Posts By: JoAnn Groh

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 »

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 »