Each Paulo Freire Freedom School is about half way to our 2020 tax credit goal, and we need your help to get there. If you haven’t already made your tax credit contribution to PFFS, you may do so here. Another way to help us reach our goal is to encourage friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors… Read more »
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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 February 1st. All enrollment forms submitted before Feb. 1st will be entered into a lottery to determine… Read more »
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 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 »
The next parent discussion group is this Thursday from 5:30 – 7:00 at PFFS-U. The topic of this event is “Having Meaningful and Honest Conversations With Your Middle School Student.” 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 »
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 »
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 »
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.