Posts By: JoAnn Groh

Intersession Redux

Our Intersession program is a favorite of all and something that sets us apart from everyone else. Like everything else, we have had to model creative problem-solving this year as we planned to make the week special, but safe. In the end, in addition to a variety of virtual experiences, we managed to offer a… Read more »

Building a Virtual Community

We know it is super hard for students to build social connections with each other virtually. In addition to strengthening our on-line pedagogy, we have worked hard to provide students with opportunities. Here are some of the strategies we are using: 1) Classroom instruction – As a project-based learning school, we have successfully transitioned to… Read more »

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 »