Posts By: Chad Blair

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 »

Open Enrollment at City High Ends Feb. 1st

Open enrollment for City High School ends on Feb. 1st.  All students who will graduate eighth grade from PFFS this year, along with siblings of current City High students, have preferred enrollment.  However, families must complete an online enrollment form before Feb. 1st in order to qualify for preferred enrollment. The City High School enrollment… Read more »

Student-Led Conferences 2/14 and 2/15

All PFFS students will be presenting a half hour student-led conference on Feb. 14th or Feb. 15th.  Student-led conferences give students an opportunity to reflect on their academic, social, and emotional growth this year using the Habits of Heart and Mind as a framework.  Please contact your student’s advisor to schedule their student-led conference. There… Read more »

Free Sandra Day O’Connor Summer Camp

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Sandra Day O’Connor Institute’s Free Summer Camp for Arizona’s Middle School Students! CAMP O’CONNOR is a free, merit-based summer program for middle school students with a mission to educate, encourage and inspire the next generation of leaders through a greater understanding of, and participation in, our democracy. Watch the Camp O’Connor video to see the highlights of… Read more »

PFFS and CHS Enrollment Tour Schedule

City High School and the Paulo Freire Freedom Schools announce upcoming dates for 2019-2020 enrollment tours. City High School (grades 9-12) and the Paulo Freire Freedom Schools (grades 6-8) are hosting tours for prospective students and their families. Tours include a presentation and Q & A session for participants to learn more about the academic program, opportunities, and staff at each site…. Read more »

PFFSU Selected as an Arizona Civic Engagement School

Paulo Freire Freedom School -University was just selected as an Arizona Civic Engagement School.  This prestigious honor recognizes the work PFFS does across our curriculum to teach our students to be informed and engaged members of our American democracy.  The award also points to the work we do in our advisory program, our social justice… Read more »

PFFSU Early Civilizations Museum Project Demonstration Tonight

The PFFSU sixth and seventh grade Humanities class will be presenting their early civilizations museum tonight from 4:00 – 5:30. With the early civilization unit, students have discussed the seven traits of civilization and how they work together to form societies. Learners chose an early civilization and have worked on researching, and becoming an expert on, that civilization through the semester with a partner. Each… Read more »

The Pennington Street Showcase

The Pennington Street Showcase Arts and Culture edition is happening on Thursday, Dec. 13th from 5-7 pm at 37 E. Pennington downtown.  All families are invited to attend. The Pennington Street Showcase will feature a fashion runway show narrated in Spanish, a jazz club featuring musician stories from the segregated South in the 1940’s and 1950’s,… Read more »