Posts Categorized: Downtown Highlights

Open Enrollment for 2020 – 2021 Ends Feb. 1st.

Open enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is open and ongoing. The deadline for open enrollment for all CITY Center Schools- Paulo Freire Freedom School – University, Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown, and City High School is this Saturday, February 1st. All enrollment forms submitted by Feb. 1st will be entered into a lottery… Read more »

Student-Led Conferences on 2/13 and 2/14. Noon Dismissal Both Days

Next week, student-led conferences will take place on Thursday, Feb. 13th and Friday, Feb. 14th. Students will be dismissed at noon on both of these days in order to accommodate the student-led conferences. Student-led conferences are a great way for students to reflect on their learning, using the Habits of Heart and Mind as a… Read more »

Family Counseling and Parent Discussion Group

The next parent discussion group is Thursday, Jan. 30th from 5:30 – 7:00 at PFFS-U. The topic of this event is “Creating safe and age-appropriate steps to developing independent children” Paulo Freire Freedom School will be hosting a series of family counseling and parent discussion groups this year. The events will be facilitated by CC… Read more »

Winter Break

Hello wonderful families. The last day of the semester is tomorrow, Thursday. Winter break begins on Friday and lasts until the start of the second semester on Monday, January 6th. We wish all of our students, families, and community partners a restful and safe winter break. As you know, the holidays can be stressful for… Read more »

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 »

Enrollment Tours

Both Paulo Freire campuses are hosting a series of enrollment tours for interested parents, students, and community members. Enrollment tours are a great way to see our schools, talk to the principal, and learn more about our engaging and rigorous curriculum. Please check our enrollment tour page for dates and times of upcoming tours. You… 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 »