Posts Categorized: University Highlights

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 »

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 »

PFFS Students Win 2019 SARSEF Awards

Nine PFFSU students entered this years Southern Arizona’s Research Science and Engineering Foundations Science Fair, and five came away with top awards!  Maddie and Chloe won third place for their “Sweet as Sugar” experiment.  Adam also received a third place award for his “Expired Experiment.”  Lucas won a second place award for “The Garage Door… 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 »