In addition to making new friends, being reminded of important classroom procedures and getting used to some awesome physical changes, our students spent the first week thinking about social justice through the habits of action and care. They engaged in inquiry and discourse, questioning and debating issues that will lay the foundation for a school… Read more »
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As per our tradition, both PFFS staffs gathered together for 2 days of community, learning and co-planning. This year the retreat was held on Mount Lemmon and our focus was on the habits of ‘Care’ and ‘Action’. At Paulo Freire, we believe it is important to attend to the health and well-being of the whole child… Read more »
Our beautiful new 37 building will be hosting both middle school graduations this year. PFFS-University’s graduation will be Wednesday, May 23 and PFFS-Downtown will be Thursday, May 24th. Both ceremonies will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. Detailed information about the events will be emailed home separately. If you haven’t been to a PFFS 8th-grade graduation yet, be… Read more »
Free Meals Available for Children 18 and Under This Summer. For information: Summer Food Service Program Public Libraries Have Terrific Summer Programming for Teens For Information on Summer Camps: STEM Sports Arts Crafts Performing and Visual
Dear Parents & Families, We are so grateful for your support, patience, and sacrifice during recent days. Please join us tomorrow afternoon for a reception from 4-5pm for all of our families, hosted by the staffs and school boards of our 3 schools, as well as the members of our CITY nonprofit board. Date: Friday, May 4, 4-5pm Location: Downtown… Read more »
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED on Wednesday, May 2nd. Information about the walkout and further possible closures will be posted as soon as developments occur.
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED on Tuesday, May 1st. Information about the walkout and further possible closures will be posted as soon as developments occur.
Hello PFFS Community: So as you know the situation is dynamic and ever-changing. We are working to set up a system that will provide you with timely, up-to-date information. In addition to updating the website, we will send out an email daily to keep the community updated. Today’s update is that SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED on… Read more »
Graduation is quickly coming upon on. For PFFS-University it will be on Wednesday, May 23 at The Historic Y and for PFFS-Downtown it will be on Thursday, May 24 at 37 Pennington Street. We are looking some parents who will help us make each of these nights truly special for our 8th graders. If you… Read more »
In celebration of Earth Day, there is no school on Monday, April 23rd for the middle schools. Enjoy the long weekend and hug a tree!