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 »
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PFFSU graduate and current City High student Iris Zepezauer has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for academic excellence. We’re proud of you, Iris! Read about her accomplishments on the City High website.
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 »
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 »
The New York Times selected Sam Zazueta, a 2019 City High graduate, as a winner of the student podcast competition. Sam made her podcast “My Incarcerated Family” in Sarah Bromer’s Radio Production class at City High. Read more about Sam, listen her story, and subscribe to City High Radio by visiting the City High website.
We are all very excited to start this school year. The returning students are already providing a lot of leadership and support to our new students, and our new students are already adding their perspectives and insights. Every year is a different group of students, and every year has a slightly different personality. This year… Read more »
If you haven’t seen it yet, the PFFS 2019-2020 is posted on the website here. A few important dates include: Tuesday, Aug. 6th = Students’ first day back at school. Oct. 7-11 = Fall Break. Nov. 28-29 = Thanksgiving Break. Dec. 20 – Jan 3 = Winter Break. March 16-20 = Spring Break. May 22… Read more »
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 »
Friends, With tax season coming to a rapid close, you have just a few days to make your tax credit contribution to one of our schools. Your tax credit contribution is a way to direct your tax dollars to our school and then receive a dollar for dollar refund on that contribution. It does not… Read more »
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 »