Posts Categorized: Downtown Highlights

City High Journalists Win Prestigious Awards

City High students took home eight prestigious awards, including top honors, at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association (AIPA) Fall Conference and Awards Ceremony. The AIPA hosts Arizona’s only state-wide journalism contest. Students compete in each category with peers from all over the state. Read more about the awards, the students, and their stories on the City… Read more »

Student-Led Conferences 10/24 and 10/25

Student-led Conferences will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24th and Friday, Oct. 25th. All students will be dismissed from school at noon on these two days. There will not be any AfterSchool. Student-led Conferences are a great way to empower students to reflect on their learning and share their academic, social, and emotional strengths and… Read more »

Intersession in Full Swing

Our fall Intersession is in full swing! Students are exploring all over Tucson and Southern Arizona. We have students eating at local restaurants, hiking in the Santa Rita Mountains, studying sacred spaces, creating Halloween costumes, fermenting foods, learning survival skills and much more. Staff have worked tirelessly to create these amazing learning opportunities for our… Read more »

8th Grade Gateways on May 1st

All eighth-grade students will be presenting their Gateway on Wednesday, May 1st. The Gateway will feature each eighth-grader’s portfolio of written essays centered around the Habits of Heart and Mind. Each Gateway will last about an hour. Students will read a general reflection essay, speak about their experience at Paulo, and present their completed website… Read more »

Tax Credit: The Final Weeks to Pitch In!

In Arizona, a $200 or $400 tax credit contribution may be made to a school to support the school’s extra curricular activities.  This contribution is entirely refundable when taxes are filed. Paulo Freire Freedom School is asking you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors to make their tax credit contribution to us.  Tax credit… Read more »