Posts By: JoAnn Groh

Tax Credit Contributions Fund Our Extracurricular Programs

This holiday season, please consider a Tax credit contribution to PFFS.   Tax credit contributions are critical to our ability to continue our Intersession, Expedition, AfterSchool, and Elective Programs. If you have already contributed your tax credit to PFFS, we appreciate you, and we also ask that you encourage your neighbors, friends, and family members to… Read more »

Student-Led Conferences

Hello PFFS-D Families! Paulo students and advisors have been preparing for their Student-Led Conferences, happening October 24, 2019 (12:00 noon release) and October 25, 2019 (12:00 noon release).  Please check your email for a link to the online scheduling system.  You will only schedule ONE conference with your student’s Advisor. Please do not schedule more than one conference,… Read more »

PFFS-Downtown School Board Openings

PFFS-D is looking for a new parent representative and a new community partner representative for the 2019-2020 School Year. We are dedicated to finding board members to support our mission to promote powerful, transformative teaching and learning within appropriately structured learning environments dedicated to the integral development of individuals and communities for a more just… Read more »

PFFS-Downtown Back to School Night!

September 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. On September 5, 2019, we are creating an immersive student experience for you. Each family is invited to  follow your student’s daily schedule. Our journey begins at 5:00 p.m. with community meeting in the 37 Common space next door to Paulo. Our night will end at 6:30. We look… Read more »

Summer Camps

There are a lot of options this summer.  Here is a list of many of them.  Summer Camps And stay tuned for more information about the second annual “At the Studio” arts and culture camp happening at PFFSU during June.

Rodeo Days – No School

As good Tucsonians do, we are taking Feb. 21st and 22nd off for the Rodeo.  Enjoy the weather and down time (as well as the Rodeo, of course).

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.  There will not be any Afterschool programming these days. Student-led Conferences are a great opportunity for students to reflect on their learning and express their strengths and stretches to… Read more »

Project Based Learning Workshop

One of the benefits of being part of the City Center for Collaborative Learning family is that in addition to having three terrific small schools that work together to provide powerful and innovative programming for our kids, our teachers have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional development experiences offered by our professional… Read more »