of A students and faculty,. Other PFFSU students will be heading out onto 4th Ave. to protest… Read more »
Both Paulo Freire Freedom School campuses will have noon dismissals on both Friday September 27th and Friday October 4th. These half days are for staff planning and grading. There will not be any AfterSchool offered on days with a noon dismissal.
(Tucson, AZ) Kelly Fryer has been appointed Interim Executive Director of City Center for Collaborative Learning (CCCL) for the 2019-20 school year. Jonathan Martin, CCCL Board of Directors chair, said, “We conducted an extremely thorough process and interviewed candidates from across the nation. Kelly has demonstrated accomplishments throughout her career that far exceed most non-profit… Read more »
The New York Times selected Sam Zazueta, a 2019 City High graduate, as a winner of the student podcast competition. Sam made her podcast “My Incarcerated Family” in Sarah Bromer’s Radio Production class at City High. Read more about Sam, listen her story, and subscribe to City High Radio by visiting the City High website.
We are all very excited to start this school year. The returning students are already providing a lot of leadership and support to our new students, and our new students are already adding their perspectives and insights. Every year is a different group of students, and every year has a slightly different personality. This year… Read more »
Hello families and community partners. PFFSU is off to a great start this year. So far we’ve engineered and built spaghetti towers, gotten to know our advisories, started Spanish classes, begun discussing social justice and student activism, celebrated the life of Toni Morrison, and kicked off our project-based learning in our core classes with essential… Read more »