Posts Categorized: Downtown Highlights

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 »

Somos Familia at Las Milpitas 2/16

* Saturday, Feb 16 from 4-7:30 p.m. at Las Milpitas –Somos Familia (sponsored by City High School, but open to anyone in the CCCL family) a community event that seeks to focus the energy of St. Valentine’s Day on the importance of family and community solidarity. This event highlights and embraces transgenerational community connections and family in all its forms. For tickets: cityccl.org/about/contact/event-activity-payments/… Read more »

Open Enrollment at City High Ends Feb. 1st

Open enrollment for City High School ends on Feb. 1st.  All students who will graduate eighth grade from PFFS this year, along with siblings of current City High students, have preferred enrollment.  However, families must complete an online enrollment form before Feb. 1st in order to qualify for preferred enrollment. The City High School enrollment… Read more »

PFFS and CHS Enrollment Tour Schedule

City High School and the Paulo Freire Freedom Schools announce upcoming dates for 2019-2020 enrollment tours. City High School (grades 9-12) and the Paulo Freire Freedom Schools (grades 6-8) are hosting tours for prospective students and their families. Tours include a presentation and Q & A session for participants to learn more about the academic program, opportunities, and staff at each site…. Read more »

The Pennington Street Showcase

The Pennington Street Showcase Arts and Culture edition is happening on Thursday, Dec. 13th from 5-7 pm at 37 E. Pennington downtown.  All families are invited to attend. The Pennington Street Showcase will feature a fashion runway show narrated in Spanish, a jazz club featuring musician stories from the segregated South in the 1940’s and 1950’s,… Read more »

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap in Computer Science

On October 17th, CITY Center for Collaborative Learning is having their 3rd Annual Fall Film Screening and will be showing CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap. The film exposes and explores the lack of American female and minority software engineers. CODE highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed…. Read more »