Posts By: Chad Blair

Intersession Special Schedule

Another reminder that students will be dismissed at 12:00 on Friday 3/15.  There is no AfterSchool programming that day. There is not an early dismissal on Wednesday, 3/13.  Students will be dismissed at 3:30 unless a different dismissal time has been communicated to families specifically by an Intersession leader. Next week is Spring Break.  School… Read more »

Tax Credit: The Final Weeks to Pitch In!

In Arizona, a $200 or $400 tax credit contribution may be made to a school to support the school’s extra curricular activities.  This contribution is entirely refundable when taxes are filed. Paulo Freire Freedom School is asking you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors to make their tax credit contribution to us.  Tax credit… Read more »

Spring Intersession

Paulo Freire Freedom Schools’ Spring Intersession is just around the corner!  Intersession begins on Monday, March 11th and continues through Thursday, March 14th.  We will not have our usual bell schedule during Intersession, so please pay close attention to the schedule your student receives from their Intersession leader. On Friday, March 15th, all students will… Read more »

Noon Dismissal Thursday and Friday for SLC

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 »

Somos Familia at Las Milpitas 2/16

* Saturday, Feb 16 from 4-7:30 p.m. at Las Milpitas –Somos Familia (sponsored by City High School, but open to anyone in the CCCL family) a community event that seeks to focus the energy of St. Valentine’s Day on the importance of family and community solidarity. This event highlights and embraces transgenerational community connections and family in all its forms. For tickets: cityccl.org/about/contact/event-activity-payments/… Read more »

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Registration is open for the annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering event hosted by the Southern Arizona Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineering and our Engineering Week event partners.  This year they have partnered with Sundt and Texas Instruments to showcase not just civil engineering, but also electrical and mechanical engineering.  The event is February… Read more »

Important Update from the CITY Center for Collaborative Learning Board Chair & Executive Director

Dear Students, Staff, Parents, Alumni, Supporters, and Community Partners: I write you today with an important announcement. Late last week, I received news from Carrie Brennan, our longtime organizational leader and one of our co-founders, that she will be stepping down from her current post in June 2019. I want to share important information about our… Read more »

National School Lunch Program

The National School Lunch Program is a big hit at the Paulo Freire Freedom School -University campus.  Students have been enjoying delicious lunches every day since the start of the semester.  Students are able to choose from a meat or vegetarian entree each day or they may select a sub sandwich.  They also receive fruit,… Read more »

Open Enrollment for 2019-2020 at PFFS

There are only a few days remaining in the Paulo Freire Freedom School open enrollment period for the 2019-2020 school year.  If you or someone you know is interested in attending either Paulo Freire Freedom School campus, an enrollment form needs to be completed before Feb. 1st in order to qualify for the lottery.  Follow… Read more »