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Free Food Distribution for All CITY Center Families

CCCL Food Distribution Plan Starting on Monday, March 23rd, CITY Center for Collaborative Learning will be distributing free food to families.  Seth and Chuy have developed a thoughtful and convenient plan for distributing food every day during the school closure.  There are additional food distribution centers around town, so if our location is not convenient for your… Read more »

All Arizona Schools Closed Through at Least March 27

Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman have made the decision to keep all Arizona public and charter schools closed through at least March 27th in order to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus. CITY Center for Collaborative Learning will be sharing up to date information about logistics and curriculum through this website, the cityhighschool.org… 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 »

Intersession Week: Special Schedule

It is once again time for Intersession Week! During Intersession, students will be engaged in real-world, experiential learning both in and out of the school. PFFS student will be studying marine biology, going camping, learning self care, creating activist art, designing fashion, exploring the world of food trucks and much more. During Intersession Week, the… Read more »

Pennington Street Showcase A Big Success

The January 31st Pennington Street Showcase was a huge success. A big thank you to all the families and community members who came out to celebrate project-based learning and to see the many ways our students are able to demonstrate their learning. The theme of the winer showcase was Arts and Culture. Our students presented… Read more »

Sixth Grade Spots Still Available for 2020-2021 School Year at PFFS

There are still spots available for next fall’s sixth grade class at Paulo Freire Freedom Schools. Interested fifth grade students may complete an online enrollment form here. Families interested in learning more about the exceptional programs at Paulo Freire Freedom Schools may attend an enrollment tour. You are able to view our enrollment tour schedule… Read more »

Upcoming Holidays and Half Days

There is no school on Monday, January 20th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King. There are a number of events happening in Tucson on MLK day, including the Loft Cinema’s free screening of Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-winning film Selma. We will have noon dismissals on Thursday, Feb. 13th and Friday, Feb. 14th. These two afternoons… Read more »