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 »
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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 »
If you haven’t seen it yet, the PFFS 2019-2020 is posted on the website here. A few important dates include: Tuesday, Aug. 6th = Students’ first day back at school. Oct. 7-11 = Fall Break. Nov. 28-29 = Thanksgiving Break. Dec. 20 – Jan 3 = Winter Break. March 16-20 = Spring Break. May 22… Read more »
Please save the date for the upcoming Diverse Voices in Prevention’s Spring Conference, “Prevention, Intervention, & Intersectionality” We have now confirmed a very exciting lineup including: Blessing by Austin G. Nunez (Chairman of the San Xavier District of the Tohono O’odham Nation) MC Hector Youtsey (Pascua Yaqui Tribe KPYT-LPFM Radio)Keynotes by Maximillian Boykin (Black AIDS Institute) and Dr. Beth Meyerson (Indiana University School… Read more »
The amazing City High School Drama Department is hitting the stage once again to bring you their original adaptation of the cartoon classic Scooby Doo. Showtimes are Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm, and Saturday at 7pm. All shows take place in the Commons Theater at 37 E. Pennington. This production is family friendly and… Read more »
The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is hosting a discussion for adults to learn about youth substance misuse in our community, the factors which contribute to it, and what adults can do to help prevent it. The event is on May 17th from 10:00 – 11:30 am at 375 S. Euclid Ave. A second discussion has… Read more »