JoAnn Groh, CITY Center for Collaborative Learning’s Director of Academics and a national facilitator for PBLWorks, recently published an article about how project-based learning and climate change activism made for powerful learning at PFFSD. You can read her article on the PBLWorks website here.
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PFFSU graduate and current City High student Iris Zepezauer has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for academic excellence. We’re proud of you, Iris! Read about her accomplishments on the City High website.
Student-led Conferences will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24th and Friday, Oct. 25th. All students will be dismissed from school at noon on these two days. There will not be any AfterSchool. Student-led Conferences are a great way to empower students to reflect on their learning and share their academic, social, and emotional strengths and… Read more »
For the 2019 Fall Film Screening, CITY Center for Collaborative Learning invites Tucson to join us at our downtown campus for a screening of Paper Tigers, a film that follows a year in the life of six students at a high school that has radically changed its approach to supporting students who have experience severe… Read more »
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 »
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.